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Parks department in front of maintenance vehicleesThe parks division is responsible for the landscape maintenance of approximately 300 acres of municipal parks, landscaped areas, traffic medians, athletic fields and open land areas while maintaining approximately 17 miles of associated bikeways.


The Division is committed to providing excellent service with a positive “can do” attitude while maintaining all parks, open space, and athletic fields, preserving the aesthetics and usability of these facilities for all.


  • Provide support to the Recreation and Parks Department and to the public for aesthetic and recreational needs.
  • Maintain comprehensive herbicide and pesticide application program in order to preserve the aesthetics and usefulness of public facilities and open space within the city.
  • Promote health and exercise among our citizens by maintaining and upgrading the bicycle and footpath system throughout the city.

Parks Directory

  • Joe Herb Park

    Joe Herb Park sign
    1. Address:2200 Yosemite Parkway
      Merced, CA 95341
    1. Ball Field
    2. BBQ Grill
    3. Concession Stand
    4. Drinking Fountain
    5. Horseshoe Pits
    6. Picnic Shelter
    7. Playground
    8. Restrooms
    9. Soccer Field
    1. Community Parks

Joe Herb community park is located at 2200 Yosemite Parkway. It features several well manicured baseball diamonds, as well as batting cages. The park is 26.74 acres.

For more information about the batting cages and sports facilities click here

Ball field behind high fenceBall fieldPavillionPlayground with monkey barsPlayground

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