City to Purchase HUGE Park Land & on the River!

November 17, 2015

The City is buying the Cauley Creek Water Reclamation Facility and surrounding land of 133 acres for $20.3 million. 2000 feet of Chatahoochee River Frontage.

The old Rogers Bridge is adjacent. When that is restored, it will create pedestrian access to Duluth's Park across the River.

Thank you Citizens for your tax dollars to buy this land, and Council for spending it on this!

Update: 133 acres not 113.  Thanks Lenny for the correction!

Cauley Creek Field

Cauley Creek Woods


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14 comments on “City to Purchase HUGE Park Land & on the River!”

    1. In light of the recent losses of green space around Johns Creek, I am glad someone took action and actually bought land. Theoretically it won't be built ... EVER. A small visitors center would be okay just no more.
      Carole Madan
      Momma Nature
      Johns Creek

    1. Found out a little more tonight after the JCCA debate... the $15 million was just for the reclamation plant and the 10 acres it is using. This purchase is for 133 acres including those 10 acres and the plant.

      1. my understanding is that JC could sell the plant and get half of the proceeds from the sale which could really help offset the cost of the overall park land purchase.

  1. This is the best news ever, if used properly, benefiting the tax payers already living in JC!! But what does "restored" mean? It looks great. Maybe now some of the dwindling yet remaining wildlife in JC will stand a chance at survival. AND we, the citizens, will have a place to go that is not covered in concrete; and instead offers a natural environment we can thrive in...

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