Constructions Projects

Frances Shofner Memorial Loop and Trailhead Project

The Frances Shofner Memorial Loop and Lanana Creek Trailhead is now open!
 This new access point will allow visitors easier access to the North end of Lanana Creek Trail and the new Frances Shofner Memorial Loop section.  City staff, the Shofner family and many community members gathered on November 9th to officially open this wonderful new addition. See you on the trail!

Frances Shofner Memorial Loop & Trailhead

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Trailhead Rendering

parking lot

Park Restroom Construction

Please excuse our mess while we make progress!

Festival Park and Pecan Park Restrooms are now OPEN!

The City of Nacogdoches Community Services Department is in the process of installing FOUR new restrooms at 4 park facilities throughout the City. The following Parks are receiving new restrooms:

  • Maroney Park - 2110 Maroney Drive

  • Festival Park - 507 S. Pecan Street - OPEN!

  • Pecan Park - 826 Starr Ave. - OPEN!

  • Pilgrims Sportsplex - 723 FM 3314-Lonestar Rd.

Park Progress Photos

Previous Restrooms


Restroom demolition

Restroom demolition

Restroom Design

Restroom Rendering

Restroom Design

Restroom Rendering 2

Restroom Site - Pecan Park

Restroom site

Restroom - Pecan Park


Maroney Restroom


Maroney Restroom


Festival Park


Pecan Park


Festival Park - March


Festival Park - March


Festival Park - May

Festival 2

Pean Park - May

Pecan 1

Festival Park - Interior


Festival Park - NOW OPEN

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Recently Completed Projects

Ritchie Street Park Playground

Ritchie Street Playground is our new All-Abilities Playground located at Ritchie Street Park - 800 Ritchie Street. 

An all-abilities playground provides a place that goes beyond minimum accessibility standards to create play experiences that meet a variety of needs and interests, so children and adults of all abilities can interact and play together. Ritchie Street Playground is the 2nd National Demonstration Site in East Texas. 

Ritchie Street Playground is open to the public! We will install new parking and a new fence in the very near future. We'll see you at the park!

Ritchie Street Playground

Previous Playground

Old playground

Playground Design


Site Preparation




Playground is Open!




Pickleball Court Improvements

Banita Creek Park - 501 Pearl Street

Banita Creek Park now has 6 new multi use courts that can be used for Pickleball, roller blading, dancing or many other activities . There are no permeant nets at Banita Creek Park at this time.  Thank you to the Parks staff and our wonderful volunteers for making this project happen. 

Maroney Park - 2110 Maroney Drive

Thanks to a very generous donation we were able to install 12 new dedicated Pickleball courts at Maroney Park.  The grand opening for these courts is Friday, February 17th at 11am. After the opening the courts are available on a first come, first served basis.

Pickleball Courts

Banita Creek Courts

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Maroney Courts

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