Parks and Recreation Capital Projects
O'Brien Park Playground
Playground is now open! A planning process was completed with the community in 2019 to identify improvements needed for the O’Brien Park Playground. Due to COVID, the project construction was put on hold. In late 2021, the project was re-initiated, and the park reopened in 2022.
New O'Brien Park playground additions and improvements include:
- New universally accessible playground equipment and surfacing
- Additional shade pavilions and picnic tables
- Climbing wall/hillside play area
- Swing bench seating
- Musical instruments
- Drinking fountain with bottle filler
- Landscape and irrigation
Ray J. Harvie Open Space
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Ray J. Harvie Open Space Access Improvements: Construction will be underway this year near the intersection of Mainstreet and Canterberry Parkway for the Harvie Open Space Access Improvements Project. Work includes intersection modifications for a future parking lot on the north side of the intersection. Work for the access project is scheduled to be completed by late summer 2023. Open space improvements, which need to be completed before the space is available for public use, are tentatively scheduled to be completed by late 2023.
High Plains Trail
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Construction on the Parker Road Overpass for the High Plains Trail began in April 2022 and is expected to be completed by Summer 2023. This phase of the project is being coordinated by Arapahoe County Open Spaces, Public Works and Development, and Jalisco International, Inc. Visit the Arapahoe County High Plains Trail Connector Project page for additional project information.
Salisbury Park North Expansion
The Town of Parker owns 91 acres of land adjacent to and north of the Salisbury Equestrian Park and Sports Complex, known as Salisbury Park North. In 2014 a Master Plan was approved by Town Council. Potential amenities include multi-use fields, baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, pickleball courts, play areas, pavilions, a sledding hill, community gathering areas, restrooms, adventure trails, parking, landscaping and other amenities. See the master plan here Version OptionsParks and Recreation Capital ProjectsHeadline Salisbury Park North Expansion Version OptionsParks and Recreation Capital ProjectsHeadline.
Design consultants are working on a site plan for the project to determine the need for phasing the park amenities based on the available budget and Town Council approval.
The first construction phase is anticipated to start in early 2025.
Trails at Crowfoot Community Park
The 17-Acre Trails at Crowfoot Community Park, located south of Stroh Road, is now open. Some construction is still underway, so please be aware of your surroundings. The park includes a ballfield, a multi-use field, a nine-hole disc golf course, six pickleball courts, one tennis court, a playground, a basketball court, two picnic shelters, one restroom (not yet installed), trails and parking.
The park amenities are funded by the Developer of the Trails at Crowfoot community. The park will be maintained by the Developer for two years after the final acceptance of the park by the Town, which is anticipated to occur in late summer of 2023. After the Developer's two-year warranty period, the Town will own and maintain the park. Find more information about the Trails at Crowfoot Community Park here Version Options Parks and Recreation Capital Projects Headline.
Rowley Downs/Tallman Gulch Trail
The soft-surface trail in the Rowley Downs neighborhood from the Tallman Gulch Trail to Omaha Avenue is being improved. The new trail will be a 10’ wide concrete trail. See the plan here Version OptionsParks and Recreation Capital ProjectsHeadline Rowley Downs/Tallman Gulch Trail Rowley Downs/Tallman Gulch Trail Rowley Downs/Tallman Gulch Trail Version OptionsParks and Recreation Capital ProjectsHeadline Rowley Downs/Tallman Gulch Trailfor the location.
Public Service Company (PSCO) Right-of-Way Trail
A new 1.5-mile soft-surface trail is being designed from Canterberry Parkway to Latigo Lane along the PSCO right-of-way under the powerline. The trail will be a crusher fine material that will generally follow the existing two-track PSCO maintenance road. See the plan here. Version OptionsParks and Recreation Capital ProjectsHeadline
Tanterra Community Park Construction
The Tanterra Subdivision, located just east of the Reuter-Hess Reservoir, includes a 31.36-acre Community Park. The site plan for the park is complete and includes a multi-use field, four pickleball courts, a playground, a trike track, three picnic shelters, one restroom, trails, parking and landscaping.
The park amenities are funded by the Developer of the Tanterra Subdivision. The park will be maintained by the Developer for two years after the final acceptance of the park by the Town, which has not been determined yet. After the Developer's two-year warranty period, the Town will own and maintain the park. See the park site plan here Version OptionsParks and Recreation Capital ProjectsHeadline.