Lively Park

Address: 6100 Thurston Roadlively-park-playground
Hours: 6 a.m.–10 p.m.

You’ll find an 8,000-square-foot playground, two large-group picnic shelters, sand volleyball, a nature trail, and an almost 4-acre dog park at Lively Park. The dog park features separate play areas for large dogs and small dogs. All this is in addition to Splash!, Willamalane’s indoor water park. Plan a group outing to Splash!, picnic at the shelters, and play all day!

Shelter rentals are available for this park. Go to the rentals page or call 541-736-4570.

Park Amenities
  •  31 acres
  •  Dog park with separate play areas for large dogs and small dogs
  • Community garden (learn more)
  •  Natural area
  •  Open play area
  •  Parking
  •  Restrooms
  •  Playground
  •  Sand volleyball
  •  Nature trail
  • Shelters
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Community Garden
Thurston Community Garden operates a 24-plot space for Thurston-area residents to grow, lease, and enjoy. The garden is located just north of Splash! at Lively Park. It is open for all skill levels and includes classes, tools, and other amenities. Learn more at
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