All City of Tyler parks and trails are currently open during regular hours. We will continue to evaluate the situation daily and make changes as necessary. When visiting the parks and trails, please follow all current local, state and federal guidelines relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) including, but not limited to, social distancing, gathering limitations, and hand washing.
The City of Tyler has a wonderful park system for residents and visitors to explore and enjoy. With more than 1000 acres of parkland and open space, Tyler's parks are diverse and offer activities from wildlife and plant observation to more active pursuits such as fishing, hiking, biking, tennis, basketball and other recreational opportunities.
The amphitheater, pavilions, and picnic areas may be rented for your next birthday party, family reunion or special event. For more information, please visit the Rentals & Reservations page or contact the Parks Department at 903-531-1370.
All city parks are open daily from sunrise to sunset. Trails are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Directory of City Parks
Please click on each park link below to get more information about each site, including amenities and location. Also, please make sure to read over the park rules before visiting any Tyler park.
- Butterfly Garden
- Picnic Area(s)
Open daily from Sunrise to Sunset.
Children's Park was built in 2004 and is located just south of the intersection of Broadway and Dobbs. Parking is available on Dobbs Street and the parking lot adjacent to the park at Hogg Middle School. This popular park features life-size bronze statues of children playing, a children's story amphitheater, and a butterfly garden. There are cobblestone walkways that wind through the park with benches along the way.While strolling through the beautifully landscaped park listening to the gentle flow of the streams, you will experience a heightened awareness of how precious life is.
For more information on special events, please contact (903) 531-1370 or email Parks Admin.
To purchase a plaque or have an engraved name in the sidewalk, please contact Children Are A Gift Foundation at (903) 939-1597, or childrenareagift.com