Parks Closed April 9-15 Graphic

Our parks and trails are currently closed, per direction from the County Health Officer. Please click here for more information. Click here to see the County Order.

For more information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.


The Parks Division is responsible for:
  • 26 parks totaling 143 acres
  • Public areas around the downtown, City Hall, Watsonville and Freedom Libraries, and Gene Hoularis and Waldo Rodriguez Youth Center
  • 10 municipal parking lots
  • 350 street trees
  • 7 acres of street medians and planters
  • 8 tennis courts, 15 basketball and volleyball courts
  • 16 playgrounds
  • 1 skate park
  • Assisting with special event and sport field setup
  • Planning the holiday tree and decorating City Plaza in December

Parks Resources

City Parks
  • Get more information about each beautiful park in Watsonville.
General Park Rules
  • Park rules created to make your parks enjoyable for everyone.
Parks Amenities Chart (PDF)
  • Table of amenities at all parks.
Slough Trails
  • Explore the wonderful slough trail system in Watsonville.
 Parks Master Plan
  • Learn about the future of parks in Watsonville.
Commemorative Tree and Bench Program (PDF)
  • Honor an individual or group while adding an important asset to a park.
Urban Greening Plan
  • Discover how Watsonville is becoming greener.