Parks Planning



Comprehensive Plan

The City of Wilmington is strongly committed to providing high-quality parks, recreation facilities and programs for citizens of and visitors to the community. The City of Wilmington worked with a consultant to develop a Parks, Recreation & Open Space Comprehensive Plan. This plan includes a system-wide analysis, which will create a strategy for park and facility improvement, maintenance and development throughout the community now and into the future.

See the Plan(PDF, 45MB)

Urban Forestry Master Plan

The City of Wilmington, in collaboration with the community and stakeholders, has developed its first Urban Forestry Master Plan.   The tree inventory and management plan are essential tools to help protect and enhance the city’s urban forest resources.

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Greenfield Park Master Plan

A master plan was developed with consultant McAdams for Greenfield Park located at 1739 Burnett Blvd.

The plan is the foundation for future Greenfield Park programs, facilities and amenities and includes:

  • Landscaping and maintenance plan
  • Plan to open shoreline sight lines
  • Analysis to determine personnel needs
  • Programming analysis
  • Safety and security analysis
  • Capital projects/facility life cycles.  

The following documents were presented to City Council on February 20, 2024. 

Greenfield Park Final Master Plan(PDF, 75MB)

City Council Presentation(PDF, 7MB)