The northwest Forsyth park has four synthetic-turf rectangular fields, a playground, concession and restroom buildings and a maintenance facility, county officials said. About a mile of natural-surface walking trails is expected to be completed next spring.
A 2008 Parks, Recreation and Green Space bond issue made possible the acquisition of 185 acres that year; the land previously had been approved for 399 homes. The county set aside three acres for a new Fire Station No. 3, which opened in July 2013.