Today a look at Yakima's "Grand Dame" of the parks system.

Franklin Park is one of Yakima's most beloved, and most used parks. It's surrounded by beautiful homes, adjacent to Franklin Middle School, and hosts the Yakima Valley Museum and Soda Fountain.

Franklin Park is located at 21st Avenue and Tieton Drive. It's facilities include:

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Play Toys
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Tables & Grills
  • Restrooms & Parking

Franklin Park is also home to the annual Folklife Festival, cross country meets, summer concerts, and much more.

Get information on Yakima city Parks here.