City Parks

City Parks

We are fortunate to live in a city containing an abundance of parks for everyone to enjoy!  Please take note of the following rules to help keep our parks a safe, clean place for members of our community to visit with their family and friends.  Don't forget to check out the concerts and movies we offer for free during the summer months.  There is always something fun happening!
Park Rules:
Bunning Band Shell
  • Smoking is prohibited on park grounds. 
  • Alcohol and drugs are prohibited. 
  • No animals allowed, except at Bitter Creek Dog Park and Foothill Wetlands Area.
  • No overnight lodging or parking.
  • Litter must be placed in designated receptacles. 
  • Defacement, destruction, removal or disturbance of property, equipment or natural features is prohibited. 
  • Open fires allowed only in designated park grills or on personal grills. No ground fires are permitted. 
  • Possession of fireworks, firearms and weapons are prohibited. 
  • Hitting of golf balls and other hazardous activities are prohibited.
  • Park hours are from 7 am to 9 pm, daily.
  • Parks MUST be left in the condition you found it.  Trash should be placed in the appropriate receptacles/dumpsters to keep the park in good condition.
  • Electricity is NOT available.  Water may be obtained from restroom sinks. 
  • Inflatable entertainment devices and water slides are NOT permitted.
  • Tables should be covered before placing food on them or using any type of craft paint.
  • Sidewalk chalk, Silly String, fake flower petals and gas grills are NOT permitted.  Pinatas will be allowed if trash is cleaned up after use.
  • It is the responsibility of the organization/individual using the park to provide any additional tables and chairs that might be needed for your event.

Violation of these rules may result in a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $750 and 90 days in jail.

All Parks are closed from
9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Parents are responsible for children.


We will be accepting reservations for Summer 2021!  Please click here to fill out the application for a City Park.  
If you would like to reserve the pavilion at Wataha Recreational Complex, click here for that application.
To view a list of City Parks and amenities, see our Facilities Page.  There is a small fee to reserve a park, depending on the size of your party.  Payment must be received AT LEAST one week in advance.
Please remember, reservations are NOT final until you receive a confirmation from a Parks & Recreation representative.  Call Allison at 307-352-1440 for questions.

If you want to reserve a county park, such as Crossroads, the contact number for the Sweetwater County Parks Department is 307-922-5450.

For a complete listing of City Parks and amenities see our Facilities Page.
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