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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.  

Park Hours

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.


Open daily from Sunrise to Sunset


Fun Forest Park is located at the intersection of North Glenwood Boulevard and Garden Valley Road. It is adjacent to the Tyler Senior Citizen's Center and Ramey Elementary School. This spacious park features something for everyone with picnic areas, shelter/pavilion, restrooms, baseball/softball fields, soccer field, tennis courts, playground, and basketball court. A fun-filled water sprayground was added to the park in the summer of 2002 and both the pool and sprayground were renovated in 2020. 

For information about reserving a picnic area or pavilion, please visit our Rentals page or email Parks Admin. For information about leagues and field reservations, call 903-531-1374 or email the Parks Activities Specialist.

Fun Forest Pool

900 N.Glenwood
Tyler, TX 75701

The Fun Forest Sprayground and Pool are currently closed for renovations and repairs., but will reopen for Summer 2020. Visit the Pool & Spraygrounds page for more information on swim facilities or call 903-531-1214.

Pool & Sprayground Hours of Operation

Sun - Mon: Closed
Tue - Thur: 1-6 p.m. Open Swim
Tue & Thur: 6-8 p.m. Lap Swim
Fri - Sat: 1-7 p.m. Open Swim

Free Admission

Baseball FieldOlympic PoolBasketball CourtTennis CourtSplash Playground

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