Come Home to Outdoor Enjoyment

Harlingen’s Parks Division is responsible for the planning, procurement and development of park land and facilities. This department provides the care and maintenance of all city-owned parks. Included in the park inventory are approximately 556 acres of park and recreational facilities, such as baseball, softball, soccer and football fields.

If you have any question about any of the parks in Harlingen, Texas, please contact the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Harlingen Parks & Recreation Department
900 Fair Park Blvd.
Harlingen, Texas 78550
Phone: 956.216.5951
Fax: 956.412.0147


Harlingen City Parks

Victor Park
Location: 1601 S. M Street
Amenities: 40 acres consisting of 5 lighted baseball/softball fields, 6 lighted tennis courts, playground equipment, park pavilion with barbecue pit, covered picnic shelters, soccer/athletic fields, restrooms and the Victor Park Aquatic Center. Access to Arroyo Hike & Bike Trail on sidewalk along I-69E/I-2 access road.  A dog park has also been recently added for your pet’s enjoyment at Victor Park.

Pendleton Park
Location: 1427 Morgan Boulevard
Amenities: 47 acres consisting of 18 lighted tennis courts with pro shop (H.E.B. Tennis Center), park pavilion with barbecue pit, playground equipment, 6 Little League baseball fields, scenic pond with freedom fountain, picnic tables and restrooms.  Pendleton Park is also the home to Harlingen’s Veterans Memorial.

Dixieland Park
Location: 2501 S. Dixieland Road
Amenities: 20 acres consisting of a playground, 9-hole disc golf course, park pavilion with barbecue pit, lake and restrooms

Lon C. Hill Park/Fair Park
Location: 605 North L Street
Amenities: 73 acres consisting of playground, covered picnic shelters, barbecue pits, 2 basketball courts, volleyball area, hummingbird and butterfly garden and the Lon C. Hill Aquatic Center.  Lon C Hill Park is home to the city’s annual 4th of July Festival.

Rangerville Park
Location: 1101 Rangerville Road
Amenities: 24 acres consisting of a playground, 3 soccer/athletic fields, ¾-mile jogging trail, park gazebo with barbecue pit and restrooms.  Rangeville Park is home to the city’s annual Halloween festival.

Hugh Ramsey Nature Park
Location: 1000 Block South Loop 499
Amenities: 54 acres of wooded parkland includes nature trails, observation blind (overlooking the Arroyo Colorado) and restrooms

Arroyo Park
Location: 1101 E. New Hampshire Street
Amenities: 29 acres consisting of 2 baseball fields, 2 soccer fields, nature trails with scenic overlooks of the Arroyo Colorado, playground, volleyball area, covered picnic shelter and restrooms. Access to the Arroyo Hike & Bike Trail.

C.B. Wood Park
Location: 400 W. Harding Avenue
Amenities: 9 acres consisting of a playground and covered picnic shelter. Access to Arroyo Hike & Bike Trail.

Lt. George Gutierrez Jr. Park/La Placita
Location: 500 W. Harrison Street
Amenities: 2 acres consisting of picnic areas, benches, playground and bandstand.

McKelvey Park
Location: 1325 S. 77 Sunshine Strip
Amenities: 11 acres consisting of playground and picnic areas. Access to arroyo Hike & Bike Trail.

City Lake Park/Liberty Gardens
Location: 410 “76” Drive
Amenities: 7 acres consisting of jogging/walking trail, lake, and meditation garden.  This park has also become a favorite for yoga enthusiasts every weekend.

Windsor Park
Location: Intersection of South 77 Sunshine Strip and Filmore Street
Amenities: 2 acres consisting of playground, covered picnic shelters and barbecue pits

Hunter Park
Location: Intersection of 3rd Street and McGregor Street
Amenities: 2 acres consisting of playground and picnic areas.

Vestal Park
Location: 501 La Fayette Avenue
Amenities: Multi-purpose fields including soccer, baseball and restroom facilities

Bonham Park
 216 N. 21st Street
Amenities: 0.5 acres, playground, picnic tables and benches, covered picnic shelter.

Harlingen Thicket
Location: 311 E. Taft
Amenities: 40 acres of native brush in city center, restrooms, parking, extensive trails.

Centennial Park
  101 West Street
Amenities: The History of Mexico and Mankind

Tom Wilson Youth Sports Complex
Location: 3139 Wilson Rd.
Amenities: 8 lit fields, concession stand, restrooms

Revere Park
Location: North Parkwood and Revere Ln.
Amenities: .2 acres

Valley Race Park
Valley Race Park is a racetrack for Greyhound dogs. Valley Race Park was the first greyhound track in Texas to accept pari-mutuel wagering. The facility is fully air-conditioned and the grandstands offer more than 80,000 square feet of seating. The grandstand has more than 400 monitors to pick-up the 50-plus Simulcast Live Racing signals from the top Greyhound and Horse tracks from all around the United States. Valley Race Park was shut down in the fall of 1995, but reopened after 5 years in the spring of 2000.

World Birding Center
The World Birding Center has a location in Harlingen’s Hugh Ramsey Nature Park. Work continues on designs for a new 7,250-square-foot visitors’ center at Hugh Ramsey Nature Park. The 2-story center will include a gift shop, observation tower, meeting rooms and enclosed viewing areas. Meanwhile, visitors at both Ramsey Park and the Thicket will find parking and extensive trails, as well as maps, information and public restrooms.

Harlingen Sports Complex

Located at 3239 Wilson Road has 80 acres consisting of 4 lighted softball fields, 8 youth baseball fields (4 lighted), 2 soccer fields, fishing pond and pier, 2 basketball courts, playground, handicap accessible playground, 1-mile jogging/walking trail, covered picnic shelter, park pavilion with barbecue pit and restrooms.

Harlingen Soccer Complex

The soccer complex, located at 4515 E. Harrison Avenue, boasts 10 regulation-size fields (360 ft. x 240 ft.), with 6 of those fields equipped with lighting. Two championship fields at the front of the complex are lit with higher foot candles for those intense final matches. For those who don’t play soccer but want to get a good run or walk in, a 1.2-mile trail winds around the complex. With 650 parking spaces, covered pavilions, irrigation ponds and a concession stand, the Harlingen Soccer Complex is sure to be the perfect fit for your next tournament.


Plendleton Park 1427 Morgan Blvd 956-425-4270
Lon C. Hill 605 N L St. 956-430-8536
Victor Park 1601 S M St 956-430-8534

Golf Courses

Cottonwood Creek Country Club 9 holes Public
Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course 9 holes Municipal
Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course 18 holes Municipal
Fairwind’s Course 9 holes Pubic
Treasure Hills Country Club 18 holes Public
Sunshine Country Club Estates 9 holes Private
Harlingen Country Club 18 holes Private