C.L. Simon Recreation Center
The Recreation Center offers a wide variety of children and adult classes, children and adult sports leagues, open gyms and open sports play, weight room and a gymnastics area for children’s birthday parties. For other events, Liberty Hall and park pavilions are also available for rent through the recreation center.
City of Nacogdoches Parks Division
Nacogdoches proudly boasts 20 city parks encompassing more than 400 acres. Wooded, open grasslands, small ponds and recreational equipment – swings, slides, spray station, pavilions, trails, disc golf courses – offer many outdoor activities for people of all ages. The Lanana Creek hiking and biking trail runs from the Clint Dempsey Soccer Complex all the way to the north loop and follows Lanana Creek for three and one-half miles. The scenic route winds through the SFA campus and the Mast Arboretum. The Banita Creek Trail begins at Main St. and Pearl St. (the Hitch Lot) and goes north for 1.9 miles. Or, take your best friend out for some fun at Dog Park Nacogdoches. Located at Banita Creek Park, this off-leash dog park provides a place where dogs can socialize and exercise in a safe, clean and well-maintained fenced-in area.