The Hayswood Nature Reserve is really two parks in one

The recreational portion of Hayswood consists of 181 acres -half is wooded and half is open for recreation facilities. There are three shelter houses, a modern restroom facility, a small lake with a handicap accessible fishing pier, a number of walking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and a basketball court. There are several areas in the recreational section that are open for multiple uses like softball, football, volleyball, or baseball. These are not permanently marked fields, but are good grassed areas for an informal game.

All together, park acreage totals 311.