Lon C. Hill Building
502 E. Tyler Ave.
Harlingen, Texas 78550
Phone: (956) 216-5951
Fax: (956) 216-8035
Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday

Parks & Recreation Department
Parks Division

 

The Parks Division is responsible for the planning, procurement, and development of park land and facilities. This department provides the care and maintenance of all City-owned parks. Included in the park inventory are approximately 556 acres of park and recreational facilities. This division also maintains public building grounds. In addition, the department provides for the preparation of recreational facilities such as baseball, softball, soccer, and football fields. It constructs park restroom facilities, irrigation systems, park shelters, fences, playground equipment, and other park-related construction activities.
  • Amalie L. "Amy" Koppel Memorial All Inclusive Playground,

    Amalie L. "Amy" Koppel Memorial All Inclusive Playground

Parks in Harlingen
     
  Arroyo Park
1101 E. New Hampshire St.
 
Bonham Park
 Intersection of E. Jefferson and N 21st St. 

Amenities
2 mile walking trail, 29 acres, 2 baseball fields, 2 soccer fields, nature trails with scenic overlooks of the Arroyo Colorado, playground, volleyball area, covered picnic shelter, restrooms, access to Arroyo Hike & Bike trail, exercise circuit

 

Amenities

0.5 acres, playground, picnic tables and benches, covered picnic shelter

 


           

     
     
 C.B. Wood Park
400 W. Harding
   Centennial Park
101 West St.
Amenities

9 acres, inclusive//handicap accessible playground, covered picnic shelter, access to the Arroyo Hike & Bike trail

 

 Amenities
The History of Mexico and Mankind

 

     
     
City Lake/Liberty Gardens
410 '76 Drive
  Dixieland Park
2501 S. Dixieland Rd.

Amenities
7 acres, 7/8 mile jogging/walking trail, lake, meditation garden 

 

  Amenities
20 acres, playground, 9 hole disc golf course, park pavilion, barbecue pit, City of Harlingen Reservoir, restrooms  
     
     
 Lt. George Gutierrez Jr. Park
500 W. Harrison
  Harlingen Thicket
311 E Taft
Google Maps 
Amenities
2 acres, picnic areas, benches, playground, bandstand 
  Amenities
40 acres of native brush in city center, restrooms, parking, extensive trails 
     
     
 Hugh Ramsey Nature Park
1000 Block South Loop 499
Google Map
   Hunter Park
Intersection of 3rd St. and MrGregor St.

 Amenities

1.5 walking trail, 54 acres of wooded park land, nature trails, observation blind overlooking the Arroyo Colorado, restrooms, covered picnic area

 

Amenities
2 acres, playground, covered picnic shelter

 

 

     

 
Lon C. Hill Park
 North L Street
 
   McKelvey Park
1325 S. 77 Sunshine Strip

Amenities
73 acres, 2 playgrounds, 3 covered picnic shelters, barbecue pits, 2 basketball courts, hummingbird and butterfly garden, Lon C. Hill aquatic center and Splash Pad

 

Amenities
2 mile walking trail (one way), 11 acres, playground, picnic areas, access to Arroyo Hike & Bike trail

 


   
     
 Pendleton Park
1427 Morgan Blvd.
Google Maps
   Harlingen Sports Complex
3239 Wilson Rd.
 Amenities
1 mile (the Harlingen Hometown Heroes trail) with handicap accessible exercise equipment, 47 acres, 18 lit tennis courts with pro shop (HEB Tennis Center), Veterans Memorial, Pendleton Pool, park pavilion, barbecue pit, 6 little league baseball fields, scenic pond with fountain, picnic tables, restrooms, playgrounds, basketball court
 

 Amenities
1 mile walking trail, 80 acres, 4 lit softball fields, 2 soccer fields, fishing pong and pier, 2 basketball courts, handicap accessible playground, covered picnic shelters, park pavilion, barbecue pit, restrooms

 

     
   
 Tom Wilson Youth Sports Complex
3139 Wilson Rd.
   Rangerville Park
1101 Rangerville Rd.

Amenities
8 lit fields, concession stand, restrooms

 

   Amenities
3/4 mile walking trail, 24 acres, playground, 3 soccer/athletic fields, park gazebo, 2 park pavilion, barbecue pits, restrooms


   
     
 Revere Park
North Parkwood and Revere Ln.
   Harlingen Soccer Complex 
 4515 E. Harrison 
Google Maps

 Amenities
.2 acres

 

 

 Amenities

1.2 walking trail, covered picnic shelters, soccer fields, restrooms, playground area

     
 
 Vestal Park
 501 Lafayette Ave.
   Victor Park
1601 S M St.

Amenities  
 Multi-purpose fields including soccer and baseball, restrooms, covered picnic shelter

 

 

 

 

 

  Amenities
40 acres, Victor Park Aquatic Center, Harlingen Rotary Bark Park, 5 lit baseball/softball fields, 6 lit tennis courts, playground, park pavilion, barbecue pit, covered picnic shelters, soccer/athletic fields, restrooms, access to the Arroyo Hike & Bike trail on a sidewalk along HWY 77/83 access road



     
   
Windsor Park
Intersection of S. 77 Sunshine Strip & Filmore St.

 
  
Amenities
2 acres, playground, covered picnic shelters, BBQ pits
 



     

Jeff Lyssy, Parks Superintendent
Office Phone : (956) 216-5951 Education:
1993    B. S., Texas A & M University Other Training/Education:   
NPSI Playground Inspector, TDA Pesticide Applicator License Historical Information:
1994 - 1998     Cameron County Park System, Park Manager Hobbies:   Fishing, Hunting, Cooking

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