City of Jackson Parks

2,300 acres, 57 Parks

633 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202

City Park boys running

Approximately 2,300 acres of land in the City of Jackson are composed of our 57 city parks and facilities. The areas include playgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, tennis courts, picnic grounds, and jogging and walking paths. In addition, special facilities include community centers, which are available for public use; Smith Wills Stadium; Mynelle Gardens, the city’s botanical gardens; and the Jackson Zoo.

The City of Jackson also offers a wide variety of recreational programs. Our Athletics Division offers youth and adults softball, flag football, basketball and baseball leagues. In addition, our division offers swimming, golfing, and tennis lessons. Citizens can also enjoy our exciting neighborhood festivals, after school programs, and special events.

Detailed park listings and a search for facilities can be found at



  • Family Friendly
  • Good for Groups
  • Meeting/Event Space
  • Outdoors