The City of Nacogdoches boasts a total of 22 parks covering a total of 389 acres. That doesn't even include all of the green spaces that SFA maintains.

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It is a lot to maintain, and the parks are all so different. They range in size from just the 0.7 acre Dog Park Nacogdoches on Pearl Street next to Banita Creek Park to the 100 acre SportsPlex on FM 3314.

These public parks include a wide variety of different amenities. There are 4 disc golf courses and two splash pads, including Splash-A-Doches in Maroney Park.

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This Park In Nacogdoches Is Getting All New Playground Equipment

With all of these parks, sometimes things need to be replaced. Now one of the smaller parks in Nacogdoches is getting a new playground.

At just 6 acres, Ritchie Street Park down the El Camino Real from the Nacogdoches Sheriff's office has a lot to offer. There is a pavilion, a basketball court, a softball practice field, and now this soon-to-be updated playground equipment.

It is currently under construction and should be ready soon. The bright yellow equipment is already taking shape behind the basketball courts.

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Nacogdoches Residents Can't Wait For New Playground Equipment

Families near the park are already getting excited about this and can't wait to let their kids enjoy the new playground. There will be a lot of excited kids ready to release some pent-up energy as they climb in and around all of the equipment.

Hopefully, the bitter cold of the next few days doesn't slow them down much, and it soon be ready for everyone to enjoy.

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