Public Parks

Gatewood Park
The Town of Pulaski manages over 800 acres of parkland, several recreational facilities, the New River Trail Extension, and Gatewood Park and Reservoir.

Pulaski is home to a number of parks throughout the town, which provide opportunities for walking, jogging, biking, recreation, and family-friendly play.

Gatewood Park and Reservoir encompasses over 700 acres in the heart of Jefferson National Forest, including the 160-acre reservoir, the Town's water impoundment. Open from April to October, the park boasts a 42-site campground complete with water and electric hook-ups, hot water, shower house, playground, and many beautiful waterfront campsites. There is also a day use area for picnicking. Boats, electric motors, canoes, and paddle boats are for rent in the waterside camp store and office. No petroleum-powered motors are allowed on the lake. For more information on Gatewood Park visit their website here.

Sixth Street Park 
Located at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 6th Street Northwest, Sixth Street Park features tennis and basketball courts, children's play equipment and picnic tables. A popular spot, this is also a summer playground site. 

Dora Highway Park
Located on Dora Highway near the train station, features children's play equipment, benches, volleyball, basketball and the Tad Steger Walking Trail. The park is also home to a renovated N&W caboose, compliments of the Pulaski Kiwanis Club. 

Jackson Park
Located in front of the municipal building on First Street, features the gazebo, which is available for rent for weddings and more. Also has a fountain, benches, space for volleyball, and is bordered on three sides by sidewalks. The park is a popular walking area, and is also used for many special events and festivals, such as Depot Days and the Summer Park Concert Series. Click here for the park reservation application. 

Macgill Park
Located near the Macgill Village Apartments, features three tennis courts, a baseball field, soccer fields, a basketball court, and a skatepark. 

Macgill Skatepark - Town of Pulaski Department of Parks & Facilities - THIS IS AN UNSUPERVISED PARK. THE TOWN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR INJURIES SO KNOW YOUR ABILITIES, SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND FOLLOW THESE RULES: 
  • All skaters MUST wear a helmet. Anyone without will be removed and/or permanently suspended.
  • Use of other protective equipment such as elbow and knee pads, and wrist and hip guards are highly recommended.
  • No bicycles or motorized vehicles. Skateboarders or inline skaters only. 
  • No food, drink, trash or smoking inside fenced area. Please use trash cans and help keep the park clean!
  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal substances allowed anywhere on the park grounds.
  • No equipment bags, book bags, backpacks or other personal belongings inside fenced area unless worn by skaters at all times. 
  • No makeshift items or modifications to existing equipment. Damage to skate park will result in permanent closing. No skating on bleachers, benches or outside fence area. 
  • No loitering inside fenced area. When not skating, please move outside fence to keep skating area open. No spectators in fenced area. 
  • Be considerate of others and yield right of way whenever possible to avoid injuries or accidents. Always skate with traffic flow. 
  • No rowdy behavior, abusive language or loud music will be tolerated. 
  • The Town of Pulaski has the right to remove of prohibit the use of this park by individuals not following these rules. The Town has the right to close the park permanently or temporarily if improper use occurs. 
  • SKATERS: This is your park. Help keep it clean and in good condition. Report any damages or unsafe conditions immediately to the Town of Pulaski Department of Parks and Facilities at 994-8624.

Park closed at dark. 

Cool Springs
Located on Dora Highway and Birch Street, features a softball/baseball field that may be rented for tournament use. The field is primarily used now for football practice. Future plans have the area connecting to the New River Trail. 

Valley Road Park
Located at Valley and Pulaski Streets, Valley Road Park contains play equipment for children and one picnic table.

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