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City of Ocala Parks

The city of Ocala has a variety of beautiful parks for the whole family. We recommend you visit each and every one!  


The following partial list of park rules and regulations is provided to help ensure that your visit with us is as safe and enjoyable as possible.  Please be responsible for the safety of yourself and your family. 

    • You can play at our parks from sunrise to sunset, except lighted courts and fields close at 10 p.m. 
    • Help us to provide a smoke free environment for our children to play.  Refrain from smoking near playgrounds or other areas where children might gather. 
    • Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome to play; but not near playgrounds and only as posted on walking trails (trail rules vary by park and use).  Scoop the poop ~ kids play here too!
    • Make memories not messes ~ put trash and recyclables in the appropriate receptacles.
    • No bicycles, rollerblades, scooters or skateboards are permitted on walking trails or courts.
    • Amplified sound, assemblies, camping, overnight parking, public demonstrations and solicitations by approval and permit of the recreation and parks director only
    • To ensure a safe place to play, the following activities are NOT permitted in city parks:

Alcoholic beverages or drugs; feeding, harassing, releasing or taking of wildlife; fireworks; off road vehicles; portable amusement devices and swimming in ponds. 

Metal detectors are only allowed in city parks with a permit, which can be downloaded from our website.

Firearms permitted only as allowed by Florida Statute.

Fishing is “catch and release” only.  Cast netting and wading are not permitted.


Here's a handy list of our parks!


Northeast Ocala

Chazal 835 NE 10th Ave.

Coehadjoe Park 4225 NE 35th St.
(This park is run by the Marion County Parks and Recreation department.)

Fort King National Historic Landmark 3925 E Fort King St.

Heritage Nature Conservancy
2005 NE Third St.

Jim Kirk 2913 NE Ninth St.

Ocala Golf Club 3130 E Silver Springs Blvd.

Ocala Union Station 531 NE First Ave.

Silver Springs State of Florida Park 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd.

Tuscawilla Park 800 NE Sanchez Ave.
(Ocala Recreation and Parks Administration Office, Tuscawilla Playground/Trail/Lakes, Discovery Center, American Legion Hall and Eighth Avenue Adult Activity Center)

Tuscawilla Art Park 223 NE Fifth St.

Wyomina Park 1051 NE 11th Ave.


Northwest Ocala

Lamb Park 1200 NW Ninth Ave.

Lillian F. Bryant 2200 NW 17th Pl.

Marimere Tot Lot 122 NW 25th St.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Complex 1510 NW Fourth St.
(E.D. Croskey Recreation Center, Barbara Gaskin Washington Adult Activity Center and Hampton Aquatic FUN Center)

Toms Park 2245 N Magnolia Ave.

2nd Chance Tot Lot 220 NW 19th Ave.

Pine Oaks of Ocala 2201 NW 21st St.

Southeast Ocala

Anderson Park 1104 SE 12th Ave.

Baseline Road Trailhead 4255 SE 58th Ave.
(This is a Marion County Parks and Recreation park)

Brick City Park 1211 SE 22nd Rd.
(This is a Marion County Parks and Recreation park)

Citizens' Circle 160 E Fort King St.

Clyatt Park 1501 SE 17th St.

Downtown Square 1 SE Broadway St.

Edgewood  926 SE 16th St.

Fisher Park 900 SE 22nd St.

Fort King Tennis Center 3301 SE Fort King St.

Highlands East 3135 SE 13th St.

Highlands West 2830 SE 12th St.

Idylweir 809 SE Ninth Terr.

Jervey Gantt Recreation Complex 2200 SE 36th Ave.
(Jervey Gantt Aquatic FUN Center)

Letty Towles Dog Park 2299 SE 32nd Ave.

M.O.M.S. 3320 SE 17th St.

Nature Park 1600 SE 30th Ave.

Ocala Farm Market Corner of SE Third Street and SE Third Avenue

Powhattan Park 3800 SE Third St.

Ritterhoff Park 1805 SE 14th Ave.

Todd C. Prosser Park 1100 SE 11th Ave.

Turnipseed Park 1225 SE Seventh St.

Walker Park 1700 SE Seventh St.

Southwest Ocala

Carver 1251 SW Seventh St.

Legacy 701 SW Ninth Ave.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial 595 SW Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Ocala Regional Sportsplex 3500 SW 67th Ave. Rd.

Poinciana Tot Lot 1670 SW Fort King St.

Polly Palmer 3750 SW 27th Ave.

Scott Springs 2825 SW 24th Ave.