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Guidelines & FAQs

Is the Park free?

Yes! The activities held in Klyde Warren Park are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of activities.

When is the Park open?

Klyde Warren Park is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Where is the Park located?

Klyde Warren Park is located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway Dallas, TX 75201.

Is there security?

The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation provides full-time public safety officers on site, monitoring the park day and night. The park's hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is well-lit at all times to ensure visitor safety. The park has both security and architectural accent lighting throughout.

Are there restrooms?

Yes, we have restrooms in the gated Children’s Park for families with children. There are public restrooms for all guests next to Relish on The Porch.

Is there a lost and found?

Call (214) 716-4500 to report any items lost at the Park.

Can I get something to eat?

Yes! There is a selection of food and beverage options at the Park. Savor is located on the north side of the Park, Relish is a take-away burger and hot dog kiosk located on the Southwest Porch and there are several food trucks in the Park from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Visit the Dining Page for more information. 

Is Wi-Fi available?

Yes, there is free Wi-Fi in the Park. Connect to the Klyde Warren Park network to log in courtesy of Dallas Morning News.

Who runs Klyde Warren Park?

Klyde Warren Park was built through a public-private partnership. The City of Dallas owns the Park’s land and permanent fixtures, while the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation manages all programming, operations, and maintenance, and is responsible for raising the estimated $5.2 million annual operating budget.

Where do I park?

See Parking & Directions for valet and other self-parking options.

PLEASE NOTE: Always read the posted signs, which supersede any instruction listed below. Dallas Police can and will issue tickets for illegal parking.

What is the distance if I walk around the park?

The walk is approximately half of a mile around the perimeter of the park.

What can I do within walking distance?

You can enjoy some of the best museums, performances and restaurants within walking distance of Klyde Warren Park. We hope you will make a day of it! 

Can I host an event in the Park?

Klyde Warren Park is a truly special event venue. Learn more about hosting an event at the park.

How can I support the Park?

Thank you for your interest in supporting the park! You can sponsor programming, make a personal donation, join the Friends of the Park, or volunteer your time. View support opportunities.

Who pays for the Park?

Klyde Warren Park is privately operated and managed by the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit. The park was built through a public, private partnership with the City of Dallas, but is entirely funded through private funding.

How was the Park built?

Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2 acre deck park built over Woodall Rodgers Freeway designed by the Office of James Burnett. Design and construction was funded through a public-private partnership. View the Park's history.

How can I become a food vendor at the park?

Klyde Warren Park makes every effort to choose food vendors that offer a wide variety unique and artisan foods with trucks that complement one another. To be considered for the food truck waiting list, email us at info@klydewarrenpark.org

Please send a copy of the menu (include pricing), a photo of the truck or cart, utility requirements, dimensions, and a copy of the city permit. We will let you know when we receive the complete information and if we will add you to the waiting list. Klyde Warren Park will not consider your food truck until it is fully functional and has a completed menu. A position in the waiting list does not guarantee that you will be allowed into the park. It's our way of keeping track of your interest. We strive to give our park patrons an enjoyable experience and we strive to exceed expectations at every visit.

Chairs & Seating

Please be considerate of those around you, keep personal belongings, feet and legs off seating. 

Can I bring my dog to the Park?

Yes! Dogs may be off their leash in My Best Friend’s Park where they enjoy a jumping fountain and playing with others. Of course, we do ask that you clean up after your pets.

Garden & Landscape

Enjoy open areas and lawns without entering flowerbeds or plantings. Keep pets out of flowers and plants. 

Sports

Organized team sports are not permitted within the park. Riding bicycles and skating are prohibited except on perimeter sidewalks.

Waste

Please keep our park clean. Place all recyclables and waste in the appropriate receptacles.

Filming & Photography

As a public park, we reserve the right to use photography of any individual in our promotional materials displayed in print or on the internet. 

Additionally, a permit and rental fee are required if the filming or photography will restrict any area of the Park or will use equipment more extensive than a single tripod. To apply for a permit, download the Event Application.

The following are prohibited:

  • Smoking or drug use
  • Outside alcohol
  • Glass containers
  • Weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Panhandling
  • Organized sports
  • Camping
  • Open flame
  • Barbecue grills
  • Feeding birds
  • Excessive noise
  • Driving stakes or poles into the ground
  • Commercial activity without a permit
  • Affixing anything to Park property without a permit
  • Structures larger than 4' x 4' without a permit
  • Motorized vehicles

For more information or to obtain a permit, please contact info@klydewarrenpark.org.

Need more information?

Our park map will show you where all of the activities, events, and food trucks are located.

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