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Posted on: June 28, 2023

New loop trail at Bethany Lakes Park

Aerial photo of trail winding through Bethany Lakes Park

The new loop adds 0.8 miles to the current concrete trail for a total of 1.13 miles. The new loop will accommodate two-way pedestrian and bicycle traffic and meets Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards to provide better accessibility for visitor...

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Parks & Recreation - Completed Projects
Posted on: January 24, 2023

New shade structures at Allen parks

Playground shade structure at Orchards Park

New playground shade structures are ready for play at Orchards, Dayspring and Spirit parks. Allen Community Development Corporation approved funding for the new shade projects in 2022.

Parks and Recreation staff examined all the city’s playgrounds to deter...

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Parks & Recreation - Completed Projects
Posted on: June 27, 2023

Partial replacement of Watters Trail

Photo of Watters Trail after partial replacement

This section of Watters Trail was replaced along Rio Grande Drive. Due to potential trip hazards, it was determined to replace about 100 feet of this stretch of trail. The trail has been adjusted from 8 feet wide to 12 feet wide.

Pictured: Photos of this p...

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Parks & Recreation - Completed Projects