McHugh Crescent Park is categorised as Linear Open Space.
Linear Parks are low use public open space areas with primary uses for stormwater management, buffering or linkage. Recreation or active transport are secondary uses.
History behind the name
Named after the road it fronts onto. McHugh Crescent, Whitfield is named after Mr McHugh, a cane farmer at Edge Hill and the owner of the land before it was subdivided.