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Eastside Park

Eastside park

Eastside Park covers over 50 acres and includes two lakes stocked with fish. The beautifully manicured grounds have several sheltered sites for picnics and gatherings.

Two enclosed buildings provide perfect settings for reunions and receptions. The screened-in pavilion has picnic tables for approximately 200 people. The community building is completely enclosed with restroom and kitchen facilities, and can accommodate approximately 300 people. Both are available by reservation.

Other facilities at Eastside Park include a bandstand, a large playground area, and a war memorial called "The Hill of Heroes".

Each July 4th the Parks and Recreation Department hosts a July 4th celebration. Also each Christmas the Parks and Recreation Department hangs about 60,000 Christmas lights among the trees at Eastside Park, creating a winter wonderland that folks drive many miles to visit.

Eastside Park Amenities
  • Bandstand
  • 2 Gazebos
  • 2 Basketball Courts
  • 6 Shelter Houses
  • Screened-In Pavilion (For Rent)
  • Community Building (For Rent)
  • 2 Stocked Lakes
  • Miniature Train
  • Charcoal Grills and Picnic Tables throughout Park
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Large Playground Area
  • Corn Hole Boards

Directions to Eastside Park

From South
  • From Hwy. 57 South turn right onto East National Hwy. Turn left onto S.E. 21st St. and continue north approximately .4 miles and entrance to park will be on right.
From North
  • From Hwy. 57 North turn left onto E. Van Trees St. Continue east until stop sign at N.E. 11th St., turn left onto N.E. 11th St. At first stop sign turn right onto E. Walnut St. Continue east for approximately .65 miles and entrance to park will be on the left.
From East
  • From Hwy. 50 turn right onto Hwy. 57 then follow directions from South above.
From West
  • From Hwy. 50 turn left onto Hwy. 57 then follow directions from South above.
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