Parks & Playgrounds

With year-round sun, the RGV offers a plethora of parks and playgrounds for the kids!

Parks in the RGV

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401 South Bentsen Road, McAllen, TX, USA

This cute neighborhood park is perfect for your littles! It has a low playground, shaded pavilion, walking path, basketball court and sand volleyball area. 

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1402 S 18th Ave, Edinburg, TX 78539, USA
(956) 388-8204(956) 388-8204

Park with a walking path, pond, playground, bathrooms and splash pad. 

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424 W Sprague St, Edinburg, TX, USA

This cute neighborhood park has lots of shade and lots of room to run! The playground looks so much like a treehouse and is perfect for kids ages 3 and up. There are also bathrooms on-site and a walking path. 

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1000 TX-499 Loop, Harlingen, TX, USA

Park amenities include a 1.5 walking trail, 54 acres of wooded park land, nature trails, observation blind overlooking the Arroyo Colorado, restrooms, and a covered picnic area.

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235 E. Michigan Ave. Port Isabel, TX 78578

Bejarano McFarland Memorial Park is located in the colonia of Laguna Heights, within the city limits of Port Isabel. The park is approximately 2.0 acres in size and borders the Laguna Madre bay.  The amenities offered at the park consist of a Bird Watch Overlook with interpretative signs that extend 110 feet into the Laguna Madre, outdoor basketball court, playground, multi-purpose trail, a large picnic pavilion with bbq pits and a butterfly garden.  

2900 Sarah Avenue, McAllen, TX, USA

Sports enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy the lighted softball/baseball, football, and soccer fields, a jogging trail, a lighted basketball pavilion, lighted tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, and aquatic facilities. Exciting playground equipment is also available in the 27-acre park.

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900 N Arroyo Blvd, Los Fresnos, Texas 78566, USA

This lighted facility has picnic seating and barbecue grill, a full court basketball court, and a playground area, zip line, crushed granite walking trail, swimming pool, exercise equipment, covered pavilion. The outdoor facility is open to the public when not rented. 

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Tres Lagos Boulevard, Edinburg, TX, USA

This park is part of the master-planned Tres Lagos Community. Complete with swings, exercise stations, picnic tables and a multi-level playground that’s great for kids ages 5 and up. 

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1921 N Bicentennial Blvd, McAllen, TX 78501, USA

McAllen Municipal Park and Pool is home to a 27-acre site with picnic facilities, a rubber floor toddler playground, older kid playground & an Olympic-size outdoor pool (see McAllen Parks and Rec aquatics site for more information on pool hours).

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201 N 1st St, McAllen, Texas 78501, USA

Fireman’s Park is an oasis in the middle of McAllen. It boasts a pond with walking track, restrooms, kids’ playground and B-cycle station. Rentals are available on weekends for paddle boats, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. The barbecue pavilion is capable of serving 250 people. The pavilion features a refrigerator, indoor grill, restrooms, and can be rented through the Parks & Recreation Department. The park also has a playground area and sand volleyball court.

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1000 Sports Park Boulevard, Brownsville, TX, USA
This new and innovative sports park is the largest of its kind in the Rio Grande Valley. Accommodations include practices, league play, camps, tournaments and large events with over 200,000 visitors. It’s a safe, specialized venue for participants and spectators of various organized sports and home to the most competitive sports leagues for athletes of all ages. 
 
Amenities include:
  • 10 Full-Sized Lighted Multi-Sports Fields
  • 5 Full-Sized Lighted Softball Baseball Fields
  • 5 Sand Volleyball Courts
  • 3 Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • 2 Lakes (.75 acre North & 5 acre South)
  • 1 Full-Sized Lighted Multi-Sports Turf Field
  • 1 BMX Bike & RC Dirt Track
  • 1 Skate Park Concrete Bowl (16,000 ft)
  • 1 Walking/Jogging Asphalt Trail (2.5 miles)
  • 1 Playground Area
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7300 Park Rd 100 N, South Padre Island, TX 78597

Andy Bowie Park is located on the north end of South Padre Island, on the Gulf of Mexico, directly across from the South Padre Island Convention Center. Some of the amenities offered at Andy Bowie Park are two large surfside picnic pavilions, BBQ areas, RV sites, food concessions, beach rental concessions, fishing area, swimming area, restrooms and showers, a flagship hotel and access to a pristine beach.  The park is open 7 days a week.  For R.V. reservations please call the park office at (956) 761-3704.  

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4515 East Harrison Avenue, Harlingen, TX, USA

Park amenities include a 1.2 walking trail, covered picnic shelters, soccer fields, restrooms, and a playground area.

1000 South Ware Road, McAllen, TX, USA

The 37-acre green space houses a softball complex & playgrounds, plus picnic areas and 4 BBQ pavilions. Also the site of Movies in the Park during the summer months.

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1427 Morgan Boulevard, Harlingen, TX, USA

Amenities include the 1-mile 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, and a basketball court.

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4101 West Business 83, McAllen, TX
Enjoy 1.5 miles of winding trails through 33 acres of native Tamaulipan Thornscrub habitat. The McAllen Nature Center is home to over 220 species of birds and 90 species of butterflies. Endangered species include the Texas Indigo Snake (non-venemous) and the Texas Tortoise.
Admission is $1 per person suggested donation. All visitors are required to sign in with site staff. Trail maps are available at the visitor welcome center.
1822 North Shary Road, Mission, TX, USA

An 18.5 acre Community Park, which includes a 7/8-mile Jogging Trail, Playground with rock/gravel floor, Pond with a Pier, Picnic Pavilion and Tables, Football/Soccer Field, Restrooms, Open Play Area and Dog Park. Park also houses a local fire station, the Boys and Girls Club and Bannworth Pool.

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402 W Ocean Blvd, Los Fresnos, TX 78566, USA

Skateboarding! Little League! Basketball! Park also has a concrete walking trail, covered pavilion, for lots of Family fun! Community Park is located in the heart of Los Fresnos on Highway 100. It is the city’s oldest park, but new facilities added in 2012 continue to make this a favorite spot. It includes picnic areas, a playground, and a water‐spraying splash pad. Benches in the shade of a tall tree make a perfect spot to read a good book because the Whipple Memorial Library is just next door.

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