Cobblestone Ranch Park Master Plan

Cobblestone Ranch drone photo

Developing a master plan

Based on community feedback, Town Council selected Cobblestone Ranch as the next park to be developed. The Town has allocated $4 million to develop a roughly 10-acre parcel as the first phase of the park. Before this neighborhood component can be designed, an overall master plan for the 168-acre site is needed. The site is generally bounded by Castle Oaks Drive to the south, Arabella Drive to the West, Cherry Creek Trail to the east, and McMurdo Gulch to the north.

The Town has contracted with Norris Design to help work through the planning process of developing a master plan for the park. We would like to invite residents to provide feedback before the plan is finalized. Norris Design has previously worked with the Town on the development of Deputy Zack S. Parrish III Memorial Park, Wrangler Park, and the redesign of Castle North Park.

Planning Update

An open house was held in August 2019 in which Norris Design started the master planning process by presenting opportunities and constraints, as well as sharing information, related to potential design elements. The Town's Park Planning staff, along with the design team held a brief hands-on design discussion and collected resident feedback. Two concepts boards were presented, as well as, image boards to help attendees brainstorm and discuss potential ideas. 

Residents provided feedback at the open house and through an online survey. Approximately 120 people attended the open house and 136 respondents filled out the survey. This information was summarized and given to Norris Design. They have been using that data, along with the feedback from the open house, to develop a tentative master park plan. 

At the next open house Norris Design will present the proposed design. In addition to getting resident feedback at the open house, an online survey is available for you to provide feedback on the master park design from Tuesday, October 29 through Wednesday, Nov. 20. Norris Design will then encompass both the in person and online feedback into the final design which will be presented to Town Council on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Proposed master plan design concepts

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  1. Upcoming Cobblestone Ranch Park Master Plan Open House


    This open house has been postponed due to weather. Please check back for a rescheduled date.
  1. Future Park Funding

Town plans for next neighborhood park

A park means so much more to a neighborhood than just providing playground equipment. It becomes a central gathering location and a place where memories are made within the community. The Parks and Recreation Master Plan establishes services levels for neighborhood parks. While metro districts and schools also provide neighborhood park access, the Town sets aside eight acres for every 1,000 residents. This action helps ensure that residents will have close access to neighborhood parks once the Town is fully built-out.

Funding for new parks

Funding sources for the construction of new parks is different than the funding sources for the renovation and maintenance of existing parks. New neighborhood parks are funded through impact fees. Impact fees are imposed on new development projects to help fund the costs of providing public services, like parks, to those new developments. The Town receives $3,849 per 3,000-square-foot single family home to be applied to the construction of new parks and recreation facilities.