This department is responsible for directing and managing a program of developing and providing parks and recreational services and facilities for the residents of the City of Richwood.  Along with the Beautification Committee, this department maintains and develops our City parks, parkways, landscaping projects, and green areas surrounding City buildings and facilities.  Areas are maintained according to standards which insure safe and aesthetically pleasing places of leisure through mowing, horticulture practices, repair, cleaning and litter removal.  It also provides recreational, education, and physical activities for the public.  The programs provided utilitize our City facilities and parks, and are a vital contribution to the enhancement of the quality of life in our community.

Current Parks:

  • Richwood Municipal Park
  • Bobby Ford Park
  • Larry Johnson Memorial Park
  • Dorothy Torrence Park
  • Freedom Park