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Georgetown's Berry Springs Park and Preserve to close for 3 weeks for construction

Claire Osborn
Austin American-Statesman

A popular county park in Georgetown will be closed for an estimated three weeks for construction on the main entrance road, officials said. Berry Springs Park and Preserve, at 1801 County Road 152 in Georgetown, will close starting Monday, according to a county news release.

The construction is part of improvement projects the park has been undergoing since early March. The projects include a new headquarters, a new maintenance and storage facility and a new open-air group pavilion, the release said. It also includes expanded paved parking, a remote restroom and a trail extension under County Road 152, according to the release.

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The projects are paid for with voter-approved park bonds and capital improvement funds, officials said. Construction is anticipated to be complete on all of the projects by spring 2025, the release said.

Berry Springs Park and Preserve in Georgetown will temporarily close for three weeks for construction to its main entrance.

The park includes multiple artesian springs, more than 1,000 pecan trees and two pet donkeys named Lil' Bob and Pedro. It is used by a variety of people, including master gardeners, campers, Boy Scouts, fishermen, bicyclists, runners and birdwatchers.

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For more information on the Berry Springs Park and Preserve projects, visit the .