Fireside Shelter images
The Fire Side Shelter is centrally located within the Park, close to the horseshoe pits, playground equipment and lots of open space.
The nearby historic steam locomotive is a favorite place for kids to climb and explore. A walking/jogging trail winds through the park and along the Marys River, and the Rose Garden is within walking distance.The Fire Side Shelter is available to rent year-round.

About the Fire Side Shelter in the Avery Park & Natural Area
Capacity: 25 under the roof; 200 in the surrounding area
(view shelter's location on
Avery Park & Natural Area map) (PDF)
Fire Side Shelter Features:
  • A large barbeque
  • Potable water via a nearby drinking fountain
  • Ample parking
  • Nearby handicap accessible restrooms (3) available for use by all park visitors.
Rental Times & Rates
The Fire Side Shelter is rented in 4-hour time blocks. Your reservation time must include time to set up and tear down your event. Your time block choices are 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 5 pm; 6 pm to 10 pm.  If you reserve more than one time block for your event, the hour in between time blocks is yours at no additional charge. Rates are:
  • Mondays - Thursdays: $52 per 4-hour block ($46 per 4-hour block for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
  • Fridays - Sundays and Holidays: $67 per 4-hour block ($52 per 4-hour block for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)

All fees are subject to change without notice. Additional fees/requirements may apply, especially for activities or events outside of a standard group gathering. Our staff can help you determine if these fees apply to your event.

Optional Permits
  Additional Options to Enhance Your Rental
Softball, Horseshoe, Croquet & Volleyball Equipment: Equipment sets for playing softball, horseshoes, croquet, and volleyball are available for rent from the Avery Office for $10 per set, per day. A $25 credit card deposit is required (fully refunded upon return of the equipment).

Ready to make your reservation?
Call the Parks & Recreation Avery Office at (541) 766-6918.

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Last updated: 6/1/2016 4:45:45 PM