Park Development

_MG_0168The Park Development team is responsible for evaluating, planning, and developing various types of parks, trails, and open spaces within the city. Park development projects range in scale from design and installation of playground equipment to master planning large parcels of parkland. Additionally, the Park Development Team helps create planning documents, such as the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Master Plan and the Citywide Trails Master Plan.

Current Projects Under Construction

Veterans Monument Recognition Program

Bond Projects
In November 2013, Round Rock residents approved a bond proposition for $56.5 million for trail and park improvement projects. We have been working hard to get these projects under construction and make them available for community use.  

Project NameConsultantBudgetLinks
Heritage Trail WestHalff Associates$6.5 mil Heritage Trail West Concept
Heritage Trail EastSchrickel, Rollins, and Associates, Inc.$11.2 milComing Soon
Brushy Creek TrailWaeltz & Prete, Inc.$1.9 milBrushy Creek Trail Concept
Lake Creek TrailHagood Engineering Associates, Inc.$2.0 milLake Creek Trail Concept

Planning Documents
Playbook 2030: Building a Connected Community
On Aug. 23, 2018, the City Council adopted the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Master Plan, Game Plan 2020: Building an Active Community.

Game Plan 2020 is a compilation of the City’s goals and strategies to acquire parkland to keep up with Round Rock’s growth and to expand our recreational offerings. More than 2,750 residents contributed to the development of plan through public meetings, surveys and interviews.

Below is the master plan document. All files are PDFs.

Playbook 2030: Building A Connected Community

As part of the creation of Playbook 2030, an evaluation of all of the trail corridors throughout the city was completed.  As a result, the Citywide Trails Master Plan was updated and adopted by council.

Below is the updated trails master plan.


Parks and Recreation Department
Park Development Manager – Katie Baker
301 W. Bagdad Ave., Suite 250 
Round Rock, TX 78664
Phone: (512)-218-5540  |  Fax: (512)-218-55482 Round Rock Today