Sneak peek at the Forest River Park Outdoor Recreation & Nature Center

December 18th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Salem residents and other community members interested in getting a closer look at the new Forest River Park Outdoor Recreation and Nature Center are invited to a free community sneak peek event taking place on Saturday December 18th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The event will feature brief remarks from project team members, an opportunity to tour the facility and new grounds, and light refreshments.

This major signature park project included the creation of two new public pools, a renovated bathhouse with community room, public art installations, a splash pad, new accessible trails, and a more resilient and restored ocean cove area.

Salem’s signature parks initiative ( is a major investment in the City’s largest and most enjoyed public parks and open spaces, focused on creating an enduring legacy for the Salem 400 quadricentennial in 2026. More details about the Forest River Park project can be found in the attached FAQ.

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