Parks/Trails Projects

Updated 4/8/21 - updated information shown in red

Rheudasil Park

Description: The project is for the design and development of the approved Master Plan for Rheudasil Park (approved December 2014). 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. Due to the length of time since the master plan approval, the master plan was “re-presented” at the December 6, 2018 Parks Board meeting. In April 2020, bids came in higher than budget. Project was rebid in November. Construction contract awarded March 1, 2021. Preconstruction meeting planned for April 7.

View the dedicated Rheudasil Park project webpage for the site plan and additional details. 

Project Cost: $2,600,000

Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax


Canyon Falls Park

Description: 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. Design is complete.  Bids received. Construction contract awarded November 16, 2020. Notice to proceed issued for January 11, 2021. Contractor mobilized. Parking lot work underway.

Project cost: $3,150,000

Funding source(s): Park Development Fees, Dedicated Sales Tax

Anticipated completion: January 2022


Hound Mound Parking Lot and Restroom

Description: 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. January 14, 2020 council meeting agenda item for any changes to the project or direction; project moving forward as designed. Notice to proceed issued for January 25. Grading work is underway.

Project cost: $810,000

Funding source(s): Other, Park Development Fees

Anticipated completion: May 2021


Peters Colony Memorial Park

Description: 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. Anticipate award of construction contract in Fall 2021. Design is 35% complete.

Project cost: $2,955,000

Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax, Other, Park Development Fees


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

Description: 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. Final plan review is underway. Anticipated contract award in June.   

Project cost: $915,000

Funding source(s): Park Development Fees, TIRZ


Trail and Bikeways Master Plan Update

Description: The current Town of Flower Mound Parks and Trails Master Plan was last adopted on March 6, 2017, and the associated technical report focused mainly on parks and recreational components.  Due the size, complexity, and popularity of the Town’s trail system a separate comprehensive plan for trails and bikeways was planned for a later date. This update is for the data collection and review, community needs assessment, community profile analysis, trails analysis, creating an implementation plan, and branding for the Trails and Bikeways Master Plan project. 

A professional services agreement with Halff Associates, Inc., in the amount of $247,500 was awarded February 1, 2021.  

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

  • Technical Working Group Meeting - May 4
  • Steering Committee Meeting - May 4
  • Stakeholder Listening Sessions - May 4-5
  • Public Open House - May 5

In addition to this webpage, the Town will have a dedicated project website.

Project Cost: $300,000

Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax