Welcome to the Parks Department within the City of Franklin's website. We hope that the information contained here is both helpful and interesting.

The City is fortunate to have over 700 acres of park land divided into 16 parks including passive parks, active parks and historical parks. Each park has its own character and amenities. Walking and fitness trails, playgrounds, picnic tables and shelter areas, sports fields, skateboarding, disc golf, tennis, basketball and fishing, are a few of the possible park features. Specific pavilions and facilities are also available to rent for a reasonable fee for your personal or corporate functions. Click here to rent a pavilion or facility.

The parks master plan is a comprehensive plan that evaluates existing recreation and park facilities, provides recommendations for improvements and creates a vision for many years down the road. Franklin Parks and Recreation Master Plan 2016

Today's Franklin Parks

16 City Parks
24 Acres of Historic Parks
700 Acres of Land
1,829 Parking Spaces
4 Football Fields
8 Tennis Courts
15 Baseball Diamonds
5 Multi-Purpose Fields

Mission Statement

The City of Franklin Parks Department is dedicated to providing quality parks and services to enhance the quality of life for the residents of Franklin.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the City of Franklin Parks Department Parks/Pavilions/Field Reservation and Use Policy is to provide facilities for the use and enjoyment of residents of Franklin and Williamson County. It is the goal of the City of Franklin Parks Department to make the parks available for use by organizations and individuals for nonprofit recreational purposes while at the same time preserving them for future generations to enjoy.

Hours of Operation

The city's parks shall be open to the public every day between dawn until dark. It shall be unlawful for any person to be in a city park between dark until dawn without the prior, written approval of the Parks Director through the applicable special event permit process.