If you have seen some earth moving near the Barkley Theater, it is because there is a new park beginning construction there this Spring! The Talbot Group/Barkley Co. is breaking ground on a unique nature park. Contrary to common playgrounds, this park will offer giant boulders, large logs for climbing, ropes for swinging and sand with water features to cool off.
The Talbot Group would like the area to be an “urban village”, a place for people to live, work, shop and play. They are also creating more paths to connect the park to the popular Railroad Trial and give access to the Greenways system. The project is expected to be complete Summer 2022! I look forward to bumping into those of you with kiddos there this summer!