West Austin Neighborhood Group

Preserving and Protecting West Austin

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Mayfield Park & Preserve

Mayfield Park and Preserve

Park Update:  Please join friends at Mayfield Preserve for It’s My Park Day on March 6

Location: 3505 West 35th St. 78703 Map

Phone Number: 512.474.9692

This park is not reservable.

Size: 22.00 Acres

Amenities:
Trail Miles 0.9

Description: Known for the many peacocks wandering the property, this park also features art installations, hiking trails, and a historic cottage that can be rented for parties.

For many years, Friends of the Park has made the restoration and care of Mayfield Park their concern. Volunteers are always needed. Visit their website for a complete history of the gardens and information on guided tours and upcoming events.

In 2007, Friend of the Park received a grant from Austin Parks Foundation to care for the majestic oaks in the formal garden area. Don’t forget to look up!

Upcoming Events

Monthly Gardening Project: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 10:00 AM
Enjoy beautiful Mayfield Park and help keep the gardens in tip-top shape at monthly volunteer days. Bring a trowel, gloves and garden clippers if you have them. Contact Barbara Watt at 477-6031 or prskid3@aol.com if you have questions.

Invasive plant removal projects in the preserve are also available. Contact Nadene at ntmorning@hotmail.com if you’d like to schedule a group.

Monthly Gardening Project: Saturday, October 10, 2009, 10:00 AM
Enjoy beautiful Mayfield Park and help keep the gardens in tip-top shape at monthly volunteer days. Bring a trowel, gloves and garden clippers if you have them. Contact Barbara Watt at 477-6031 or prskid3@aol.com if you have questions.

Invasive plant removal projects in the preserve are also available. Contact Nadene at ntmorning@hotmail.com if you’d like to schedule a group.

Monthly Gardening Project: Saturday, November 14, 2009, 10:00 AM
Enjoy beautiful Mayfield Park and help keep the gardens in tip-top shape at monthly volunteer days. Bring a trowel, gloves and garden clippers if you have them. Contact Barbara Watt at 477-6031 or prskid3@aol.com if you have questions.

Invasive plant removal projects in the preserve are also available. Contact Nadene at ntmorning@hotmail.com if you’d like to schedule a group.

Partners and Links

Friends of the Parks   http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/mayfield.htm

Friends of the Parks focuses on maintaining the cottage and gardens.

Friends of Mayfield Preserve Nadene Morning  http://www.mayfieldpark.org/

This group focuses on the preserve, including trails and ecological restoration projects.