Parks and Trails

City Park

City Park is made up of 112 acres just off the downtown square on Graham Street along the Bosque River. The park is available for overnight camping with 8 permanent campsites with water and electricity and up to 50 temporary sites as needed. Other amenities of the park include two group pavilions, picnic areas with grills, two playgrounds, swimming pool, four  lighted tennis courts, volleyball courts, 1.3 mile walking trail, outdoor stage, two basketball courts, four baseball fields, three softball fields, four youth fields, one soccer field, and an 18-hole disc golf course.

·         The Recreation Hall is located at the north entrance of City Park. The building houses the city’s parks and recreation department offices. The gym is used for scheduled recreational activities, public exhibits, shows, banquets, dances, and auctions. It is open to the public during regular working hours for open play when events are not scheduled.

·         Century Park Gazebo.  The Century Park Gazebo is located within City Park. It is located among the trees along the Bosque River. The facility includes picnic tables and grills.

Optimist/Jaycee Park

The Optimist/Jaycee Park is located at the intersection of Harbin Drive FM 8. The park is built on 18 acres and features a large pavilion, 0.7 mile lighted walking/jogging trail, covered picnic tables grills, a large playground, and plenty of open space for relaxing and/or recreating. The pavilion is a multipurpose area equipped with two basketball goals and is used for reunions, picnics, skating, and other group activities.

Bill Johnson Park

Johnson Park is a 0.5 acre park located at the corner of Sloan Street and McCart Street. This is a small neighborhood park that provides an open space for citizens to have a place to relax and enjoy both passive and active recreation.

Downtown Plaza

The Downtown Plaza is a multi-purpose area located adjacent to the Erath County Courthouse square at the corner of Washington and Belknap Streets. The parking and rest area downtown is structured to give shoppers and business patrons a place to relax in a park atmosphere. The sidewalk along the plaza hosts the "Cowboy Walk of Fame", plaques dedicated to the men and women of Stephenville’s western heritage including three time world champion bullrider, Tuff Hedeman, and six time PRCA All-Around World Champion, Ty Murray. The city hosts a Cowboy Walk of Fame Induction and Dedication Ceremony each May. Some other events include arts and crafts shows, street dances, and a Christmas light show and entertainment stage.

City of Stephenville Parks and Recreation Master Plan

City Park Master Plan Map