ABOUT OUR PARKS
The City of Aberdeen has approximately 240 acres of park land within the city limits. One hundred and fifty acres have been developed for community use. Click on the links below to see more about what Aberdeen Parks has to offer.
Lake Aberdeen Recreation Area
Alder Creek Park
This 1/4 acre park is located in the Alder Creek Neighborhood in South Aberdeen. This park was built with donated materials and labor.
Bishop Athletic Complex
This 38 acre athletic complex is located 1.5 miles outside Aberdeen on SR 105 (the Westport Highway). The athletic complex offers 4 full sized soccer fields including two of which are lighted, 2 girls fastpitch softball fields, and one full sized baseball field. Other amenities include parking, restrooms, concession stand and a grass amphitheater.
Small neighborhood park at the base of the Young St. Bridge, made famous as one of Kurt Cobain’s hangouts while living in Aberdeen. The park includes art statues and signs as tribute to Kurt Cobain. The park was built and maintained by Tori & Marcia Kovach and Denny Jackson. It was transferred to the City of Aberdeen when the Kovach’s moved from the area.
Cobain Landing – Small neighborhood park at the base of the Young St. Bridge, made famous as one of Kurt Cobain’s hangouts while living in Aberdeen. The park includes art statues and signs as tribute to Kurt Cobain. The park was built and maintained by Tori & Marcia Kovach and Denny Jackson. It was transferred to the City of Aberdeen when the Kovach’s moved from the area.
A one-quarter acre lot with only a few benches. It contains trees and other landscaping that provides a nice area to relax within this residential area.
A one-half acre park. It is a grassy corner lot that is fenced and provides some recreational use for small children to play ball.
Morrison Riverfront Park
This 11 acre complex is located on the Chehalis river at the east entrance to the City of Aberdeen. There is a magnificent bronze sculpture at the entrance to the park. The rotary log pavilion is also located in this park and can be rented through our department. We have picnic tables; fishing and viewing dock landscaped walkway and local school children’s mural for your use. This is our most popular park for joggers because of the beautiful jogging trail from Guesthouse Inn & Suites to Junction City.
North Aberdeen Playfield
Pioneer Park Sports Complex
A 24 acre park located in the south side of Aberdeen adjacent to Stevens Elementary School. There are three softball fields, two minor league fields, one Little League field, one Babe Ruth field, and a multipurpose area within this complex. This includes tennis courts, horse shoe pits, basketball court and ADA accessible restroom & playground area. Both the playground equipment and a picnic area are located next to the school for the best utilization of these facilities.
Robert Gray Park
A 1/4 acre park located in downtown Aberdeen.
Sam Benn Park
Sam Benn Urban Community Park has a rustic, yet leisurely setting. This 14-acre, beautifully landscaped park overlooks the center core of Aberdeen. Picnic tables, a playground tennis courts, and other features make this park a luxurious recreational area for all those who’d like to get out doors for the day.
Stewart’s Memorial Park
This Park, located on the northern outskirts of the city limits, has been left in its natural setting. There are 74 acres of land that have elaborate trail systems and resting areas. A wandering creek through a grassy natural area makes this park excellent for picnicking. Also included is a beautiful rustic kitchen facility with a main walking trail one-mile long. The park is the most popular picnic destination in the city. This park has been designated to be left in its natural form.
Totem Pole Park
A one-acre park located on the south side of the Chehalis River Bridge. It provides a place to relax in addition to being a landscaped park.