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About Yamhill County Parks & Recreation

Our Mission

Yamhill County parks and open spaces are unique natural, cultural, and historic places to be managed, preserved, and restored for people to enjoy outdoor recreation and educational activities.


Parks staff works out of Yamhill County Public Works, located at 2060 NE Lafayette Avenue, McMinnville, OR 97128.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Board Roles & Responsibilities

The Parks and Recreation Board functions as the primary advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners on topics and subject matter directly related to the County Parks System.

Board Membership

Commitment: Board Members are appointed by the Yamhill County Board of Commissions to serve 4-year terms (limited to two terms). The board meets on a monthly basis in McMinnville and there is some committee work. From time-to-time, there are vacancies on the Parks Board so if you have time to donate and an interest in helping grow and preserve out county parks, please contact Yamhill County Parks.

Current Board

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

Parks and Recreation Board Meetings

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 PM in the Public Works conference room in McMinnville. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Meetings may be rescheduled or cancelled due to holidays or the lack of a quorum. To confirm the status of a meeting, please call 503-434-7463.

Stay Informed: If you would like to be added to our contact list to receive updates on Yamhill County Parks - such as event announcements, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes - contact us by mail (Yamhill County Parks, 2060 NE Lafayette Avenue, McMinnville, OR 97128), Yamhill County Parks at 503-434-7463 or [email protected]. Please let us know if you prefer to receive updates by mail or email, and include your name and address.

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