Buena Vista Parks and Trails Master Plan
Student Researcher: Claire Guthrie and Lauren Platman
Client: Town of Buena Vista
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To alleviate pressures of seasonal tourism, the Town of Buena Vista wished to integrate and update existing parks and trails planning efforts into a single cohesive document, a Parks and Trails Master Plan. For this project the team updated the parks and trails inventory of facilities and amenities and then identified gaps in the systems. A level of service analysis was done using data collected from a site visit, results from a community survey, and geo-spatial analysis of the service area and compared these results to national standards. Finally, the results were used to create a set of recommendations for town staff to inform future improvement projects.