Parks and Trails

About
Allen enjoys a thriving local park system that provides residents with the ability to enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle. The City’s park system is classified into four park types depending on size and use. Reference each park classification to find out more.

Rental of Park Pavilions
Pavilion and group amenities at the various parks can be rented in order to secure a specific time and date for a birthday party or special outdoor gathering; otherwise these areas are available for use on a first-come basis.

Master Planning
Planning for parks, trails, greenbelts and open space continues to be a priority as the city reaches build out. You can view the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan through our GIS service.

Also, find out about park projects and improvements that are coming up or underway.

More Park Resources

Public Art
Allen's Public Art Program, which is overseen by the Parks and Recreation Department, strives to enhance the City's aesthetics with site-specific artwork and creating hands-on encounters with art, which can be found in various trails and public places.