Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Eastgate Park

Eastgate Park is 200 acres of green recreation space. It is anchored by a picnic pavilion, sand volleyball court, and playground. Surrounding Eastgate Park is a 2 mile walking trail with a ¼ mile boardwalk, stocked fish ponds, and an archery range. There is a fenced-in dog park, allowing pet owners to take their pets off-leash to enjoy a green space with exercise equipment. Adjoining Eastgate Park is the Lowell Roundtree Baseball Park with 4 fields. Dothan's only disc golf park is located at Eastgate Park, with 18-holes for public play.

  • 4 baseball fields with 200’ fences
  • 1 baseball field with 325’ fence
  • Batting cage, concession stand, press box, playground
  • 18-Hole Disc Golf Course
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Playground
  • Fenced dog park
  • 2 mile walking trail with ¼ mile boardwalk
  • 2 stocked fish ponds
  • Archery range
  • Biking trail

(334) 615-3730

James Oates Park

James Oates Park is a 87 acre park that features two complexes – a six-field baseball complex and a six-field softball complex. All fields are AstroTurf, installed in 2022. Each complex features parking, a concessions building, and press box. Also on the grounds of James Oates is a playground and walking trails. For more information about booking future events at James Oates Park, please contact Visit Dothan.

  • Six softball fields – tournament style dirt infield softball fields with 225’ fences
  • Six baseball fields – tournament style baseball fields with 225’ and 250' fences
  • Bleacher seating
  • Concessions
  • Press box
  • Paved walking trails around the park

(334) 615-3772

Rip Hewes Athletic Complex

Rip Hewes Athletic Complex is home to Dothan’s largest football stadium, which features 10,000 seats and a recently renovated press box. In 2022 it was renovated with a new AstroTurf playing surface. The stadium is used for Dothan’s high school football games and community events. Also in the complex are two softball fields, one baseball field, six tennis courts, and a concession stand.

  • Football stadium with 10,000 seats, press box, and ticket booth
  • Colby/Bottom Fields –dirt infield softball fields with 300’ fences, bleacher seating
  • Pittman Field – grass infield baseball field with 425’ fence, 500 seat bleachers
  • Concession Stand

(334) 673-4803

Westgate Park

Westgate Park is the largest city park in Dothan comprised of a community recreation center, 5-field softball complex, 4-field baseball complex, 3-field soccer complex, football stadium, Miracle League sports fields, tennis complex, BMX track, outdoor fitness court, biking trail and walking trails. Also located within Westgate Park is Water World, Dothan’s water theme park and a Houston County Library Extension. Two playgrounds are located at Westgate Park - Kiwanis Park, with playsets for both big and little kids, and Miracle Playground, an inclusive, all-abilities playground.

(334) 615-3760

Kiwanis Park And Trail

  • Playground equipment with composite ground cover
  • Covered pavilion with picnic tables and seating for 50 guests
  • 3.4 mile marked nature trail loop around Westgate Park – allows bikers, runners, and walkers

(334) 615-3760

Westgate Outdoor Fitness Court

In need of a full body workout, check out Dothan's Outdoor Fitness Court at Westgate Park. From cardiovascular to body weight and training, there is something for everybody.

(334) 615-3760

Doug Tew Community Center

Amenities located on the 15-acre property include five ball fields, a swimming pool, outdoor basketball court, picnic pavilion, and a playground area. Three Dixie Youth baseball fields and one Dixie Boys Ozone Field are located in the athletic complex. Also, located at the baseball fields is a small picnic area, and restrooms. Closest to the community center is a girls’ softball field.

(334) 615-3720

Miracle Park Playground

This is not your typical playground. Here you will find children laughing and playing, running and swinging, but you will also find wheelchairs, walkers and even bigger smiles.

Ravenwood Sporting Clays

Your home in Southeast Alabama for America's fastest growing shooting sport offers a safe, real-world environment for outdoor sportsmen to enjoy some friendly shooting competition just a short drive from Dothan, Alabama. Our 43-acre woodland course is designed to offer a perfect challenge for both beginners and seasoned professionals.

(334) 648-1440

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