Mission Hill Park is a ten acre property located 2100 Independence Drive. The parcel was dedicated to the New Braunfels Park Foundation in 2012. The Foundation is holding the land in trust for the City of New Braunfels for use as a future public park.
The City contracted with Schrickel, Rollins and Associates to develop a Master Plan for the property in January 2016. The design team worked to develop a Master Plan representative of the input garnered from steering committee members, public input meetings, online survey, historic research and staff input.
The Mission Hill Park Master Plan includes amenities such as walking trails, a scenic overlook tower, interpretive signage, parking and preservation of the natural environment. Cost estimates for completion of the park are $3,000,000. No funding has been identified for construction.
The Mission Hill Park Master Plan was approved by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board during the regular July, 2016 meeting.
City Council approved the Master Plan at on August 8, 2016.