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Keep it cool in Wilsonville

From water features in the park to scenic views of the Willamette River, it’s easy to stay cool in Wilsonville on a summer afternoon. Read on for kid-approved activities and leisurely day trips for rising temperatures.


  • Splash pads
  • Boat dock
  • Watercraft rentals
  • Bumper boats
  • Fishing hole

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Town Center Park Splash Pad

Town Center Park spans across five acres of manicured grounds with views of Mt. Hood on a clear day. Summertime visitors can enjoy splashing in the water feature and free concerts July through August.

Murase Plaza Park Splash Pads

Located near the Wilsonville library, hit the Murase Plaza Park water feature after checking out a book. With a single trip, your kids can splash and beat the summer slide.

Children playing at the water feature at Town Center Park
Summertime visitors can enjoy splashing in the water feature at Town Center Park
People and children riding on bumper boats at Bullwinkle's
Bumper boats are just one of the several thrilling activities you can discover at Bullwinkle’s.

Bumper Boats at Bullwinkle’s

It’s a far cry from whitewater rafting, but the bumper boats at Bullwinkle’s offer similar thrills alongside an arcade, laser tag and more.

Memorial Park Boat Dock

This riverfront park at Memorial Park features 126 scenic acres including an off-leash area. Fishing is permitted from the dock, but swimming and diving are not.

Alder creek rentals (Tualatin)

Whether you paddle kayaks, canoes or anything in between, Alder Creek has the gear you need to stay on the water this summer in and near Wilsonville (with the suntan to prove it).

A family swinging their child on a dock
Keep it cool at Memorial Park with 126 scenic acres near the breeze of the Willamette River.

Trip Tips

Explore Oregon the Wilsonville way this summer. Plan your visit to cool off when there’s a fun summer event also going on in the region. Plan to stay the night (or weekend) and check out more itinerary inspiration. Don’t forget to pack the sunscreen!