Pioneer Park

photo: pioneer playgroundAddress: 400 NW Despain

Restroom: Yes

Parking: Off Street (limited)

One of Pendleton's oldest parks, originally a cemetery, this shady spot is best known for its large castle-like play structure. Rebuilt in June 2013 after an arson fire destroyed the original structure in fall 2012, the playground is bigger and better than ever.

photo: Pioneer Park bandstandAlso on site are a bandstand, restrooms, electricity, a BBQ grill, drinking fountain and picnic tables. The bandstand was restored through a collaboration with Pendleton Center for the Arts' "Art Rocks Teens" program at the same time as the playground was rebuilt. (map)