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In the Royal Pines neighborhood, this park features a large playground and plenty of green space.


  • Basketball court
  • Off-street parking lot
  • Picnic shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible

Parties and 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.


Learn more about the community-guided process to bring the park to life by reading Park Views: Jake Rusher Park.


  • Basketball
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location Type

  • Park

Location Information

160 Sycamore Drive
Arden, NC 28704


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