June 12, 2020 - The Skate Park is now open. New signage has been placed at the park alerting users to the social distancing restrictions established by state mandate. Park users must maintain 6-foot distancing. Groups of more than 10 people in the same party are prohibited. The park will be closed if distancing is not maintained or any vandalism occurs.
Vehicles must leave spaces between other cars when parking. Visitors must enter and exit vehicles without lingering or congregating in the parking lot. Parks visitors should bring their own water and hand sanitizer and avoid touching any surfaces. Restrooms may be closed or have fewer than twice per day cleanings.
June 3, 2020 - The BLM has reopened access to Dollar Mountain at NW Crescent.
May 29, 2020 - Effective immediately the tennis courts, pickleball courts and dog parks are officially open. Locks have been removed and new signage in regards to proper social distancing will be up by June 1.
Basketball courts, fields, pavilions and playgrounds remain closed at this time.
Groups of more than 10 people are prohibited. Park users should bring their own water and hand sanitizer, avoid touching shared surfaces, and are prohibited from gathering or lingering in parking lots.
For other restrictions due to Covid-19 and future updates, go to the city's COVID-19 Information page,
Headed by Parks & Property Management Superintendent Wendy Giordano, the City of Grants Pass Parks Division manages and maintains the 20 plus parks and green spaces within the City of Grants Pass.
Parks & Recreation
The Grants Pass Recreation Program is currently contracted to Recreation Northwest, Inc., which provides a quarterly recreation guide, information on parks, and manages park facility reservations.
- Parks & Recreation - to find information on parks and recreational programs in Grants Pass, as well as the current recreation guide.
- City Park Reservations - to find information on and to reserve park facilities
The Parks Superintendent is the staff liaison for the following committees:
In February 2010, the City Council adopted a 20 year plan for maintaining, enhancing and creating additional parks, trails and recreation features. Read more about the master plan online.
Parks & Property Management Superintendent
Email Wendy Giordano
101 NW A Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Go to the Park Surveys page.
Tree Permit Application (PDF)
The Tree Permit application is required to remove, prune, and plant trees in the City right-of-way.
The following rules and regulations for Outdoor Loudspeakers and/or Concerts in public parks apply:Loudspeaker Permit (PDF)