Amenities

Blair Ball Fields
Cape Fear Optimist Park
Hugh MacRae Park
Kings Grant Park
Myrtle Grove Athletic Complex
Northern Regional Park at Castle Hayne
Ogden Park
Parkwood Park
Roland-Grise Middle School
Veterans Park

Arrowhead Park
Hugh MacRae Park
Kings Grant Park
Northern Regional Park
Ogden Park
Parkwood Park
Veterans Park

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River Road Park
Riverside Park
Smith Creek Park
Trails End Park
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Riverside Park
Outside Back Gazebo

Arrowhead Park
Northern Regional Park at Castle Hayne

Hugh MacRae Park
Ogden Park

Hugh MacRae Park

Airlie Gardens
Hugh MacRae Park
Odgen Park
Veterans Park
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Hugh MacRae Park
Ogden Park
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Catch-and-release fishing is allowed at the Fishingfollowing parks with a valid NC Fishing License:

  • River Road Park
  • Smith Creek Park
  • Snows Cut Park
  • Trails End Park

A fishing license may be obtained at:

NC Wildlife Resources Commission 

Fishing is a popular recreational activity in New Hanover County and many people enjoy eating their catch. North Carolina encourages people to eat a variety of fish because of the health benefits, however, certain fish contain high levels of contaminants such as mercury that may pose a health risk to humans. For more information regarding fish consumption, visit the following websites:

Myrtle Grove Athletic Complex
Northern Regional Park
Ogden Park
Trask Middle School Athletic Fields
Veterans Park

Arrowhead Park
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How to Play Gaga Ball
Gaga Ball Video

Airlie Gardens
Hugh MacRae Park
Story Park
Gazebo 2

Arrowhead Park
Monterey Heights Park
Northern Regional Park at Castle Hayne
Trask Middle School Athletic Fields

The following shelters may be reserved by calling (910) 798-PARK or by visiting our Reservations page:

  • Hugh MacRae Park
  • Northern Regional Park at Castle Hayne
  • Ogden Park
  • River Road Park
  • Snows Cut Park
  • Veterans Park

Picnic Shelter Rental Policies

The following shelters may be used on a first come, first served basis (neither personal grills nor inflatables are allowed at these shelters):

  • Arrowhead Park
  • Kings Grant Park
  • Monterey Heights Park
  • Parkwood Park
  • Smith Creek Park

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Airlie Gardens
Blue Clay Bike Park
River Road Park
Snows Cut
Trails End Park
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Arrowhead Park
Hugh MacRae Park*
Kings Grant Park
Monterey Heights Park
Northern Regional Park at Castle Hayne
Ogden Park
Parkwood Park
River Road Park
Smith Creek Park
Snows Cut Park
Veterans Park

*Inclusive playground for children of all ages and abilities

Hugh MacRae Playground Ribbon Cutting - July 20, 2016 - New Hanover County, NC New Hanover County officials and staff cut the ribbon on a brand new playground at Hugh MacRae Park on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The all-inclusive playground was made possible by the Play Together grant from Trillium Health Resources and includes features for all ages and abilities. Learn more about this park and others at Parks.NHCGov.com Photo by Brett Cottrell, New Hanover County

 

Ogden Park

Soccer BallEaton Elementary School Soccer Fields
Hugh MacRae Athletic Complex
Northern Regional Park at Castle Hayne
Roland-Grise Middle School
Veterans Park

Cape Fear Optimist Park
Myrtle Grove Athletic Complex
Ogden Park
Veterans Park

Hugh MacRae Park

  • Open daily 9am-sunset
  • Splashpad Rules
  • Loaner water wheelchair available for those whose mobility devices cannot tolerate moisture
  • To use the water wheelchair, contact the parks and gardens office at (910) 798-7620

Storywalk 2StoryWalk® encourages both family literacy and physical activity by posting pages from a children’s picture book along a path or walking trail. Families walk along the trail, reading a page at a time together and interacting with the story and with each other. StoryWalk® is a collaboration between New Hanover County Parks & Gardens and Public Library.

  • Hugh MacRae Park- Bug Safari by Bob Barner
  • Smith Creek Park- Rainbow Stew by Cathryn Falwell
  • Story Park- I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison

Arrowhead Park
Hoggard High School Tennis Courts
Hugh MacRae Park
Laney High School Tennis Courts
Northern Regional Park at Castle Hayne
Ogden Park
Veterans Park
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Hugh MacRae Park
Veterans Park

Hugh MacRae Nature Trail (behind the NHC Senior Center) (1 mile)
Hugh MacRae Park (1.55 mile)
Monterey Heights Park (0.3 mile)
Ogden Park (1 mile)
Parkwood Park (0.5 mile)
Smith Creek Park (1.3 mile)
Smith Creek Park Preserve (1 mile nature trail)
Summer Rest Trail (0.7 mile)
Veterans Park (0.5 mile)

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Airlie Gardens
Hugh MacRae Park
Riverside Park

230 Government Center Drive, Suite 120 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7620 • Fax 910-798-7621