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John & Doris Tursi Park

A Gathering space for families in anacortes, wa

John & Doris Tursi Park is located in a new Anacortes neighborhood and honors a couple who are longtime city residents and generous donors to the Anacortes Community Forest Lands and other city projects. It includes a cedar timber shelter that is constructed with salvaged logs from a nearby roadway clearing project. It has permeable concrete paths providing walkways and views of an enhanced wetland and native habitat area. This 1 acre park has a nice variety of amenities including a zip line, basketball court, picnic area, public art, open lawn and a circular pathway that mimics a bike circuit used by neighborhood, prior to the park being developed.

This project was designed by Barker Landscape Architects (now with Environmental Works).

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