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Charles Martin Cabler Park


  1. Benches
  2. Butterfly Garden
  3. Multi-Purpose Lawn
  4. Parking
  5. Picnic Areas
  6. Playground
  7. Restrooms
  8. Trails
  9. Walking Path
Yes, city of Brownsville Parks and trails are OPEN.  However, in an effort to support the safety and well-being of our community, all City of Brownsville pools, playgrounds, fitness installations, pavilions, gyms, rental facilities, public amenities, restrooms, and facilities are closed until further notice. 

Currently only 8  park locations have opened playground amenities,  two park location per district (Brownsville has 4 districts).

District 1 Ruiz Park (2550 Ruiz  St.)
District 1 Lincoln Park (2100 W. University Blvd)
District 2 Central Ave Park (25 N. Central Ave.)
District 2 Charles Martin Cabler Park (550 Burnett Rd.)
District 3 Brownsville North (Events Center) Park ( 1 Events Center)
District 3 Dean Porter Park (501 E. Ringgold St.)
District 4 Edelstein Park ( 1155 Polk St.)
District 4 Galaxia/La Lomita Park (1501 Calle Espacio)

Occupancy and age limits are posted at playgrounds, along with bilingual signage asking families to take safety precautions before visiting parks and or trails.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we take these measures to prevent the community spread of COVID-19.  Stay safe, stay healthy.

If you decide to visit a park or trail, please abide Current Declaration Amended of Local Disaster For Public Health Emergency Order guidelines.  Protect yourself and others. Make sure you're wearing a face mask (face covering) and always practice social distancing.  Maintain distance--Stay 6 feet away from other people.   Avoid mass gathering. No crowds, no groups. 

COB PARD staff will be working to help maintain the standard upkeep, maintenance, stewardship of site facilities. 

Cameron County Public Health has activated a call center for
information, questions, and guidance specific for Cameron County.

Phone: (956) 247-3650

About this Park

This neighborhood park is named after Charles Cabler who was an influential Brownsville resident.  The park is linear in nature, with significant stand of canopy trees located in the center of the park near a playground.  

The park offers hiking trails, playgrounds, lawn areas, a restroom, and picnic facilities.The park also features recently completed butterfly gardens, and drip stations.

Several species of butterflies have been spotted.  They are partial to the native milkweed and mistflower plants. 

Dogs are welcome at this park, but owners must pick up after them.