Washington Park


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Washington Park

Address:SW Park Place
Portland, OR 97210

Phone:503-823-7529
Fax:503-823-2515
Web: www.portlandonline.com/parks/
Size: 130 acres.
Location:Southwestern Portland.
Facilities:Picnic areas, trails, arboretum, archery range, playground, Japanese gardens, rose garden, forestry center, zoo, athletic fields.
Activities:Hiking, tennis, soccer, golf, archery.
Special Features:Attractions within the park include the Hoyt Arboretum, containing the largest collection of conifers in the United States; the Oregon Zoo, featuring more than 200 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians (including 21 endangered species); the International Rose Test Garden; the Portland Japanese Garden; the World Forestry Center; the Portland Children's Museum; and the Washington Park and Zoo Railway, which offers regularly scheduled trips on replicas of 19th century steam-powered trains and 1950s-era streamliners.

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Washington Park

Address:Louisiana Ave & S. Downing St
Denver, CO 80202

Phone:303-964-2522
Fax:303-964-1321
Web: www.denvergov.org/parks/
Size: 165 acres.
Location:Bordered by Virginia, Louisiana, Downing, and Franklin.
Facilities:Picnic areas, concessions, pavilion, lakes, fishing pond, indoor pool, fitness trail, jogging path, flower gardens, playgrounds, sports areas.
Activities:Boating, fishing, swimming, bicycling, tennis, horseshoes, lawn bowling, soccer, volleyball.
Special Features:The park features two major botanical gardens that are well-known throughout the state.

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