Central Park

Nestled in a bend of Portage Creek behind the City of Portage Public Safety complex, Central Park is a hidden jewel. The shelter and playground are great for picnics of all sizes. Take a peaceful walk along Portage Creek to an overlook bridge and in the summer, enjoy a concert at the Overlander Bandshell.

Address: 7800 Shaver Road

Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to Dusk


  • Play Equipment
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • BBQ Grills
  • Walking/Nature Trails
  • Fishing
  • Restrooms

Rental Information:

Rental Fees:

     All rental fees are due upon reservation. 

  • $110 All Day Rental Fee - 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 


  • Pets: Pets are allowed except where posted. Posted areas include: playground and Ramona Park beach. Pets must be restrained on a 6’ or retractable leash, inoculated for rabies and never left unattended. Persons in charge of or in control of pets on park property shall be responsible for clean up and removal of excrement deposited by such pet.

  • Cancellation: The security deposit is non-refundable if a reservation is canceled at any time for any reason. The rental fee will be returned if a reservation is canceled at least 1 month prior the event.  A cancellation less than one month prior to an event will result in 100% forfeiture of the rental fee.  Please allow four to six weeks for the return of a deposit.  In the event of inclement weather, every effort will be made to reschedule your reservation if desired (excludes all indoor facilities); otherwise, the cancellation policy will determine the amount of refund.