The retaining walls on the left will help keep the hill at bay. That is a tombstone at center right.
Creators: Dreamland Skateparks
Time: Spring 2000
Size: ~ 6,500
Location: The southwest corner of 8th and Spring St
Directions: From Hwy 101 go west on 10 st. (Street numbers decrease southward) Go about 5 blocks (past Fire Dept. and through stop sign) to Spring St and go left (south). In two blocks Spring St. ends and there is a gravel road down to the park.
City Contact: www.ci.newport.or.us
Parks & Recreation at (541)
265-7783 or visit the Newport City website for other numbers: http://www.newportnet.com/newport/city/services.htm.
History: I think this park was started by one group and then finished by another.
It's a great park oriented to flow. It has a crazy number of subtly curves and dips, encouraging high speed skating.
Creativity marks Dreamland Designs from other skateparks. Adam McRill checks it by hand first.
Trent's helmet can hardly keep to his head on drop.
Notice Colin Simmons launching the center.
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