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Dallas is a vibrant destination that celebrates
it’s rural location and beautiful setting 

Family friendly communities are communities where families enjoy housing and child care that is affordable, parks to play in, quality schools and safe neighborhoods. In addition to
encompassing all of the above, Dallas offers a variety of recreational activities for the entire family.

Take a dip at the Dallas Aquatic Center, play a round of disc golf on our PDGA recognized course, hit the trails at Black Rock Mountain Bike Park, play a match of pickleball or bowl a turkey at Starlite Lanes.

If you’re looking of a little more low key adventure, you can catch the latest blockbuster at Dallas Cinema check out a great book at the Dallas Public Library or discover some of the fascinating history of the area at the Polk County Historical Museum. 

Throughout the year, there are many community festivals hosted right here in Dallas. Rock the Square, Bounty Market, Red White Boom, Krazy Dayz, and Miracle on Main Street are just a few of these family fun events that capture the charm of our quiet town.

You can spend some time exploring historic downtown Dallas. It is packed with colorful murals, restaurants, antique shops and specialty stores which are housed in buildings built between 1880 and 1910.

When you are in the mood for some adventure, Dallas has you covered. Home to beautiful city parks and arboretum, Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, the Black Rock Trail system, the

Rickreall Creek Trail System and the community aquatic center, these spots will keep your family busy for days.

And don’t forget about the abundance of gorgeous vineyards in and surrounding Dallas. Participating in a wine tasting at one of our many fabulous wineries is the perfect way to unwind and breath in the beautiful nature all around us.




Academy Park
Barberry Park
Birch Park
Central Bark
Dallas City Park
Gala Park
Kingsborough Park
Roger Jordan

   Community Park
Rotary Park
Sgt. Ian M. Tawny

   Memorial Park
Walnut Park


City of Dallas Department

of Parks and Recreation


Playing in Dallas Brochure

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