Parks & Recreation map (PDF)
David Vorse, Director
Castle Rock Public Works Department
360 "A" Street SW
P.O. Box 370
Castle Rock, WA 98611
(360) 274-7478 Phone
(360) 274-4876 Fax
The Park Board Commission meets on the second Wednesday
of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Castle Rock Senior Center. Public comments
are always welcome. Meeting agendas and minutes are available below.
Park Board Commissioners:
Roy Henson, Linda Moody, Henry Karnofski, Charles Rutherford, and Glenn Pingree
The City of Castle Rock received the Association of Washington Cities
2004 Municipal Achievement Gold Medal Award in recognition of the Riverfront
Day use parks include:
- Memory Lane Volunteer Park – located at the end of Michner
Street, near the Riverfront Trail. includes playground equipment, covered
picnic area and a area to plant trees in memory of a loved one.
- Coldwater Park – located behind City Hall building – playground
equipment, picnic table.
- Lion’s Pride Park – located 1400 block of Huntington
Avenue South. Serves as the trailhead to the Riverfront Trail. Amenities
include covered picnic areas including small barbecue units, restroom
facility, and RV dump station.
- Riverfront Trail – Trailhead is located at Lions Pride Park,
however there are several other barrier free access points. Trail amenities
include viewing areas, benches, picnic tables, ADA accessible. Trail
areas are located on both sides of the Cowlitz River. On the east side
of the river is a 1.5 mile lighted, paved multi-use trail extending
from Lion’s Pride Park north to just past the PH10 bridge. On
the west side of the Cowlitz River the trail is constructed of compacted
gravel, from the PH10 bridge to the mouth of Whittle Creek and a 1100’ paved
path from PH10 bridge to the Castle Rock Sports Complex. The
City of Castle Rock received the Association of Washington Cities 2004
Municipal Achievement Gold Medal Award in recognition of the Riverfront
- The Rock Community Park – located at intersection of Front
Avenue SW/Huntington Avenue South, just off of the Riverfront Trail.
This is a large rocky outcropping which is the city’s namesake.
A historic marker is located at the foot of the rock. Includes hiking
trails and picnic tables. Bountiful ecosystem including native trees
and vegetation. Not handicapped accessible.
- Skate Park – limited to skateboard and roller blade users.
Located near the west end of Third Avenue SW, off of the Riverfront
- BMX Park – limited to bicycles and trail bicycles. Located
at the west end of Warren Street SW, off of the Riverfront Trail.
- Lions Memorial
Park – located at the intersection of Front Avenue NW/Huntington