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Picnic shelter reservations open at 9am on Monday, June 17 for dates beginning on June 26.

With over seven and a half acres of space, there’s plenty to do at Murphy-Oakley Park.


  • Ballfield (lighted)
  • Community center
  • Grills
  • Off-street parking lots
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground
  • Racquet sport courts (lined for pickleball and tennis)
  • Restrooms (open April 15-October 31)
  • 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 by calling the center at 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: Murphy-Oakley Community Center.


  • Basketball
  • Paved Walking Path(s)
  • Pickleball
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Sports Field(s)
  • Tennis
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location Type

  • Park

Location Information

715 Fairview Road
Asheville, NC 28803


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