Hendo County and City Parks

There are 24 parks spread out throughout Henderson County, North Carolina. Some are quantity neighborhood parks while the largest, Jackson Park, sprawls over 220 acres. Many of the parks offer facilities for rent to host gatherings and birthday parties. Some parks offer unique amenities from miniature golf (Boyd Park) to shuffleboard (Toms Park) and disc golf courses (Bill Moore Community, Etowah, and Jackson Parks). No matter what recreation you are seeking, you’ll likely find an option in the many quality parks offered by Hendersonville and surrounding towns.

Map of Henderson County Parks

List of Henderson County Parks

Park Name Address Description
Blantyre Park 500 Cliff Road, Penrose, NC 28766 On the border of Henderson and Transylvania counties, Blantyre park offers access to the French Broad River for paddlers and floaters. The park is manged by the NC Wild Life Resource Commission and totals nearly 3.5 acres.
Dana Park 2879 Upward Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 This park at the intersection of Dana and Upward roads includes a community building and rentable space that can seat up to 82 people. The building has a kitchen, decorative fireplace, and both indoor and outdoor bathrooms. There is also a covered picnic area with grill for BBQs. The 4.27 acre park has a walking trail, playground, basketball goal, and open activity field.
East Flat Rock Park 107 Blue Ridge Rd, East Flat Rock, NC 28726 Nearly 8 acres include two rentable spaces: a sheltered picnic area and a gazebo. Use the open fields to play soccer and other games or head to the basketball court for a pickup game. There is also an extensive playground with equipment for young and older kids.
Edneyville Community Center 15 Ida Rogers Drive, Edneyville, NC 28792 A newer addition to Henderson County parks, the current attraction is the, over 5,000 sq. ft. well-equipped community center that can seat over 100 people. The 15 acres will be developed to include multi-purpose fields, a walking trail, and playground.
Edneyville Community Park 149 Firehouse Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 Located behind the Ednevyille Volunteer Fire Department, includes nearly 3.5 acres of recreation space. Facilities include two tennis courts, a basketball court, playground, a covered picnic shelter (for up to 55 people), a rugged walking trail, soccer fields with nets, playing field, and restrooms.
Etowah Park 449 Etowah School Road, Etowah, NC 28739 Originally owned by the Etowah Lions Club, the club donated 18 acres of land to Hendersonville County Parks and Recreation Department. There are four baseball fields (plus batting cages) along with basketball, tennis, and shuffleboard courts. There is also a playground for kids and a walking trail for all ages. This park is one of the few for frisbee golf enthusiasts (Jackson Park is another).
Jackson Park 801 4th Avenue East, Hendersonville, NC 28792 Located just East of downtown Hendersonville, Jackson Park is the largest in the county at 220 acres and can be accessed from two entrances: one at the end of Fourth Avenue East and the other at Glover Street. There are four rentable areas. Facilities include: 2 concession stands, mountain bike skills park, 8 lighted tennis courts, 9 lighted softball/baseball fields, 2 soccer fields (2 regulation size), 2 lighted basketball courts, 3 playground, 4 covered picnic shelters (for 50 – 150 persons), 20 woodland picnic tables overlooking the playing fields, modern restrooms, a disc golf course, 1.2 mile nature trail.
Tuxedo Park 1299 Old US Hwy 25, Zirconia, NC 28790 Construction of theis 6 acre park started in 2014 with the initial phase completed in the spring of 2015. The playground was added in September 2017 with more development expected by the Henderson County Parks and Recreation Department.
Westfeldt Park 83 Old Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732 Near the northern part of the county bordering Buncombe and not far from the Riverbirch community, Westfeldt Park covers 15 acres. The park is mainly used fr access to the French Broad River to launch canoes and small boats or for fishing (with state license). There is a picnic area available.
Berkeley Mills Park 69 Balfour Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 Berkeley Mills Park features a baseball field and pavilion that can be rented in 4-hour increments for activities. The Oklawaha Greenway will connect to this park for phase three. The master plan can be viewed here (https://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/Data/Sites/1/media/Departments/parks/berkeley-mills-park-master-plan-report-april-4-2013.pdf).
