Parks & Recreation

The North Richland Hills Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of facilities, activities, parks and open spaces to enhance the city’s sense of community and the quality of life for our citizens. 

NRH features more than 800 acres of park land, 34 parks, facilities and trails and 30 miles of hike and bike trails. Additionally, the city offers many athletic opportunities, community events, public art pieces and cultural arts programs. 
  1. Round the Town

    'Round the Town with Oscar

    Join Mayor Oscar Trevino rolling through the NRH Community on the monthly ‘Round the Town with Oscar bike rides. This is a family friendly ride and open to all ages. The casual and easy bike rides begin and end at Cross Timbers Park at 5:45 p.m. Additional Info...
  2. Northfield Master Plan

    Northfield Park Renovation Project Beginning Soon

    The Northfield Park Renovation project is in the design phase and construction should begin summer 2017, with the renovated park opening summer 2018. Read on...
  3. Rest Station

    New Rest Stations Constructed Along John Barfield Trail

    Four new trail-side rest stations are in the process of being constructed along the John Barfield Trail. The rest stations will be located at Kirk Lane, Thornbridge, Smithfield, and Little Bear Creek Park, west of Dr. Pillow Park. Read on...
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    Athletic Fields

    The City of NRH is proud to have multiple athletic fields for both Adult and Youth use. Practice Backstops are available at various parks on a first-come first-served basis. Read on...
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    Hoot n' Howl

    A spooktacular NRH family autumn tradition continues in 2016 with Hoot n’ Howl on Saturday, October 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Green Valley Park, 7701 Smithfield Road. This popular event is a safe and lively place to celebrate the pumpkin season! More Details...
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    NRH WS365

    Introducing Water Safety 365, committed to keeping the people of NRH safe in and around water, 365 days a year. The mission of the WS365 initiative is to educate and empower the community in water safety to lessen the loss of life through drowning. More info...
  7. Common Ground

    Common Ground NRH Community Garden

    Common Ground Garden is a group effort between The City of NRH, Davis Memorial United Methodist Church and community volunteers. It's goal is to build a sense of community and pride and to encourage others to participate in gardening. Additional Info...
  8. Look Out Texans

    Look Out Texans Safety Campaign

    The City of NRH supports Look Out Texans, an awareness campaign to help people bike, walk and drive safely. The Look Out Texans campaign encourages North Texans to watch out for one another and offers specific tips to bike, walk and drive safely together. Read More...
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  1. Parks & Recreation Administration

    Physical Address
    4301 City Point Drive
    Third Floor
    North Richland Hills, TX 76180

    Phone: 817-427-6620

  2. Vickie Loftice

    Managing Director of Community Services
    Phone: 817-427-6620