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Northwest Park

Northwest Park
998 Parkside Valley Drive


The park includes several features for use by the community.  The playground includes an open area for toddlers, a play unit designed for 2-5 year olds, and a larger unit designed for 5-12 year olds.  The picnic shelter includes restrooms and eight picnic tables plus two more tables outside the shelter.  There is also a walking track built around an open play field and plenty of benches where you can sit and read or just relax and unwind.  

The park design incorporates several environmentally friendly stormwater treatment concepts.  There are four types of stormwater control measures (SCM’s or BMP’s) at this park that remove pollutants in rainfall runoff prior to flowing into the adjacent stream.  That stream flows to Jordan Lake, which serves as the drinking water reservoir for Morrisville and surrounding communities.  Each SCM is purposely integrated into the site to maximize usable land while serving multiple needs.

Picnic Shelter rental rates:

Time             Resident        Non-resident

9am – 2pm    $66              $100

3pm – Sunset $66              $100

All Day          $132             $200

A refundable $100 damage deposit is also required.

Progress timeline:

2005 — the property was donated to the Town by the developers of the Breckenridge neighborhood.

July 2013 — Town Council authorized Staff to begin the conceptual design process for a new park.

March 2014 — Staff held a public input session at the Breckenridge Clubhouse.  Town Council selected a concept plan and authorized staff to prepare construction documents.

June 2015 – Bids were received and construction contract was awarded to Scotia Construction.

September 2016 - Construction is finished.

October 2016 - Official ribbon cutting ceremony.  Open to public. 


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