The City of Nelson maintains a wide variety of parks that provide residents and visitors with opportunities for great scenery, fun and exercise. The Nelson Memorial Cemetery, located in the beautiful Uphill area, has been the final resting place for residents for the past 100 years.

Nelson's parks include features for all users: the playing fields in Rotary Lakeside and Queen Elizabeth parks are utilized for team sports; the spray park at Lions Park and the pool at Gyro Park are a big hit with children in the summer; Gyro Park has an excellent scenic lookout with views of the City and surrounding area; while Cottonwood Falls and Rotary Lakeside parks have well-maintained gardens for the horticulturally minded.

To see the locations of the City's parks please visit the maps page.

See the Parks page for more detailed information on individual parks.

See the Sports Field Status page for information on playing field status.

Visit the Cemetery page for more information on the Nelson Memorial Cemetery.

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