Your gift to the Ashland Parks Foundation General Fund allows us to direct resources to where they are needed most, whether it’s maintaining Lithia Park or providing rec program scholarships to kids or ensuring healthy forests that protect against future wildfires. Enjoy year-round recreational programming such as swimming lessons, ice-skating, and more. We hope you’ll support all of our wonderful parks and facilities including hundreds of acres of open space and wild areas with natural creeks and trails. Your donation will help this community stay a great place to visit or call home. 


Lithia Park Trails

Foundation Fund


Senior Services

The Senior Services Division empowers older adults by promoting healthy aging, well-being, dignity, and independence. We offer support services and a variety of free or low cost recreational, health promotion, and educational opportunities at the Ashland Senior Center and other locations. We help meet the diverse needs of seniors and their families throughout Ashland, and build community partnerships to expand their opportunities. The Ashland Senior Advisory Committee advises Ashland Parks and Recreation Commissioners on matters related to the Senior Services Division and advocates for the needs of seniors. Learn more...


Open year-round from sunrise to sunset, North Mountain Park (NMP) features sports fields, play areas, hiking trails, Demonstration Gardens, and wild spaces to enjoy in groups or in solitude. Located near Bear Creek, the NMP Nature Center offers a variety of community programs and interpretive exhibits highlighting sustainable living and local natural and cultural history. NMP offers volunteer opportunities in everything from birding to gardening to educating school groups in habitat restoration and protecting our watershed. NMP offers a diverse recreational experience, while balancing the needs of visitors with the needs of local wildlife.


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NMP Nature Center