Mayfield Park and Preserve is an island of restful respite located in the middle of Austin, Texas. Mayfield Park is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This entire estate was presented to the city of Austin in 1971 by Mary Mayfield Gutsch for all Austinites to...Read More
MONTHLY Volunteer Workdays Regular Mayfield Park workdays occur the 2nd Saturday morning of every month, 9 am – noon. Join garden adopters and other volunteers to help keep Mayfield Park looking great by tending the gardens and ponds. Please bring gloves and a bottle of...Read More
Interested in adopting a Mayfield Volunteer Garden? It is easy. A garden committee member will identify which gardens are available and discuss in general what is expected of the adopters. This will provide background to help make sure the individual plot stays in the overall...Read More
The Mayfield Park / Community Project is working with PARD on several large projects for the cottage and grounds at Mayfield Park. The rock wall is in need of major repair and an overall landscape plan is being developed. Financial help from the community is needed to help...Read More
MP/CP is a volunteer group dedicated to restoring and improving Mayfield Park. The Mayfield Council is an advisory group within the MP/CP and meets monthly to discuss Mayfield Park related projects. Both groups work very closely with PARD, The MP/CP has been active at Mayfield Park since the mid 1980s.
Vision: Mayfield Park/Community Project, sponsored by Friends of the Parks of Austin, a non-profit corporation, is restoring Mayfield Cottage and Gardens to the height of its development in the era of the 1920’s-1950’s. Funds have been raised through grants, foundations, and individuals since 1986. Working from a preservation master plan, restoration phases are proceeding as funds become available. The park is under the supervision of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department.
Park visitors can view the history at Mayfield Park with the new sign at the entrance:
Mayfield Park address:
3505 W 35th St, Austin TX 78703
Hours: open on a daily basis and closed between 10 PM and 5 AM
** No Pets Please **
Reservations: For information on reserving the cottage and/or grounds please call PARD at 512-974-6797 or visit the PARD Events Website Page.
Photographers: Mayfield Park has become an extremely popular place for photography. PARD has policy for commercial and professional photographers.
PARD uses some of the small rooms at Mayfield Park as offices.
Capital Project Donations can be made through Austin Community Foundation. Two Mayfield Park funds are available, a Mayfield Park Community Projects Fund and a Mayfield Park Cottage and Gardens Endowment Fund.
Visit a Facebook Page for Mayfield Park and Preserve: