Yakima is home to a wide-array of scenic parks.
Visit these 5 locations for an amazing outdoor experience.
1399 S 48th Ave.
Calling all nature lovers to Randall Park. This creekside park features scenic walking paths, picnic areas and a pond. Randall Park is also home to Yakima’s 1st disc golf course. During the summer months, come listen to Yakima Community Band perform on Wednesday nights.
904 University Pkwy
This 266-acre camping park is a lush oasis in the desert of eastern Yakima. The park attracts fisherman, picnickers, and bird-watchers, especially. The Yakima river flood plain sustains a wetland of marshes, grasses and ponds, which serves as a welcoming habitat for 140 species of birds.
2101 Tieton Dr.
Visit this community park for a playground, outdoor pool and tennis courts. Franklin Park is most well-known for the Outdoor Summer Sunset Concert Series. Performances will be hosted on Friday’s in August.
1323 S 80th Ave.
This popular, neighborhood park offers a playground large grassy areas, walking paths and grills for your BBQ needs. West Valley Park is also home to basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts.
This expansive park is home to a greenway, featuring 20 miles of paved pathway, an impressive, wooden play structure for kids, and picnic areas. Sunrise Rotary Park is the perfect place for bird-watching, fishing, running, and biking.