Parks, Recreation, and Urban Forestry

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 Parks & Recreation Department manages reservations for all park facilities. These include our many park shelters and athletic fields. Click here to learn more.


The Parks Superintendent is the staff liaison for the following committees:

Tree Canopy Program

The application window for the 2022 Tree Canopy Program is now closed. Please visit our website next fall to apply for the 2023 Tree Canopy Program.

For more information, please visit our Tree Planting Programs webpage. 

Future Plans

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.

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Contact Us

  1. Josh Hopkins

    Parks Superintendent
    Email Josh Hopkins
    Ph: 541-450-6160

    Chad Westbrook

    Parks Supervisor
    Email Josh Hopkins
    Ph: 541-450-6160

    James Pasley

    Urban Forester
    Email James Pasley
    Ph: 541-450-6164

    Julia Wright

    Recreation Program Coordinator
    Email Julia Wright
    Ph: 541-471-6435


    101 NW A Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97526


    M-F 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

    Staff Directory


  1. Park Surveys

    Urban Tree Advisory Committee

    Parks Advisory Committee

    Tree Permit Application (PDF)
    The Tree Permit application is required to remove, prune, and plant trees in the City right-of-way.