Parks & Recreation

Waco’s robust Parks and Recreation system includes parks spanning virtually every area of town.

Amenities include trail systems, splashpads and playgrounds and showcase the unique landscape of the city.

BRAZOS PARK EAST

Located just off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Brazos Park east, a popular festival location, features many amenities, including river access with beautiful views of Waco’s chalk bluffs, covered pavilions, and horseshoe pits.

CAMERON PARK

As one of Texas’s largest urban parks, Cameron Park features many points of interest. Explore the trail system, walk the Riverwalk, enjoy playgrounds and splashpads — all in one of the city’s most scenic locales.

CAMERON PARK ZOO

Nestled in Cameron Park, this 52-acre natural habitat zoo is home to more than 1,500 animals representing 300 species from around the world. DR PEPPER MUSEUM With more than 100,000 pieces of historical memorabilia, this museum highlight’s Waco’s place as the birthplace of the nation’s oldest soft drink, Dr Pepper, while telling the story of the soft drink industry.

INDIAN SPRING PARK

The entrance to the historic Waco Suspension Bridge  sits in Indian Spring Park, featuring picnic areas and  the Branding of the Brazos — a public art display that pays tribute to the cattle drives that spurred growth and industry within Waco.

WACO LIONS PARK AND KIDDIELAND

Owned and operated by Waco’s Lions Club, the park features amusement park-style attractions, including 
a carousel, go-karts, and more! The park also features facilities available for rent.

Community Parks
ALTA VISTA PARK 3709 Alta Vista Dr.
BELL’S HILL PARK 2400 Webster Ave.
BLEDSOE-MILLER PARK 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
BRAZOS PARK EAST 2000 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
BROOKLYN PARK 1300 Orchard Ln.
BUENA VISTA PARK 001 Madera Dr.
CAMERON PARK 2601 N University Parks Dr.
COTTON PALACE PARK 1300 Clay Ave.
COUNCIL ACRES PARK 1500 Bagby Ave.
CRESTVIEW PARK 4700 Sanger Ave.
DEWEY PARK 925 N 9th St.
WILBERT AUSTIN, SR. PARK 401 Hood St.
FORT FISHER PARK 100 Texas Ranger Trail
GURLEY PARK 3600 S. 4th St.
INDIAN SPRING PARK 101 University Parks Dr.
JAYCEE PARK 6300 Tennyson Dr.
KENDRICK PARK

4011 Bagby Ave.

LION’S PARK  1716 N. 42nd  St
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. PARK  101 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
MITCHELL PARK

3024 Mitchell Ave.

MOUNTAINVIEW PARK 2325 Mountainview Dr.
NORTH WACO PARK 2128 Edna Ave.
OAKWOOD PARK 2301 S. 7th St.
OSCAR DUCONGE PARK 1504 JJ Flewellen Rd.
SELEY PARK 1800 Bosque Blvd.
SJ GUTHRIE PARK 3400 Brookview Dr.
SOUTH WACO PARK 2815 Speight Ave.
SUL ROSS PARK 1301 Barnard St.
VIKING HILLS PARK 7042 Viking Dr.

 

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