River Road Park


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River Road Park boasts 16.1 acres alongside the Willamette River with developed walking paths, river overlook, large playground, two soccer fields, two tennis courts with pickleball lines, three basketball hoops for full court and half court play, spray fountain, reservable picnic shelter, and restrooms.

River Road Park Shelter

​River Road Park shelter

The lit shelter has a 72-person capacity with nine picnic tables. There are four electrical outlets for 20 amps max.  A sink is not available at this location

  • Alcohol permit: $58.00
  • Sound permit: not available
Park Shelter
per hour4-hour minimum + permit fee.*
* Permit Fee - Expedited
Per EventIf reserving less than 15 days in advance.
* Permit Fee
Per EventIf reserving more than 15 days in advance.
* Permit fee is $50.00. If you schedule 15 business days or more in advance it is only $25.00.

For more information about using the soccer fields or reserving the picnic shelter, contact Parks and Recreation Services or visit our reservation page.

Hours & location
Sunrise to Sunset
3045 River Rd N
Salem, Oregon



Contact us

Parks and Recreation
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 325
Salem OR 97301


Park features
Picnic Shelter
Picnic Tables
Play Equipment
Soccer Field
Tennis Court(s)


Recreation guide

For a complete list of available activities and fees, download the latest recreation guide below.

2021 Recreation Guide 3882 KB