The Explorer Magazine Summer 2021 - Page 15

OPENING SUMMER OF 2021

You ’ re Invited to the Grand Opening of W . S . Gibbs Memorial Park in Avon !

We are opening our newest property – W . S . Gibbs Memorial Park – to the public this summer , and we could not be more excited !
Phase I development of the park encompasses about 70 acres of the 140-acre property and features :
• Two ponds totaling 5½ acres and that will eventually be stocked with fish
• An ADA-accessible fishing dock
• Two large ADA-accessible shelters that will be available for reservations
• Over 2 miles of crushed gravel and natural surface trails
• An 18-hole disc golf course
• A nature-themed playground
• A large hill that will serve as an overlook and a sledding hill
• Picnic areas
• Green space
• Paved roads and parking lots
• ADA-accessible concrete walkways from parking lots to shelters
The park ’ s official address is 4521 Gibbs Road in Danville , although it is physically located within the limits of the Town of Avon . It is situated on Gibbs Road in between County Roads 200 South and 350 South .
Admission to the park and the disc golf course will be free , and after the Grand Opening , the park will be open from dawn to dusk daily .
Follow us on Facebook or on our website at HendricksCountyParks . org for the announcement of the exact date and time of the Grand Opening Ceremony , and then make plans to enjoy the day with us at the brand-new W . S . Gibbs Memorial Park !
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