The City of Hailey has a great and varied system of parks throughout the city:
Hailey Skate Park
Location: Main Street at the Post Office Traffic Signal, next to the Rodeo Grounds.
About This Park: This park was completed in 2002, thanks to an independent fund raising committee and a generous community. The Hailey Skate Park - built by Dreamland Skateparks - challenges even the most experienced and daring skaters.
Location: Main Street at the Post Office Traffic Signal. The newest park to Hailey, this recreational complex houses the Hailey Skate Park, the Hailey Rodeo Grounds, the new Welcome Center (Home of the Interpretive Center, Visitor Information and Hailey Chamber of COmmerce) and future Hailey Ice Park.
Hop Porter Park
Location: At the four-way stop in the middle of town, go west on Bullion. Drop down the hill, and the park is on your right.
Size: 4.3 acres
About This Park: Named after a former city councilman, this park has the largest play structure of any park in town (funded and built completely by volunteers). Hop Porter Park also has a large covered group pavilion with a BBQ, individual picnic areas, and restroom facilities. This park is popular for both Special Events and family get-togethers.
Lawrence Heagle Park
Location: Della View Subdivision, along War Eagle Drive.
Size: 3.5 acres
About This Park: Named after a former Hailey mayor, Lawrence Heagle Park is known for its beauty and proximity to the Big Wood River. This park is the most popular park for weddings. The park has a covered group pavilion, individual picnic areas, restroom facilities, tennis/basketball courts, and play area. Riverside Pond is located nearby.
Roberta McKercher Park
Location: Main Street on the south end of town, between 3rd and 4th Avenue.
Size: 2.5 acres
About This Park: Named after local legend Roberta McKercher, this park is most popular for Special Events where visibility is important, and also for sports. Soccer is an often-seen activity here, and in the winter the park is converted into an ice rink for local skaters. Roberta McKercher park has a large open grassy area, individual picnic areas, and an RV dumpstation, open seasonally.
Location: Curtis Subdivision in East Hailey. Bounded by Carbonate St., Bullion St., and 7th Avenue.
Size: 2.5 acres
About This Park: A quiet, neighborhood park; beautiful in the fall.
Location: Deerfield Subdivision in East Hailey. Access from Eastridge Drive or Chestnut St.
Size: 3.3 acres
About This Park: A neighborhood park, Deerfield Park has a play structure and individual picnic areas.
Location: Foxmoor Subdivision near Wood River High School. Access from Eastridge Drive.
Size: 1.3 acres
About This Park: A neighborhood park, Foxmoor Park has a play structure and individual picnic areas.
Location: At the four-way stop in the middle of town, go west on Bullion. Drop down the hill, cross the river, and the drive into the park is on your left.
Size: 3 acres
About This Park: The Lions Club built the ballfield in this park. Primarily used for organized softball games, this park is also sometimes used for family get-togethers.
Location: Central Woodside Subdivision, at the intersection of Laurelwood and Moonlight Drive.
Size: 8.6 acres
About This Park: Woodside Park is Hailey's newest park, and also the city's largest. The park is scheduled to accept its first visitors in the fall of 2007. Park amenities include a soccer/rugby field, softball field and basketball courts; a plaza, covered group pavilion, individual picnic areas, play area and restroom facilities; and xeriscape gardens and public art.