Main City Park

219 South Main Ave.

Reserve a picnic shelter or sports field
Main City Park


  • Barbecue grill
  • Baseball field
  • Bike parking
  • Creek
  • Drinking fountain
  • Lawn
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Off-leash dog area
  • Parking lot
  • Picnic shelter
  • Picnic table
  • Playground
  • Restrooms (seasonal)
  • Public garden
  • Skateboard park
  • Summer youth recreation
  • Trail
  • Walking/jogging path

General information

Main City Park is a 21.6- acre community park located directly on the Springwater Trail and a short walk to historic downtown Gresham restaurants and shopping. The park has pathways, picnic tables, playgrounds, an off-leash dog area, lawn areas, horseshoe pits, two Little League baseball diamonds, on-site parking and Johnson Creek. 

Popular destinations at the park include:



The City’s Summer Kids in the Park free lunch and recreation program runs June-August in Main City Park.

Main City Park is in the Historic Southeast, Gresham Butte and Central City Neighborhoods.

Off-leash area

Gresham has been named a Better Cities for Pets.

Off-leash area rules

  • Remove any dog that displays threatening or aggressive behavior or endangers the safety of any person.
  • Remove any dog that causes physical injury to any domestic animal or wildlife.
  • Collect and properly dispose of all animal waste, as it is a breeding ground for bacteria and disease.
  • Owners are liable for damage or injury inflected by their dog(s).
  • Re-leash dogs immediately upon leaving the designated off-leash area. Dogs outside the designated area must be on a leash at all times.
  • The City and Multnomah County Animal Control have the authority to enforce leash and scoop laws, duties of owners and can issue fines up to $150. For more information, call Multnomah County Animal Control at 503-988-7387.

Park rules and safety

  • Off-leash area in Main City Park
  • Person riding a bicycle on Springwater Trail
  • Play structure, paths, lawn and trees at Main City Park
  • Paths in Main City Park
  • Coho picnic shelter at Main City Park
  • Picnic shelter at Main City Park
  • Bridge to Tsuru Island in Main City Park
  • Flowers and shrubs on Tsuru Island in Main City Park
  • Garden art in Tsuru Island in Main City Park
  • Pollinator garden at Main City Park
  • Baseball fields at Main City Park

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