Parks and Recreation

News & Announcements


The bridge on the Circle Trail at the Falls has been successfully replaced and the trail has been reopened. 

Circle Trail Connections Available to Businesses

The City is offering Circle Trail connections to businesses that can enhance the enjoyment of the trail. Businesses that could qualify include services for biking, walking/running, dining, boating, picnicking, fishing, and nature appreciation. Engineering Construction Details

Parks and Recreation

Welcome to the Wichita Falls Parks & Recreation Department. The dedicated professionals who serve in this department are proud to provide the citizens of Wichita Falls with exemplary programs and services. The department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and beauty of the city for all citizens and visitors.



The Parks Division works diligently to add to the quality of life in Wichita Falls by providing the public with colorfully landscaped medians, aesthetically pleasing parks, an extensive trail system used for running, walking, biking and rollerblading and many other beautification and activity projects.


Recreation programs cover a wide range of activities including softball, volleyball, kickball, flag football, disk golf, basketball, dance, fitness, special events, senior activities and more.

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The Cemetery Division maintains four city-owned cemeteries with services including opening and closing of graves and facility maintenance. For those who appreciate the history and beauty of cemeteries Friends of Riverside Cemetery encourages you to obtain a self guided tour booklet for Riverside Cemetery and enjoy this picturesque and important place of rest.

Lot Mowing

The Vacant Lot Mowing program is a cooperative effort between the Parks Department, Property Administration and Code Enforcement. The program ensures that City and privately owned lots are well maintained for the benefit of surrounding property and business owners.
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