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Pages Creek Park Preserve CLOSED January 7 for Maintenance

Posted January 5, 2021 at 4:08 pm     Category: Park Updates

Pages Creek Park Preserve will be CLOSED Thursday, January 7 for scheduled maintenance. We expect the work to be complete late that afternoon, and will post updates here when the … Read More »

Name the Park Survey

Posted December 31, 2020 at 12:32 pm     Category: Park Updates

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens is building a new park and we need help naming it! The park’s working name “Battle Park” was based on its location in proximity … Read More »

Battle Park – Updated 12/2/20

Posted December 1, 2020 at 10:00 am     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.  The county plans to develop the property  into … Read More »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Updates

Posted November 30, 2020 at 3:29 pm     Category: Park Updates

County parks and gardens are open with few restrictions (see list below).  Social distance guidelines must be followed – park visitors should keep at least 6 feet of distance between … Read More »

Echo Farms Park

Posted October 29, 2020 at 12:01 pm     Category: Park Updates

Echo Farms Park is a 14-acre park purchased by New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington in September 2018.  The park’s existing five clay tennis courts are open to … 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 »

All Parks & Gardens Have Reopened Following Hurricane Dorian

Posted September 6, 2019 at 10:55 pm     Category: NewsPark Updates

All New Hanover County parks & facilities have reopened following Hurricane Dorian.  Thank you for your patience! • Airlie Gardens • Arboretum • Arrowhead Park • Athletic fields are OPEN … Read More »

Ogden Dog Park will be CLOSED for tree removal- May 29 (morning)

Posted May 16, 2019 at 12:19 pm     Category: Park Updates

The dog park at Ogden Park will be closed temporarily the morning of Wednesday, May 29 in order to remove dead trees from the facility.  We will post any updates … Read More »

Splashpad will Re-open Wed, May 15

Posted May 14, 2019 at 1:17 pm     Category: Park Updates

UPDATE 5/15/19:  The splashpad has been repaired and is OPEN. UPDATE 5/13/19:  The parts for splashpad repair are expected to arrive on Tuesday.  We will post updates here and on facebook on Tuesday.  … Read More »

Hugh MacRae Park Playground will Re-open Thurs, May 16

Posted May 14, 2019 at 1:16 pm     Category: Park Updates

UPDATE 5/14/19:  The playground surface has been repaired, but needs to cure for another day.  The playground is scheduled to re-open Thurs, May 16. The playground at Hugh MacRae Park … Read More »

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