Parks/Trails Projects

Updated 10/22/20 - updated information shown in red

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 award anticipated in November with construction beginning early January. 

Project cost: $3,150,000
Funding source(s): Park Development Fees, Dedicated Sales Tax

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.
Anticipate award of contract in November. Construction would start in December, with estimated completion in April 2021. 

Project cost: $810,000
Funding source(s): Other, Park Development Fees

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. Design is ongoing. Anticipate award of construction contract in Fall 2021.

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. 60% submittal received. Construction cost estimate coming in higher than expected. Final plans expected in November. 

Project cost: $650,000
Funding source(s): Park Development Fees, TIRZ

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. A design kick-off meeting was held on December 9. In April, bids came in higher than budget. Rebidding in November with anticipated construction award in January.

Project Cost: $2,600,000
Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax