The family is raising funds and awareness in memory of philanthropist Carol Jenkins Barnett, who died of Alzheimer’s in 2021.
City officials want public input on how to handle pedestrian, bicycle traffic through the railroad underpass.
Miles of trails have attracted many people to the new park for recreation. But challenges await those who want to walk to the park.
A café, a coffee shop and a rooftop bar are available, as are water-filling stations and drink vending machines.
The museum, previously called Explorations V, has moved to a much larger space at Bonnet Springs Park.
Bonnet Springs Park is ready for its grand opening Oct. 22-23. “We have everything the theme parks have, except rides,” CEO Josh Henderson said.
The Lakeland City Commission today voted 5-1 to reduce the sale price of a piece of land for the developers of Bonnet Springs Park to $25,000 – a $399,601 reduction.
The developers of Bonnet Springs Park are asking the city of Lakeland for a $399,601 reduction in the price of city-owned land that will be used to support the park, and several city commissioners today appeared ready to grant that request when they vote on it Monday.
Retired Lakeland Parks and Recreation Director Bill Tinsley showed off the transformation of the Bonnet Springs Park property on Thursday afternoon like a proud parent shows off a newborn baby.
The project to turn 168 vacant acres west of downtown Lakeland into the showcase Bonnet Springs Park is on schedule to open this spring or summer, the park’s developers say.