Park Projects

New Projects

Big Creek Greenway

PHASE 5 TRAILHEAD
Locations: 1605 Canton Hwy
Project Scope: Design of trailhead, renovation of the Natural Resource Management Operations Center and land acquisition 
Anticipated completion: Mid-Late 2022 

EAGLE'S BEAK PARK

PHASE 2
Location: 8420 Old Federal Road 

Project Scope: Master plan, construction design and development
Anticipated Completion: January 2022

Master Plan Schematic

LANIERLAND PARK

PHASE 2
Location: 6115 Jot-Em-Down Road
Project Scope: Master plan, construction design and development
Anticipated Completion: Late 2022

Master Plan Schematic
3D Images 

MATT COMMUNITY PARK RECREATION CENTER

Location: 6555 Wallace Tatum Road
Project Scope: Facility design
Anticipated Completion: TBA

SAWNEE MOUNTAIN PRESERVE

PHASE 4
Location: 4075 Spot Road 
Project Scope: Master plan, construction design and development
Anticipated Completion: Mid 2023
Master Plan Schematic - Barker Overlook
Master Plan Schematic - Spot Road 

WILCAT CREEK PARK

Location: Northeast Forsyth County along Lake Lanier
Anticipated Completion: TBD
Master Plan Schematic
Master Plan Report 

Improvements & Renovations

Bennett Park

Location: 5930 Burruss Mill Road 
Project Scope: Update master plan, construction design and development 
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2023 

Big Creek Greenway

PHASE 5A will add 2.3 miles and phase 5-B will add 2.4 miles.  A one mile section will connect phase 5-A and phase 5-B along Hwy 20 and this portion will be completed as part of the GDOT Widening Project

Union Hill Trailhead and north to Fowler Park. Anticipated reopening: February 2023

Central Park Recreation Center Expansion

Location: 2300 Keith Bridge Road
Project Scope: Site design, building master plan, construction design and development 
Anticipated Completion: Early 2023

Sharon Springs Park

Location: 1950 Sharon Road 
Project Scope: Site master plan update, construction design and development of park 
Anticipated Completion: TBD
Master Plan Schematic 

Midway Park

Location: 2100 Post Road 
Project Scope: Construction design and renovation 
Anticipated Completion: June 2022

Sawnee Mountain Park

Location: 3995 Watson Road 
Project Scope: Construction design and renovation 
Anticipated Completion: November 2021

Coal Mountain Park

Location: 3560 Settingdown Road 
Project Update: Project is on hold awaiting final design of the Coal Mountain Connector Road, right of way determination, and round-about design
Anticipated Completion: 2023

2021 Completed Projects

Big Creek Greenway

PHASE 1 RENOVATION
Location: McFarland Parkway to Union Hill Road
Project Scope: Assessment of phases 1-3, design of new boardwalk, renovation and replacement of boardwalk sections as funding allows

Caney Creek Preserve

Landscape improvements of entrance areas, creating of new footpath entrance, and hiking trails renovation

Sawnee Mountain Park

Location: 3995 Watson Road 
Project Scope: Construction design and renovation 

Shady Grove Campground

Main drive asphalt resurfacing; water/sewer line replacement; bath houses renovation 

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 Cumming, GA 30028
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Our Mission

Working together to enrich the community by providing safe, clean and inclusive parks and recreation.

Our Vision

Inspiring a connected, vibrant and healthy community through parks and play.