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Parks and Recreational Areas

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This metadata information is subject to our disclaimer. Metadata information presented here is maintained manually. Therefore, date-sensitive fields such as feature count and date of last update may not be up-to-date. All metadata is subject to errors inherent in a manual process.


Descriptive nameParks and Recreational Areas
File namepark_rec
Spatial domainPima County
Abstractpark_rec displays parks and recreational areas under municipal, state, federal and county administration.
Known errors/qualificationsPrivate (often neighborhood) parks are not included and should not be added to this layer. Prominent excluded private parks are Tohono Chul Park and Tucson Bontanical Gardens.
Feature typepolygon
Feature count 349
Thumbnail Map park_rec.pdf PDF file format   (795,564 bytes, PDF created 04/22/2019 )
ProjectionNAD83 HPGN (Parameters)
Rectificationparcel,ortho98
Field/value metadata Field metadata    Field design change history
Source organizationJurisdictional park administrators.
Source contact
Source document or file name
Source date00000000
Source scale
Source formatShape
Source path with layer name
(For data as received)
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
20180514
Last data update byBill Baggs
Date/time last touched - Meaning? The Coverage date was not found. See coverage files, if any, for date.
  2019-04-21  06:07 PM - Shapefile - GDB maintenance published export format
  2019-04-22  01:10 AM - Published Enterprise GDB
LineageAdded Library Park outside of Tucson Childrens Museum. KJ 11/10/2010
Added Sweetwater Preserve 01/20/2011
Removed Seminole park 02/05/2012
Added El Paso and SW Greenway and San Cosme Park 03/10/2015
Deleted ATTERBURY WASH PARK and VALLEY RANCH PUBLIC TRAIL ACCESSWAY. 04/01/2015
Deleted Ess Pee, Verde Meadows, Concord Hills, Vista del Rio, Menlo Park Annex, and Silvercreek Linear Park 10/19/15
Updated polygon geometry for 155 COT parks per COT Parks 11/18/15
Deleted "Verdugo Community Park" 1/28/16
Updated "Julian Wash Greenway" and "Pantano River Park"
ADMIN=PIMACOUNTY and PARK_TYPE=COUNTY 1/2816 per COT Parks.
Added parcel 110-09-006L to Fort Lowell Park 3/8/18
05/14/18
Deleted Townsend Middle School ~ DONE 5/11
Deleted the Scott and Congress Plaza polygon.

Added 1.ARIZONA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND, SANTA CRUZ PARK, 2.PARKS AND RECREATION, ATTERBURY WASH GREENWAY,3.COT PARKS AND RECREATION,RANDOLPH PARK.
Name Changes:
Abraham Lincoln Park -->Lincoln Regional Park, Terra del Sol Park -->Claire Weeks Terra del Sol Park,Garden of Gethsemane -->Felix Lucero Park Garden of Gethsemane, Melissa and Niven Park -->Hoffman Mini Park, Toumey Park -->Merle J. Toumey Park, Oak Tree Park -->Sarah Ann Miller Park, Swanway Park -->Swan Way Park, Wilshire Park --> Wilshire Heights Park.
On maintenance?Yes
Maintenance organizationPC ITD GIS
Maintenance frequencyVaries
Maintenance descriptionpark_rec is updated as information is acquired from the jurisdictional park administrators.
Library write access Pima County ITD GIS
Maintenance format in our libraryGDB Std Export - (Coverage log | files) (Shapefiles listing)
GIS library path to GDB maintenance published export format \mars1\az\counties\pima\shapes\
Original conversion byPC DOT GIS Division
Pima County ITD GIS contactAl Jimenez
On Pima County GIS Data FTP Server? Yes
On Main MapGuide map? Yes
On SDCP MapGuide map? Yes
On Other MapGuide map?Yes
MapGuide layer nameParks and Recreation Areas
MapGuide scale low
MapGuide scale high 1:100,000,000
Primary Geocortex (-> PimaMaps) layer nameParks and Recreation

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