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A symbol of the resilience of Asheville’s Black community members, this formerly segregated park remains a valued resource in the Southside neighborhood with modern recreation amenities and an unmatched legacy.


  • Basketball court
  • Multi-use field
  • Off-street parking lot
  • Picnic shelter
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground
  • Walking loop (paved)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Parties & 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 828-259-573.


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


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

Location Type

  • Park

Location Information

570 Walton Street
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