Dog park, picnic area being added to Gwinnett park


The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners has approved a nearly $4.6 million contract to add new amenities to Alexander Park.

The contract for the project was awarded to Lovvorn Construction, Inc., and it will be funded by SPLOST revenue. 


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The project includes a two-acre dog park, which will have a separate area for small dogs to play. It will also feature new trail connections, a picnic shelter, a playground and a pavilion. The plans also include 325 new parking spots connected to the existing entrance driveway off Old Snellville Highway, a county release said.

Alexander Park already has multiple attractions on its 132 acres, including a fishing lake and an 18-hole disc golf course. A 40-acre nature preserve is also planned for the future, but no timeline has been set for its creation, the county said. 


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