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Park Profile: Wilshire Park

Located in midtown Tucson near Park Place Mall and Williams Center, Wilshire Park is a small park in need of community clean-up and renovation.

General Information

Where is Wilshire Park located?

Wilshire Park can be found at 5500 E. 14th St, Tucson AZ 85711.

When is Wilshire Park open?

Dawn to Dusk.

Why would I visit Wilshire Park?

You would probably only visit this park if you lived in the neighborhood since it is small and lacks charm.

How much does it cost to visit Wilshire Park?

Free.

What is the parking situation at Wilshire Park?

Free. Parking alongside the street. No designated spots.

What should I bring with me when I visit Wilshire Park?

Water and snacks. Sun safety is encouraged. Prepare for a perfect day at the park with a hat, drinking water, and sunscreen.

What is the best season for visiting Wilshire Park?

October thru April are ideal because the temperatures tend to be more moderate than in the summer months. That said, Wilshire Heights Park can also be visited in the summer months – especially in the early morning hours and at dusk.

PLAYGROUNDS

How many playgrounds are there at Wilshire Park?

Swings only. Four regular swings. Two infant swings.

What is the ground surface beneath the playgrounds?

Dirt.

Are the playgrounds shaded?

No.

Is there an area for tots & babies?

No.

PICNIC AREA

How many tables are there?

Two concrete tables.

Are trash cans available and easily accessible?

Yes.

Are there BBQ grills?

No.

Is there an on-site restaurant or cafe?

No.

What restaurants do you recommend in the area?

There are quite a few fantastic fast casual dining options within one mile of the park!

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How close is the nearest grocery store?

Walmart Neighborhood Market (5500 E. 22nd Street), Albertson's (6363 E. 22nd Street), and Trader Joe's (1101 N. Wilmot Road) are less than two miles away.

How close is the nearest pizza delivery place?

Little Caesar’s, Pizza Hut, Papa John's, and Oregano's Pizza Bistro are within two miles.

RESTROOMS

Are restrooms available? Where are they located?

There are no restrooms at Wilshire Park.

EVENTS

Can I rent a ramada for a birthday party or other event? What is the cost?

N/A.

ON-SITE AMENITIES

MuseumNO
CafeNO
Public PoolNO
Splash PadNO
Parks & Rec FacilityNO
Sports FieldsYES - 1 medium-sized grassy area
Dog ParkNO
Skate ParkNO
Walking/Biking PathsNO
Hiking TrailsNO
Art/SculpturesNO
GardenNO
Trees/ShadeNO
LightingNO

Summary

Wilshire Park is a small neighborhood park in east/central Tucson that is in need of some community pride. We recommend that residents in the surrounding area band together to pick-up litter, banish graffiti, and create a safe + clean haven for the kids that live there.

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