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Parks and Recreation

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.

The Recreation Division is staffed by highly motivated and talented individuals who deeply care about the needs of the citizens they serve. Recreation programs cover a wide range of activities including softball, volleyball, 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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Contact Us

Contact Information

Jack Murphy, Director
Parks and Recreation
Upstairs above the
City of Wichita Falls
Public Library Rm. 209
600 11th St.
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Phone: 940.761.7490

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.