Marvin-Efird Park opened on May 5, 2012, and is located at 8909 New Town Road. The Park offers amenities for outdoor activities, community gardening, one-of-a-kind redwood playground, restroom facilities, picnic areas, meadow and natural groomed walking trails. The Park holds several annual events: Marvin Movie Night under the stars, National Night Out and a Holiday Tree Lighting.
The Marvin Community Garden includes 24 raised garden beds that measure 9’ x 3’ x 11”. The garden enclosure is approximately 500 square feet. Benefits of a Community Garden include social interactions, a sense of community, nutritious food and recreational and educational opportunities.
The garden plots are available for rent. Plot renewal occurs in January and February of each year. There is a limit of one (1) plot per household. A second plot may be rented after the registration period is over.
Garden areas can be rented annually $20 for regular garden plots.
Marvin Efird Park is home to the Barn and the Picnic Shelter, two beautiful facilities that are available to rent for private events.
Access to and parking at Marvin Efird Park is free of charge to the public. However, those using the Park for business purposes, such as photographers, must purchase a professional access pass. To receive a pass, please complete the application linked below and submit it to Parks and Recreation.
A single day pass is $50, while an annual pass is $250. The fee may be paid in person in cash or by check or online by credit card.
8 AM - 6 PM February - March
8 AM - 8 PM April - September
8 AM - 7 PM October
8 AM - 5 PM November - January
Marvin Efird Park is closed four (4) days a year: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day; New Years Eve and New Years Day.
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