Miles of trails have attracted many people to the new park for recreation. But challenges await those who want to walk to the park.
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Bonnet Springs Park Offers Food and Beverage Options
A café, a coffee shop and a rooftop bar are available, as are water-filling stations and drink vending machines.
Florida Children’s Museum Opens
The museum, previously called Explorations V, has moved to a much larger space at Bonnet Springs Park.
Bonnet Springs Park Is Putting on Final Touches for Opening Day
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.
Lake Wire Development Gets Break in Sale Price From City
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.
Bonnet Springs Park Asks City to Waive $399,601 in Land Purchase Costs
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.
Bonnet Springs Park Announces Opening Date: Oct. 22
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.
Bonnet Springs Park Pushes Toward Opening This Spring
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.
Lake Wire Apartment and Retail Community Gets Design Approval
An urban-style community of 630 apartments with restaurants and shops will be built on the abandoned Florida Tile site west of Lake Wire, under plans unveiled today at a meeting of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority. The conceptual design by Atlanta developers Carter & Associates and architects The Preston Partnership received an enthusiastic approval from […]
Crescent Heights Residents Embrace Bonnet Springs Park
Despite heavy equipment coming through and road detours planned, residents living next to Bonnet Springs Park continue to be encouraged by the progress of the massive, privately funded public park, expected to open in 2022.