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There are six community park facilities which include Cooper Gulch Park, Halvorsen Park, Hartman / Kennedy ball fields, Sequoia Park, Sequoia Park Garden, and Sequoia Park Zoo. There are seven neighborhood park facilities including Carson Park, Clara Mae Berry Park, Hammond Park, Highland Park, Lundbar Hills Park, Ross Park, and 20 / 30 Park. The historic Myrtle Grove Cemetery is also part of the park facilities program which encompasses a total of nearly 140 acres of parkland. There are also two dog parks, Eureka Dog Park and Del Norte Street.
Most of our City parks have open multi-use grass areas. League standard softball fields are available at Cooper Gulch Park and at Hartman / Kennedy ball fields. Smaller practice fields exist at Carson Park, Hammond Park, Highland Park, Ross Park, and 20 / 30 Park.
Yes. Sequoia Park is a 60 acre facility that features walking and bicycle trails through the redwood forest, meadows, duck pond, and two small creeks. The park includes two playgrounds, open turf grass, picnic tables, a restroom, group picnic area and a gazebo bandstand. The Sequoia park property also includes the Sequoia Park Garden and Sequoia Park Zoo.
The land of Sequoia Park was donated to the City of Eureka in 1894 by Bartlin and Henrietta Glatt as the last large stand of redwood trees in the City. Although logging did occur within the park, some of the original 40 acres of old-growth forest is still standing in the park gulch areas.
Yes. Sequoia Park has designated parking locations, an accessible sidewalk to picnic sites, an accessible restroom and a total of over a mile of wheelchair and baby buggy accessible asphalt paved trails. One trail is the old maintenance road that runs through the forest behind the Zoo and the second is the Sequoia Creek Trail that heads west from the Duck Pond through meadows and loops back along a forested creek.
The Parks Division maintains 42 landscape sites throughout the City including the Old Town Gazebo Square, Clarke Plaza and the Sacco Amphitheater.
Yes. Cooper Gulch Park includes a nine-hole Disc Golf Course, a hiking trail along Cooper Creek and a Skate Park. The 18-hole Eureka Municipal Golf Course is located on Fairway Drive at the south end of F Street.
Parks, athletic fields, and buildings can be reserved for your use by emailing the Community Services Department or by calling 707-441-4241.