A visitor enjoys the new additions to Club Drive Park near Lawrenceville. SPECIAL PHOTO / GWINNETT COUNTY

Gwinnett opens new addition to popular local park

Gwinnett County recently opened a new addition to a popular local park. 

The improvements were made at a 2.3-acre “neighborhood park” across the street from Lawrenceville’s Club Drive Park. 

The expansion project included a new parking lot and half-acre lawn with a “paved walking loop,” as well as swing sets, bike racks and a picnic shelter with tables and grill, officials said. A restroom facility was also added. 

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“A new boardwalk aligns with an existing pedestrian crossing on Club Drive, taking pedestrians to the walking loop from the Club Drive sidewalk,” county officials said in a news release. “The site also serves as a trailhead for a planned future greenway south along Sweetwater Creek.”

The project was paid for by proceeds of the 2014 special purpose local option sales tax.

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