If you have ever wondered at the choice of a park's name, its design or what wildlife to expect on one of our trails, then we hope you have stopped to read the interpretive signage that we provide throughout the City to answer these questions. Below, you will find a list of these signs in PDF format.

Interpretive signs were provided by Arlington Tomorrow Foundation and Arlington Parks & Recreation's gas funds.

Caelum Moor Environmental Sculpture Caelum Moor Environmental Sculpture - Located between Rangers Ballpark in Arlington and AT&T Stadium, these monuments stand as a joyous blending of nature and art. With heavy Celtic influence, these stone groups invite you to take advantage of this peaceful sanctum in the middle of Arlington's entertainment district.
Dixon W. Holman Park Dixon W. Holman Park - Designed with nature in mind, half of this park was never touched during construction. The front of the park offers a unique playground as well as a “Monarch Waystation” and open pavilion. The back half of the park offers a trail system through the trees that is nearly large enough to get lost in!
Interpretive Signage F.J. Red Kane Park F.J. “Red” Kane Park - Located in south Arlington, this park is dedicated to “Red” Kane who settled down in Arlington in 1952 after sports careers in hockey and baseball. Kane bought a laundry business and expanded it into four dry cleaning stores throughout the city. This park features a basketball court, two playgrounds, a duck pond and open space.
Interpretive Signage George Stevens Park George Stevens Park - George Stevens was Principal of Booker T. Washington elementary and middle school for almost 25 years. He invested an enormous amount of time in the students and his community. He was very active in the first African-American neighborhood association, United Community Progress Association. This group represented “The Hill”, a proud African-American community in the original township of Arlington.
Interpretive Signage Lake Arlington Golf Course Lake Arlington Golf Course - Designed by Ralph Plummer, this course was opened in 1963. Plummer catered to the surrounding land, utilizing existing landscape, elevation changes, streams and prevailing winds to created “a test for the good golfer and a pleasure for the duffer,” according to his daughter, Peggy Gunter.
Interpretive Signage Lake Arlington Lake Arlington - Following the completion of “Miracle Lake” in March of 1957, heavy rains drenched Arlington with 17 inches and many doubted the newly built dam would hold. However, the construction was sound and since then, Lake Arlington has offered its citizens recreation, boating and the nation's cleanest water (according to the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, Environmental Working Group).
Interpretive Signage Marrow Bone Spring Park Marrow Bone Spring Park - Marrow Bone Spring is an area steeped in history and mystery. Archeological findings date human habitation back 9,000 years. The area was used by Native Americans as a camping ground, as well as a gathering for councils. This spring is Arlington's only nationally recognized archeological site.
Interpretive Signage Martin Luther King, Jr. Sports Center Martin Luther King, Jr. Sports Center - Named after a true leader of civil rights, this sports center is a leader in its own right as the first sports facility in the world to achieve the prestigious Audubon International Signature designation for its environmental stewardship.
Interpretive Signage Marti VanRavenswaay Park Marti VanRavenswaay Park - Marti VanRavenswaay, known for her commitment to preserving what's left of Cross Timbers after being inspired by her children, is the namesake for this park tucked away in the southwest corner of Arlington. Tall Blackjack Oaks provide shade and a sanctum of peace for Arlington's citizens and wildlife.
Interpretive Signage Meadowbrook Park Meadowbrook Park - Arlington's first park, the facilities and services offered here have changed as dynamically as the City has grown, from a zoo and outdoor theatre to a miniature golf course and outdoor pool. However, the nine-hole golf course still remains and has delighted all levels of golfers since 1924.
Interpretive Signage O. S. Gray Natural Area O. S. Gray Natural Area - This park was named after O. S. Gray who lived in Arlington for 50 years! Gray loved trees and especially the pecan tree, of which he developed six new species. He developed what became known as “papershell” pecans and founded the O. S. Gray Nursery, a “living laboratory” according to Gray. The land spanned 46 acres full of his popular pecan trees.
Interpretive Signage Randol Mill Park Randol Mill Park - Named after Robert A. Randol, this park offers visitors a place for fishing, picnicking, basketball, tennis, swimming, softball and baseball. Randol's mill produced the best coarse ground corn meal in the southwest and farmers would wait two or three days just to have their grain ground. Originally purchased by the City of Arlington to develop a public golf course, that plan was defeated by two votes in a 1954 bond election.
Interpretive Signage Richard Greene Linear Park Richard Greene Linear Park - Lining Johnson Creek, this park was named after Arlington's mayor from 1987 to 1997. Greene was a vital part in numerous local initiatives such as protecting the General Motors assembly plant from shutting down and developing the Rangers' Ballpark in Arlington to setting the mark for clean air standards later as EPA regional administrator.
Interpretive Signage Richard Simpson Park Richard Simpson Park - This park was named after Richard Simpson, who served as Lake Officer for 13 years with Arlington's Special Tactical Unit. Although Simpson's main responsibility was to enforce boating safety, he was known for going above and beyond as evidenced by three lifesaving awards he received in this position!
Interpretive Signage River Legacy Parks River Legacy Parks - Thanks to several donations of land along the Trinity River, the River Legacy Foundation was chartered to preserve and enhance the newly formed River Legacy Parks. Known for its amazing scenery, wildlife and trails, one can easily get lost here in the middle of the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex.
Interpretive Signage Dr. Robert Cluck Linear Park Dr. Robert Cluck Linear Park - Mayor of Arlington since 2003, Dr. Cluck has been a big part of this City's rapid growth and transformation over the last decade, with the AT&T Stadium, Levitt Pavilion in Founders Plaza, and innumerable initiatives established to strengthen Arlington's citizens and their neighborhoods.
Interpretive Signage Rose-Brown-May Natural Area Rose-Brown-May Natural Area - This land is now part of the “crown jewel” of Arlington's park system, and at the time of donation, this was the largest gift of land to the City. Martha Gibbins, whose family donated the land, once said she hoped the land would, “offer some life sustaining element for each generation to come. God has put something here for every generation.”
Interpretive Signage S. J. Stovall Park S. J. Stovall Park - S. J. Stovall served as Arlington's mayor from 1977 to 1983, and also led efforts on developing the Arlington Convention Center, improving City Hall and bringing National Semi-Conductor and Hurricane Harbor to our City. His diverse accomplishments are symbolized by the many amenities this park has to offer, including an aquatic center named after Arlington's sister city in Germany, Bad Königshofen.