22nd to 34th, Amazon Pkwy. to Hilyard St. - Eugene, Oregon
Amazon park is most known for it's off leash dog park, but it's much more than that. There is also a skate park located next to the Hillyard Community Center. The community center, which has a patio with a beautiful view of Amazon park and college hill, can be rented out for events. Amazon pool is also very popular during the summer. It features several diving boards, a water slide and lap pools.
It encompasses approximately 90 acres, of natural area and numerous recreation opportunities. The diversity of activities that park users can enjoy makes Amazon Park particularly special.
Located in the park are many sports activities including softball fields, sand volleyball, a basketball court, tennis courts, a track and a soccer field. There is also access to a community garden, running and walking trails, picnic areas and a playground.
Additional features of Amazon Park which add to its beauty, natural resource values, and educational opportunities include:
Two of these special park features have recently been given Native American names. Students involved with the South Eugene Environmental Club initiated the naming effort through their volunteer efforts helping to maintain wetland areas in the park. The students consulted with area Native American elders to determine appropriate names for the restored wetland located to the west of the playground and the ash grove on the west side of the creek.
The wetland is named Gawa-Ni, which translates into "place where you walk through wetlands".
The ash grove is named Ma-Lik, which translates into "ash tree grove".
Recreation facilities include: