Cool Places & Spaces

Parks

Gas City Park

The Gas City Park features shelter houses, ball diamonds, tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, playgrounds and fishing for kids. Festivals held here annually include Summer Concerts in the Park Series, Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, Labor Day Weekend Celebration, Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Show in September, and a Christmas light display each…

Jonesboro Park & Shelter House

Your children will love this park!  Historic Obadiah Jones Cabin sits in the scenic park with a playground, ball diamonds and a 3,200 sq. ft. community building.

Matter Park

Open year round. The largest and oldest park in Marion, possessing a strong naturalistic character, is the center for many festivals. Don’t miss the native beauty of the butterfly/wildflower garden! Within the park are softball and baseball fields, grills, restrooms, picnic areas, shelters, playgrounds, tennis courts, a fishing pond, disc golf course, volleyball courts, and a walking…

Playacres Park

Open year round. Thirteen acre park offers a shelter house, playground, picnic shelters, picnic tables, grills, a lighted basketball court, baseball diamonds and a tennis court. Home of the James Dean Run classic and custom car show each September. Playacres Park  features a 2,000 sq. ft. community building

Skate Park

Open to all adventurous spirits!  Extreme sports skaters of all levels are invited to enjoy the smooth surface and various ramps for skate tricks.   Easily accessible from the Cardinal Greenway trail, and close to the Splash House at Junction Park.