Ashland City Parks
Whether you are looking for a picnic table in the shade by a creek, a water park, fields to throw a Frisbee in, or a playground for the kids, Ashland has a park for you. The City of Ashland maintains eleven parks within the city limits. So pack a lunch, pick a park and enjoy!
Clay Street Park
Approximately four acres. Located off Faith Street on Clay. It is a large, open space and features a playground (lawn area perfect for soccer practice and playing Frisbee).
Community Skate Park
Skaters and cyclists, come down to the awesome skate park on Water Street, next to the recycling center. The park offers three bowls of varying depth, stunt blocks and pyramids in between. Now you can do bigger, higher and faster stunts. Skate monitors are on duty during the summer months.
Garden Way Park
Approximately one acre. Located on the corner of Clark Street and Garden Way. A neighborhood park which offers a nice picnic area and a playground.
Approximately three acres. Garfield Park is located on the corner of East Main and Garfield Streets. The park offers a playground, basketball court, restrooms, sand-pit volleyball courts, and the City's only "Zero-Depth Waterplay Facility." The park is open year-round; however, the waterplay area is only open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.
Approximately 10 acres. Hunter Park is located on Holmes Avenue between Walker and Normal Streets. The park has eight tennis courts, ballfields, a playground, picnic areas, restrooms and the Daniel Meyer Swimming Pool. The Daniel Meyer Swimming Pool is outdoors and is only open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. The Senior Center is also located in Hunter Park and is available to rent for one-time events.
In the hub of downtown sits Lithia Park, Ashland's crown jewel. Lithia Park is a 93-acre vista of emerald lawns, tennis courts, a sand-pit volleyball court, picnic area, colorful landscaping and playground equipment. The park follows Ashland Creek through undeveloped woodlands, and also includes a Japanese garden, two duck ponds, a formal rose garden, groves of sycamore trees and a number of secluded spots.
North Mountain Park
This park has three soccer fields, two softball fields, two baseball fields, covered picnic (the pavilion can be rented for one-time events) and nature center. The park is located at 620 N Mountain Avenue, northeast of Nevada Street.
Approximately one and three-quarter acres. Located on "A" Street between 6th and 8th Streets. The park opened late fall of 1994 with a picnic shelter, restrooms, playground, half-court basketball, wetlands area, and bike path. The design of this park follows the historic look of the old railroad era.
1.5 acres located at the end of Scenic Avenue off of Maple Street. Picnic tables, two playgrounds, a community garden, and beautiful views of Ashland and the surrounding hills.
Approximately one-quarter acre. Located off of Highway 66 on Sherwood Avenue. Sherwood is a small neighborhood park with a playground, bocce ball courts, and picnic area. Perfect for neighborhood parties and get-togethers. It's a very popular place for toddlers.
YMCA City Park
Approximately eight acres. Located on Tolman Creek Road behind the Ashland YMCA, the park has two soccer fields, a picnic shelter, playground, restrooms, and a concession stand open during games.