Rainy Mountain Place Park is categorised as Linear Open Space.
Linear Parks are low use public open space areas with primary uses for stormwater management, buffering or linkage. Recreation or active transport are secondary uses.
History behind the name
Named after the road this park is circled by. Rainy Mountain Place, Smithfield is named after Rainy Mountain, on Kiowa Nation lands, in Oklahoma, USA. The mountain became famous after the publication of a book of the same name by N Scott Momaday.