The City of Abilene has a well-developed park system that it takes great pride in. The system has 27 parks totaling 1,002.22 acres and offers a varied collection of modern facilities to fill the many diverse recreation needs of its clients.
Want a way to contribute to your Community? The Park Bucks Program helps support your Parks and Recreation system by providing funds that are specifically earmarked for improvements to the City’s Parks and Recreation Centers.
In 2015, the 84th Legislature of the State of Texas designated Abilene as the official Storybook Capital of Texas for its efforts to celebrate literary works for children, which hold a cherished place on the bookshelves of Texas families.