King park

King Park

Location: 915 W. Wascher Dr. Urbana, IL
Grey/Illini Bus Route
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About the Park:

Acres: 8

King Park was initially established in 1967 and has been expanded in acreage through a series adjacent land acquisitions. It is located northeast and adjacent to King School. The park is named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and since its beginnings, has been characterized by active neighbor and community involvement. King Park’s Jettie Rhodes pavilion is available for reservation and there is also a first come gazebo. Parking is available at adjacent King School. See an aerial site map.


  • Drinking Fountains
    – Open seasonally from mid-April through mid-October
  • Grills
  • Open Fields
  • Paved Paths
  • Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
    – Open mid-April through mid-October
  • Sculpture
  • Tennis courts (2)
  • Basketball court
  • Bankshot Basketball