Parks

Benton Park - Map -  Benton Park is located at the corner of Third Street and Benton Avenue and has a play structure with a orange, green, and yellow theme honoring the past pumpkin play structure and nice open grassy area for spontaneous play.

Birnie Park - Map - Birnie Park has a playground, picnic tables, a small rentable picnic shelter and restrooms. There is also an Oregon Trail Display designed by local artists Don Gray and Tom Dimond. The display consists of a series of eight oval, glazed ceramic columns with cast bronze caps. The columns symbolize a pioneer family and aspects of a trip through the Grande Ronde Valley by covered wagon.

Candy Cane Park - Map -  Candy Cane Park, located on the corner of 12th Street and "J" Avenue, is approximately 1.77 acres in size.  Amenities include a playground, swings, and large open grassy area often used for soccer in the summer.

Gangloff Park - Map - Gangloff Park, located at the entrance to La Grande on Oregon Highway 30, is approximately 2.5 acres in size

Garden Club Park ("Y Park") - Map - Garden Club Park, located on the corner of "Y" Avenue and Depot Street is approximately .5 acre in size. Amenities in the park include a small playground, swings, picnic tables, benches and open grassy areas for spontaneous play. There are no restroom facilities.

Grande Ronde River Greenway - Map - This bicycle/pedestrian path travels about 1/4 mile along the Grande Ronde River from Riverside Park, just north of La Grande. There is also a trailhead off of May Lane that can access Riverside Park from the south.

Island Avenue Greenway - Island Avenue Greenway is located at the I-84 Interstate Freeway and Highway 82 Interchange, parallel to the Idaho Northern Railroad tracks. There is a sidewalk running the entire distance, providing pedestrians safe passage along this busy roadway.  Parks crews maintain trees and landscape.

Max Square - Map - Max Square is on the edge of the historic downtown district, just opposite from City Hall, and provides a venue for community celebrations, musical events, Farmers Market shopping and just plain comfortable and friendly hanging out.

Morgan Lake Park - Map - Morgan Lake is located just a few miles outside of La Grande and provides activities, including fishing, camping and nature hikes.  The lake is stocked every year by ODF&W.  No motors are allowed on the Lake.  Camping is FREE, although there is a limitation of 3 nights per visitor. The park is open April 22 - October 31.

Pioneer Park - Map - Pioneer Park is the home to the majority of the organized athletic leagues in La Grande, houses the Veterans' Memorial Swim Pool, the Skate Park and the rentable Rotary Pavilion.

Reynolds Park - Map - Reynolds Park, located on the south edge of the City's parking lot adjacent to the Reynolds Building on Washington Avenue between Fourth and Depot streets, it is only .01 acre in size. Established as an Eagle Scout Project in 1986, it provides a charming place for the downtown visitor to take a relaxing break and enjoy the day. Volunteers have recently transformed this park into a native plant garden for pollinators and two benches have been installed.

Riverside Park - Map - Riverside Park is the home to the City's largest playground and rentable pavilion.  Other amenities include restrooms, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball, dog park, and the trailhead for the Greenway Trail.

Skate Park - Map - Located in Pioneer Park, Pioneer Skate Park is extremely diverse. Included in the 15,000 square feet park are two spines, a half pipe, pyramid, banks, a vert extension, rails, hips and plenty of transitions to bust. Bicycles are also allowed to use the park.

Sunnyhill Park - Map - Sunnyhill Park, located at the corner of Aquarius and Gemini streets, is approximately 1 acre in size. Amenities include a small playground, half basketball court, paved walkway around the park, picnic table and grassy areas for play. There are no restroom facilities.