Burney Beach Park - Preliminary Concept Plans, July 19, 2022



These plans were released on 19th July and made available for comments online on 20th July. Now is the time to make your opinions heard. Plans will be finalized in August before being put to a vote at the BOCC.

The complete Conceptual Plan for all the parks can be found here


The respondents WISH LIST for the all the parks were:

  1. REMAIN AS THEY ARE

  2. DECREASE LITTER

  3. MORE NATURE, LESS DEVELOPMENT

  4. MORE PARKING

  5. INCREASE SHADE CANOPY


Survey responses on Burney Beach Park:

  1. 53% of respondents visit weekly; 21% monthly

  2. 77% access by car; 31% walk; 22% bike

  3. Most respondents like that Burney Beach Park is quiet, less crowded, & has updated facilities.

  4. Most respondents like how the park is currently (no dislikes) or dislike how close the on-beach parking is to the beach park.

  5. Most respondents noted liking the general beach day activities for defining Burney Beach Park: swimming in, sunbathing, fishing, gatherings, shelling, walking the beach, etc..

  6. Many respondents like the existing park, but quite a few would like to see fewer cars (on the beach) and increased surveillance


The main changes proposed in the Design Focus for Burney Beach Park:

  1. Add a roundabout and pedestrian pathway to American Beach Community

  2. Introduce ROW parking along Burney Road

  3. Reduce parking inside the park

  4. Add pavilions and play spaces inside the park

  5. Increase shade landscape at parking


Specific comments on the plan can be addressed on the MIRO white board or sent directly to EDSA here