Marvin-Efird Park opened on May 5, 2012, and is located at 8909 New Town Road. The Park offers amenities for outdoor activities, community gardening, one-of-a-kind redwood playground, restroom facilities, picnic areas, meadow and natural groomed walking trails. The Park holds several annual events: Marvin Movie Night under the stars, National Night Out and a Holiday Tree Lighting.
The Marvin Community Garden includes 24 raised garden beds that measure 9’ x 3’ x 11”. The garden enclosure is approximately 500 square feet. Benefits of a Community Garden include social interactions, a sense of community, nutritious food and recreational and educational opportunities.
The garden plots are available for rent. Plot renewal occurs in January and February of each year. There is a limit of one (1) plot per household. A second plot may be rented after the registration period is over.
Garden areas can be rented annually $20 for regular garden plots.
Marvin Efird Park is home to the Barn and the Picnic Shelter, two beautiful facilities that are available to rent for private events.
NOTE: Due to the ongoing health crisis, we are only accepting facility rentals for groups of less than 50 people at this time.
8 AM - 6 PM February - March
8 AM - 8 PM April - September
8 AM - 7 PM October
8 AM - 5 PM November - January
Marvin Efird Park is closed four (4) days a year: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day; New Years Eve and New Years Day.
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