Parks

fishersThe Park Maintenance Department is responsible for maintenance and operations of 16 City of Lufkin parks, 4 trails, 2 community centers, 1 swimming pool, 3 spray plays, one recreation center, and other public areas.

All Community Centers, Pavilions, Volleyball Courts, and Softball Fields at Kit McConnico Park may be reserved by calling the Downtown Recreation Center at 936-633-0250. Reservations on most park facilities are free; however, there is a charge for using the community centers.

Click here for a PDF describing the facilities available at the  parks.

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Lufkin Parks

Brandon Park
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2.2 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Community Center
Chambers Park
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12.4 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Chambers Park is on of Lufkin’s oldest park facilities. It has been updated with the new lighted tennis courts. The Community Center Rock House) is a great place for reunions, birthday parties and weddings. The park also offers a shaded spray play facility along with four pavilions. Chambers Park is a large wooded park with lots of picnic areas well suited for family and organizational activities. The park has been adopted by the Angelina Rotary Club and extensive renovation of the park was coordinated by the Lufkin Landscape Task Force.


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  • Pavilion
  • Bandstand
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Tennis Courts
  • Community Center
  • Spray Play Pad - Open 10 am. to 8 pm, May 5th until September 30th
Ellen Trout Park
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126.5 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps


Ellen Trout Park is one of Lufkin's premier park facilities. It has has one of the country's finest small city zoos, a miniature train, a beautiful lake stocked for fishing, and modern playground equipment. The park abounds with wildlife complimenting the zoo. There are lots of picnic areas well suited for family and organization activities. The new crushed granite walking trail that surrounds the lake offers benches for enjoying nature along the way.



  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Train & Depot
  • Lake / Fishing
  • Zoo
  • Nature Trail
  • Trail
Four Seasons Park
Glen & Bessie Gamble
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0.3 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
Grace Dunne Richardson Park
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34.5 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Grace Dunne Richardson Park is one of two parks connected to the Azalea Trail. It is a great place to exercise with softball, soccer, basketball and volleyball and access the Azalea Trail for walking, jogging, and cycling. The park also has playground equipment, a gazebo, pavilion and a dog park with parking lot. The park is well suited for medium to large group events.

  • Pavilion
  • Bandstand
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Softball Field
  • Baseball Field
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Soccer Field
  • Trail
Herty Park
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4.4 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Herty Park is a excellent neighborhood park. It has updated playground equipment and has nice pavilion and picnic area and is well suited for family and organization activities. Herty Park is one of Lufkin's finest small parks.

  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Softball Field
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Soccer Field
  • Trail
Jones Park
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47.0 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Jones Park has recently been upgraded.  It has a large covered basketball court which is lighted and protected from the weather, resurfaced tennis courts, a new deck, a lake stocked for fishing, fishing pier, modern playground equipment, and a swimming pool.  There are lots of picnic areas well suited for family and organization activities.

  • Pavilion
  • Bandstand
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Swimming Pools - Open June - August
  • Tennis Court
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Lake / Fishing
  • Trail
  • Spray Play Pad - Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 5th until September 30th
Kit McConnico Park
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289.7 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Kit McConnico Park is one of two parks primarily dedicated to team sports. Kit McConnico Park has seven softball fields and eleven youth soccer fields. Restrooms and concessions compliment the area during league and tournament games. The Lufkin Bicycle Coalition continues to construct mountain bike trails in the park that depart from the southwest corner of the parking area near the maintenance building.

  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Softball Field
  • Lake / Fishing
  • Nature Trail
  • Concession Stand
  • Soccer Field
  • Lost Arrow Hiking and Biking Trail
Kiwanis Park
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21.8 - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Kiwanis Park is rich with facilities. It has been updated with a new concrete skate park. The park also offers a spray play facility, disc golf course, tennis courts, basketball courts and a walking trail. Kiwanis Park is a large wooded park, centrally located with many picnic areas. It is an ideal park for family and/or organizational activities. Adopted by the Kiwanis Club, the park is home to the annual Community Cinco De Mayo Festival.

  • Pavilion
  • Bandstand / Gazebo
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Disc Golf
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Trail
  • Spray Play Pad - Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 5th until September 30th
  • Skate Park
Lufkin Land Park
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1.15 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Lufkin Land Park is a small neighborhood park which contains a playground. It also has a picnic area and a place to play volleyball.

  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Volleyball Area
Louis Bronaugh Park
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2.35 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps


Louis Bronaugh Park, formerly City Hall Park, was renamed on June 6, 2006 after longtime Lufkin Mayor Louis Bronaugh. It is one of Lufkin's newest park facilities. It is located across Charlton St. from City Hall.

The park is an excellent facility for public ceremonies. The City of Lufkin, in conjunction with the Landscape Task Force dedicated the bronze eagle sculpture in Bronaugh Park on September 11, 2002. The the newly dedicated bronze eagle in Bronaugh Park was designed by Edd Hayes to memorialize all the people who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

On October 25th 2013, The Lufkin Landscape Task Force dedicated the beautiful amphitheater to the City of Lufkin. The amphitheater has a historical mural on the back walls about the timber industry. Local artist, Byran Jones, painted the mural.
On February 1, 2004, the Lufkin Landscape Task Force hosted a Memorial service to commemorate the first anniversary of the Columbia disaster at Bronaugh Park. A memorial marker and flag were dedicated.

  • Picnic Area
  • Historical Markers
  • Amphitheater

Mantooth Park
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1.3 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Fitness Equipment
Morris Frank Park
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88.1 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Morris Frank Park is one of two parks primarily dedicated to team sports. Morris Frank Park has excellent baseball, softball, and soccer facilities. It hosts Garrison Field, home baseball field for the Lufkin Panthers, for the Lady Panther Softball Team and the Lufkin Little League. In addition, the park is connected by a trail to the Wetland Garden and Outdoor Classroom.

The disc golf course is an 18 hole, tournament quality course with large concrete tee pads and new baskets. The unique design includes water hazards, long drives, and narrow throwing lanes through the beautiful wooded areas the course was built in and around. The course was funded by the Leadership Lufkin Class of 2014 through very generous sponsors, designed by the Lufkin Launchers, and constructed by the City of Lufkin Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Softball Field
  • Baseball Field
  • Lake / Fishing
  • Concession Stand
  • Soccer Field
  • Tournament Quality 18 Hole Disc Golf Course
  • Wetland Garden
  • Wetland Elevated Walkway
  • Wetland Trail
  • Outdoor Classroom
Ward Street Park
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2.0 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Ward Street Park is a small neighborhood park located in a growing revitalized area. An excellent practice facility for small baseball or softball teams, the park playground is perfect for warming up or cooling down.

  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Softball Field
  • Baseball Field
Winston Park
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16.8 acres - Visit this location/get directions with Google Maps

Winston Park is a park with lots of open space. Picnic pavilions, volleyball courts, basketball, tennis, and a playground offer an ideal location for large group picnics and special events. The park is open for soccer and football practices, as well as, open fields for kites and frisbee. Winston Park also offers a special needs playground, swing set and ball field.

  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Tennis Courts
  • Softball Field
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court