3/30/2021 Update: 3 Bathrooms are OPEN and playgrounds are play at your own risk.
Seasonal Reservations for Riverside Park 2021 will be opening in phases starting April 1st. The rest of the year is first come first serve. You need to be physically present to hold your site during the "off-season" . Home made signs can be removed and you will lose your spot.
Reservation Dates 2021
Riverside Park Only
Reservations can be made Starting
April 1st 2021
May 1st 2021
June 1st 2021
This beautiful 58 acre park is located in Kelso Washington, just 43 minutes North of Vancouver, with easy access to I-5. It is nestled along the Cowlitz River and is enjoyed by all Cowlitz County residents. The front of the facility has a sports complex with Soccer Fields, Baseball Fields, Tennis, and Basketball Courts. The back of the park is covered in old growth maple trees and has the peaceful park feeling. We have seasonal reservations for picnic sites and a covered Pavilion. It is perfect for weddings, birthday parties, company picnics, family reunions. Come and enjoy this beautiful facility.
Our new Playground created for kids 2-5 years old
Bocce Ball Court
Playground structure for kids 5-12 years old
Playground structure for kids 2-5 years old
Four separate bathroom facilities with flush toilets and sinks
About 125 picnic tables through out the park for family gatherings and picnics, reservations optional.
Bocce Ball Court
A large covered pavilion for events. The pavilion is perfect for special events such as weddings, birthdays, baby showers, and company picnics. Inside are two sinks, electricity, a stand up charcoal grill, and picnic tables.
The front of the park includes a sports complex of 3 youth baseball fields, 3 soccer fields, 2 tennis courts ,and a basketball court with four hoops.
Work out stations with workout routine informational boards
There is a large network of paved walking trails with access to the dike along the Cowlitz River to give an areal view of the park.
Even with all these amenities, there is plenty of wide open spaces to throw your Frisbee or fly a kite on a windy day.