Park Information

BLUEBONNET PARK

201 S. Hwy 287 Ennis, TX 75119

Opened in May 1996, this 47-acre park includes 8 lighted ball fields, 2 concession and restroom facilities, 10 acres of recreational open space, 2 playgrounds, several picnic gazebos, a covered pavilion for parties, and a large fishing pond with an adjacent 3/4 mile walking path. This magnificent facility is designed for softball & baseball for local leagues and tournaments throughout the year, and a neutral site for regional and state tournaments. Bluebonnet Park is the competitive home for the Ennis Youth Baseball & Softball Association. Fishing is allowed with a valid license.  This park is a must-see for bluebonnets in the Spring!

VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

2301 Ennis Parkway Ennis, TX 75119

Opened in August 2011, this 19-acre park includes a tribute to local war veterans. The athletic complex includes 9 soccer fields, a paved 1/4 mile walking path through a quaint wooded area, concession and restroom facilities, picnic tables, and a playground. Veterans Memorial Park is the competitive home for the Ennis Youth Soccer Association and is home of Ennis' 4th of July fireworks extravaganza!

ROTARY PARK at OLD CITY LAKE (Formally Jaycee Park)

2300 Park Street Ennis, TX 75119

At 35.5 Acres, Rotary Park is the largest community park in Ennis and sports the only National Fitness Center Fitness Court in Ellis County. The park surrounds historic Old City Lake and connects to the adjoining Kiwanis Park via the 3/4-mile Ivan Goodwin Walking Trail. Fishing is allowed with the proper state gaming license. There are 2 tennis courts, practice baseball fields, playground, and picnic gazebos. COMING SOON: City of Ennis Splash Pad and fixed restroom facilities.

KIWANIS PARK at OLD CITY LAKE

610 Park Street Ennis, TX 75119

Kiwanis Park is a 4.3 acre neighborhood park located along the southern edge of Old City Lake. A small but relaxing area, the park has a picnic gazebo, playground, and a trail connector to the Ivan Goodwin Walking Trail. Because of the large duck population lounging throughout the grounds, it is unofficially referred to as “the duck park” by local citizens.

LIONS PARK

1200 Lampasas Street Ennis, TX 75119

At 18.5 acres, Lions Park offers a variety of activities and amenities which makes it a daily tradition for walkers, joggers, and those that just want to relax. The main attraction is the ½ mile long, 4-foot wide concrete walking path with fitness stations that encircle Lions Park pond. Fishing is allowed along the the pond with a proper state license. Benches along the water and pond overlooks allow patrons to take in the beauty of this serene park. Large trees are abundant throughout the walking path and include turn of the century lighting for a nostalgic atmosphere. Lions Park houses a covered pavilion overlooking the lake, an ideal venue to rent for medium sized parties or events, a playground, and fixed restroom facilities. The park can be accessed from Lampasas or Hall Street.   

LAKE CLARK PARK

2100 W. Baldridge Street Ennis, TX 75119

A 10 acre park surrounded by Ennis' popular Lake Clark, a beautiful 156 acre public body of water. The park contains a playground and picnic gazebos for families to enjoy their day. Love to fish? You will find a land jetty and newly renovated wooden pier for shore side fishing, or, use our boat launch to motor out further on the lake. Anglers will find a variety of fish including catfish, large mouth bass, bream/bluegill, red ear sunfish, white bass, carp, and crappie. Please ensure you have the proper fishing license, boating certifications, and safety gear on board if on the lake.

KACHINA PRAIRIE PARK

1816 W. Baldridge Street Ennis, TX 75119

Kachina Prairie is a 35 acre nature trail located on the north east side of Lake Clark Park. It is a rare, undisturbed part of the Blackland Prairie eco-region and a southern extension of the North American tall grass prairie. At one point in history, it covered over 170 million acres in North America. It is now being actively conserved by a coalition of the Ennis Garden Club, Indian Trail Master Naturalists, City of Ennis, and the Texas Land Conservancy. This is a perfect place to walk a piece of Americana. At various times throughout the year, the Ennis Public Library will hold special events for children and families. Say hello to the bison when you're on the trail!

MINNIE MCDOWAL PARK

119 Dallas Street Ennis, TX 75119

The gateway to our historical downtown district. The beautiful gazebo serves as the place to meet up when shopping or out for a bite with family and friends. Throughout the year, the gazebo is used for live music events and plenty of space to boot scoot your boogie. It can be rented out for private events by calling (972) 878-4748.

ROGER & MAISE PARK

900 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Ennis, TX 75119

A 3.8 acre park houses a competitive softball field with backstop, dugouts, and enclosed outfield fence with foul poles. The complex also contains 3 lighted basketball half-courts, playground, and fixed restroom facilities.

I.O.O.F. PARK @ FAIRVIEW

4100 4th Street Ennis, TX 75119

I.O.O.F. Park at Fairview is a 5.25 park with 2 baseball fields, newly installed playground, and 1/4 mile paved walking trail. The jewel of the park is its regulation baseball field played on by a local amateur team, complete with dugouts and stands. The park is manged in conjunction with the International Order of Odd Fellows, an organization dedicated to serving the community and the local neighborhood.  COMING SOON: A brand new outdoor 1200-square foot lighted pavilion for family and community events.

TIMOTHY GUANA PARK & COMMUNITY CENTER

301 W. Crockett Street Ennis, TX 75119

A 2 acre neighborhood park that sits a stones throw from City Hall and the rest of downtown Ennis. On the property is the historic Community Center, a venue used for meetings, birthday parties, and anniversaries. Also located here is a newly renovated playground, basketball court, and mini-soccer goals. Check out Ennis' historic pool house on the corner of Crockett & Sherman. Although the pool and structure is permanently closed, it once served as the community's "place to be" to spend those hot Texas summer days.

DISC GOLF COURSE

3000 W. Ennis Avenue Ennis, TX 75119

The Disc Golf Course is located on the south side of Lake Clark Park and is accessed from Airport Road just off Ennis Ave. The 18-hole course was designed by the Ennis Disc Golf Association and Parks Staff. Baskets and other components have been primarily funded by private donations and corporate sponsorships.