Parks


Asheville Parks & Recreation oversees the programming, maintenance, safety, and usage of parks and facilities covering over 900 acres of land and water.

 Large Parks  |  Neighborhood Parks  |  River Access  |  Pools & Splashpad  | Sports Fields & Courts  |  Dog Parks  |  Specialized Facilities

Rent a Picnic Shelter  |  Community Centers  | Greenways & Urban Trail  |  Community & Regional Entertainment Facilities


 

Park Finder

Use the interactive Park Finder to locate a park or click on an address in the list below to launch Google Maps for directions.

 


Large City Parks

Asheville’s largest parks include town square-style community spaces, sports parks, and natural areas to connect with the outdoors minutes from the center of the city.

Children playing at Splashville in the summer.

Aston Park – 300 Hilliard Avenue

Azalea Park – 498 Azalea Road

Carrier Park – 220 Amboy Road

Pack Square Park – 70 Court Plaza and 121 College Street

Richmond Hill Park – 300 Richmond Hill Drive

 


River Access Parks

The French Broad River offers a multitude of recreational opportunities and can be accessed at these points. 

french broad river park in asheville nc

Amboy Road River Park – 180 Amboy Road

Craven Street Park – 199 Riverside Drive

French Broad River Park – 508 Riverview Drive

Jean Webb Park – 30 Riverside Drive

 


Outdoor Pools & Splashpad

For pool schedules, admission fees, and more, visit this page.

Cannon Balls into the pool

Malvern Hills Park Pool – 75 Rumbough Place (will not be open in 2022, more info)

Recreation Park Pool – 65 Gashes Creek Road

Splasheville in Pack Square Park – 80 Court Plaza

 

 


Specialized Facilities

These spaces offer unique experiences and activities for users of all ages. 

A young man skateboarding at the skate park

Asheville Skatepark50 Cherry Street North

Hazel Robinson Amphitheater – 92 Gay Street

Memorial Stadium32 Buchanan Place

Riverside Cemetery53 Birch Street

 


Outdoor Courts, Fields, & Sports Parks

Unless reserved, all courts and fields are available on a first come basis. To reserve a space, please call 828-259-5800 or email parks@ashevillenc.gov.

Carrier Park Velodrome and Inline Hockey Rink PhotoCarrier Park Playground PhotoCarrier Park Basketball CourtCarrier Park Inline Hockey Rink PhotoCarrier Park Sand Volleyball Court PhotoCarrier Park Lawn Bowling Photo

 

 

 

 

 

Aston Park Tennis Center – 336 Hilliard Avenue

  • 12 clay tennis courts

Augusta Barnett Park – 25 Clinton Avenue

  • 1 basketball court

Burton Street Community Center – 134 Burton Street

  • 1 basketball court, 1 multiuse field/open space

Carrier Park – 220 Amboy Road

  • 1 ball field, 1 basketball court, 1 bike track, 1 velodrome, 2 volleyball courts, lawn bowling green

Charlie Bullman Park – 719 New Haw Creek Road

  • 3 ball fields

Harvest House Community Center – 205 Kenilworth Road

  • 1 shuffleboard court

Irby Brinson Athletic Complex – 224 Long Shoals Road

  • 5 ball fields

Jake Rusher Park –  160 Sycamore Drive, Arden

  • 1 basketball court

John B. Lewis Soccer Complex at Azalea Park – 439 Azalea Road East

  • 4 soccer fields with artificial turf

Kenilworth Park – 79 Wyoming Road

  • 1 basketball court, 1 tennis/2 pickleball courts (dual-lined), 1 dedicated tennis court

Linwood Crump Shiloh Community Center & Recreation Complex – 121 Shiloh Road

  • 1 ball field, 1 basketball court

Magnolia Park – 51 Magnolia Avenue

  • 1 basketball goal

Malvern Hills Park – 75 Rumbough Place

  • 1 basketball goal, 1 tennis/2 pickleball courts (dual-lined), 1 dedicated tennis court, pool

