Parks, Squares & Plazas

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Newport News has 37 parks located throughout the city. They vary in size from 0.3 acres to over 7,000 acres. You can see all our City Parks and their special features on our Newport News City Parks Chart.

At 7,711 acres Newport News Park is not only the largest in the city, but is also one of the largest municipal parks east of the Mississippi.  Explore its features with the interactive Newport News Park Map

Activities & Features

Some of the features and activities available in various city parks include:
Please see our Department Magazine for additional information and a listing of park activities.