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Portola Park


  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Baseball / Softball Diamond
  3. Benches
  4. Grill
  5. Parking
  6. Picnic Areas
  7. Picnic Tables
  8. Playground
  9. Restrooms
  10. Stage
  11. Tennis
  12. Tennis Court
  13. Tree & Turf Area
  14. Walking Track
  15. Water

About the Park

Located in the central part of the city, the 10.08-acre Portola Park is located north of W. Electric Avenue and west of S. Euclid Street. It was developed in 1975. Portola Park is a popular park due to its many facilities. It includes the Children's Museum at La Habra that attracts many visitors from throughout Southern California, as well as a dinosaur garden created by the Museum. The Museum is also used as a teaching facility by teachers from many areas. The park was also the site of an old railroad station which has been rehabilitated to house the Children's Museum. The museum has recently expanded and includes a new building that extends the old railroad station and has kept its architectural integrity. The La Habra Tennis Center is adjacent to the park's parking lot, as also is the Depot Theater.

Park Features

  • 2 daycare facilities
  • 3 hardball fields
  • Asphalt and concrete paths
  • Barbecues 
  • La Habra Tennis Center
  • Outdoor stage
  • Park benches
  • Picnic facilities
  • Playground facilities
  • Restrooms
  • Snack bar
  • The Children’s Museum at La Habra

Day Care Centers

Within the park there are also 2 City-operated day care centers that serve approximately 600 children. The park includes enclosed playground facilities for the day care centers.

Community Theater

There is a community theater which provides a venue for plays and theatrical productions.

La Habra Tennis Center

There is also the La Habra Tennis Center which includes 12 lighted courts, a pro shop, and locker facilities. The center provides private court rental and lessons for various age groups. The park also has three ball fields with bleachers and an open area for picnic use on the northern side of the park. All of these uses share a single parking lot.