The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department oversees a park system which includes 54 parks. For maintenance purposes the city is broken down into three park districts. The department also has Landscaping/Horticulture and Forestry Divisions to assist with the department and the community.
All Lawrence Parks are Tobacco Free.
Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities
The Plant Health Care Program is designed to maintain healthy and vigorous park plantings beneficial to the public. See what we’re doing!
Preferred Tree List for Northeast Kansas
Selecting a Tree
Selecting Where to Plant a Tree
Current Licensed Tree Trimmers
Emerald Ash Borer
Lawrence Trail/Bike Map
As park pages are developed on each of the parks, they will be added to the list below.
|Broken Arrow Park||Burcham Park|
|Centennial Park||Clinton Lake Outlet Park|
|Holcom Park||“Dad” Perry Park|
|Prairie Park||Riverfront Park|
|South Park||Buford M. Watson, Jr. Park|
GREENWAYS – PRESERVE AREAS
|Pat Dawson-Billings Nature Area||Lawrence Nature Park|
|KANZA Southwind Nature Preserve||Conrad & Viola McGrew Nature Preserve|
|Martin Park||Naismith Valley Park|
|Murphy-Bromelsick House||Disc Golf Courses|
|Horseshoe Courts||Japanese Friendship Garden|
|Lawrence Rotary Arboretum||Mary’s Lake|
|Off-Leash Dog Parks||Peterson Road Park|
|Youth Sports Complex|
FUTURE PARK AREAS
|Green Meadows Park|