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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

  • Applegate Park

    1. Address:W 25th St & R St
      Merced, CA 95340
    1. Applegate Park Zoo
    2. BBQ Grill
    3. Bike Path
    4. Picnic Shelter
    5. Playground
    6. Recreation Hall
    7. Restrooms
    8. Skate Park
    9. Tennis Court
    10. Voleyball Nets
    1. Regional Parks

Applegate Community Park is located at 1045 W. 25th Street, between R and M Streets. The park is 32.37-acres and includes a zoo.

Click here for more information about the Applegate Park Zoo.

Applegate signGazeboPlaygroundPicnic shelter

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