LELAND, NC (WECT) – A ground breaking ceremony will be held for the Westgate Nature Park on Thursday, April 26 in Leland.
The Town of Leland will commence construction of Phase I of the park, which includes 0.3 miles of trails, an outdoors classroom, a playground, an event lawn and parking, according to a news release from Niel Brooks.
The entire park will reportedly be approximately 150 acres and will include a nearly 5-mile trail in the future.
“Westgate Nature Park will give all of Leland’s citizens a chance to get out and enjoy nature,” stated Leland Mayor Brenda Bozeman in a news release. “This is the first step in creating a park that will be a very special place that will be enjoyed by Leland’s families for many years to come.”
The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. at the park site, located off Westgate Drive next to Shoreline Townhomes.
Plans for the park can be viewed at http://www.townofleland.com/ParksAndRec_LelandParks.
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