The City of Deer Park invites our patrons to enjoy our parks safely and with excessive caution while participating in various recreational opportunities.

Hours of Operation

City of Deer Park Parks are open from Dawn to Dusk unless otherwise posted. Dow Park is available to the public 24 hours a day.

General Park Rules

  • Motorized vehicles off roadways, in park areas, and beyond parking areas are prohibited
  • Littering is prohibited. Use trash receptacles
  • Glass containers are prohibited
  • Alcoholic beverage consumption is prohibited
  • Scooters and skateboards prohibited
  • Hunting or use of firearms prohibited
  • Do not remove or mistreat plants and animals within park properties
  • No person shall feed any animal, fowl, or fish in the parks. No wildlife feeders shall be installed in a park
  • Control noise levels – please be respectful of others
  • Destroying public property is prohibited by Title 19, Chapter 191 of the Government Code of Texas 

Pet Owners

  • Dogs are to remain on leash at all times
  • Pet owners are required to pick up after pets