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Holiday closure

Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 30, to observe Memorial Day.

Essex Park

Park
Essex Park Playground

Restrooms at Essex Park are temporarily closed for ADA improvements until April 15, 2022.

Storm Beck, Project Manager
971-347-6104   |   Storm.Beck@portlandoregon.gov

Malcolm Hoover, Community Engagement Coordinator
503-250-3140   |   Malcolm.Hoover@portlandoregon.gov

Year acquired
1940
Size in acres
4.43

Accessibility Notes

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paved pathway to play area
  • 100 feet to play area

Play Area

  • Engineered mulch surface
  • Ramp into play area

Play Equipment

  • Transfer station
  • Sensory play elements

Other Amenities

  • Accessible restroom
  • Accessible picnic table
  • Accessible spray feature

Park Location or Entrance

SE 79th Avenue and Center Street
Portland, OR 97206

Open hours

Park hours: 5:00am-midnight

To reserve a sports field, call 503-823-2525.

Contact

Malcolm Hoover

Senior Community Engagement Coordinator

Park amenities/activities

Accessible Play Area
Accessible Restroom
Picnic Table
Playground
Paths (Paved)
Baseball Field
Splash Pad
Basketball Court
Tennis Backboard
Tennis Court (Lighted)

Neighborhood

City section

SE