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Mastadon Island

Mastodon Island and West Recreation Area

Mastodon Island and West Recreation Area is located at Phillips Park. The Mastodon Peninsula site features a mastodon slide. The gazebo, complete with tiered seating, is available to local schools for their educational programs. The site is easily accessible from the pedestrian bridge on the east side of the lake, along Wyeth Drive. The West Recreation Area, located southwest of the lake, features a playground for youngsters, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and a pavilion. On-site parking is available off of Parker Avenue. In addition, you’ll find three fishing piers located around the lake.