701 North Columbus Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2400
Fax: (541) 774-2560
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5p.m.
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BEAR CREEK PARK is a 100 plus acre park with little league fields, an off-leash dog area, a BMX track, an outdoor performing amphitheater, a 25,000 square foot skatepark, various barbecue areas, four tennis courts, and restroom. Please see the aerial photo (pdf link) at the bottom of the page for a park layout.
Located on the Bear Creek Greenway, a paved bike/pedestrian way which traverses northerly for approximately 6 miles thru Medford into Central Point. It ends near I-5 exit, 30 close to the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
THE DOG PARK: This is a 2 acre fenced off-leash area with water, covered picnic table and natural track. It is located in Bear Creek Park at the corner of Highland Drive and Barnett Road, near I-5 Exit 27.
There are no lights at this facility and all city park hours are 6am - 10:30pm unless posted otherwise.
Parking is available at the end of Alba Drive in the Little League Field area (when open) as well as off street parking and two parking lots; off of Highland Drive and another off of Siskiyou Blvd.
Other Dog Areas: At this time dogs are allowed in any city park if they are on-leash and the owner removes feces immediately.
THE SKATE PARK: This 25,000 sq. ft. facility has various stairs, irregular shaped ramps, narrow arches, corner ramps and MORE, MORE, MORE. Elevated platforms surround the two bowls which drop down 7-9 ft. radius.
BEAR CREEK SKATEPARK RULES
Please follow these rules and requirements, they are to help assure that skateboarders and rollerbladers of all ability levels have a safe and positive experience.
There is no charge to use the skatepark.
Open during posted hours and subject to change due to adverse weather, maintenance, darkness, special events and scheduled activities.
* BICYCLES OR SCOOTERS ARE NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE FENCE
This Facility is designed for skateboard & rollerblades only. Violations will result in a citation for trespass and possible seizure of equipment as per Medford Code #5.250. There is a bicycle facility south of the Highland parking lot.
* AFTER HOUR USE OR USE WHEN CLOSED
Will result in a trespass citation and possible seizure of equipment. Medford Code #5.250.
* ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK
Be alert. Flying objects and bodies are not uncommon.
Should watch from the spectator area or outside the fence for safety.
* KNOW YOUR ABILITIES AND SKATE WITHIN THEM
Exercise common sense and general courtesy to other users.
* NO SOMERSAULTS OR 360 DEGREE ACTIONS ALLOWED
* DO NOT SKATE IF THE SURFACE IS WET – EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
* SECURELY STRAPPED CERTIFIED/APPROVED HELMETS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES
Those not wearing proper headgear will be required to leave, risk suspension of further park use, may be cited for trespass, and may have their equipment seized and forfeited.
* PROPER USE OF PROTECTIVE GEAR - STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
* PROFANE OR ABUSIVE LANGUAGE NOT ALLOWED
* NO OBSTACLES, OTHER MATERIAL, GLASS, FOOD OR DRINK ON CONCRETE
* TAGGING OR GRAFFITI WILL CLOSE THE FACILITY, STICKERS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE CONCRETE AREA
* ALCOHOL, TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND DRUGS ARE PROHIBITED
* PARK STAFF
Are here to help ensure your safety and enjoyment. They have the authority to enforce all rules including ejection from the facility. All City ordinances and park rules are enforced.
If you are interested in reserving either of these areas please visit the area to make sure the size of your group can be accommodated and then refer to our Rules and Reservation Page:
To view this park at the Map Page please click:
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