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Carlisle Cravens was a member of one of Arlington’s founding families. President of Arlington
National Bank, he was a major proponent of changing UTA from a two year school to a four
year school.

City of Arlington Parks and Recreation • 817-459-5473 • 

If you’re a current student or alumni of the University of Texas at Arlington, you should thank Carlisle Cravens. As president of Arlington National Bank whose grandfather was a prominent Texas educator and served as State Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1889 to January 1899, Cravens knew that changing UTA from a two year school to a four would be a boon for the city’s development. The park named in his honor, which is located in southeast Arlington, boasts six baseball fields, tennis and volleyball courts, a basketball court and playgrounds within its 86 acres. It also has a pavilion that seats 50 people available for rent through the Arlington Parks Department via email or by calling 817-459-5473.

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• 86 acres
• Baseball fields (6)
• Basketball court
• Bike / Hike trail (.77 mi)
• Concession
• Fishing
• Grills
• Picnic area
• Playground with shade: 2-5 and 5-12
• Restroom
• Tennis courts (2)
• Volleyball courts (2)

PAVILION 38’ x 26’
• Electrical outlets: 110 (2), 220 (1)
• Lighted
• Picnic tables (6)
• Seats 50

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