Parks and Recreation Projects

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  1. Scenic photo of a lake at Bethany Lakes Park

    New loop trail coming to Bethany Lakes Park

    Trail enthusiasts soon can enjoy a new loop trail at Bethany Lakes Park. The loop will accommodate two-way pedestrian and bicycle traffic and allow for views across the park. Read on...
  2. Aerial photo of Molsen Farm

    City to purchase 16 acres of property from Allen ISD

    A property once home to one of Allen’s last working farms will now be fully owned and cared for by Allen Parks and Recreation. Read on...
  3. Four kids play on an inclusive structure at Bethany Lakes Park

    All-inclusive play structures at Bethany Lakes Park

    Bethany Lakes Park playground is open! We're excited to introduce all-inclusive and adaptive play amenities for individuals of all abilities. Read on...

Parks Projects

*Completion dates are subject to change due to weather, funding and contract adjustments.

Project NameProject StatusEstimated Completion*
Playground Shade Structures: Dayspring Park and Orchard ParkConstruction begins in SeptemberFall 2022
Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan 2031
Molsen Farm Master PlanFinal plan in reviewSeptember 2022
Stephen G. Terrell Recreation CenterUnder constructionLate summer 2023
Molsen Farm Trailhead DesignDesign underwayDecember 2022
Bethany Lakes Loop TrailUnder constructionEarly 2023
Rowlett Creek Trail Expansion Design (Southern Section)In design; construction begins 2023
Rowlett Creek Trail Expansion Design (Northern Section)In design; construction begins 2025
Rolling Hills ParkUnder constructionLate spring 2023
Heritage Village RestorationConstruction documents in reviewSummer 2023
Public Dog ParkDesign underwayFall 2023