Park Planning and Development

​Salem is actively planning improvements to city parks. Community input is an important component of this work. You can find information about current projects and participation opportunities below.

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Parks Planning for the Future

​​Bush Park and Deepwood Gardens Cultural Landscape Management Plan

The planning process for the cultural and landscape plan is happening now.

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Geer Park Master Plan Update

We are preparing to add new uses and facilities to Geer Park.

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Park Developments in progress

​Riverfront Park Improvements

Construction of new restrooms and a new amphitheater with a covered stage is happening.

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Recently completed projects

Secor Park Improvements

Installation of paved paths, entry plazas, playground equipment, and a new pedestrian bridge at Secor Park are now complete.

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​Woodmansee Park Master Plan Update

The Woodmansee Park master plan is now complete. Thank you for your participation. 

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Contact us

Patricia FarrellParks and Natural Resources Planning ManagerPublic Works Department
555 Liberty ST SE, RM 325
Salem, OR 97301

​Park-specific master plans and studies downloads

2021 Parque Woodmansee Plan Maestro9999 KBWPMP-Master-Plan-Graphic-Spanish.pdf
2021 Woodmansee Park Master Plan9973 KBWPMP-Master-Plan-Graphic-English.pdf
2021 Woodmansee Park Master Plan Report45654 KBWPMP-Report.pdf
Battle Creek Master Plan - May 202032421 KBbattle-creek-master-plan.pdf
Brown Road Park Master Plan - September 201816661 KBbrown-road-park-master-plan.pdf
Comprehensive Park System Master Plan - May 201327703 KBpark-system-master-plan.pdf
Eagle's View Park Master Plan1096 KBeagles-view-park-master-plan-graphic-2020-07-27.pdf
Eagle's View Park Master Plan Report - July 20202955 KBeagles-view-park-master-plan-final-2020-08-24.pdf
Fairview Park Master Plan - June 201620706 KBfairview-park-master-plan.pdf
Hilfiker Park Master Plan - April 20187785 KBhilfiker-master-plan-report.pdf
McKay Park Master Plan - March 20143191 KBmckay-park-master-plan.pdf
Minto-Brown Island Park Master Plan - November 201539237 KBminto-brown-master-plan.pdf
Riverfront Park Master Plan - November 201823125 KBriverfront-park-master-plan.pdf
Secor Park Master Plan - August 20192411 KBsecor-park-master-plan-august-2019.pdf
Secor Park Master Plan Report19877 KBsecor-park-master-plan-report.pdf