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Hamilton Park 

Size in acres: 16.5

Since 1930
Hamilton Park is located at Spring Street and Cherokee Road. For more detailed location information, check out the General Park Map or Hamilton Park Map

History: In 1930, 16.5 acres was acquired by purchase and donation.  The park was called Hamilton Park after the Hamilton Family that had a bank in early Fort Wayne history.  In 2000 Hamilton Park was redesigned by City Utilities to act as a water retention basin.  In exchange, the park received major improvements including a new baseball diamond, new playground equipment, and a paved trail around the perimeter of the park.


Scroll down for more information about our park features:

Ball Diamonds


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Hamilton Park includes your choice of three baseball diamonds toward the west end of the park. All baseball diamonds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in scheduling the baseball diamonds for a specific event, call Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation at 427-6000.


Hamilton shelter

Hamilton Park's shelter is available on a first come first served basis. During the summer months it is used Monday-Friday for the playground program.


Hamilton mural

Enjoy a new mural at Hamilton Park thanks to the North Highlands Neighborhood Association and local artist Suzanne Rhee.

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Born Learning Trail

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation has partnered with United Way of Allen County’s Women United and Fort Wayne Community Schools in the installation of the city’s second Born Learning Trail. The Born Learning Trail at Hamilton Park was donated by Irene & Bob Walters in honor of Patty Martone. The trail presents an opportunity for positive interaction and learning between caregivers and pre-K aged children through a variety of enjoyable activities along the walking path at Hamilton Park.  Thank you to these organizations for their commitment to the betterment of our community!



Several picnic tables are scattered throughout Hamilton Park for your enjoyment.


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Hamilton Park has 3 distinct playground areas for your little ones to play, including a special area just for infants and toddlers.

Tennis & Pickleball Courts

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Enjoy one tennis court or now 6 pickleball courts at Hamilton Park!

Walking Paths
Hamilton trail

A walking path surrounds the perimeter of Hamilton Park. Once around the outside loop is .55 or if you're feeling ambitious, do a figure 8 using the center path for a total of .75 miles.

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