Design rendering of future plans for Wooten Meadow Park

Parks

Wooten Meadow Park Implementation

Priority items for Phase 1 Implementation have been selected from the adopted park master plan. These items include the new parking lot, constructed wetlands, walking trails for wildlife viewing, new plantings, and landscape improvements.

Project Details

 
Type:
Parks

Contact

 

Gary Claiborne

Lead Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

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Planning

This phase is complete.

Design

The Wooten Meadow Park Implementation project is currently in the final design and permitting phase. 

Construction

Phase details to come.

Complete

Phase details to come.


History

The 20.5 acre site is located at 2801 West Millbrook Road at the intersection of Leesville Road and Millbrook Road in northwest Raleigh.  The land was donated by the Wooten family in 1996 for the use of the citizens of Raleigh as a park and/or greenway.   As a donation, the property came to the city without a master plan.  Interim uses have dominated the park's history.

Wooten Meadow Park is mostly undeveloped, with 70 percent of the land restricted by its location within a floodplain. Existing park features include a park sign, small parking area (accessed from Millbrook Road,) swing-set (currently being relocated), and multi-use open meadow.  More information about existing conditions of the park, including its natural elements, existing utility easements, and historic usages can be found in the draft System Integration Plan.  

The Wooten Meadow Park Master Plan process launched on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at the Northwest Citizen Advisory Meeting. This event announced a community survey opportunity which ran through September. Benefitting from a strong response to community survey and interview opportunities, the project team identified issues and stakeholders for the park planning process, ultimately taking the form of a third-party situational assessment with process recommendations for the master planning process of this site. 

Schedule

Date Activity
August 1, 2017 Schematic Design Presentation at Lake Lynn Community Center
September 21, 2017 Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board Presentation
Fall 2017 - 2019 Construction Documents and Permitting

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