Parks & Enrichment Services


  • Park athletic fields, playgrounds, and rental facilities are currently closed.
  • Public restrooms open on a modified schedule, times are approximate:
    • Bakerview Park - Open at 8am, Close at 6pm
    • Upper Hillcrest Park - Open at 8am, Close at 7pm
    • Lions Park - Open at 8am, Close at 8pm
    • Riverwalk Park - Open at 8am, Close at 9pm
  • The Little Mountain Park gate will open at 10am and close at 8pm daily.
  • Tennis & Pickleball courts at Hillcrest Park are open.
  • Dog Park at Bakerview Park is open.
  • The Parks and Enrichment Services administrative office is closed to the public. Please conduct business by phone at (360) 336-6215 or via the Parks website when possible.
  • All special events, recreation programs, and rentals are cancelled. Reservations for events after August 31st will be considered, however all dates and time frames are subject to change.

For more information regarding COVID 19 & City Services visit:  City of Mount Vernon COVID-19 Information & Updates.


Little Mountain at Sunset

 "Our commitment is to continually strive to create and maintain quality services, facilities, and leisure experiences which are readily accessible to the public."

Whether you are looking for youth programs, adult enrichment classes, or family entertainment, Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation has something to offer all of our community members and out of town guests; and, with over 850 acres of park land and more than 14 miles of City trails, there are also unlimited possibilities for outdoor adventures right here in our very own neighborhood.

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Unplug & Play!  (Watch our video - click here!) 

Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services Department invites you to “Unplug and Play” in the beautiful City of Mount Vernon.  Experience Mount Vernon’s wide variety of activities and events available for your enjoyment throughout the year; including the Illuminight Walk, Tulip Festival Street Fair, Children’s Art Festival, 4th of July Music and Fireworks, and many more.  Visit our activities and events schedule in our Recreation and Activity Guide, and come “unplug and play” with us!

Public Notice- Little Mountain Skills Park & Parking Lot Project

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