New kiosk/notice board

The kiosk board was erected in November 2015. It is two-sided, with the County Parks side facing the parking lot, and FOZP side facing the reservoir. We have added a poop-bag dispenser and a suggestion box. Please visit the board regularly to keep abreast of new...

Park politics

In 2015, Zumwalt was one of 13 County Parks under consideration to host future large fund-raising events. A large event task force (LETF) was commissioned to produce guidelines for future such events, and their recommendations were accepted by the County Board of...

What’s Flowering

Ed Alverson from Lane County Parks has compiled a plant catalog for Zumwalt; it is amazing how much variety exists in our one little park. We would like to thank Ed for all his hard work putting this together, and for hosting our second annual Wild Flower Walk to be...

Scotch Broom Eradication

Scotch Broom is a highly invasive species, and young plants need to be uprooted every spring before they have a chance to set seed. Last spring (April 2017), Americorps did a fantastic job of removing all the broom from the ‘dog leg’ area of the park,...

County resumes mowing at Zumwalt!

To keep Zumwalt open to the public, FOZP agreed to help Lane County Parks Dept. by keeping the park mowed regularly. After 9 years, the county has offered to resume mowing at Zumwalt, as it does regularly throughout the summer at the three other parks around Fern...