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Ernest Eikel Field/JAWS Skate Park


  1. Grill
  2. Parking
  3. Pavilion
  4. Picnic Tables
  5. Playground
  6. Public Restrooms

4.1 Acres

Walking Path: 0.27 miles / lap; approximately 3.5 laps = 1 mile

JAWS Skate Park
Admission: Free
Rev up your wheels and zip over! Enjoy your sport and develop your skills in the only professionally designed skateboard park in New Braunfels. 

Ownership and History:

August 25, 1969—The 4.137 acres were donated to the City of New Braunfels from an industrial company, Servtex Materials Company.  The park is named after the company’s president, Mr. Ernest Eikel.  Servtex Materials Company began some time in the early 1930s, and operated a rock crushing plant and a limestone quarry until the mid-1970s.

May 22, 2003— The JAWS skate park was dedicated as an element of the open space park.