Activities & Recreation
The City of Prosser owns and operates seven City parks totaling 26.92 acres. Park hours are as follows: March through October from 7am- 10pm. and November through February from 7am-9pm (no restrooms available during fall and winter). All city-owned parks are open year round.
City park facilities can be reserved by the public for special events and occasions by contacting the Public Works Office on 601 Seventh Street, Prosser, WA or by calling (509) 786-2332. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are closed on weekends and holidays.
This 4.49-acre park is located at Seventh Street, Memorial and Sommers Streets. Facilities in the park include a covered picnic pavilion, shaded picnic areas, lighted outdoor stage, playground equipment, open play area, restrooms, two concession buildings with food preparation and service facilities.
E.J. Miller Park
This 6.05-acre park is located at Park Avenue and Kinney Way, and contains the City municipal outdoor 36-meter swimming pool. The park also contains 3 outdoor lighted tennis courts, a lighted outdoor basketball court, playground equipment, covered picnic pavilion with sink and electrical outlets, open play areas, large grassy areas with numerous large trees, and restroom facilities.
Crawford Riverfront Park
This 7.3-acre park is located along the Yakima River at Byron Road and contains a picnic shelter with electrical outlets and sink, barbecue areas, a soccer field, riverfront pathway, and restrooms.
Named for the City's founder, Colonel William Farrand Prosser, and at one time his homesite, this 2.04-acre park is located on Byron Road and Third Street, near Crawford Riverfront Park. A rock-mounted bronze plaque honoring Colonel Prosser can be seen at the park. There are restrooms, picnic facilities, barbecue areas, a large play area, shade trees and a public boat launch. The boat launch to the Yakima River is available for use at the base of Byron Road and Sheridan Avenue near the parking area of Crawford Riverfront Park There are no public dock facilities.
Market Street Park
This 6.0-acre park is located along SR 22 and Market Street. The entrance to the park is off of Market Street and leads to a large parking area. There is a large, grassy area suitable for soccer, or other field games for youths. Currently there are no restroom facilities at the park, but portable units are occasionally placed there. Large trees offer shade for picnics.
Grant Street Park
This 0.26-acre park is located adjacent to the south end of the Grant Street Bridge and contains a small shelter, some picnic tables, and a pleasant view of the Yakima River and Prosser Dam. There are no restroom facilities available.
Prosser Rotary Pathway Park
This 0.12-acre park is located at the northwest corner of Wine Country Road and Nunn Road and contains a gazebo-style shelter with picnic table, drinking fountain, park bench, picnic table, flowering landscaping, parking, and concrete walkways. It is also the beginning of the paved Centennial Pathway that leads to the cities of Grandview and then to Sunnyside, WA. There are no facilities available at the park.