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A little park with river access and benches is tucked under the Haywood Road bridge bearing the name of an Asheville native and river visionary.


  • Greenway access
  • Off-street parking lot
  • River access
  • Wheelchair accessible

Parties and Rentals

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: Asheville’s Riverfront Parks.


  • Paved Walking Path(s)
  • River Access
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location Type

  • Greenway
  • Park
  • River Park

Location Information

86 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC 28806


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