Bristol Park


1720 S. Bristol Ave. • Tucson AZ 85713

Neighborhood Park • 2 acres • Ward 5

Park Hours: 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Amenities Park Map (PDF) Tucson Delivers Projects
Mike Dawson Field Sports Map (PDF)  


Basketball Court Picnic Tables No Ramadas
Playground Grills No Restrooms
Multi-Purpose Field Drinking Fountain  

Mike Dawson Field

Michael "Mike" Dawson (1953-2008) was raised in Barrio Centro and grew up playing football at Bristol Park.  Mike was a four-year starter and All-State in football and wrestling at Tucson High School.  He was also a four-year letter winner at the University of Arizona where he was one of the best linemen in school history.  Dawson was a first-round draft choice by the NFL St. Louis Cardinals in 1976, number twenty-two overall.  In nine NFL years, he played 133 games and started ninety-one.  He spent seven seasons with St. Louis, one with Detroit, and one with Kansas City.  Dawson returned to Tucson after retiring from the 1984 NFL season.