A neighborhood pocket park and smallest park in the Dallas Park system, it was established on what is known to be the second-ever 7-Eleven location when it was the Southland Ice Company. This park is maintained by the City of Dallas Parks system, and Kings Highway Conservation District.
2017 Improvement Project
Current plans are underway to add more amenities including a partial fence, little library, mural, electrical outlets, table, risers, and a bicycle rack. Learn more here!
The largest and closest park located on the eastern boarder of the district, Kidd Springs boast many amenities for the whole family. A new aquatic center will begin construction soon, as well as improvements to the lake in the form of day-lighting the old springs. Play grounds, trails, recreation center, picnic areas, baseball field and more are centrally located for a fun day out with the family!
The best toddler and young kids park in Oak Cliff (per this Dad!), is located in Stephens Park and just north of the 12th tee box on Plymouth. Take the Coombs Creek Trail to avoid parking and enjoy a lot of great playground equipment to keep your young one busy!
Come play the Little Augusta of North Texas. The complete redesign of Stevens Park Golf Course was completed in 2011 and has become the premier public golf destination in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex.
Stevens Park ranks 49th in the nation by Golf Week for 2012, and in the Top 20 Texas courses for 2013. View the Stevens Park Course Map.
Twelve Hills Nature Center
Commonly known as Twelve Hills to neighbors, it’s a five-acre urban preserve located at 817 Mary Cliff Road in North Oak Cliff not far from the Bishop Arts District. It’s a 501(C)3 nonprofit and is operated by volunteers. Created on a site where rundown apartments once stood, Twelve Hills is a place where neighbors can enjoy a walk though a prairie
area, where local schools can visit an outdoor classroom, and where the community can learn about nature and environmental stewardship through volunteering and through public nature walks. Twelve Hills partners with North Texas Master Naturalists and
Rosemont Elementary School to bring nature programs to Rosemont students.
The beautiful entrance includes a large garden of native plants that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The improved habitat is an oasis in the center of Dallas, providing shelter and food for migrating and resident birds, monarchs and other butterflies and wildlife. Public nature walks, activities for preschool children and other events
are announced on the Twelve Hills Facebook page, on the Nextdoor Oak Cliff, and through online blogs and e-mail lists. Learn more about Twelve Hills at twelvehills.org. Contact us at twelvehillsnaturecenter(at)gmail.com.
Lake Cliff is a 44.5 acre community park, established in 1914. It features baseball fields, grilling and picnic areas, gardens, lake, outdoor basketball, trails, tennis courts and more!
Kiest is a 263.1 acre metropolitan park, established in 1930. It’s the largest park in Oak Cliff and one of the most popular touting many amenities and events including baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, basketball, trails, gardens and much more!