8 West Plaza
Paris, Texas 75460
Bywaters park is located in the Historic District of Paris, in the 300 block of South Main Street and boasts a beautiful 1931 Corinthian peristyle which mimics the unique style of a Grecian temple. The park provides an excellent setting for the Paris Municipal Band's summer concerts, spring and summer weddings and Winter Wonderland. The park is memorial to victims of the 1982 tornado.
Located on the corner of Hearon St. and 16th St. with 7.2 acres. The park consists of tennis courts, ball fields, a picnic pavilion, tables, benches and bleachers to enjoy and observe activities.
Located on the corner of Collegiate St. and Jefferson Rd. with 52 acres that includes a one-mile track with workout station and an adult soccer field.
Located adjacent to Culbertson Park with a volleyball court, playground and picnic tables.
Located off Hwy 271 North with 972 acres. The lake can be used all year for fishing and boating. There is a new pavilion with picnic tables, fishing pier and concrete boat ramp. However, there is no designated swim area or public beach at this time.
158 acre lake developed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department as a Goose Refuge. The lake is closed from November to April each year for incoming geese. Boats are not allowed during that time, however boats under 10 horsepower may access the lake from May to October.
Martin Luther King Park
Located on 12th NE and Johnson St. with 5 acres consisting of a lighted hard surface basketball court, 3 backstops for baseball or softball and playground equipment. The park also has tables and benches to enjoy the surroundings.
Located on 222 Bonham St. with 7.5 acres of a fenced playground, picnic pavilion and 2 horseshoe pits. Horseshoes can be rented free of charge through the Parks and Recreation Department. This Park also has several tables and benches and a half mile track.
Paris Aquatic Center
This public swimming pool ranges in depths from 3ft-11 ft. There are restrooms, showers, vending machines, a one meter diving board and a baby pool. Swim lessons are provided during the summer and have a full time staff during pool hours.
Leon Williams Park
Located 7th NW & Henderson with 17.56 acres, one ball field, 2 lighted basketball courts, picnic pavilion, several benches and tables. New playground equipment was installed in Summer 2001.
Skate Park and Farmers Market
A new skate board park with ramps is now located adjacent to the Farmers Market. Farmers Market has a 5,000 sq ft pavilion that hosts several different events and vendors each year. It is a Texas Certified Market.
Trail de Paris
Trails make the choice to exercise easier. Enjoy the beautifully canopied corridor of approximately 8 miles of all-season asphalt trail open for public running, jogging, walking, skating and bike riding. Butterfly habitats are being established by local elementary students and Master Naturalists have identified many species of plants along the trail. You too can enjoy this beautiful trail as the Friends of the Trail work hard toward expansion east, west and south. The Trail has recenlty been expanded east into Reno and now spans from 8th Street SE in Paris to Airport Road in Reno! More expansion projects are being planned and grant funds are being sought to fund these expansions.
Download a copy of the Trail de Paris brochure here.
Located 25th NE and Pine Bluff with 8.44 acres of playground equipment, lighted roller hockey rink, backstops, shuffleboard court, with equipment available through the Parks and Recreation Department and plenty of tables and benches. A picnic pavilion and restrooms are also available.
Located 18th NW and Shiloh with 18.18 acres consisting of 2 backstops, playground equipment and 18-hole disc golf course.
Located at 638 4th SW with 6.49 acres providing 2 lighted softball fields. Concession stand and restrooms are also provided. Host of the Major League Baseball Diamond Skills event.