Parks & Recreation

Deer Creek Prairie Park will be closed to vehicular traffic Monday, July 13th thru Wednesday July 15th for bridge repairs.

Yamhill County Parks have reopened! Please plan ahead and review site amenities before your trip. Stay safe, stay healthy. Face masks welcomed, social distancing insisted, and If you are feeling ill please visit us another time.

Park Pavilion Reservations will not be offered in 2020.
When you visit, please adhere to gathering guidelines and ensure groups are 10 or fewer.

We invite you to explore the magic of Charles Metsker Park. Bring your hiking boots (waterproof preferred), water, and sunscreen to explore the lake, trails, and creek. Join us at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm for a guided tour with Outdoor Education Adventures. The park will be open to the public from 12 pm to 5 pm on Saturday, August 8th, 2020. From McMinnville, travel west on Baker Creek Rd for 9.2 miles. Vault restroom facilities are available but cell phone reception may not. Questions? Please email the Parks Division Manager at logsdonj@co.yamhill.or.us



Yamhill County’s parks are “unique natural, cultural, and historic places where people can enjoy outdoor recreation and education activities”

The developed park properties provide day-use facilities for a variety of activities. These activities include: picnicking, boating, bird watching, small events and gatherings, fishing, hiking, outdoor education, and much more.
 

Linear Parks/Trails

Boating, Fishing, River Access

Picnic/Day Use Parks with Reservable Areas

To make a reservation at Ed Grenfell Park, Lafayette Locks Park, or Charles Metsker Park, please call Yamhill County Public Works at (503) 434-7515.

Small Picnic/Day Use Parks

Parks with Large Natural Areas and Outdoor Education/Research Areas

Undeveloped Park Properties, Natural Areas, and Waysides
     Please note that these properties are not open to the public.


To learn more about the Yamhill County Parks System, please check out the Yamhill County Parks and Open Space Master Plan (PDF). We hope you will enjoy your visit to Yamhill County Parks and if you would like more information, call 503-434-7463  or email Yamhill County Parks and Recreation.

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