The City of Hayden is the place to recreate and is pleased to offer its residents, and visitors, six parks encompassing a total of 57.5 acres of aesthetic park lands to enjoy. These parks offer a diversity of recreational opportunities for active families, including boating, swimming, soccer, softball, baseball, football fields and areas for family gatherings and picnics.
McIntire Family Park, Honeysuckle Beach, Finucane Park, Broadmoore Park, Stoddard Park and Croffoot Park are all constantly teeming with activity. McIntire Family Park, Broadmoore Park and Finucane Park offer gazebo areas available to rent and reserve through the city.
Hayden's newest park, Stoddard Park, opened in 2014 and emphasizes the rural roots of the City's past.
Honeysuckle Beach is the City's own public beach, a public boat launch (fee), and docks that surround a lovely swimming area.
Croffoot Park, which spans 25+ acres along Lancaster and Ramsey Road, is truly a diamond in the rough. This locale includes baseball diamonds, softball fields, soccer fields, basketball courts and a playground structure. This park is currently under renovations which will add six additional acres of micro soccer fields, a new parking lot, additional asphalt pathways, a new concession & bathroom facility, as well as a gazebo area.
Broadmoore Park is a ten-acre neighborhood park located
within the Broadmoore Subdivision off of Atlas Road.
This park was completed on July 31, 2007. It was constructed by the city parks department alongside local landscape architects and electrical engineers. It is the only city park where the water irrigation system is supplied by its own well.
Playground structure, walking path, water fountains, passive ball field, volleyball court, disc golf course.
Croffoot Park and Sports Complex:
Croffoot Park and Sports Complex is located
on Lancaster Avenue west of Highway 95.
Established in 2001 and named after Councilman, City Administrator, and community member, Robert Croffoot, this complex has it all! It encompasses 25 acres and has a wonderful vista of both mountain and prairie. This facility provides basketball courts, baseball, softball and soccer fields, horseshoe pits and much, much more!
Three little league baseball fields, 2 softball fields, 2 soccer fields, 2 basketball courts, horseshoe pits, playground structure, public parking.
CROFFOOT PARK EXPANSION PROJECT 2023-2024
A successful grant application and partnership with the Hayden Urban Renewal Agency has allowed for the City to expand Croffoot Park. The expansion of 6 acres will allow for additional soccer fields, concession stand, shelter, restrooms, additional parking and pathways.
Finucane Park is located
on the northwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Fourth Street.
This ten-acre park was established in 1990, and was donated by Marion Burke Finucane in honor of her husband, Charles C. Finucane. Charles was a Naval Commander in WWII. He was appointed by President Eisenhower as the Assistant Secretary of the Army, and in 1955 he became the Undersecretary of Defense.
Three baseball/softball fields, 2 covered gazebos, concession stand, playground equipment, playground structure, public restrooms.
Honeysuckle Beach is located
on the east end of Honeysuckle Avenue.
Established in 1992, Honeysuckle Beach is a true testament to community support. It was
established from grant money and only $20,000+ in donations! This facility is one of only two public accesses to Hayden Lake. Honeysuckle Beach provides services to both boaters and swimmers. It is one of the gems of the Pacific Northwest. We strongly encourage all non-swimmers to wear a personal flotation device! Please be water safe! So, grab the kids, swimsuits and the picnic basket and enjoy a great afternoon on the beach! Information about the Honeysuckle boat launch and the associated fees for the use of the ramp is here.
Beach, volleyball court, picnic areas, public boat access, parking, public restrooms, concession stand, public fishing dock.
McIntire Family Park:
McIntire Family Park is located
next to City Hall at 8930 N. Government Way
In January 2016, Hayden City Park was renamed McIntire Family Park to honor former Mayor Ronald B. McIntire and his wife, Joanne, for their many years of service to this community. Established in 1960, McIntire Family Park is home to many dedications and memorials, including the Robert J. Gordon Veterans Memorial Plaza. This was a portion of the land that was donated to the Village of Hayden for a Fire Station, City Hall, Community Center and park facilities. McIntire Family Park is the home of the annual Hayden Days celebration in July and the Thursday Night Concerts in the Park during July and August.
Playground equipment, gazebo, green space, baseball field, band stand, basketball court.
Stoddard Park is located
off Prairie Avenue between Ramsey and Atlas Roads.
The City’s newest park off West Prairie between Strawberry Fields and Stoddard Meadows, is over 2 acres and home to the City’s Arboretum, The Pasture and Silo Stage, along with a picnic shelter and playground structure. The Pasture, Silo Stage and picnic shelter are all available to reserve.
Arboretum, The Pasture, Silo Stage area, picnic shelter, public restrooms, walking paths, playground structure.