“The primary role of this park in the life of the city is dictated by its incomparable site. That role should be to provide an open space of quiet and tranquility for the citizens of this city—a sanctuary where they might escape the turmoil of the city and enjoy the rejuvenation which quiet and solitude and an intimate contact with nature can bring.”

The Master Plan – Friends of Discovery Park (

Discovery Park History (extract from Magnolia: Memories & Milestones)

NOTE: This history and timeline will be updated as part of the 50th Anniversary history mission. It will be posted here when done.