Trail recommendations in this report, in many cases, follow floodplains and undevelopable property. Enhance these areas by activating strategically located and well-designed pocket parks along the trail system. Activation could include play areas, sculpture art, or educational nature markers.
The Gateway Park at the north and southeastern corner of the Sugarloaf/Satellite intersection has potential to be a defining gateway element “announcing” entry into Downtown Gwinnett. Incorporate unique gateway elements, including attractive monument signage, appropriate artwork and a well-marked and obvious trailhead.
Signage and Wayfinding
Signage and wayfinding not only helps to direct visitors to key locations, but also has the ability to become visual branding for Sugarloaf. Develop a well thought out, strategic
The Sugarloaf area is already known for its arts, including the Hudgens Center for the Arts, the IEC Performing Arts Center, and musical performances at the IEC Arena. To further enhance and establish branding of the area, work with these aforementioned organizations to make the art more visible throughout the community. Incorporate art along trails, at transit stops, and under the I-85/Sugarloaf bridge.