The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing beautiful parks, trails and leisure activities to residents. The City of Tyler features more than 50 miles of trails for walking, running and biking throughout the City, as well as disc golf courses and much more. Our goal is to encourage a fit city, and the trails are just one of the many resources available to residents and visitors.
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.
All city trails are open daily from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Trail Safety and Etiquette
Check out our trail safety and etiquette page for important information about staying safe on the trails, and how to have a good experience while traveling on the trails.
Ride the Four Pedals
Find out more about the Tyler Ride the Four Pedals Program and how you can win a free decal!
To learn more about each trail, please click on the trail name below.
- Basketball Court(s)
- Hike & Bike Trail(s)
- Picnic Area(s)
Park is open daily from Sunrise to Sunset. The trails are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Southside Park is located just south of the intersection of Shiloh Road and Donnybrook Avenue. Parking is available on the street adjacent to the park and in a parking lot on the far south side of the park off of Rieck Road. This popular park features picnic areas, restrooms, pavilions, a large playground area, and hike and bike trails. New ADA accessible playground equipment was installed in 2019 thanks to Tyler Area Ambucs. For questions about reserving a picnic area or pavilion or other special event reservation, please visit the Rentals page or email Parks Admin.
Southside Park is connected by walking trail to the Rose Rudman Recreational Trail.
Click the following link to view a map of Rose Rudman Trail and Southside Park Trail.