Parks Projects

The Parks and Recreation Department is continually striving to provide the city's growing population with quality parks, open spaces and facilities. The department is committed to to having a great park system that compliments the overall image and livability of the city.

Neighborhood Park Development



Bi Centennial


This 5.37-acre park will receive improvements including a new lighted pavilion, playground equipment updates, picnic tables, benches, sports court surfacing, volleyball equipment, water stations, and light improvements. Construction is expected to begin in 2018.


Pearson Acres Park


The scope of this project will entail the revision of the existing master plan design as well as the development of an 11-acre neighborhood park, located on Teel Parkway. The development of the neighborhood park improvements include aesthetic improvements, a shade structure, children’s playground, multi-use court, walking trails, and landscape improvements. This project is currently anticipated to be under construction in 2018. 

Plum Creek Park

 

Plum Creek Park Master Plan (PDF)
This 5.8-acre park is located at the corner of Plum Creek Drive and Stonebrook Parkway west of Teel Parkway. The proposed park is adjacent to Pearson Middle School. The neighborhood park improvements will entail aesthetic improvements, a shade structure, children's playground, multi-use court, walking trails, and landscape improvements. The park master plan was approved by the Parks and Recreation Board in June 2016 and construction is expected to completed in early 2018. 

Preston Ridge Park (reinvestment)

The scope of this project will entail the reinvestment of the Preston Ridge neighborhood park, located along Red Cedar Drive, adjacent to Christie Elementary School. Elements of the project will include the replacement of outdated playground systems, a new pavilion, monument signage for the park, and landscape improvements. This project is currently anticipated to be completed in October 2017.

Wranglers Range Park



Wranglers Range Park Master Plan (PDF)
This 8.0-acre park is located at the corner of Backstretch Boulevard and Cedar Ranch Road in the Phillips Creek Ranch Neighborhood. The proposed park will be adjacent to a future FISD School. The neighborhood park improvements will entail aesthetic improvements, a shade structure, children's playground, multi-use court, walking trails, and landscape improvements. The park master plan was approved by the Parks and Recreation Board in June 2016 and construction is expected to be completed in early 2018. 


Special Purpose 


Grand Park - Phase I


Located generally along and west of the North Dallas Tollway; along and east of Legacy Parkway and generally north of Stonebrook Parkway, this 275 acre regional park is the first of its kind in Frisco. Initial master planning for the park took place in 2006 and the planning for the Phase I development of the park is currently underway.

The Grove - Active Adult Center



The Grove Master Plan

This project will involve the design and ultimate construction for the new Active Adult Center (Senior Center). Construction will consist of nearly 30,000 sq ft for residents years 50 plus. Phase I amenities include fitness rooms, crafting and game rooms, a ballroom with kitchen, walking trails, an outdoor pavilion and parking. This project is expected to start construction in 2018.

Harold Bacchus "Tree House"


Tree house  architectural concept

The scope of this project entails the design and construction along the Taychas Trail network and two existing playground structures. The structure will include play features and thematic elements consistent with an open tree fort concept. This structure will be open and visible while still encouraging kids to play in and interact with the natural environment. Providing elements of interactive and thematic play will enable children to create their own story line. This project is expected to start construction in 2018. 

Wetlands Restoration Project


Wetlands Restoration Project is a joint venture between the City of Frisco and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rehabilitate the flood plans south of Lonestar Ranch subdivision. The project will include the planting of native grasses, plants and trees as well as the reconstruction of areas to create better water flow. This is the largest wetland restoration project the Corps of Engineers has undertaken. Once complete, this area will give residents the opportunity to enjoy the land in its natural state while cleaning up a neglected area of floodplain. The Army Corp of Engineers is actively establishing plant materials with completion expected by the end of 2018. 

Hike and Bike Trails


Frisco has more than 90 miles of Hike and Bike Trails developed throughout the City.  Work will  continue to connection of many of these trails. The overall vision of the City's Hike and Bike Trails is outlined in the Hike and Bike Master Plan which is currently being updated, and once adopted, will be implemented over the next five years.


Active Trail Extension Projects:

Dominion Trails

Dominion Trails Final Master Plan (PDF)

This project provides for the development of approximately 1.4 miles of trail found within the Dominion at Panther Creek development and will ultimately connect westward into the Latera subdivision. Connection between Panther Creek from Hillcrest Road and Preston Road. Construction is anticipated to begin the end of 2017 with completion expected in the fall of 2018. 


Taychas Trail Extension (Phase III)


Taychas Trail Extension Plan

This project provides for the extension of the Taychas Trail at Harold Bacchus Community Park from the existing trailhead south if the soccer complex to the trail connection proposed by the Edgewood Development to Coit Road. This trail connector will provide tree installation and a 12’ trail connection into the future neighborhood which will then extend the Taychas Trail moving westward until Coit Road. This project is currently anticipated to be under construction by the end of year 2017.

Six Cities Trail

Six Cities Master Plan Frisco Segment (PDF)

This project provides for the extension of the Taychas Trail from Limestone Quarry Park south to the City of Plano trail connection. This trail connector will provide a linkage between Frisco and Plano at SH121 at the West Rowlett Creek crossing. The project has also been awarded a grant that will be administered through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Construction is anticipated to begin in November 2017 with completion expected in the summer of 2018.