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Parks & Facilities
Audubon Park features a full 18-hole disc golf course. Check out more details here!
A Park for our pals! Find information about Garland's Dog Park.
Information about renting recreation centers rooms, pavilions, and sports fields.
View a list of all Garland Parks and amenities to find the right park for you!
Reserve a pavilion for your next birthday party, family reunion, barbecue, sports team party, or church picnic at one of our beautiful picnic pavilions.
Explore the Garland Parks & Recreation trail system.
Spring Creek Forest Preserve
A page dedicated to the Spring Creek Forest Preserve.
Collections from the Field
a place-based, community project that works at the intersection of art and the environment to offer a place for artistic contemplation, idea sharing, and reflection on the natural beauty of Spring Creek Forest Preserve located in Garland, Texas.
Preservation Society of Spring Creek Forest
A public club established to nurture this beautiful space and biological museum home to over 650 species of plants and animals, along with a collection of all sorts of organisms found only in nature!
- Collections from the Field
"The Boneyard" Skatepark
“The Boneyard in Garland” will be the first skate park to be developed in Garland and is currently under construction at Rick Oden Park. Please be patient for a little while longer to allow us time to finish construction before coming to enjoy the newly renovated park! We are planning to be open this summer 2022!
Master Plans & Projects
A page dedicated to the Garland Parks & Recreation master plans and project highlights.
Trails and Bikeways Master Plan
The City of Garland has started the process of updating its Trails and Bikeways Master Plan. When complete, the plan will provide a vision to guide the future development, operations and programs of the City's trails and bikeways system.
- Trails and Bikeways Master Plan
Garland has a diverse tennis program for all ages and abilities.
Lone Star Legacy Park
The City of Garland’s Central Park was designated as a Lone Star Legacy Park by the Texas Recreation and Park Society at their 2013 state conference.
Firewheel Golf Park
Whether you're an avid golfer ready to play a round or a novice player looking to hit a bucket of balls, you'll experience a day you won't forget at Firewheel Golf Park.
Check out our Garland Arts facilities - the Atrium, the Granville Arts Center, and the Plaza Theatre.
Heritage Crossing & Landmark Museum
Heritage Crossing is four quadrants of land at the intersection of Sixth and Walnut Streets in Downtown Garland. The southwest quadrant contains the Landmark Museum located in Garland’s 1901 Santa Fe Depot, a refurbished 1910 Pullman Coach Car and the 19th Century Tinsley-Lyles House. The remaining three quadrants contain walking paths with markers describing Garland’s history. Heritage Crossing is a significant representation of the importance of history and heritage to the City of Garland.
Downtown Development Office
The Downtown Development Office (DDO) is an advocate for Downtown Garland. The DDO strives to coordinate revitalization efforts, policy development, promotional and marketing activities, small business support, and other initiatives that contribute to growing Downtown Garland to its full potential.