The Park at Seldom Seen



The Park at Seldom Seen is a 23-acre park site along the north side of Seldom Seen Road west of the railroad tracks. This park will feature several athletic fields, multiuse paths and an extensive nature preserve. The Park at Seldom Seen also will be home to the City’s Public Service Department and an indoor athletic facility.

Proposed Amenities

  • Five soccer fields
  • Two 200 ft. ball diamonds
  • Two playgrounds
  • Nature preserve
  • Public service operations facility
  • 13,000 sq. ft. indoor athletic field facility
  • 291 parking spaces
  • Multiuse paths
  • Summer shelter with restrooms

The Park at Seldom Seen is one of the key components of the City’s 10-year capital improvement projects plan. A final park master plan was adopted by Powell City Council in early 2015.

Status of the Park

Council rejects bids for the Park at Seldom Seen | Aug. 17, 2017

Council unanimously voted to reject all bids for the Park at Seldom Seen. The bids came in higher than allocated funding for the project. The City will pursue a negotiated contract approach in order to meet deadlines and keep the project on budget.