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9 Of Our Favorite Parks In White Oak, TX [Pictures]

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August 23, 2022

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White Oak, Texas, might be a small town (just 9 square miles!) but there’s no shortage of things to do in town, including tons of parks in White Oak and its neighboring town of Longview. Whether you want to go to the park for recreation, or to plan a romantic picnic, be sure to add these spots to your bucket list!

Trust your local roofing contractors, and follow this guide for your next visit.

1) Penick Park

Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

Address: 711 Tanglewood Dr, White Oak, TX 75693

Hours: Open 24 hours

Penick Park is a 14-acre park that has all kinds of things for locals to do: a fishing pond, walking trails & a beautiful 9-hole disc-golf course. Visitors can enjoy a little picnic at the pond or enjoy watching the annual trout release put on by the Texas Parks & Wildlife crew. Not into disc golf? That’s ok, bring a frisbee and toss it in the open field areas of the park.

parks in white oak tx disc golf

2) White Oak City Park

Rating: 4.4/5 Stars

Address: 500 E. Magnolia St. White Oak, TX 75693

Hours: Open 24 Hours

There’s no doubt that summers get hot in East Texas, so locals can find some relief by visiting White Oak City Park and enjoying the splash pad as a fun way to cool down. There’s also a concession stand and a playground area for the kiddos— that make for a full day of fun!

One cool thing this park has is a remote control rock crawler course where RC enthusiasts can come to partake or watch the local RC Crawlers use the course. Check out their cool video below and see what all the fun is about!

3) Spring Hill Park

Rating: 4.7/5 Stars

Address: 738 Fenton Rd Longview, TX 75604

Hours: 6am – 11pm

Spring Hill Park is a 30-acre public park that includes a play area, baseball fields, pavilions, and another splash pad for family fun. The park was built in 2006 and in 2011, the Neal McCoy Playground went in as the park’s only universally accessible playground. It’s become a favorite for the locals where they can bring the kids to play or catch a little baseball or just enjoy the outdoors!

4) McHorter Park

Rating: 4.3/5 Stars

Address: 1000 Toler Rd, Longview, TX 75604

Hours: 6am – 11pm

During baseball season you’re going to see the McHorter Park parking lot filled to the brim with local families bringing their young kids for their baseball or softball games. This park has multiple ballparks that, when not in use by location leagues, can be perfect to play a little pick-up game with family or friends. The park also has 3 play areas, a baseball practice backstop, multi-use courts, and a whopping 4 kickball fields.

basketball court at outdoor in tropical area in summertime. Greece

5) Ward Park

Rating: 4.3/5 Stars

Address: 1700 Julieanna Dr, Longview, TX 75604

Hours: 6am – 11pm

Sitting right next to McHorter Park you’ll find Ward Park— we told you there were a lot of parks near White Oak! Ward Park is a neighborhood park on 6.1 acres of land and includes the Harris Creek that runs right through it. The park also has some trails for hiking or biking and more grill areas so you can spend a weekend day with the family in a beautiful setting, enjoying nature.

6) Panther Park and Community Center

Rating: 4.3/5 Stars

Address: 200 East George Richey Road, Longview, TX 75604

Hours: 6am – 11pm

Panther Park is a must-visit for nature lovers and local residents. With multiple playgrounds and yet another splash pad, this is the perfect place to take the kids on a hot summer day. This park is situated right across the street from Spring Hill Park and is completely safe and walkable for people living in the surrounding neighborhoods. Need to get the kids out of your hair while you make dinner? Send them down the street to Panther Park!

park in white oak texas has splash pad for the kids to cool off

7) Lear Park

Rating: 4.6/5 Stars

Address: 100 H G Mosley Pkwy, Longview, TX 75604

Hours: 6am – 11pm

Lear Park is more than just a park— it’s a state-of-the-art sports facility complex that has over 15 fields! Everything from softball to baseball to soccer and kickball is played here all year round. This park has another splash pad, a massive playground, walking trails, an open field, and even a fishing pier. This park truly has it all and there’s no doubt you and your friends or family can easily enjoy hours of fun, or relaxation, in this one-of-a-kind park.

8) KidsView Playground

Rating: 4.7/5 Stars

Address: 100 H G Mosley Pkwy, Longview, TX 75604

Hours: 8am-10pm

KidsView Playground is actually inside Lear Park as part of the entire complex. In addition to its awesome playground, you’ll also find 5 grills or fire pits, a picnic area, 5 pavilions, and plenty of drinking foundations for your convenience.  This playground is unique because it’s one of the only in Longview that’s designed for children with special needs. It has a rubber surface to soften any falls and all of the equipment is easy to use for those with limited mobility.

9) Garland P. Ferguson Park

Rating: 4.4/5 Stars

Address: 1500-1524 W Lake Dr, Gladewater, TX 75647

Hours: 6am-10pm

Just west of White Oak, TX is a fairly large lake, Lake Gladewater, and at the southern point of the lake, you’ll find Garland P. Ferguson Park. This park has everything for you to enjoy playing some basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, and walking trails. There’s also tons of pavilions, a playground, picnic areas, and of course— quick and easy access to Lake Gladewater’s beaches!

While You Enjoy the Outdoors, Protect The Indoors With a New Roof

You don’t have to go far to find a good park to enjoy in White Oak. In fact, we think you’ll be so tired of parks by the end of summer, you might just want to spend some time inside.

But staying inside means you also want your home to be efficiently cool (or warm) so you can enjoy it. That’s where we come in. If your home’s A/C is escaping out your aging roof— Clean Cut can help.

Clean Cut is a local roofer in White Oak, TX that continues to expand throughout the East Texas area, serving customers with the utmost respect and quality roofing experience.We are deeply rooted in the local community and always treat the homes of our customers as if they were our very own. See why White Oak residents choose Clean Cut time and time again for their roofing needs— contact us to learn more!

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