Lewisville's new Thrive Nature Park to hold grand opening on Aug. 28

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Thrive Nature Park features "native Texas forest and prairie with trails and opportunities for environmental education and play," according to the city's website. (Kaushiki Roy/Community Impact Newspaper)

Thrive Nature Park features "native Texas forest and prairie with trails and opportunities for environmental education and play," according to the city's website. (Kaushiki Roy/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The $1.59 million park was developed with the help of a $500,000 grant from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. (Kaushiki Roy/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A grand opening for Lewisville's new Thrive Nature Park is set for Aug. 28. (Kaushiki Roy/Community Impact Newspaper)
A grand opening for Lewisville's new Thrive Nature Park is set for Aug. 28.

About 99% of construction at the 21-acre park has been completed, according to a July 12 presentation to City Council.

The park features "native Texas forest and prairie with trails and opportunities for environmental education and play," according to the city's website.

The $1.59 million park was developed with the help of a $500,000 grant from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. It features a concrete perimeter trail, a soft surface interior trail, picnic areas, outdoor classrooms, nature play areas and a bird blind, the website stated.

A TPWD official who visited the site in June described it to the city as "one of the most unique places he had been in the state this year."


The park is located at 1951 S. Valley Parkway across the street from the Thrive recreation center.

According to the council presentation, the future development of the park will depend on funding.



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