The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
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Maintained by the Henderson County Parks and Recreation Department, there are seven parks total over 259 acres of playing fields, recreation facilities, woodland and playgrounds. The Parks and Recreation Department also sponsors special events that include The March for Parks Bicycle Tour, Easter Egg Hunt, Four Seasons Senior Games, Fourth of July Festivities, Farm-City Day and Halloween Fest. Henderson County Parks & Recreation Department, 801 Glover St., Hendersonville, NC 28792. 828-697-4884.

Blantyre Park  500 Cliff Road, Penrose, NC 28766.  Blantyre Park, a 3.46-acre river-access park, is managed by the NC Wild Life Resource Commission and offers parking and a canoe port into the French Broad River.

Dana Community Park 2879 Upward Road, Flat Rock, NC 2873. Approximately eight miles from downtown Hendersonville, this six-acre park  offers a community building, and picnic shelter, which are both available for rent. The park also has swings, a grill, and a playing field.

East Flat Rock Park 107 Blue Ridge Rd, East Flat Rock, NC 28726.  There are two rentable spaces on the 7.93 acre park: one picnic shelter and one gazebo. Open to the public are a playground, swings, a quarter-mile paved walking trail and restrooms. The back area includes more walking trails and recreational fields.

Edneyville Community Center 15 Ida Rogers Road, Edneyville, NC. A 5,335 square-foot center with a meeting room, kitchen and restrooms and adjacent 15.19-acre park.

Edneyville Community Park 149 Firehouse Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 
Located behind Edneyville Volunteer Fire Department about ten miles from downtown Hendersonville, this 3.4 acre park has 2 tennis courts, 1 basketball court, a well-equipped children’s playground, a picnic area, and restrooms.

Etowah Park 449 Etowah School Road, Etowah, NC 28739   Located behind the Etowah Elementary School on Etowah School Road, Etowah NC.Etowah Park’s facilities include a shelter, picnic tables, playground, a walking trail, tennis courts, baseball fields, a soccer field and shuffleboard court, with a Frisbee golf course planned.

Henderson County Athletics & Activity Center (AAC) 708 South Grove Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Indoor athletic facility.

Jackson Park 801 Glover Street, Hendersonville NC 28792. 828-697-4888.
Established in 1974, is located conveniently near downtown Hendersonville, and covers 212 acres in Henderson County. The parks' facilities include 4 picnic shelters, 9 baseball fields, cross country courses for local middle and high schools, soccer fields, 8 tennis courts, a BMX track, playgrounds, and many walking trails, providing a central location for many community sports and activities. The park is home to several species of birds, wildlife, and plants, making the park a great place to observe nature. Jackson Park is noted for its great bird watching also.

Tuxedo Park 1299 Old Us Hwy 25, Tuxedo NC. Walking trails and playground are part of this developing 6.14-acre park.

Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Trailhead 3836 Gerton Hwy. Gerton, NC 28735. Located on Highway 74 in the northeastern corner of Henderson County this property is a trail access point. This trailhead park offers parking and access to hiking trails that lead to the Florence Preserve and the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge

Westfeldt Park US Highway 280 & Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher NC 28732.
Open year road, river access, canoe landing ramp, and an open recreation area are found at this park.


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