News: Park Updates

View all categories »

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 »

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 »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Updates

Posted March 20, 2020 at 1:28 pm     Category: Park Updates

Facility & Program Information County Parks County parks and gardens are open with some restrictions.  Social distance guidelines must be followed – park visitors should keep at least 6 feet … Read More »

Echo Farms Park

Posted March 20, 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 five clay tennis courts are open to the … 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 »

Kings Grant Park Makeover

Posted February 1, 2019 at 1:56 pm     Category: Park Updates

UPDATE:  The new picnic shelter is complete! UPDATE 11/9/18:  The new basketball court and playground are complete and open for play! UPDATE 10/26/18:  Kings Grant Park will close temporarily on Saturday, October … Read More »

NEW Pickleball Courts at Northern Regional Park

Posted September 30, 2018 at 2:06 pm     Category: Park Updates

The NEW Pickleball courts at Northern Regional Park are complete and ready for play!  The original two tennis courts were converted into six pickleball courts.  

896 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7620 • Fax 910-798-7621