Posts Tagged ‘parks near New Seasons’

Wilshire Park

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Picnic Table at Wilshire ParkWhat’s to Love: Wilshire Park is a quaint (NE) neighborhood park. It has a trail that rings the outside where people like to jog and walk their dogs. It’s also one of the friendlier dog-parks in Portland. We used to live in the Beaumont Village area of Portland and this was our local park. It’s probably not worth a trip from outer-southeast Portland, but if you’re in the northeast, bring the family by for some fun.

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Family Tennis

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Old Tennis Courts at Sellwood ParkWhat’s to Love: Are you interested in teaching your young children to play tennis, or perhaps, you just want to hit the ball around without worrying if it will end up in the middle of the game next to you? This is the place for you! These abandoned courts in Sellwood park are the perfect place for young tennis stars of the future.

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Westmoreland Park

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Westmoreland Park Stream and PlaygroundWhat’s to Love: This park has a little bit of everything you’re looking for in a family park. There is enough room for flying a kite, a game of volleyball, kickball, basketball, soccer or baseball. A flowing stream with bridges and large ponds attracts an abundance of birds, and there are some nice grassy areas under massive cedar trees for kicking back and relaxing. The casting pond was designed for sailing remote-model ships. It’s fun just watching these small sailboats drift in the wind.

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