Park Projects

Hanover Pines Nature Park

Hanover Pines Nature Park (formerly know as Battle Park) is a 42.5-acre parcel of undeveloped land in southern New Hanover County on Carolina Beach Road, just south of Manassas Drive.  New Hanover County is in the process of turning this land into a passive public park.  More Information

Echo Farms Park

In September 2018, New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington jointly purchased 14 acres of land at Echo Farms to turn into a public park.  The county and city have completed some renovations including tennis court resurfacing, lighting upgrades, construction of a new clubhouse and renovations to the swimming pool.  More Information

FEMA Properties

Did you know that New Hanover County Parks & Gardens maintains over 22 acres of FEMA Hazard Mitigation Properties?  These properties, deeded to New Hanover County, are maintained by the Parks & Gardens department.  Staff has planned to plant trees and pollinator plants on some of these properties to help with stormwater and increase native wildlife, while using them to educate the public.  More information

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