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Parks & Trails

Explore! Find your fun at one of our 32 parks with trails, 27 playgrounds, 25 bridges, and 23 pavilions. Stay and shoot hoops, play on a playground, picnic in our nature parks, or explore a pavilion for your next family reunion. Parks are open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Thank you for your patience as we implement measures to safeguard the well-being of the community and staff. If you have questions, concerns, and/or comments, please email us at parksnrec@cityofdenton.com

Learn about the City's response and read all relevant press releases on the COVID-19 webpage here. 

Read the City of Denton's department's FAQs here. There is information on rec center closings, library outreach, and more.

Park Maintenance Treatment

Current treatment for weeds is with Oxadiazon and Cheetah Pro. Rain may alter the schedule. 
3/2 – 3/7
Locations: Nette Schultz, Bowling Green, Mckenna, Milam, Fred Moore, Carl Young, MLK Rec Center, Joe Skiles, City Hall East, NL Rec Center, City Hall East, Linda McNatt
3/8 – 3/14
Locations: MLK, North Lakes, all fire stations, Ernest Dallas Park, Wheeler Ridge, Cross Timbers Park, Sequoia.
Location: Southlakes Park

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