FYI Taylor County Texas

Friday, December 15, 2017

Parks

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Pools
The pool in Murphy Park is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m. during the summer. Holiday hours are from noon to 8 p.m. The Robinson Park pool is open from 2-6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Admission fees are $3 for adults, $2 for children 3 to 12, and $2 for seniors age 60 and over. Children under 3 are admitted free. Pool passes are available and cost $45 for 30 visits and $90 for 60 visits.

For more information on public pools, call (512) 352-3958

Taylor Park Pool

Recreation Facilities
The Taylor park system includes seven parks and open space areas encompassing more than 300 acres.

  • Murphy Park: Located in central Taylor, Murphy Park encompasses about 55 acres including a large pavilion for public rental, a miniature golf course operated by the Taylor Lions Club, children’s playgrounds, picnic tables, lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, a sand volleyball court and the Murphy Park Aquatic Center.
  • Taylor Regional Park and Sports Complex: Located on Carlos G. Parker Boulevard in north Taylor, this 75-acre park serves as an athletic complex for the area and includes such amenities as baseball, softball and soccer fields, as well as a full-sized football field, basketball courts concessions and restrooms, playscapes for children, trails and a nature area with a lake. The park was completed in November 2009; tournament play began in 2010. The park now attracts more than 100,000 visitors a year.
  • Bull Branch Park: Located in northwest Taylor, Bull Branch Park has a large stocked fishing pond and a pavilion for public use. It also contains a playscape and a section of the city’s seven-mile hike and bike trail.
  • Robinson Park: Located in southeast Taylor, Robinson Park has a swimming pool, a softball field, playscape, basketball
    courts and picnic areas.

Liberty Garden in Taylor TexasTaylor area public recreational facilities include:
Tennis courts (10)
Lighted baseball diamonds
Hike and bike trails
Fishing lake
Playscapes
Picnic areas
A 9-hole public golf course
Miniature golf
Water sports and camping at Lake Granger
Game bird hunting on 6,700 acres of Texas Parks and
Wildlife Department land 10 miles from town
Taylor Regional Park and Sports Complex

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