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The Park of Dreams
1700 Welch Street

The Park of Dreams is an 8,000-square-foot playground designed to be accessible to the special needs of children with disabilities while maintaining its main purpose to encourage the inclusion of all children at playtime. The Park of Dreams is located in the Industrial Park. For more information call 772-6693.

 

Main Office Complex/Swimming Pool
100 Boyd Ave.

Included in the Main Office Complex are one ball field, a swimming pool, a playground, the administrative office for the department, and a meeting room that will seat about 200. The swimming pool is available for private rental from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

 

East Side Complex
Boyd Ave.

The East Side Complex has two adult softball fields with concession stand and bathrooms, soccer fields, a horse arena, and skateboard park.

 

Methodist Softball Complex
Boyd Ave. 

This complex includes three fields, concessions, and restroom facilities.

 

Northside Park

This park has two full-size outdoor basketball courts, with one court that can be used for volleyball; a playground; and a pavilion.

 

Volunteer Park Complex
1644 Welch Ave.

The Volunteer Park Complex has four baseball fields, two pavilions, restrooms, and a playground. The pavilions can be reserved for family gatherings.

 

Webb Banks Passive Park
Key Corner St.

This is a 13-acre botanical park surrounded by a residential area and adjacent to a 14,000-foot bicycle trail.

 

Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge
6772 Highway 76 South Stanton, TN 38069

This nearly 10,000 acres of land surrounding the Hatchie River supports over 100 species of fish, 35 species of mussels and 250 species of birds. The Hatchie River is the longest unchannelized river remaining in the Lower Mississippi River Valley and hosts the most extensive bottomland forests in Tennessee. It was established in the mid-1960s primarily as a waterfowl refuge and is home to many other species of wild game. You can hunt, fish, view and learn about wildlife and take all the beautiful nature photographs you want.

 

Tennessee Safari Park
637 Conley Road, Alamo, TN

Open Mon. – Sat. 10 am to 4:30 pm; Sunday 12 pm – 4:30 pm

With its opening in 2007, the Tennessee Safari Park has become one of mid-South’s most popular destinations. Located in nearby Alamo, Tennessee (18 mi.) there are more than 1000 animals representing over 100 rare and endangered species.  The Tennessee Safari Park demonstrates the importance of the preservation of our wildlife though conservation and education.  In the park there are deer, antelope, wildebeest, ostrich, emu, bison (seasonally) and many more animals as you travel along our 2.5-mile drive thru safari.