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Nestled at the intersection of downtown and the East End/Valley Street neighborhood, Martin Luther King Jr. Park is dedicated to the legacy of the civil rights icon whose leadership and vision of equality, justice, and a better tomorrow for all continues as a goal to strive for in our community and around the world.


  • Ballfield (lighted with scoreboard)
  • Bleachers
  • Concession stand
  • Courtyard
  • History panel/interpretive sign
  • Off-street parking lot
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground
  • Public art
  • Restrooms (open April 15-October 31)
  • Wheelchair accessible


To reserve the ballfield, email or call 828-259-5800.


Learn more about the community-guided process to bring the park to life by reading Park Views: Martin Luther King Jr. Park.


  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Sports Field(s)
  • Unique Feature(s)
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location Type

  • Park
  • Sports Complex

Location Information

50 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Asheville, NC 28801


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