Guide to Poplar Bluff Parks

Ferguson Grove: This shaded paved walking trail is located in the heart of Poplar Bluff at 900 North Main Street. One lap around the park is 0.27.  Amenities: Picnic tables, pet friendly.


Ferguson Grove sign

Hendrickson Park: Located at 1200 West Davis Street. This walking trail was expanded and starts behind First Midwest Bank and extends through Bacon Park, Hendrickson Park and to the city cemetery. It is 1.22 miles. The loop at Hendrickson Park is 0.56 miles. Amenities: Pavilion, grill, picnic tables, playground, pet friendly, bathrooms (seasonal).

Whiteley Park: Located on the south side of Poplar Bluff at Highways 53 and 142. Amenities: Pavilions, grills, playgrounds, bathrooms-seasonal, picnic tables, ball fields,
soccer fields.

Whiteley Park
Hillcrest Park

Hillcrest Park: This is the oldest park in Poplar Bluff.  It is located on Second and Relief Streets. Amenities: Pavilion, grill, bathrooms-seasonal, picnic tables, ball field, and the R. W. Huntington Municipal Pool.


McLane Park: Located at 474 Hwy W. This beautiful park has a paved walking trail of 0.96 miles without the loop; add the loop and it is 1.33 miles. Amenities: Baseball/ softball complex, bathrooms, picnic tables, pet friendly.

Shelby Trail: With the latest addition to Shelby Trail connecting to McLane Park, starting at the McLane Complex and ending on Kanell Blvd. distance is 3.84 miles.  PP Hwy. to Hwy 53 adds 2.17 miles. Amenities: Pet friendly.

Linc Park

Linc Park:  Located on the east side of Poplar Bluff, D Street. Amenities: basketball, playground, softball, pavilion, bathrooms-seasonal


Sportsman’s Park :Located on Business Hwy 60E. Amenities: Pavilion, picnic tables, boat ramp, accessible fishing.

Wheatley Park: This park is located at 921 Garfield St. and was once Wheatley School. The Park Department has partnered with the Wheatley Historical Preservation Society. Amenities: Playground, pavilion, basketball.


Black River Industrial Park: This park is located on the east side of Poplar Bluff on
Industrial Park Road. Amenities: Soccer fields, ball fields, bathrooms—seasonal.

Downtown Park

Downtown Poplar Bluff: Across from the Poplar Bluff Post
Office is the Downtown Park. Amenities: Pavilion, picnic
tables, paved sidewalk, pet friendly. Skate Plaza is located at 300
Moran Street. The Dog Park is located at 400 South Second St.

Kiwanis Bacon Park: Owned by the Kiwanis this park is located on Harper Street behind the Poplar Bluff Middle School. This trail is a part of the Poplar Bluff Greenway. It connects to Hendrickson Park. The loop at Bacon Park is 0.52 miles. Amenities: Pavilions, grills, playgrounds, all inclusive playground, basketball, disc golf, softball. For pavilion rental call 573-785-3338.

Ray Clinton Park: Located on B Street. This park is maintained by the City of Poplar Bluff. The Butler County Fair and Shriner’s Rodeo are two events held annually. Wiseman Park is also maintained by the City of Poplar Bluff and is located on South Second Street. Amenities: Basketball, picnic tables.