The jewel in the crown of the Portland parks system, Peninsula Park has something for everyone.
Park hours: 5:00am-midnight. Wading pool hours: M-F, June 19-Aug 17, 2:00-8:00 PM
- A great playground, partially shaded with lots of unusual equipment to crawl through, climb upon, spin upon, slide down…
- Lots of picnic tables.
- A circular sprinkler to run through when it’s hot.
- A truly beautiful fountain area, flanked by brick paths and rose beds, wade-able in the summer months.
- Plenty of park space to kick/bounce a ball around in.
- Ethnically diverse.
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“This is such a hidden gem! Not many people know about it which is nice because you can avoid the crowds. It has a gorgeous rose garden that is well...” read more
“You know what's the best thing ever? Taking a blanket and a picnic basket to the rose garden.
And if that really isn't your thing (you're crazy) there is a...” read more
“I can't decide just yet but I think this park might be nicer than the Rose Garden.
And there's shops/food near it too...
..yeah, it's...” read more
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