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The dog park in Azalea Park is scheduled to close from April 15-19 for maintenance to the bridge.

Part of a sprawling complex that includes Western North Carolina Nature Center, Recreation Park, and John B. Lewis Soccer Complex, Azalea Park offers views of the Swannanoa River, fishing, lighted soccer fields with artificial turf, and a popular dog park.


  • Community Garden
  • Dog park
  • Fishing pond
  • Off-street parking lots
  • Paved walking path
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (open during events)
  • Soccer fields
  • Wheelchair accessible

Parties & Rentals

Looking for an affordable outdoor location for your next party, reunion, baby shower, retreat, or celebration? Reserve the picnic shelter online or call 828-259-5800.

To schedule ongoing use, add elements to the park (such as tents and inflatables), or host a special event, special permits may be required. Please contact Jon Fillman at or 828-259-5738.


Coming soon


  • Sports Field(s)
  • Unique Feature(s)

Location Type

  • Dog Park
  • Park
  • Sports Complex

Location Information

498 Azalea Road
Asheville, NC 28805


Day Operating Hours
Sunday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm