Parks & Playgrounds
|Blanchie Carter Discovery Park|
Blanchie Carter Discovery Park is a four-acre outdoor play and learning environment on the campus of the Southern Pines Center for African American History, Cultural Arts, and Business. The park is open to the public.
Location: 1250 W New York Ave
Amenities: Playground | Outdoor Learning Environment
|Campbell House Park|
This 14 acre park is home to the historic Campbell House, the location of Parks & Recreation Office and Arts Council Galleries and the Train House-a community center for recreation programs and private events.
Recreation Office: 482 E Connecticut Ave
Playground: 450 E New Hampshire Ave
Greenspace: 540 E Connecticut Ave
Amenities: Playground | Basketball Court | Gaga Ball pit | Golf Practice Area | Greenspaces | Picnic Tables | Seating areas
Rentals Available: Train House | Shelter | Greenspace | Basketball Court
Centrally located, this is one of our most popular parks and hosts many outdoor special events.
Greenspace: 145 SE Broad St
Playground: 150 S Ashe St
Amenities: Playground | Toddler Play Equipment | Swings | Shelter | Restrooms | Picnic Tables | Greenspace | 2 Lighted Basketball Courts | 4 Lighted Tennis Courts | Street & Lot Parking
Rentals Available: Shelter | Greenspace | Tennis Courts | Basket Ball Court
|E.S. Douglass Community Center|
This facility is used for Adults 55+ and youth programs, Town Meetings, BOE voting and private events and features a unique playground.
Location: 1185 W Pennsylvania Ave
Amenities: Playground | Swings | Picnic Tables | Parking
Rentals Available: Auditorium | Kitchen
|Elizabeth High "Rounds" Park|
This quiet community park is perfect for an afternoon playdate, or small birthday party. The greenspace is a great place for a picnic. Hop on the 2-mile Whitehall Greenway Trail behind the playground to connect to Reservoir Park.
Location: 570 Pee Dee Rd
Amenities: Shelter | Restrooms | Playground | Greenspace | Parking | Access to Greenway Trails
Rentals Available: Shelter
|Morganton Road Sports Complex|
This complex has lots of parking for sporting events.
Armory Baseball/Softball Field: 604 W Morganton Rd
Optimist Baseball Field: 105 Fire Ln
Soccer Fields: 190 Fire Ln
Amenities: Ball Fields | Playground | Restrooms | Concession Stands | Picnic Tables
Rentals Available: Ball Fields | Soccer Fields
This 50 acre Off-Leash Dog Park is great for a quiet walk in the woods or meeting "four-footed friends." More Information
Location: 350 Commerce Ave
Amenities: Natural wooded areas | Natural Trails | Open Play Areas
Rentals Available: None
This great municipal park has something for all ages.
Location: 210 Memorial Park Ct
Amenities: 2 Basketball Gyms | Playground | Shelter with Charcoal Grill | Restrooms | Picnic Sites with Grills | Baseball Fields | 2 Lighted Racquet Ball Courts | 2 Tennis Courts | 2 Tennis/Pickle Ball Courts | Shuffleboard Courts | Sand Volley Ball Court | Horse Shoe Pits
Rentals Available: Shelter | Ball Fields |Tennis Courts | Pickle-Ball Courts | Basketball Courts | Racquetball Courts
This large community park has much to offer including a playground with zip line and seasonal pool and splash pad.
Park: 730 S Henley St
Pool: 735 S Stephens St
Amenities: Shelter with Charcoal Grill | Restrooms | Playground | Performance Stage | Greenspace | Sport Field | Seasonal Pool & Splash Pad
Rentals Available: Shelter | Stage | Greenspace | Basketball Court
This neighborhood park features lots of greenspace.
Parking: 145 S Bethesda Rd
Walk-in Access for Sandhurst Subdivision: 134 Barcroft Ct
Amenities: Shelter with Charcoal Grill | Restrooms | Playgrounds | Swings | Climbing Wall | Greenspace | Seating Areas
Rentals Available: Shelter
This 165-acre park surrounds a 95-acre lake and natural disc golf course. The trail around the lake also connects to more that 10 miles of greenway trails.
Location: 300 Reservoir Park Rd
Amenities: 2 shelters | Restrooms | Disc Golf Course | Lake | Boat & Kayak Dock | Fishing | Boating & Kayaking (no gas engines) | 2 miles of Greenway Trail around the Lake | Access to more Trails | Exercise Stations | Parking
Rentals Available: Shelters
- Parks, in general, are open Dawn until Dusk daily, year-round.
- Lighted Basketball, Tennis, Pickleball, and Racquetball Courts are available dawn until 11pm
- Lighted Sport Fields can be used from dawn until 11pm (when available)
No Alcohol, No Smoking, No Tobacco or Nicotine Delivery Products allowed on Town Property. (Ordinance 130.01; 99.08; 97.02)
Keep Pets on a Leash
Clean Up After Pets
Dogs must be on a leash and under the control of their owner in all parks, trails, and open spaces. (Town Ordinance 99-12)
Reservoir Park Lake is open to any type of sail, paddle or electric motor boats, canoes, kayaks, sail or stand-up paddleboard. There is a boat and kayak dock as well as a boat ramp available. Use of gas engines is not allowed.
Reservoir Park is a public body of water. All NC Wildlife rules apply. A fishing license is required as per the NC Wildlife requirements. License rules, purchase and more information available at NC Wildlife.
- Youth under age 16 are exempt from the requirement of any fishing license.
- July 4th is declared “Free Fishing Day,” and a fishing license is not required in any public waters, including Coastal and trout waters, on this date.
- Residents with a valid Unified Subsistence Inland/Coastal Recreational Fishing License Waiver are exempt from the requirement of a inland and coastal recreational fishing license.