Featured Projects

Current Projects

Briar Creek Central to Monroe

Briar Creek Greenway, from the existing greenway at Masonic Drive to Monroe Road, will provide 1.7 miles of new greenway.  Real estate acquisition will be necessary to complete the design and allow...

Lyon Court Connector

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites residents to view and comment on the 8’ wide pedestrian bridge to be located between Veteran Lane and Lyon Court. The Lyon Court Connector will provide...

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Design + Permitting

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Public Meeting

November 16, 2020

Meeting materials available after the live meeting. 

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Construction Start

Goal: Late 2020/Early 2021

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Construction Completion

Goal: Spring 2021

New Regional Park (Eastfield Park)

With an abundance of canopy trees, ephemeral streams and rolling topography, Eastfield Park has the potential to become the region’s first “adventure park.” Eastfield Park is 114 acres...

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Paw Creek Greenway: Little Rock to Loy

The ~1.5 mile Little Rock Road to Loy Court section of trail is the first funded phase of Paw Creek Greenway. This project will connect the entrance of Robert L. Smith Park (at Little Rock Road) to...

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Design + Permitting

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Public Meeting

April 22, 2021

Meeting materials available after the live meeting. 

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Bidding

Goal: Early 2022

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Construction Start

Goal: Mid 2022

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Construction Completion

Goal: Mid 2023

Long Creek Greenway: Treyburn to Oakdale

The first ~1.5 mile phase of Long Creek Greenway is currently under construction from I-77 to Treyburn Drive, which includes a connection along Dixon Branch Greenway under W.T. Harris Blvd to connect to...

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Design + Permitting

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Public Meeting

March 25, 2021

Meeting materials available after the live meeting. 

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Bidding

Goal: Late 2021/Early 2022

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Construction Start

Goal: Early 2022

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Construction Completion

Goal: Late 2023

Race Playce @ Nevin Community Park Playground Replacement

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites residents to a community meeting to discuss the replacement of the existing Race Playce Playground at Nevin Community Park. The current Race Playce Playground...

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Enderly Park

Enderly Park is located at 1501 Enderly Road in Charlotte, NC. The existing 8.4 acre park includes a playground, picnic shelter with grill, full-court basketball court, two tennis courts, a multipurpose...

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Irwin and Stewart Creek Greenway Planning Study

The Irwin/Stewart Creek corridor between Billy Graham Parkway and Nevin Road is an important link in Mecklenburg County’s Greenway Master Plan. Stretching approximately 11.3 miles it connects neighborhoods...

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Design + Permitting

Ongoing

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Public Meeting

November 16, 2020

Meeting materials available after the live meeting. 

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Construction Start

Goal: Late 2020/Early 2021

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Construction Completion

Goal: Spring 2021

Dowd Park

This project will create a park on the lot bound by Monument Street, Greenland Avenue and Remount Road next to the Historic Dowd House in the Camp Greene neighborhood in west Charlotte. The project will...

Clarks Creek Greenway Planning Study

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites residents to a community meeting to discuss the extension of Clarks Creek Greenway from Fairlea Drive to Hwy 115 in Huntersville. The extended trail in the...

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Design + Permitting

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Public Meeting

November 16, 2020

Meeting materials available after the live meeting. 

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Construction Start

Goal: Late 2020/Early 2021

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Construction Completion

Goal: Spring 2021

9th Street Dog Park

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and the Central Park Region Advisory Council invite residents to a community meeting to discuss the development of 9th Street Dog Park located near W 9th Street and...

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Design + Permitting

Ongoing

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Public Meeting

November 16, 2020

Meeting materials available after the live meeting. 

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Construction Start

Goal: Late 2020/Early 2021

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Construction Completion

Goal: Spring 2021

McAlpine Creek Greenway: Green Rea Road to Johnston Road

This ~2 mile greenway trail project is intended to expand the existing 6.5 mile McAlpine/McMullen/Four Mile system and end north of Pineville-Matthews Road at Green Rea Road and Country Day Middle...

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Planning, Design, and Real Estate

Ongoing

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Public Meeting

Virtual Community Meeting:

December 14, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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Construction

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Mason Wallace Park

Mecklenburg County is working to improve Mason Wallace Park. The initial improvements may include: a small picnic shelter, grill, drinking fountain, three exercise equipment pieces, new benches, landscaping,...

Albemarle Road Park

Albemarle Road Park is a neighborhood Park in the South Park Region of Mecklenburg County.  The entrance to Albemarle Road Park is off of W.T. Harris Blvd just south of Albemarle Road.  Albemarle...

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Master Planning

1/8/2021

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Virtual Public Meeting

November 14, 2020 at 10AM

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Phase 1 Design & Permitting

Goal Date:  January 2021 - May 2021

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Bidding & Construction

Goal:  June 2021 - December 2021

Ezell Community Park

Development of new community park in Mint Hill. Located at the corner of Matthews-Mint Hill Road and Mintwood Drive. Find more information on Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Capital Planning...

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Virtual Town Hall Meeting

October 15, 2020

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Virtual Community Workshop

February 18, 2021

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Design + Permitting

Spring 2021- Late 2021

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Construction

Goal: 2022 - 2023

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Druid Hills Neighborhood Park

This capital project will add improvements to this existing neighborhood park, including a street right of way abandonment. Park and Recreation staff invite you to a community drop-in event on Saturday,...

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Design + Permitting

Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

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Public Meeting

October 10, 2020

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Bidding

Goal: Spring 2021

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Construction Start

Goal: Summer 2021

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Construction Completion

Goal: Late 2021

Caldwell Station Tributary Greenway

A new greenway trail approximately 1 mile in length that connects existing Caldwell Station Greenway to the new Nothern Regional Recreation Center on Old Statesville Road.

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Wilmore Centennial Park at South End

This is a new neighborhood park that serves the Wilmore and Historic South End neighborhoods. The park is being developed in collaboration with Beacon Partners.  Thank you to everyone...

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Design

Late 2019 - Fall 2020

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Public Input

December 2019, January 2020, and October 2020

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Construction

Goal: Winter 2020 - Summer 2021

MeckPlaybook Big Ideas

Let’s Dive in...to MeckPlaybook Action Fest!Hello! Thank you for joining us for our third and final round of MeckPlaybook’s public workshops. We are excited to share nine big ideas with you...

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Irvins Creek Greenway: Idlewild Road to Lakeview Circle

PROJECT UPDATE (5/11/2021): Real estate acquisition has delayed the proposed bid date for the project as discussed in the public meeting. The current goal is to bid the project in Fall 2021 and start construction...

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Design + Permitting

Ongoing

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Public Meeting

September 19, 2020

Meeting materials available after the live meeting. 

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Construction Start

Goal: Late 2021

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Construction Completion

Goal: Early 2023