We live in the desert, but that doesn’t mean it’s all sand and no grass. Our parks offer plenty of lush green fields, beautiful trees, playgrounds, baseball diamonds, basketball courts, soccer fields, tennis courts, and more.  


Bagdouma Park

Bagdouma Park Softball Field photo

Located on the corner of Avenue 52 and Douma Street with 46 acres of space, Bagdouma Park offers something for just about everyone from individuals to families. If you love sports like baseball, soccer, tennis, swimming, basketball, and boxing, this is the park for you. 

51-723 Douma Street
Coachella, CA 92236

  • Baseball / softball fields 
  • Soccer / football fields
  • Basketball courts
  • Boxing club
  • Swimming pool
  • Open grass
  • Tables and pavilions
  • Water park

Civic Center Skateboard Park
Palm Desert

Photo of skateboarder ready to drop into the transition

Practice your Backslide or Ollie North or just have a good time in Palm Desert’s only Skateboard Park. Get your DRD Fun Pass today, only $5 for the entire year! Get yours at the Palm Desert Community Center. There are no residency restrictions. Children under 18 must have their parents present to purchase their pass.


Freedom Park
Palm Desert

Freedom Park Entrance and War Memorial photo

Located next to Ronald Reagan Elementary School, Freedom Park is a great place for family celebrations and recreation. There’s multiple pavilions, picnic areas, basketball courts, baseball fields, skate park, and more.

77-400 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211

  • Multiple Basketball courts
  • Two baseball / softball fields
  • Skate park
  • Pickleball courts
  • Dog park
  • Picnic pavilions
  • Two multi-purpose fields
  • Volleyball
  • Walking paths
  • Playground

Indio Community Park

Indio Community Center Park photo

This neighborhood community park offers a large playground, plenty of grass area for soccer games, picnics, and more. In fact, the Indio Community Center (next door) holds their annual Eggstravaganzas and Halloween Spooktaculars here.  

45-871 Clinton Street
Indio, CA 92201

Next to Indio Community Center
Park open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Indio Hills Community Park
Indio Hills

Photo of park visitors enjoying a BBQ

The Indio Hills Park is a great place to run off excess energy by playing hoops with friends, watching the kids swing and slide or picnicking with the family.

80-400 Dillon Road
Indio Hills, CA 92241

(760) 347-3484

Park hours 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Basketball court
  • Playground with swings & slides
  • Seating area and park grounds
  • Covered picnic area with 2 tables & Hibachi-style BBQ
  • Water fountain

North Shore Community Park
North Shore

Inside the playground near the swing sets photo

This is one of our larger parks in the east valley that offers plenty of recreational opportunities and fun. Bring your friends and family out to enjoy a picnic, take a hike on our walking trail, and enjoy basketball on the courts or soccer on our field. 

99-480 70th Avenue
North Shore, CA 92254

  • Large soccer field
  • Multiple basketball courts
  • Walking trail
  • Lookout point
  • Skatepark
  • Large playground
  • Picnic area

Palm Desert Civic Center Park
Palm Desert

Photo of kids playing near the swings at the playground

Palm Desert Civic Center Park provides panoramic mountain views, outdoor music concerts, baseball fields, two full playgrounds, and more.

43-900 San Pablo Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Located just east of College of the Desert and north of El Paseo Shopping Center, The Palm Desert Civic Center Park is a great place for recreational fun and entertainment. Free concerts in the park, playgrounds for kids, skateboard park, and plenty of ball fields to get the competition going.

  • Amphitheatre
  • Aquatics Center
  • Baseball Diamonds
  • Beach Volleyball Courts
  • Concession Stand
  • Dog Park
  • Grassy areas with Seating
  • Holocaust Memorial
  • Double Playgrounds
  • Pond
  • Public Art
  • Rose Garden
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Skate Park
  • Softball Fields
  • Tennis Courts
  • Walking Trail

Palm Desert Soccer Park
Palm Desert

Soccer park entrance photo

If you love soccer this is the park for you. Palm Desert Soccer Park has multiple soccer fields making it the most sought after location for leagues and tournaments. It also has plenty of picnic tables and pavilions.

74-734 Hovely Lane
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Park hours: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

  • Multiple soccer fields
  • Playground
  • Walking trail
  • Frisbee / disc golf
  • Picnic tables and pavilions
  • Concession

Shumway Ranch
Shumway Ranch

Shumway Ranch

Shumway Ranch sits on a 640-acre piece of land within the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains National Monument and was purchased by the State of California in 2017. Through the Coachella Valley Desert and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (formed through a partnership of Desert Recreation District (District) and the Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy (CVMC)), the management, renovation, and restoration of Shumway Ranch is underway so that wildlife preservation continues while allowing the ranch to be appropriately accessible to the public for small group educational opportunities.
For inquires on reservations please email one of the following contacts:

Coachella Valley

  • ADA Compliance
  • Picnic Tables and Benches
  • Pavilion
  • Restrooms
  • ​Parking Lot