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Pets allowed
Yes
Guided tours
No
Backcountry camping
No
Lodging
No
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Just a mile east of downtown Beaverton between SW Canyon Road and Beaverton Hillsdale Highway sits the quaint 8-acre A.M. Kennedy Park.

An ideal neighborhood gathering place and a quintessential open space of the Beaverton area, the park is a blend of native Douglas fir forest, wetlands along Hall Creek, and pristinely developed park and sports amenities you'd expect of Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District.

In fact, before 2013 the property was almost completely forested, but a 2008 bond measure brought much appreciated facilities including a sports field (baseball and soccer) with bleacher-style seating, a basketball court, a picnic shelter, a playground with swings, a community vegetable garden, and a pedestrian bridge over Hall Creek to connect to SW Laurel Street. The improvements further included the removal of invasive species (primarily English ivy) from the entire property and the planting of native shrubs and plants including snowberry, dull Oregon grape, and sword fern.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Spring
Summer
Fall

Congestion

High

Parking Pass

Not Required

Pros

Playground. Picnic shelter and community garden. Soccer goals netted year round.

Cons

Sportsfield often occupied by practicing teams.

Address

SW Kennedy St
10200
Beaverton, OR 97005
United States

Features

Flushing toilets
Potable water
Picnic tables
Covered picnic areas
Baseball
Playground

Location

Field Guide

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