Parks & Green Spaces

Pullman's Parks & Green-spaces

Our beautiful city has a number of green-spaces and parks for the public to enjoy and utilize for a variety of recreational uses throughout the year. These spaces do not have a designated shelter that can be reserved, but none-the-less they can be used and enjoyed for a leisurely walk with nature, picnics, walking the dog and even provide great photography backdrops.  The possibilities are endless and our department strives to make each park and green-space an experience to remember for our community.

Bill Chipman Palouse Trail

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1450 SE Bishop Blvd: The 16 miles of paths and trails within the City of Pullman connects to the 7-mile-long Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, between Pullman and Moscow, which also connects to the 11-mile-long Latah Trail, between the communities of Moscow and Troy. 
City Playfields

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820 SE South St (8.66 acres) Situated along the South Fork of the Palouse River are one little league field and two softball fields (Thatuna, Bowman, and Wiley) that constitute the Pullman City Playfields. This is the main athletic facility for Pullman’s summer sports. A jogging track, exercise stations, volleyball standards, batting cage, picnic tables, drinking fountains and restrooms are also part of this athletic complex. The land for the City Playfields was dedicated to the city in 1941 by Henry Cole. 

Icon Amenities  Amenities_City_Playfield_Park.pdf
Conservation Park

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799 NW Darrow St (15.85 acres) The City’s “old nursery” site having outgrown its initial purpose made its transformation into the Conservation Park as a result of WSU student Angie Kenney’s Master Thesis; Environmental and Societal Benefits of Conserving Open Space: An in Depth Analysis and formal Park Proposal for Pullman, Washington. 

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Emerald Point Park (Under Development)

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In 2011, 2.625 acres were donated from the Emerald Pointe Home Owners Assoc. for the development of a playground and green space for the children of the Golden Hills housing development. 

Icon Amenities  Amenities_Emerald_Pointe_Park.pdf
Harrison Tot Lot

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337 NW Harrison St (.233 acres) Harrison Tot Lot is designed specifically for toddlers and very young children. All equipment is colorful, imaginative and geared for use by young families. Casual seating areas, picnic table and BBQ further enhance this little park. 

Icon Amenities Amenities_Harrison_Tot_Lot.pdf
Itani Park/Itani Linear Path

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950 SW Crestview Dr (Itani Park 7.45 acres/Itani Liner Path 7.1 acres) Rafik and Mary Sue Itani donated this natural linear park to the City in 1997, development of the park began in 2006. In 2010 a small gazebo was constructed in the park. 


Icon Amenities  Amenities_Itani_Liner_Park.pdf

Icon Amenities  Amenities_Itani_Park.pdf
Mary's Park (Under Development)

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1570 SE Johnson Ave (5 acres) In 2010, 5 acres were donated from the Herb Neil estate for the creation of Mary’s Park. The plans for Mary’s Park is to make this an interactive ADA accessible park. In the spring of 2019 two new all-inclusive designs, the forest and train play structures were approved. There will be additional free standing elements added in 2019 and throughout 2020. Each of the structures and elements are designed with all-inclusive fun play to be enjoyed by all the people of Pullman. 

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Mary's Park is a park under development and is where we allow dry camping during Special Event Weekends at WSU (including WSU Home Football Games, Mom's Weekend, and Graduation). Call Pullman Parks, Facilities & Recreation at (509) 338-3227, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm for more information. 
Military Hill Park

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500 NW Greyhound Way (25 acres) Set on Military Hill overlooking the fields of the Palouse, Military Hill Park is a shared facility with Pullman Aquatic & Fitness Center and Pullman High School. There are six tennis courts, two baseball diamonds, one playfield, a children’s playground, picnic shelter, BBQ's and restroom facilities. Surrounding the park is an extensive exercise trail. Development of Military Hill Park was completed in 1974 with the help of I.A.C. Funds. Quann Field, the primary baseball diamond, was outfitted with lights in 1979 and new bleachers wee installed in 1992.

Icon Amenities Amenities_Military_Hill_Park.pdf
Petry Natural Area

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A dedication ceremony for the Petry Natural Area (Petry Park) occurred on July 6, 2004. In order to access the natural area, enter the city path on Stadium Way. The park is located approximately one-quarter mile up the path on your left. Signage marks the location of the site. Glenn and Melody Petry not only donated the property but also signage, two benches, two picnic tables, and trash receptacles.

Icon Amenities Amenities_Petry_Natural_Area.pdf
Spring Street Skate Park

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325 E Spring (2.75 acres) Located near Reaney Park. The park includes a skate board facility, and public restrooms. The park has a trail link to the Bill Chipman Trail. Benches are located along the tranquil Palouse River for patrons to enjoy a quite moment alone. 

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Sunnyside Garden Plots

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There are 24 garden plots for rent within Sunnyside Park for the sole purpose of private vegetable or flower gardening. There is a $30.00 per plot fee to rent a plot for the season. Plots can be rented to individuals or groups and the fee covers the cost of spring and fall rototilling, initial weed control, and water expenses within the garden plot(s). Depending upon spring soil and weather conditions, the assigned plot may be used from approximately April 15 through October 15 of the current year. The plots are laid out, marked, and rototilled initially by the City. The ground is good black loam on a gentle north slope unobstructed from the sun. Garden plots will share the water sources. 

Access to the nearest parking area is off the Wawawai Road. Proceed up the Colfax Highway from Pullman and turn left at the Hilltop Inn, or go to the end of West Main then left 200 feet. Vehicles are not allowed in the park. It is approximately 300 feet to the gardening area from where you park. You will have to carry in your gardening supplies, tools, and hose.

For more information and to reserve a garden plot for 2020 please call our off at (509) 338-3227, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. 

Icon Pencil Sunnyside_Park_Garden_Plot_Agreement_Form_fillable.pdf

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Sunrise Park

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ByPass Dr (.08 acres) The park was donated in 2013 by Kevin Kirkman of Kirkman Development. Development will have a walking path, gazebo, benches and be the beginning point for Pullman Regional Hospital wellness path. 

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Woodcraft/Gannon Park

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675 SE South St (.84 acres) Nestled in a quiet southeast neighborhood and sheltered by shade trees, Woodcraft park is primarily a peaceful picnic area. The park land was donated to the city in 1946. A two-person swing and picnic area. 


Icon Amenities  Amenities_Gannon_Park.pdf

Icon Amenities  Amenities_Woodcraft_Park.pdf