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Best Parks and Trails for New Frisco Residents

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If you’re new to Frisco, you understandably want to get out there and explore your community. Love the outdoors? You’ll be happy to know that Frisco TX has lots of parks, trails and other green spaces ideal for singles, couples, families and pets. Getting to Frisco in the first place is made easier when you have professional residential movers on your side.

Check out these best parks you can enjoy as new Frisco residents.

Frisco Parks and Trails


The City of Frisco manages 49 parks that span about 1370 acres, plus more than 740 acres of undeveloped land that can be used for future projects. The nearly 50 parks are generally open from sun up to sun down, offering a great way to stay fit, get exercise, engage in sports and play with the kids.

There are two types of parks here: neighborhood and community.

  • Neighborhood parks: These are smaller than the community parks and open 30 minutes before sunrise, closing 30 minutes after sunset.
  • Community parks: These are larger than neighborhood parks and are typically open 30 minutes before sunrise until midnight (unless the Parks & Recreation Director receives a written request to remain open longer).


Neighborhood Parks

There are many such parks in Frisco but we’ll highlight just a couple of them:

Beaver Bend Park: Features a 1.2 mile trail perfect for a light to moderate stroll. It was built in 2006 over 26 acres. Other features include:

  1. BBQ Grill
  2. Benches
  3. Bike Trail
  4. Parking
  5. Pavilion
  6. Picnic Tables
  7. Playground
  8. Pond
  9. Walking Trail

Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt: Features two miles of trails, wetlands and ponds, as well as platforms for fishing and looking at wildlife. It was the recipient of a Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) award in 2018 for best park design in the state. It’s built on 77 acres.

Community Parks

B.F. Phillips Community Park: This was built on 117 acres in 2010, featuring:

  1. Baseball/Softball Fields
  2. Bike Trail
  3. Concession Facilities
  4. Disc Golf Course
  5. Dog Park
  6. Football Field
  7. Parking
  8. Pavilion
  9. Picnic Shelters
  10. Picnic Tables
  11. Playground
  12. Practice & Game Fields
  13. Practice Field (Rectangle Sports)
  14. Restrooms
  15. Seating Arbor
  16. Soccer Field
  17. Walking Trail

Frisco Commons: Built in 2004 over 63 acres, this park has won numerous awards for design and family-friendly features. There’s a walking and biking trail, amphitheater, spray park for kids, picnic tables, playgrounds and a pavilion.

Pets and Ordinance Reminders


There are certain rules to keep in mind before enjoying Frisco’s many parks and trails.

  • Animals aren’t allowed on (or within 75 feet of) the athletic fields, concessions, restrooms, plazas, or playground areas.
  • Owners are responsible for picking up after their dogs and other pets and properly disposing of the waste.
  • Animals must be accompanied by a responsible person, restrained by a leash, rope, cord or other restraint device at all times while in the parks or on the trails.

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