Greenway Phase One Open to the Public!
June 22, 2012
Greenway Phase One construction is complete and now open to the public! Feel free to bike the trails, kayak the river, or take in the scenery from the amphitheater seatwalls, river steps, or any of the benches located throughout the project.· view full ·
Stop by the site at night to experience the illuminated piers and nighttime ambiance of Sioux Falls’ Big Sioux River as exists nowhere else in our City! Landscaping is fully installed throughout the project.
A Downtown Riverfront Grand Opening Celebration was held on June 8, 2012 with several hundred people in attendance. Speakers included Mayor Heuther, Parks Director Don Kearney, and local business owners including Jeff Scherschligt. Free live music and a battle of the arts entertained the crowds into the night, with a variety of refreshments served by local food vendors.
Phase Two construction will begin in July, and will include improvements to the east bank of the Big Sioux River south from 8th Street to former River Ramp location. Additional information and updates are also available at http://www.siouxfalls.org/parks/park-planning/Projects/greenway.aspx