Small town expands parks, greenspaces with land buySmall town expands parks, greenspaces with land buyhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=215412018-12-03T06:00:00Z2018-12-04T00:50:00Z

​​​​​GILMER – Yamboree Park will grow by 12.5 acres after the city council authorized the $65,000 purchase on the north end of the park.

​The buy is part of a 2017 parks master plan to upgrade the city's public green spaces. 

Most of the attention is going to Yamboree Park, with new fields and facilities planned. The park is between US 271 and SH 155 in Upshur County. 

According to city officials, walking trails are also planned.
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