This trailside park provides access to a hike/bike linear trail with appropriate amenities and environmental protection for a resource based facility. The evolution of this park design process is summarized in the web publication “Park Planning”. (See sidebar.)
This aerial view of a proposed park allows future park users to better understand design goals and provide valuable feedback.
This neighborhood park design was created from a storm detention basin. It provides field sport activity when dry, and year-round leisure recreation amenities for all ages
Parks provide more than open space for outdoor activity, but also provide for other community activity. The concept for this park was to provide a landmark feature for the neighborhood with a bandshell gazebo for local events.
Larger parks often have specific design features, like this community center and outdoor event setting.