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City Parks

The City of Gilroy is proud of its beautiful parks and open space preserve. Most parks are open seven days a week from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM from April 1 - October 31. From November 1 - March 31 park hours are 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM. For large groups some picnic areas at Las Animas Veterans Park and Christmas Hill Park may be reserved for use by residents of the Gilroy Unified School District only. See our Facility Page for more information regarding rental of City facilities. The following is a list of our City parks.

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Park Listing

Butcher Park
602 Old Gilroy Street. Two picnic tables and benches. Directions

Carriage Hills Park
1701 Crest Hill Way (corner of Valley Oaks and Crest Hill Way). Directions

Del Rey Park
9001 Calle del Rey adjacent to Luigi Aprea School. Approximately 2 1/2 acres with picnic tables, multi-use and open turf areas, and age specific children's play areas. Directions

Christmas Hill Park (and Ranch Site)
7050 Miller Avenue. Southwest end of Gilroy. 51 acres including natural wilderness with trails. Picnic/barbecue areas, horseshoe pits, jogging and hiking paths, children's play areas, open play field, softball/baseball fields and open grass play area. Ranch Site addition includes multi-use fields and temporary Environmental Education Center. Directions

El Roble Park
7550 Wren Avenue adjacent to El Roble School. A 3 acre park with picnic area, tennis courts, jogging paths, children's play area, open play field, and open grass play area. Directions

Forest Street Park
7325 Forest Street between Sixth and Old Gilroy Streets. 1/4 acre of turf and trees. Picnic/barbecue area, and children's play area. Directions

Gilroy Sports Park
5925 Monterey Frontage (south end of Gilroy, south of West Luchessa).

Las Animas Veterans Park
400 Mantelli Drive. Northwest Gilroy between Church Street and Wren Avenue. 23 acres of turf, trees and large trails. Picnic/barbecue areas, restrooms, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, jogging and hiking paths, children's play area, open play field, basketball courts, community center, softball/baseball fields, handball courts, open grass play area, and skateboard facility. Directions

Los Arroyos Park
801 Moro Drive (Hirasaki Avenue & Moro Drive). Directions

Rainbow Park
980 Mantelli Drive, southeast corner of Mantelli Drive and Hirasaki Avenue. Approximately 2ΒΌ acres of open turf, picnic tables, and children's play area. Directions

Miller Park
7851 Carmel Street. Five acres of turf, trees and tiny-tot play area. Picnic tables, restrooms, and open grass play field. Directions

Renz Park
8140 Hanna Street. One acre of trees and landscaping. Open grass play area and benches. Directions

Sunrise Park
9525 Saddler Drive (off Hogan Way, northwest Gilroy). Directions

San Ysidro Park
7700 Murray Avenue, east side of Gilroy at Murray Avenue and Lewis Street. 9 1/4 acres with picnic/barbecue areas, restrooms, jogging and hiking paths, children's play area, open play field, basketball courts, handball courts and open grass play area. Directions

Dennis Debell Uvas Creek Preserve
From Santa Teresa Blvd to W. Luchessa. 125-acre nature preserve with jogging path, hiking trails and wildlife viewing. Directions

Wheeler Tot Lot
250 W. 6th Street adjacent to Wheeler Community Center. Tiny tot play area. Directions