Martin Luther King Jr. Park – 50 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

  • 1 ball field

Montford Park – 345 Montford Avenue

  • 1 basketball court, 2 tennis/4 pickleball courts (dual-lined)

Murphy-Oakley Park – 715 Fairview Road

  • 1 ball field, 1 basketball court, 2 tennis/4 pickleball courts (dual-lined), 1 dedicated tennis court

Ray L. Kisiah Park – 70 W Chapel Road, Biltmore Forest

  • 4 ball fields

Recreation Park – 72 Gashes Creek Road

  • 4 basketball courts, pool

Richmond Hill Park – 300 Richmond Hill Drive

  • 1 18-hole disc golf course, bike skills trails

Roger Farmer Park – 71 Deaverview Road

  • 2 ball fields, 1 multipurpose field (under renovation)

Stephens-Lee Community Center & Recreation Complex – 30 George Washington Carver Avenue

  • 1 basketball court

Tempie Avery Montford Community Center & Recreation Complex – 34 Pearson Drive

  • 1 ball field, 1 basketball court

Walton Street Park – 570 Walton Street

  • 1 ball field, 1 basketball court

Weaver Park – 200 Murdock Avenue

  • 1 ball field, 1 basketball court

Weaver Park Tennis Courts – 430 Merrimon Avenue

  • 2 tennis courts (currently under renovation)

West Asheville Park – 11 Vermont Avenue

  • 1 ball field

 


Dog Parks

Azalea Dog Park – 395 Azalea Road

French Broad River Dog Park – 508 Riverview Drive


Neighborhood Parks

Parks with a playground are noted with an asterisk (*).

Albemarle Park – The Circle Road

Ann Patton Joyce Park – 30 Hawthorne Drive

Augusta Barnett Park* – 25 Clinton Avenue

Choctaw Park – 105 Choctaw Street

E.W. Grove Park – 338 Charlotte Street

Forest Park – Forest Hill Drive

Grace’s Garden – Patton & Lexington Avenues

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* – 160 Sycamore Drive, Arden

Kenilworth Park* – 79 Wyoming Road

Larchmont Park – 8 Larchmont Road

Leah Chiles Park* – 123 Lakewood Drive

Magnolia Park* – 51 Magnolia Avenue

Malvern Hills Park* – 75 Rumbough Place

Martin Luther King Jr. Park* – 50 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Masters Park (Under Development) – 101 Maple Drive

Meadow Park – Caledonia Road

Mountainside Park* – 55 Hunt Hill Place

Murphy-Oakley Park* – 715 Fairview Road

Murray Hill Park – 123 Bartlett Street

Oakhurst Park – 29 Buchanan Place

Owens-Bell Park – 7 Owens Bell Lane

Pritchard Park – 67 Patton Avenue

Riverbend Park – 100 Bleachery Boulevard

Seven Springs Park – 13 Caledonia Road

South Grove Street Park – 8 Blanton Street

Sunset Park – 41 Sunset Parkway

Thomas Wolfe Plaza – 60 North Market Street

Triangle Park – 56 South Market Street

Walton Street Park* – 570 Walton Street

Weaver Park* – 200 Murdock Avenue

West Asheville Park* – 11 Vermont Avenue

 


Greenways & Urban Trail

Asheville Urban Trail

Greenways

  • French Broad River Greenway West I
  • French Broad River Greenway West II
  • Glenn’s Creek Greenway
  • Haw Creek Greenway
  • Hominy Creek Greenway
  • Reed Creek Greenway
  • Swannanoa Greenway
  • Wilma Dykeman Greenway

Community & Regional Entertainment Facilities

Golfing at Asheville Municipal Golf CourseAsheville Municipal Golf Course – 226 Fairway Drive

Aston Park Tennis Center – 336 Hilliard Avenue

Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville87 Haywood Street

McCormick Field – 30 Buchanan Place

WNC Nature Center75 Gashes Creek Road

 


Update 5/26/2022