Author Archives: Erik Harris

Sat. Nov. 5th – Help us Beautify Balcones Park on It’s My Park Day!

If you love spending time at Balcones Park, please consider joining other volunteers as we clean up the park, mulch trees, distribute seed balls full of wildflowers and repair trails. Click here to sign up – Balcones-Beautification to join us … Continue reading

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Opportunity to provide input in City sidewalk, urban trails, bicycle plans!

Important – the survey closes 3/6/2022 Helpful hint – Check the challenges/gaps, new connections and challenging crossings on the left first, then add your ideas per the instructions and/or agree/disagree with existing comments.  There is also an instruction video on … Continue reading

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Pollution Prevention Reminder

Attention Park Users and Dog Walkers The trash accumulation and dog waste deposits in Balcones Park are getting worse.  No one wants to step in dog waste and when it washes into the creek it becomes a hazard for contact … Continue reading

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March 5 – Mark your calendars for It’s My Park Day

Please save the date to help clean up and care for Balcones Park.  There will be projects for all ages including -Trash cleanup -Tree mulching -rebuild the berms on trail that connects the parking to the the Duval end of … Continue reading

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Sign up published for March 7, 2020, It’s My Park Day

Dear Neighbors, please consider coming out and to help clean up and maintain Balcones Park trees, trails and landscaping. Date/Time – Saturday March 7, 2020 9AM -12 Noon Here is the link to sign up: Balcones Park Cleanup, Beautification and … Continue reading

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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!

02-02-2020 update – The Parks Board has taken an active interest in the proper completion of the trail project and we can report limited success in some areas following our presentation to the Board on Nov. 22, 2019.  Several Parks Board … Continue reading

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