West Sacramento’s Heritage Oaks Park to get new amenities with $3 million grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Heritage Oaks Park in West Sacramento is on track to get new amenities after receiving a $3 million grant from the National Park Service Land and Water Conservation Fund.

The city said it was one of 16 state agencies to win the funding. The money will go towards the city’s Heritage Oaks Park Master Plan project.

With the $3 million, the park will see upgrades and additions to seven areas.

  • Construction of a new amphitheater
  • Improvements to the existing playground
  • Development of a new nature-themed playground and water feature
  • Public square with picnic pavilion, assembly areas and toilets
  • A skate plaza, BMX lessons
  • Demonstration garden, natural grass area, walking paths including an elevated boardwalk through the oak grove
  • Fitness stations, new landscaping and lighting throughout the park, and public art
  • Extension of the car park

Heritage Oaks Park is one of West Sacramento’s newest parks, beginning planning and design in 2017. It is a 9-acre property of Valley Oak and various other trees, from which its namesake.

Current park amenities include a shaded playground, picnic tables, restrooms, and 40 parking spaces.

It also became home to Tree Top Sac in 2018, which is a treetop adventure park. Participants will be able to cross the canopy while crossing obstacles such as balancing ropes, bridges and nets.

For those interested in Tree Top Sac, its website provides a step-by-step explanation of how the activities work. There are daily and seasonal passes for the park, which also offers evening climbs.

Heritage Oak Parks is located at 1300 Lake Washington Blvd.

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