Gorgeous weather and almost year-round sunshine make parks a highly coveted destination for children to play and people to gather, especially here in La Quinta. Whether you’re working on walking your way toward your New Year’s resolution or meeting up with your buddies to play a little Pickleball, the variety of recreational parks throughout La Quinta will keep you coming back all year long!
La Quinta Park is the city’s largest park. The park has become a popular spot for football, soccer, and even Pickleball. The 18-acre park has a playground, splash pad, walking path, barbecues, picnic tables, public art, skatepark, restrooms and is even available for event rentals. The park is open to the public daily from 6 AM to 10 PM and is located at the corner of Blackhawk Way and Adams Street.
Fitz Burns Park – Community Pool is one of the larger parks in La Quinta. This park is an excellent option for recreational sports. This 12-acre park is a local favorite for swimming in the summer. The park has barbecues, picnic tables, a playground, a skate park, tennis courts/Pickleball courts, a water feature, restrooms and is also available for event rentals. The park is open to the public daily from 6 AM to 10 PM and is located at the corner of Avenue 52 and Avenida Bermudas.
Adams Park is a medium to large-sized park in a charming residential area. This park has 4.7-acre is great for some bike riding, and beach volleyball. This park has two playground areas, one for children ages 2 years to 5 years old and the other for ages 5 years to 12 years. In addition to the playground areas, this park has a sand volleyball court, picnic tables, an interactive water feature, restrooms and a walking path. The park is open to the public daily from 6:30 AM to 10 PM and is located at La Palma and Adams Street.
La Quinta Civic Center Campus is the second largest in La Quinta. This park is preferred for taking a walk or even checking out the library. This 17.5-acre park is adjacent to the La Quinta City Hall, La Quinta Wellness Center, and the La Quinta Library. This beautiful park has water features, picnic tables, a gazebo, walking paths, public art, restrooms and is even the home to the annual art event, the La Quinta Art Celebration, which is expected to return to the City on March 3rd – 6th 2022. The park is open to the public daily from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and is located at the corner of Washington and Calle Tampico.
Fred Wolff Nature Preserve is a quiet and quaint trailhead. All ages are welcome, even your furry friends can come thanks to the park-provided doggy bags and water stations. The trail features walking paths and picnic tables. This trail has wide bike trails, mountain bike paths, paved areas to explore and plenty of hiking. The trailhead is open to the public 24 hours a day and is located at the end of Avenida Medero and Calle Ensenada.
Pioneer Park is a park with non-stop entertainment. This park makes a great spot to enjoy a picnic with the family and features a playground an off-leash dog park and numerous picnic tables. Their spacious park is a place your dog will most definitely appreciate. This park is open daily from 7 AM to 10 PM located at the corner of Miles Avenue and Seeley Drive.
SilverRock Park is our city’s newest 6-million-dollar addition. This park is the perfect place for family-friendly fun. This 14-acre park features shaded walking paths, large open areas, art installations, stream and lake, amphitheater, restrooms, and is also available for event rentals. Grab a chair and join us for the live music event, Concerts in the Park, February 12th 2022 from 5:30 PM to 8 PM. There will be food trucks on site, or you can bring your own picnic-style food and alcohol-free drinks. Leashed dogs are welcome. This park is open daily from 6:30 AM to 5 PM and is located on the southeast corner of Avenue 52 and SilverRock Way.
Make quality time outdoors at these parks a resolution for 2022. Whether you’re striving towards new fitness goals, spending some quality time with the family, taking your pups for some exercise or meeting up to play Pickleball with a team, La Quinta parks offer something for everyone. So, which park will you be visiting first?