Forsyth County officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting to inaugurate Eagle’s Beak Park in Northwest Forsyth

New park takes flight in Forsyth County

Forsyth County’s newest passive park is now open for business. County officials gathered recently for a ribbon-cutting for the new Eagle’s Beak Park at 8420 Old Federal Road in Ball Ground.

The 26-acre space features a canoe and kayak launch on the Etowah River as well as nature trails, restrooms and parking. The county bought most of the land in 2009 with money from the parks and green space bond OK’d by voters in 2008. Construction was funded by that bond issue as well as SPLOST money.

The park was designed by Amec Foster Wheeler and construction was done by Tri Scapes Inc. for $1,367,460.

Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills, in whose district the park is located, dubbed it “one of the county’s most pristine parks.”

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