Moore Park, Wiard Park, Veterans Park

January 15, 2018
Category: klamath falls parks

Klamath Falls has a city parks system and there are a few state parks as well within the metropolitan area. The four state parks in Klamath Falls are Collier Memorial State Park, Fort Rock Cave, Jackson F. Kimball State Recreation Site and OC&E Woods Line State Trail. Collier Memorial State Park has an outdoor museum and a campground. OC&E Woods Line State Trail is the longest liner park with a hundred mile rail trail through the state of Oregon.

The most popular city parks are Moore Park and Veterans Memorial Park. Other noteworthy parks are Kit Carson Park, Mills-Kiwanis Park, Fairview Park, Lynnewood Hills Open Area, Conger Heights Open Area, Southside Park and Warford Park among others. The designated Wiard Memorial Park and Recreation District has as many as six parks and various recreational facilities, including Wiard Park, Crest Park, Keller Park, Etna Park, Alva Park and Klein Park.

About Nature & Parks in Klamath Falls

Moore Park including the Marinas spread over four hundred and fifty eight acres are located at the southern shore of the Upper Klamath Lake. Veterans Memorial Park, also known as Veterans Park, is spread over almost three and a half acres in Downtown Klamath Falls. Wiard Park is the largest of the six parks in the district spreading over five acres.

Moore Park is located next to Putnam’s Point, just off Lakeshore Drive. There are tennis courts, soccer fields, picnic areas, barbecue pits, trails, camping area, restrooms and ample parking at Moore Park. The local community uses the facilities of the park extensively for most parts of the year, primarily for soccer games and scouting events, picnics and special private or public events. The park also has a disc golf course and play equipment for kids.
Wiard Park is located at 2800 Wiard Street in Klamath Falls. The park has a covered picnic area that can host as many as two hundred people, there is a playground, a gazebo for two dozen people, splash pad, basketball court, a sand volleyball court, softball, horseshoe pits, open space, and restrooms. Veterans Park is home to the Veteran’s Memorial featuring memorial bricks for military personnel, both former and current, a covered pavilion and an information kiosk. The memorial recently completed the two thousand brick expansion.

Stay at Oregon 8 RV Park & Motel

Oregon 8 RV Park & Motel is four miles north of Moore Park, seven and a half miles from Wiard Park and less than five miles from Veterans Park. Reserve your accommodation online at the motel’s website to get the lowest rates online: