Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Updates

Facility & Program Information

County Parks
County parks are open with some restrictions.  Social distance guidelines must be followed – park visitors should keep at least 6 feet of distance between themselves and others at all times, and no gatherings of more than 25 people may occur.

Airlie Gardens – OPEN daily 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  All admission tickets must be pre-purchased online – no tickets will be sold onsite.  Visit for more details and to purchase tickets.

Arboretum – OPEN daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  The NC State Extension offices and ALL restrooms remain CLOSED at this time. Visit for more details.

Athletic Fields
Fields are OPEN for general recreation use, but all activity must comply with mass gathering restrictions of 25 people maximum outdoors.

Basketball Courts – OPEN

Boat Ramps/Kayak Launches – OPEN

Disc Golf Courses – OPEN

Dog Parks – OPEN

Echo Farms – OPEN

Exercise Equipment/Outdoor Gyms – CLOSED

Ogden Skatepark – OPEN

Pickleball Courts – OPEN

Picnic Shelters
Shelter reservations are available for groups of no more than 25, and social distancing must be followed.

Playgrounds/Splashpad – CLOSED

Programs, Activities & Events
All county-sponsored programs, activities and events are suspended until further notice.  Click here for fun educational activities your family can do at home.  Parks & Gardens staff will be posting activities you can do at home on our website and facebook page.

Restrooms – OPEN

Tennis Courts – OPEN

Trails – OPEN
Please follow directional signage when using county park trails – keeping traffic moving in one direction to help trail users maintain proper social distancing.

*The track at UNCW is CLOSED to the public until further notice.

Volleyball Courts – OPEN

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