Explore the many beautiful parks found throughout Downtown Decatur.
Downtown Decatur Parks
Rhodes Ferry Park
This landscaped park on Market Street, overlooking the Tennessee River, features scenic bridge views, playgrounds and summer Concerts by the River
Decatur’s oldest park, located on Gordon Drive and named for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, offers a playground, running trails, a splash pad, tennis courts, basketball courts and picnic pavilions.
Daikin Amphitheater at Founder’s Park
This open-air theater on Canal Street sits on two acres in front of Old State Bank, and is the site for many cultural and seasonal events.
Frazier Park on Cherry Street is part Japanese-garden and part traditional-Southern garden, featuring an event patio, meandering stream and fountain.
Etta Freeman Park
This park, named for community activist and teacher Etta Freeman, is located on Sycamore Street and offers a fountain, pavilion and gazebos.
Downtown Decatur Pocket Parks
Walden Oaks Park
This park, located at the corner of Canal and Lee Streets, was built around three oak trees that grew from acorns from Walden Pond and acts as a place of inspiration in honor of Henry David Thoreau.
Jones Park, on 2nd Avenue, features a fountain and an arbor to provide shade.
Casa Grande Gardens
Between Grant and Johnston Streets, Casa Grande Gardens features a beautiful stone wall and pergola that makes it a perfect event space.