Jim Mattox Park offers our residents the opportunity to enjoy quality time with their family and friends in the great outdoors. Pack a picnic lunch and head out to the park to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine today.
Alcohol is prohibited, amenities are first come, first serve.
Jim Mattox Park officially opened to the public on November 19, 2011. The property was donated to the City of San Antonio for use as a park by Mission del Lago Ltd in September 2009. The donor asked that the park be named Jim Mattox Park as stated in the land deed.
A 2,500-square-foot playground was added to the park in December 2012 with the assistance of national nonprofit KaBOOM! in a volunteer build that included volunteers from the McDonald's Foundation and Mission del Lago.In a political career that spanned most of a generation, Jim Mattox was elected Texas' 47th Attorney General in 1982. The office handled more than 2 million cases and won judgments totaling more than $2.5 billion for the state.
Mattox also served as State Representative from District 33-K, Dallas from 1973 to 1976 and was a U.S. congressman representing the 5th Congressional District from 1977 to 1982.
After leaving the Attorney General's Office in 1991, Mattox devoted his time to building a law practice, real estate development and he stayed active in Texas politics. He died in November 2008.