Parks & Rec
Quality Enterprise, AL, Parks and Recreation Add to Our Attractive Communities and Neighborhoods
We are proud of our many Enterprise, AL, parks and recreation programs and facilities. Our pleasant and well-maintained green spaces and fun places for the whole family make our community a livable one to call home and a memorable one to visit, and visit again. We present a few ideas here to help you and your family enjoy the many entertaining things to do when experiencing our outstanding parks, tourism, and recreational amenities.
Why Are Parks and Recreation Essential Public Services?
Recreational opportunities and parks preserve and enhance the quality of life and well-being of residents and visitors alike. Enjoy an afternoon of bird watching, outdoor sports, or a fresh-air stroll in a local park with friends and family — you'll feel great! We value the parks and recreational facilities in Enterprise for their economic, health, and environmental benefits. Our community has experienced an increase in property values and a more stable, larger tax base due partly to our excellent parks system and extensive programs. The variety of venues influences other cultural and entertainment activities we know people love, including shopping, sports, and personal fitness.
What Is the Importance of Tourism?
Enterprise's friendly community spirit really shines through for tourists. Enterprise tourist attractions build a strong sense of place and wholeness. Tourism in general helps create a coherent shared identity, instills pride and confidence in our community heritage, and creates jobs and unique events across the entire social, economic, environmental, and cultural spectrum.
What Are Some Things to Do With Kids in Enterprise, AL?
Enterprise is a delightful and peaceful city with a wealth of recreational and tourism opportunities to explore and enjoy.
Start at the Enterprise Welcome Center and view Boll Weevil Monument, the world's only monument devoted to an insect pest. The 19th century replica log home Little Red Schoolhouse features old Alabama school chalkboards, desks, schoolbooks, and a classroom stove.
Visit Donaldson Park and Johnny Henderson Family Park for their many playgrounds, trails, outdoor pools, and a huge splash pad. Children love meeting farm animals and birds at the Two By Two Petting Zoo, just 3 miles west of downtown Enterprise. East of the city is the fascinating Fort Rucker Army Aviation Museum, near Lake Tholocco, a large parkland with public beaches, water sport, and camping activities. The kids can enjoy woodland cycling and walking trails, or picking their own fruit at a local farm.
Pike Pioneer Museum has an authentic steam locomotive, blacksmith shop, and pioneer kitchen, where you can see traditional corn bread baking on a wood-fired stove. Enjoy an afternoon at the family-friendly Water World Water Park, the Landmark Park planetarium, or a fun art class at All About Art.
We're confident your family will love Enterprise, AL parks and recreation as much as we do!