AttractionsCity, State & Dog Parks
8955 Weddington Rd NW
Concord, NC 28027
Fenced in dog run to allow your dog to sniff and run.
191 Sims Parkway
Harrisburg, NC 28075
One picnic shelter, charcoal grills, soccer/football fields, playground, walking trail, mountain bike trail, volleyball court, corn hole courts and horseshoe pits.
Frank Lisa Park
4001 Stough Rd
Concord, NC 28027
Popular recreation area with picnic pavilions, fishing & boating lake, tennis, athletic fields & mini-golf.
Mallard Creek Recreational Center
2530 Johnston Oehler Rd
Charlotte, NC 28269
Full-size gymnasium, computer lab, fitness center, indoor playroom and shower facilities
Crowders Mountain State Park
522 Park Office Lane
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Challenging hikes, towering cliffs and 25-mile views of the surrounding piedmont. Eleven trails range from pastoral to strenuous. A nine-acre lake offers choice spots for fishing or an opportunity to try canoeing with rentals available. A visitor center with museum-quality exhibits complements regular interpretive programs.
Lake Norman State Park
159 Inland Sea Lane
Troutman, NC 28166
Lake Norman State Park, on the largest manmade lake in North Carolina, boasts one of the region’s more popular mountain biking network, offering 30.5 miles of single-track trail. Nearby are a 125-yard-long swim beach and bathhouse complex as well as a boat ramp and opportunities for fishing from spots along park trails.
Morrow Mountain State Park
49104 Morrow Mountain Road
Albemarle, NC 28001
More than 15 miles of hiking trails and 16 miles of bridle trails thread the park, reaching from the summit of Morrow Mountain to Lake Tillery, where a boathouse offers canoes and rowboats for rent and bait for fishing.