Philip S. Miller Park
The Town's No. 1 park priority
The wait is over! The first phase of the Town's largest park project ever is complete. Construction on the variety of unique features began in the summer 2013. Now, the 270-acre
Philip S. Miller Park truly has something for everyone.
The 7.4-mile native surface trail network consists of single-track trails divided into four different, but interconnected, loops with 1.2 miles of paved accessible segments. The trail's shinning jewel is the 200-step Challenge Staircase. It's already been wildly popular with fitness buffs.
In the future this active regional park will include a zip line course and adventure playground.
Of all the Town’s new park initiatives, this project has the highest priority. It was one of the five top priorities considered when developing the Town’s 2013 Budget.
The first phase, which opened Oct.25, 2014, includes: the
Over time, it could take nearly $30 million in public and private funds to build all of the amenities as outlined in the park's master plan.
Miller Activity Complex (MAC), an indoor leisure/lap pool, an outdoor lighted synthetic-turf field, parking, landscaping and basic park-wide infrastructure.
Construction of the second phase of this 270-acre park will begin in March 2015. This phase is scheduled to be completed in December 2015. Elements of this phase include the core plaza, amphitheater and millhouse. The core plaza will house picnic pavilions, restrooms, splashpad, plaza area, outdoor fireplace, play features and landscaping. The amphitheater and millhouse includes the an events pavilion, outdoor amphitheater, pond and water feature, accessible concrete trails, additional parking and landscaping.
Printable overview of Phase 2 construction
See the future
The community contributed to a meaningful master plan, to which the Town remains fully committed.
Future phases could include traditional play and athletic features, and unique amenities such as an outdoor amphitheater,
pond, indoor event space, adventure playground, trails and more.
View a video
fly-through of the overall vision of this park, which will be built in
phases over time.
If you have problems viewing this video , check it out on YouTube.