Parks, Pavilions and Trails Information


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Highview Park Pavilion.JPGThe City of Appleton has four community parks within its park system. They include Appleton Memorial Park, Erb Park, Pierce Park and Telulah Park. Community parks in Appleton generally range in size from approximately 25 acres to 140 acres. These parks are designed to accommodate more activities and facilities and also serve a larger segment of the community. Facilities in the City of Appleton community parks include a swimming pool, disc golf courses, fishing ponds, tennis courts, ball diamond complex, large pavilions and open space for individual and community events, gardens and arboretum, indoor ice arena, sledding hills, skating rinks and off-street parking.

The City of Appleton has 24 neighborhood parks within its park system. The parks generally range in size from approximately two acres to 16 acres. These parks are designed to provide a combination of active and passive facilities with a service area radius of approximately one-half mile. Facilities in neighborhood parks may include open play areas, playgrounds, restrooms/pavilion, and picnic areas.

Click here for the Appleton Area Parks and Trails Map

Appleton's Historical Parks


Some of the parks within the City of Appleton have pavilions available for rental. Renting a pavilion is done on a first come first serve basis. Pavilions are closed from September 30th to May 1st (except for Appleton Memorial Park).

Check out ONLINE FACILITY RESERVATION module at this link!

Please call 832-5905 to reserve a pavilion. Reservations are accepted twelve months in advance of the rental date. Telephone reservations may be made and will be held for five working days, during which time the reservation form must be completed and the appropriate fee paid in full. A facility information sheet is available for each site.


Athletic Field Reservation Agreement

Appleton Memorial Park Ball Diamond Rental Rates & Information


Questions regarding the Alcohol Ordinance in parks or how to obtain a permit, please see the Police Department links here (note any pavilion rental, does not require a separate permit):

Appleton Park users - you love the 600 acres in more than 30 city parks that we have right? Now we've created an easy way for you to help keep them looking great by barely lifting a finger! Read the details here or submit a form at this link!


Department Contact:
Phone: (920) 832-5905
Fax: (920) 993-3103

Mailing Address:

100 N. Appleton St.

Appleton, WI 54911




Office: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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