Alicia Park

Alicia Park is 12 acres located high above the Fox River. The steep nature of the hillside does not allow for river access but the park has off street parking, a rentable pavilion and a playground. In the summer months, the name “Alice” is planted in a foliage display as a memorial to the wife of Alexander Reid who willed the park to the City in 1910.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Parking Lot
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Appleton Memorial Park

At 143 acres Appleton Memorial is the largest and most diverse of Appleton Parks. This community park contains seven softball diamonds, a Miracle League Field and is also home to the Appleton Family Ice Center. Rentable amenities include a pavilion and amphitheater along with the Scheig Center and its surrounding gardens. The park has three playgrounds, paved and unpaved trails and a fishing pond. There is a sled hill and when there is enough snow, areas of the park are groomed for cross country skiing.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball (7)
Soccer
Archery
Fishing
Ice Skating
Sledding
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Food Prep Area
Parking Lot (4)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Arbutus Park

One of several ravine parks in Appleton, Arbutus Park is nestled in between Packard and Atlantic Streets and is easily missed if you are not looking for it. It has a paved trail that bisects the park and a playground.  There are no rest room facilities, a portable toilet is provided during the summer months.

Biking/Walking Trails
Grills
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Porta Toilets

City Park

Appleton’s oldest park is 8 acres and is located within close proximity to the downtown and Lawrence University. The park contains a playground with an artificial grass surface, a fountain and a rentable pavilion. City Park hosts several events throughout the year including Art in the Park.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 24)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Colony Oaks

This 8 acre park on Appleton’s east side boasts a playground, rentable pavilion, tennis and basketball courts and sand volleyball. There is also a large general purpose field for various sports and when winter conditions allow an ice skating rink.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Multipurpose Sports Field
Sport Backstops
Volleyball Court
Basketball
Tennis
Ice Skating
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grills

Derks Park

This popular park is located on Appleton’s east side. There is a rubber surfaced playground, a rentable pavilion and plenty of room to run on its 9.1 acres.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Food Prep Area
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Einstein Park

Einstein Park is located between three schools and can get quite busy during school days. Outside of school hours this quiet park has restrooms, a playground, two tennis courts and a baseball field.

Playground Equipment (not ADA accessible)
Baseball/Softball
Pickleball
Tennis
Parking Lot

Erb Park

This 28 acre community park was completely re-constructed in 2016 and is home to Erb Pool, a popular summertime destination. It contains a rubber surfaced playground, rentable pavilion, lighted tennis courts, basketball and a general purpose sports field. The park has several paved walking paths, a ping pong table, beanbag toss and in the winter an ice rink and sled hill.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Horseshoes
Multipurpose Sports Field
Basketball
Tennis
Hockey
Sledding
Swimming Pool
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 84)
Food Prep Area
Two Parking Lots
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Green Meadows Park

Green Meadows is a 5.6 acre park on Appleton’s south side. It has a playground, tennis courts, a rentable pavilion and a general purpose sports field with a backstop.

Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Multipurpose Sports Field
Sport Backstops
Pickleball
Tennis
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Highview Park

This north side park is 12.6 acres and is located at the end of the Highview Trail.  It features a rentable pavilion, playground, tennis and basketball courts and a general use sports field. Several paved paths cross the park. In the winter there is a skating rink.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Multipurpose Sports Field
Basketball
Pickleball
Tennis
Ice Skating
ADA Grilling Area
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Food Prep Area
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Hoover Park

Hoover Park is an 11.6 acre park that feature a soccer field, baseball and softball diamonds, and a rentable pavilion. The green and gold playground was donated by the Green Bay Packers, who also provided some players to help with the installation.

Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
Soccer
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Jaycee Park

At only 4 acres Jaycee Park still hosts a rentable pavilion, playground, basketball court and two sand volleyball courts. The park also contains a softball diamond.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
Volleyball Courts
Basketball
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Jones Park

Reopening in 2019!  Jones Park is undergoing a complete renovation. This ravine park is located next to Appleton’s Exhibition Center and contains a pavilion and playground. The park also has a large amphitheater which will host several events including the Mile of Music.   Hockey and family ice rinks will be brought back in the winter of 2019-2020 along with a warming shelter.  

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Hockey
Ice Skating
Parking Lot
Picnic Tables
Restrooms

Kiwanis Park

Kiwanis Park is located on the northwest side of Appleton. It is 8 acres, has a playground, rentable pavilion and a baseball diamond.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
Multipurpose Sports Field
Soccer
Basketball
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Food Prep Area
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Linwood Park

This 10 acre, west side park was added to the system in 1945. It features a playground, rentable pavilion, basketball and tennis courts, and a baseball diamond. The park also has a paved walking loop.

Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
Basketball
Pickleball
Tennis Courts with lights
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Lions Park

Lions Park is 4.5 acres located off Calumet St. It contains a rentable pavilion, playground and baseball diamond.

Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
ADA Grilling Areas
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Lutz Park

Lutz Park is a three acre park that lies along the Fox River in an area that, before dams, contained rapids called the grand chute. It was once Appleton’s only steamboat landing. It has restrooms, a boat launch, ADA kayak launch and a playground. The park offers shoreline and bridge fishing opportunities.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Boat Ramp
Fishing
Gazebo
Parking Lot
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Mead Park

Mead Parks is a 3 acre park that contains one of the City’s municipal pools, Mead Pool. It has off street parking and a playground. The park has no restroom facilities.

Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Volleyball Court in Pool Area
Swimming Pool
Parking Lot
Picnic Tables
Grill(s)

Peabody Park

Known until 1971 as Bellaire Park, Peabody Park was the second park added to Appleton’s Park system. It is an interesting park with a part located along the Fox River and the remainder extending up a ravine into the surrounding neighborhood. The park has a rentable pavilion, playground and basketball court. A trail extends out the back of the park to Rankin St. The shoreline offers good fishing opportunities and views of Telulah across the river.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Basketball
Fishing
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Pierce Park

Pierce Park is a 36 acre community park situated on the bluff above Lutz Park. The park has a large pavilion, playground, basketball and tennis courts and a baseball diamond. There is a nine hole Frisbee golf course and a paved walking trail. Pierce Park hosts the City Band on Tuesdays in the summer and is also home to the Pierce Park Car Show and APRD’s Summer Playground Fair.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
Multipurpose Sports Field
Basketball
Tennis
Disc Golf
Hockey
Ice Skating
Gazebo
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 150)
Food Prep Area
Parking Lot
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Pioneer Park

This small half acre park is located on what once was an underground water storage tank. It has no playground or amenities other than benches.

Providence Park

This north side park is 3.3 acres and is located at the east end of the Providence Trail. The park has a playground but no restroom facilities.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment

Schaefer Park

Schaefer is a 6.5 acre wooded park. It has a rentable pavilion, playground and basketball court. A paved path dissects the park.

Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Basketball
ADA Grilling Areas
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 48)
Food Prep Area
Picnic Tables
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Summit Park

Summit Park is the home of the APRD pickleball league!  It has pickleball and basketball courts, a playground and general use sports field. Summit has no restroom facilities but a portable toilet is provided during the summer months.

Playground Equipment
Basketball
Multipurpose Sports Field
Pickleball
Tennis
Porta Toilets

Telulah Park

At 38.3 acres this community park is Appleton’s second largest and was once known for its mineral springs. The park is located along the Fox River and offers fishing opportunities and an ADA kayak launch. The park contains a skate park and a 9 hole Frisbee golf course. There are two pavilions, a playground, a baseball diamond and a soccer field. There is easy access to the Newberry Trail which runs through Telulah Park.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
Horseshoes
Soccer
Disc Golf
Fishing
Skateboard Area
Pavilion/Shelter (capacity: 150)
Food Prep Area
Parking Lot
Restrooms
Grill(s)

Veterans Park

Veterans Park is a two acre park just south of the Memorial Drive Bridge. Located on the Fox River the steepness of the bluff makes the river inaccessible. The park has a playground with minimal off street parking. There are no restroom facilities at Veterans Park but a portable toilet is provided during the summer months.

Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Porta Toilets

Vosters Park

Vosters Park is a 5 acre park located on Appleton’s north east side. It contains a playground and a boardwalk walking trail through a woods. The park has no restroom facilities but a portable toilet is provided during the summer months.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Porta Toilets

Vulcan Heritage Park

Located along the Fox River this 2 acre park offers river access along with signage explaining the historical significance of the area. The park includes tables and a grill. No playground or restrooms are available.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Fishing
Parking Lot
Grill(s)

Woodland Park

Woodland Park shares a border with an elementary school so it can get quite busy during school hours. Otherwise it is a quiet 8.7 acre park with a playground, ball diamond and gazeebo. The park has a small wood lot with some rough trails. There are no restroom facilities at Woodland Park.

Biking/Walking Trails
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
Baseball/Softball
Gazebo
ADA Grilling Areas
Parking Lot
Grill(s)