Life in Parkside
Parkside is a community that truly lives up to its name. An arched limestone entrance will welcome you as you drive through the winding neighborhoods woven within the master-planned community. With thoughtfully designed parks and luscious landscaping, Parkside offers plenty of green space for families to enjoy a brisk walk, run or simply relax. The location combined with comfort amenities provide a wonderful setting. Neighbors will relish in the convenience of being able to experience nature without driving outside their community! Features include:
- Prospect Park
A pocket park with a looped sidewalk, open play area, limestone block seating areas, picnic tables and canopy walkways
- Lee Park
A dog park for small and large breeds with plenty of space to run and play.
- Commons at Parksides
An interconnected trail system of decomposed granite with a wildflower border offers a serene setting for a morning jog or leisure stroll through the parks. Parkside residents will enjoy the blend of waterways and greenbelts.
- Water Features
Ponds surrounded by large open spaces, natural creeks flowing alongside the homes with multiple crossings, and a Mother-Daughter Island nestled inside the Serenity Pond.
In the Area
Irving is home to 43 parks which account for more than 2,000 acres of green space throughout the City. It is no wonder that Irving was named as part of the Tree City USA program, a national organization sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Tree City USA recognizes cities across the country that promote environmental sustainability programs and forestry education. Irving residents and neighboring communities not only enjoy the lush landscaping across the City, but the active lifestyle these parks and greenbelts provide. Activities include picnicking, hiking/biking trails, sports of all kinds, fishing, swimming, recreation centers, canoeing, and boating.