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Prospect Park Natural Area


  1. Benches
  2. Bike Rack
  3. Pet Mitt Dispenser
  4. Trails

Prospect Park (Prospect Street) is the original natural area begun two decades ago as developers began work to clear the land. Several forward-thinking individuals worked with the city council to create parkland of about 9 acres. Prospect Park sits on a rather porous section of the Edwards Aquifer with prominent karst features (rainwater flowing into the ground through limestone rocks). Ashe juniper groves, grassland meadows, ephemeral wetlands and oak mottes co-exist. Benches and interpretive signs are located along the trail. A large compass and opposite, The Learning Tree, provide seating and education opportunities in the lower meadow. 

Rules & Guidelines

All park rules must be followed. For additional information on natural areas, including trail maps, visit our Natural Areas & Trails page.