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Battle Park – Updated 7/30/20

Posted July 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm     Category: Park Updates

Battle Park is a 42.5-acre county-owned property located on Carolina Beach Road, just south of Manassas Drive, in southern New Hanover County.  Parks & Gardens is currently in the design … Read More »


Duke Energy Construction at Blue Clay Bike Park- UPDATED 7/28/20

Posted July 28, 2020 at 1:59 pm     Category: Uncategorized

UPDATE 7/28/20:  Mats have been laid through the bike trail area.  Duke Energy anticipates driving foundations in the vicinity of the bike trail the middle of next week.  Please use … Read More »


Hugh MacRae Park has been renamed Long Leaf Park

Posted July 14, 2020 at 12:26 pm     Category: Uncategorized

New Hanover County Commissioners voted to change the name of Hugh MacRae Park to Long Leaf Park on July 13, 2020.  The name change takes place immediately.  In the coming … Read More »


July is National Park & Recreation Month

Posted June 30, 2020 at 9:59 am     Category: News

Since 1985, Americans have celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote the importance parks and recreation has in health and well-being, conservation and social equity, and to recognize … Read More »


FEMA Properties

Posted June 29, 2020 at 1:57 pm     Category: Park Updates

Did you know that New Hanover County Parks & Gardens maintains over 22 acres of FEMA Hazard Mitigation Properties? Over the past several years, New Hanover County has acquired parcels … Read More »


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