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Hutto Receives $500K Non-Urban Outdoor Grant from TPWD

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Hutto residents who love the outdoors will rejoice when they hear that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department granted the city $500K to complete two local non-urban outdoor enhancement projects.

The Community Impact Newsletter writes that Hutto Director of Parks and Recreation Larry Foos said, “We are so excited to have received this grant. This will help us move forward with our plans to continue to provide exceptional park services to the citizens of Hutto.”

City officials plan on updating the Creekside and Fritz Park areas by adding parking, lighting, a botanical garden area and a soccer field to Creekside as well as a shaded playground and splash pad to Fritz. According to the official Hutto website, the city only has 4 community parks, so the $500K to spruce up two of the recreational areas will hold importance for many residents.

On Yelp, Fritz and Creekside Park both have a glowing review from a Hutto local. “It sure is a big beautiful neighborhood park for all ages and even the dogs,” writes Sunita about Fritz. “Great little neighborhood park! Long walking path, rough baseball diamonds, HUGE grassy area that would be perfect for kite flying or frisbee throwing,” N.R. says about Creekside.