Parks and Facilities

The Asheville Parks and Recreation Department oversees many public parks and facilities. Use the Park Finder tool below to locate a park by amenity, or click on an address in the list below to launch a Google Map for any park or facility location.





Asheville Public Parks Listing and Locations

Public Parks

Regional Parks


Park View

Azalea Park

Azalea Park is located along the Swannanoa River in East Asheville. Amenities include picnic shelters, restrooms, parking, and the John B. Lewis Soccer Complex which consists of four fields with synthetic turf. Along the eastern edge of the complex, at 395 Azalea Rd., is an off-leash dog park which features two separate fenced areas—one for small dogs and one for large dogs.

498 Azalea Road

Asheville, NC 28806

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Carrier Park

Located along the French Broad River, Carrier Park is one of Asheville’s premier parks. Amenities include a velodrome for cycling, volleyball courts, inline hockey rink, basketball court, lawn bowling court, multi-use sports field, large playground, large picnic shelter, greenway access, river overlooks, wetland interpretive trails, restrooms and parking.

220 Amboy Road, Asheville NC 28806


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French Broad River Park

The French Broad River Park in West Asheville features a vast area of open green space with old trees, picnic gazebo, restrooms, greenway access, scenic river overlooks, an observation deck, small playground, restrooms and parking. There is also an off-leash dog park which features two separate fenced areas—one for small dogs and one for large dogs.

508 Riverview Drive
Asheville, NC 28806
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Martin Luther King Jr. Park

This park located near downtown pays homage to the great civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a life-size memorial statue set in a landscaped courtyard. Amenities include a lighted ball field with concessions, playground, picnic shelter, restrooms and parking.

50 Martin Luther
King Jr. Drive
Asheville, NC 28801
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Pack Square Park

Pack Square Park provides a wonderful downtown venue for events. Amenities include an outdoor stage with terraced seating, open green space, native trees and shrubs, Splasheville (an interactive splash fountain), original artwork, visitor pavilion and restrooms.

70 Court Plaza and 121 College Street Asheville, NC 28801 pack square park in downtown asheville nc
Pritchard Park

Pritchard Park is located in the heart of downtown and features large boulders, walkways, amphitheater-style seating and landscaping. It is a favorite spot for special events and street performers.

67 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28801 pritchard park in asheville nc
Richmond Hill Park

Asheville’s largest wooded city park features a hilly terrain and views of the French Broad River. Amenities include an 18-hole disc golf course, a series of unpaved trails and parking.

300 Richmond
Hill Drive
Asheville, NC 28806
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Asheville Neighborhood Parks Listings and Locations

Neighborhood Parks


Albemarle Park
The Circle Road
Amboy Riverfront Park
180 Amboy Road
Ann Patton Joyce Park
30 Hawthorne Drive
Aston Park
336 Hilliard Avenue
Charlie Bullman Park
719 New Haw Creek Road
Choctaw Street Park
105 Choctaw Street
E.W. Grove Park
338 Charlotte Street
Falconhurst Park (In Development)
BelleAir Road
Forest Park
Forest Hill Drive
Grace’s Garden
Patton & Lexington Avenue
Griffing Boulevard Rose Garden
Griffing Boulevard
Haw Creek Park
40 Avon Road
Herb Watts Park
64 Erskine Street
Hummingbird Park
97 Starnes Avenue
Jake Rusher Park
132 Peachtree Street
Jean Webb Park
30 Riverside Drive
Kenilworth Park
79 Wyoming Road
Leah Chiles Park
123 Lakewood Drive
Magnolia Park
51 Magnolia Avenue
Malvern Hills Park
75 Rumbough Place
Masters Park (In Development)
101 Maple Drive
Meadow Park
Caledonia Road
Montford Park
345 Montford Avenue
Mountainside Park
55 Hunt Hill Place
Murphy-Oakley Park
715 Fairview Road
Murray Hill Park
123 Bartlett Street
Owens-Bell Park
7 Owens Bell Lane
Ray L. Kisiah Park
70 W Chapel Road
Recreation Park
72 Gashes Creek Road
Riverbend Park
100 Bleachery Boulevard
Roger Farmer Memorial Park
71 Deaverview Road
Seven Springs Park
13 Caledonia Road
Sunset Park
41 Sunset Parkway
Triangle Park
56 South Market Street
Walton Street Park
570 Walton Street
Weaver Park
200 Murdock Avenue
West Asheville Park
11 Vermont Avenue
White Fawn Park (In Development)
166 Reservoir Road


Other Asheville Facilities Listings and Locations

Specialized Facilities


Asheville Municipal Golf Course
226 Fairview Drive
Aston Park Tennis Center
336 Hilliard Avenue
McCormick Field
30 Buchanan Place
Memorial Stadium
32 Buchanan Place
Riverside Cemetery
53 Birch Street
50 Cherry Street North
WNC Nature Center
75 Gashes Creek Road
80 Court Plaza
Swimming Pools


Asheville Recreation Centers Listings and Locations

Recreation Centers


Burton Street Center
134 Burton Street
East Asheville Center
906 Tunnel Road
Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center
285 Livingston Street
Harvest House Recreation Center
205 Kenilworth Road
Linwood Crump Shiloh Center
121 Shiloh Road
Murphy-Oakley Recreation Center
749 Fairview Road
North Asheville Community Center
37 East Larchmont Road
Senior Opportunity Center
36 Grove Street
Stephens-Lee Recreation Center
30 George Washington Carver Avenue
Tempie Avery Montford Center
34 Pearson Drive
West Asheville Community Center
970 Haywood Road


Asheville Parks and Recreation Offices Listing and Location

Asheville Parks and Recreation Offices


Administrative Offices
  City Hall 70 Court Plaza, Floor 4
Asheville, NC 28801
Recreation Park Office

70 Gashes Creek Road
sheville, NC 28805



Related Services

Register for programming

Register for parks & recreation programming such as camps and activities for children, teens, and adults.

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Enjoy greenways

Explore an interactive map of the City's greenways and learn how to use them for your recreation and transportation enjoyment.

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Community events

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Parks and Facilities News

Registration opens for 2021 Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and Silver Arts Competition
Registration opens for 2021 Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and Silver Arts Competition

    Asheville Parks & Recreation is proud to present the 2021 Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and Silver Arts Competition in partnership with Buncombe County, the YMCA and Black Mountain Parks & Recreation.   The games will be held April 19 through May 19 and feature a hybrid format of both in-person and virtual events.  All in-person competitions will be [...]

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Asheville Parks picnic shelter reservations reopen April 1

    Asheville Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that picnic shelter reservations will resume on April 1.  Rates begin at $40 per day and are available at 11 parks throughout the city.  All shelters are available on a first-come, first-serve basis unless reserved.  To reserve a shelter online, visit   Under Gov. Roy [...]