Boyd Park 840 N Church Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 At the north end of downtown Hendersonville, NC, Boyd Park offers miniature golf during warmer months of the year. There are also recently updated tennis courts.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park 4th Ave E & N Grove St., Hendersonville, NC 28792 Next door to the courthouse, Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Park and offers picnic tables, walking path, and memorial.
William H. King Memorial Park 810 Robinson Terrace, Hendersonville, NC 28792 This park sits on 6 acres and features a baseball field, a one-mile nature trail, and a one-half mile walking trail. William H. King Memorial park is also a connection on the Oklawah Greenway Trial, which connects several area parks as part of its multi-phase development. The adjoining Pets Own Place on 7th Avenue is also a favorite for dog owners.
Patton Park 1730 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791 North of downtown off Highway 25 is the 19 acre Patton Park. This park is best known for the Olympic-sized swimming pool and skate park but has many other ammenities including:  baseball fields, basketball courts, 4 racquetball courts, 2 tennis courts, a football field, two pavilions with picnic tables and grills, 2 gazebos, a playground for tots, a one-half mile lighted walking trail, and bathrooms. The park, except the skate park, are managed by the Hendersonville Family YMCA.
Four Seasons Rotary Park 804 W Allen St, Hendersonville, NC 28739 A small park near downtown on West Allen Street, Four Seasons Rotary has a pavilion with two picnic tables, a paved walking trail with park benches along the trail, and an equipped playground.
Toms Park 318 W Allen St, Hendersonville, NC 28739 Located off downtown on West Allen Street, Toms Park is the destination for shuffleboard with 27 courts for play. The park also has picnic tables and the Whitmire Activity Building which is currently used by the Hendersonville Bridge Club.
Bill Moore Community Park 85 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher, NC 29732 Open during daylight hours, this park has 5 baseball/softball fields, 3 multi-purpose fields, concession Stand, restrooms, steelcase picnic shelter, playground, Park Ridge Health fitness circuit, access to Cane Creek, 9-hole disc golf course, arboretum gardens, walking trails, and the Morris Broadband dog park.
Kate’s Park 120 Library Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732 This small park located next to the Fletcher Library has a playground, paved walking trail, small picnic shelter, and green open space.
Mills River Park 124 Town Center Dr, Mills River, NC 28759 Open daily during daylight hours, Mills River Park has plenty of amennities including the popular kids playground. Other attractions include: a 1.2 + multi-use trail, dog park, restroom facilities, picnic shelter, tennis/pickleball courts, handicapped accessible fishing pier, and canoe/kayak launch.
The Park at Flat Rock 55 Highland Golf Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28731 A golf-course turned community park, The Park at Flat Rock features an walking trail that passes two ponds and plantings with plenty of benches to take a break. There is also a open-air pavilion, restrooms, and welcome center on this 66 acre park. The playground is designed for older kids although there is plenty of open field area for young ones to roam.
Jump Off Rock Park 4433 Laurel Park Hwy, Laurel Park, NC 28739 At the end of Laurel Park Highway on top of Echo Mountain, Jump Off Rock Park offers sweeping views looking West (Etowah) and North (Asheville). There are three trailheads of varying skill levels that start and end at the top. Parking is available but no restrooms.
Laurel Green Park 440 White Pine Dr, Laurel Park, NC 28739 Laurel Green Park is a 4-acre parcel of level land enclosed by a perimeter of planted berms and a stream. Laurel Green is home to the popular Little Laurel Green playground, meandering walking paths, a pond and a centrally located gazebo for gatherings. Restrooms are available at the town hall across the street.
Rhododendron Lake Nature Park 321 Primrose Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28739 The newest addition to the towns parks, is the 10-acre Rhododendron Lake Nature Park nestled between Lake Drive and Primrose Lane, conveniently accessible from both Laurel Park Highway and White Pine Drive. Features almost a mile of walking paths, fitness stations, a catch-and-release fishing pond, picnic area with charcoal grill, and more.

 

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