The Parks Division is responsible for maintaining over 21 Public Parks, a recreational trail system, indoor and outdoor ice rinks, Skate Park, boat ramp and docks, Kiddie Fishing Pond and Pier, McLaughlin Wildlife Sanctuary, (6) sand volleyball courts, disc golf course, a four field baseball complex, a five field softball complex and an eight field soccer complex..

There is no fee for the use of public parks, although picnic shelters may be reserved for special occasions.

The Forestry Division is responsible for approximately 20,000 public trees located along the boulevards, parks and other property owned by the city. The major role of the division is to eliminate dangerous conditions and control the spread of disease.

To learn more about our Park System or Forestry questions, call (605) 882 – 6260.

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Watertown Area Parks