Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation will open Settles Bridge Park to the public this Sat., Aug. 22.
The 268-acre park features a 1.8-mile paved trail and 3.2 miles of natural surface trails, 2.4-acre dog park area, playground, 3,500 sq. ft. pavilion with grill area, two half-court basketball courts, 10,000 sq. ft. skate complex with bowls, and restrooms.
Funding for Settles Bridge Park was made possible through the 2005 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and totaled $3.6 million in construction costs. The park was master planned by The Jaeger Company, designed by Pond and Company, construction managed by Moreland Altobelli Associates, and the contractor for the project was JHC Corporation.
A grand opening celebration will take place at the park on Fri., Sept. 18 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. with free kids activities, parks safety programs and skateboarding clinics and demos.
Settles Bridge Park is located at 380 Johnson Rd. in Suwanee. For more information, call 770.822.8840 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com.
Location: 380 Johnson Road, Suwanee, GA 30024