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McKinley Park

601 Alhambra Blvd

McKinley Playground

McKinley Pond

McKinley Park Playground:
The McKinley Playground is a colorful custom designed playground, which is based on East Sacramento’s 125 year old past.  It includes an “Alhambra Theater” entry archway, river boat, street trolley, the “Tower” bridge, large tree house, rubber surfacing with animal graphics, large climbing wall and boulders and concrete turtle. The playground was built on-site with over 2,000 community volunteers over a 6 day period, with substantial funding from community donations of money, building materials and equipment. The playground also features a custom seat wall and sand area with a tile mural installed by local Sacramento artists, and restoration of two original lion-fish painted by local Sacramento artist.

This park includes the following Amenities:

  • Basketball Court
  • Community Center
  • Garden and Arts Center
  • Group Picnic Areas - several large
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Jogging Trail
  • Play Areas:
    • Adventure Play Area
    • Climbing Wall
    • Tot Lot
  • Restrooms
  • Soccer field
  • Softball Field
  • Swimming and Wading Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball Court

McKinley Picture

Fredrick N. Evans Memorial Rose Garden Reservation Notice:
Reservations are made through Friends of East Sacramento:
Phone (916) 452-8011, or email  
Additional information can also be found at

MapQuest Link

Park Use Application

Park Use Guide

Athletic Field Use Application

Athletic Field Use Guide

McKinley Park Map

Amenity Guide (PDF)