Edward Payson Park is a 47.5-acre (19.2 ha) public park on Ocean Avenue in Portland, Maine. The Longfellow Arboretum is a 2.5-acre (1.0 ha) arboretum on the southwestern corner the park beside a small tidal marsh which connects the park to Back Cove. The arboretum contains approximately 40 non-native trees, including Betula nigra, Cercidiphyllum, and Stewartia. The arboretum is named in honor of American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) who grew up in the nearby Wadsworth-Longfellow House.
Payson Park's is a known as a top location for sliding and in 2008, Payson Hill Terrain Park, a ski and snowboard terrain park located on the park's western edge, was established to encourage children to take up the sports. It was the only municipal park in the United States to offer free skiing and riding lessons.