Cary Gets A New Park!


Carpenter Park FeaturesIn 2007, the Town purchased an approximately 16-acre parcel designated as a future neighborhood park. The parcel is located on the south side of Morrisville Carpenter Road and the east side of Louis Stephens Drive (see map below). In 2012, voters approved $2 million in Cary Community Improvement Bonds towards park construction.  The Master Plan was approved in January 2013.

Its name will be Carpenter Park and it will include the following features:

  • Central Pond with Earthen Dam
  • Restroom Structure
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Play Lawn Area
  • Multi-Sport Court – Basketball & two Pickleball Courts
  • Community Garden (with volunteer assistance)
  • Terraced Lawn Area
  • Preserved Forest
  • Pedestrian Trail – Internal Network and Neighborhood Connections
  • Parking for 30 Cars
  • Flight 3379 & 3378 Memorial (to be funded privately)
  • Small Picnic Shelter at Playground


Fred Smith Company has been awarded the contract for park construction. The total project budget for the Project Master Plan, Design, and Construction is $2,983,000.

  •  Master Plan approved – January 10, 2013
  • Construction Documents Completed – Fall 2014
  • General Park Construction – Started in Spring 2015, completion in Spring 2016
  • Community Garden installation – Spring 2016
  • Full construction started in Spring 2015
  • Completion has been delayed due to extended wet weather in fall and winter 2015
  • The community garden will be completed by volunteers and under a separate contract after general park construction is complete.

New Park in CaryThis information is from the Town of Cary site and more information can be found at:








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