James McKnight Park East
The park was originally called “City Park” and then later “Central Park.” It was renamed after James McKnight who left a generous monetary donation to the city for the purpose of making improvements to the park. In 1987, improvements were made with the assistance of a grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Currently, the park has four lighted softball fields used by the Mansfield Girls Softball Association. Other amenities include a concession/restroom facility, a playground and several pavilions and picnic tables. This park serves as a major trail head for the Walnut Creek Linear Park.