Author Archives: Erik Harris

It’s My Park Day – Sat. Nov 2, 2019

We are still in need of lots of volunteers! Sign up ASAP to get a free, awesome shirt! For more info or use the signup link here: Balcones Park Cleanup and Trail Work We hope to see you in the … Continue reading

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Walnut Creek Trail – Replace the Base!

  10-22-19 update – see videos of flex base runoff vs. vegetated shoulder at https://photos.app.goo.gl/ceieoERDVcegxsBp9 Several neighbors are planning to bring this issue to the Parks Board this evening at 6 PM.  Please email or call the parks board if you … Continue reading

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Balcones Park Project Updates

8/29/2019   Northern Walnut Creek Trail in Balcones Park PROJECT UPDATE We have received word that the City has authorized the contractor to repair erosion along the newly completed paved trail section between Amherst and the ball field near Scribe, as … Continue reading

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March 2nd 2019 – Signup for It’s My Park Day!

IMPD Spring 2019 will be March 2nd – please consider coming out to help with park maintenance and beautification. It’s also a great way to get to know neighbors and explore the park and greenbelt! Signup Link –  https://austinparks.givepulse.com/event/103251-Balcones-Park-and-Greenbelt Projects planned: … Continue reading

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Balcones Park Trail Closures and Trail Construction Update

The City project to extend the Northern Walnut Creek Trail to Amherst is underway.  Construction is expected to last approximately 6 months.  This work has closed several trails so we have put together a map to help navigate around the … Continue reading

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April 7, 9am-1pm: Pool Landscape and Trail Workday – Help Needed!

We need about 20 volunteers to help finish the pool landscaping and restore the newly repaired Creekside Trail (see details below). Here is a link to sign up: https://austinparks.givepulse.com/event/73493-Balcones-District-Park-Friends-of-Balcones-Work-Day%21

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Creekside Trail Repairs Complete!

Thanks to the grant obtained by the Friends of Balcones through the City’s NPP Program, the City-hired Contractor has completed* repairs to the “Creekside Trail” in Balcones Park. This is a great win for the neighborhood and park supporters. We … Continue reading

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