Park & Trail Improvements

The Parks and Recreation Division is working hard to enhance the quality of life for Flower Mound residents, including updating and renovating many Flower Mound playgrounds and parks. Should you have any questions about park or trail improvements, please contact Kari Biddix, Park Development Manager, at (972) 874-6278 or visit the Parks and Trails Projects.  For automatic updates regarding all Parks and Trails Projects, you can sign up here.

Hound Mound Parking Lot and Restroom

The project includes a restroom facility and additional parking lot with light improvements for the Hound Mound dog park. The restroom and parking lot will be located across Garden Ridge Blvd. The proposed parking lot will be connected to the existing trail system in Heritage Park, as well as connecting to the dog park. The project also includes a pedestrian ADA accessible crosswalk with flashers. 

A professional services agreement with Schrickel, Rollins PSC for design services was approved February 3, 2020. Construction contract awarded November 2. Notice to proceed issued for January 11, 2021. 

Peters Colony Memorial Park

This project is for the design and development of the 3.3-acre Peters Colony Memorial Park adjacent to the Library. The approved master plan for the park includes a remembrance wall, children’s area and pavilion, water feature, nature trails and pedestrian pathways with access to the library. 
A professional services agreement with Mesa Design Associates, Inc. for design services was approved June 15, 2020. Design is ongoing. Anticipate award of construction contract in Fall 2021.

Pink Evening Primrose Trail Connection (Bridge & Trail from Gaston Park to Timber Trails Park)

The project includes an 8-foot-wide 150-foot-long pedestrian bridge to be constructed over Timber Creek, and an additional 400 feet of 8-foot multi-use trail to tie into Gaston Park and College Parkway.  This connection will provide connectivity from Gaston Park to the developments and parks to the south including River Walk and Timber Trails Park.

A professional services agreement with Halff Associates. Inc, to provide professional engineering services was awarded at the December 16, 2019 council meeting. Design is complete. CIP amendment for increase approved November 16, 2020.

Cortadera Park Improvements

The project includes a new interior loop trail that includes benches overlooking the pond, new basketball striping with courtside benches, ADA compliance improvements, and irrigation for the practice field. Additional improvements include a section of wrought iron fencing at the pond and new trees with irrigation. Irrigation installation is complete, and final punch list items are in progress. These improvements were completed in fall of 2019. 

Rheudasil Park Construction

The project is for the design and development of the approved Master Plan for Rheudasil Park (approved December 2014) which is a complete redesign of the existing park.  Design of the project was delayed until completion of the dredging and bank stabilization project.  The professional services agreement, with Studio Outside Landscape Architecture, LLC., in the amount of $136,700, was awarded at the October 1, 2018 council meeting. The design was completed and the project was bid on November 18, 2020, where we received 8 bids.  The low bidder will be awarded the construction in February 2021.  Once awarded, the project should begin construction March/April 2021 and is expected to take approximately one year to complete.

Canyon Falls Park Construction

This project is for the design and development of Canyon Falls Park. The approved master plan for the park includes a playground and pavilion, restrooms, basketball court, splashpad, trails and parking.  The professional services agreement, with Mesa Design Associates in the amount of $149,500, was awarded at the October 1, 2018, council meeting. The design was completed and bid on September 30, 2020, and the Construction Award was approved by Town Council on November 16, 2020.  The construction will begin in January 2021 and is anticipated to be complete by late Fall of 2021.

Playground Upgrades 

Chinn Chapel Soccer Complex Playground, located at 100 Chinn Chapel Road, will be updated with a soccer theme and includes a 2-12 year old play structure and same individual play elements. It also has lots of shade and upgraded synthetic turf surfacing.  Construction is expected to begin and be complete in February 2021.

Pecan Orchard Park Playground, located at 4700 Mesquite Street, will be updated with a nature theme and includes a 2-5 year old play structure, a 5-12 year old play structure, swings, a see-saw, and a merry-go-round. It also has lots of shade and upgraded synthetic turf surfacing. Construction is expected to begin in Spring 2021.