Plunkett Park

Plunkett Play

Plunkett Park is an 84 acre park located at 1201 Park Road bordering Mexico High School.


  • Mexico's newest all-inclusive playground featuring wheelchair accessible play features, checkerboard pattern that serves as a visual warning of dangerous zones, protective rubber tile and artificial turf fall surfacing that reduces injuries, partial fencing to creature a safe zone that allows children to play freely and antimicrobial coating on play surfaces.
  • Skate Park
  • Open space
  • Restrooms (located near the skate park)
  • Primitive campground for scouting agencies only. Site must be reserved.

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  • 5 acre fishing lake
  • ADA accessible fishing dock
  • Winter trout fishing program
  • Canoes and kayaks are allowed
  • NO boats
  • NO swimming


Lawrence Shelter is located west of the playground. It has 15-18 tables and can accommodate approximately 150 people.

Stuart Shelter is located south of Kiwanis Lake. It has  4 tables and can accommodate approximately 24 people.

Dorcas Trail

The trail is located at the end of Dorcas Street and located within Plunkett Park. This 1 mile trail winds through native trees and is on the west side of Plunkett Park. It is a great place to exercise, bird watch or enjoy a casual walk. Paved parking is available at the end of Dorcas Street.