Park Design

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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.)

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This aerial view of a proposed park allows future park users to better understand design goals and provide valuable feedback.

 

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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

 

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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.

 

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Larger parks often have specific design features, like this community center and outdoor event setting.