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Lake Higgins Watershed Park

posted on June 20, 2017 by C L

This 226-acre municipal reservoir offers fishing from a boat or pier with a launch ramp available. Rowboats, canoes, and kayaks are available for daily rental and use. A lakeside picnic shelter is also available for rent.

Lake Brandt

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An 816-acre municipal reservoir that offers fishing, kayaking and canoeing. Rowboats, stand up paddle boards, kayaks and canoes are available for daily rental. Three boat and two kayak ramps are available. A lakeside picnic shelter is also available for rent. Bur-Mil Park is also surrounding the lake. Hours vary seasonally.

Barber Park

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A regional park features a sprayground, six picnic shelters, playgrounds, one mile walking trail, an outdoor amphitheater, disc golf, Penn Wright Baseball Stadium, Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion, and the Barber Park Event Center featuring the Ruth Wicker Tribute to Women. 1500 Barber Park Dr., off Gate City Blvd., near Business I-85.

Haw River State Park

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The Iron Ore Belt Access (6080 N. Church St., Greensboro) is a day-use area with a 3.8-mile trail with wetland views of the Haw River. The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center (339 Conference Center Dr., Browns Summit) has 2.5 miles of trails and conference center amenities for up to 180 guests.

Greensboro Parks & Recreation Trails & Greenways

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Explore the city on foot, ride top-rated mountain biking trails or experience nature overlooking gorgeous lakes. Enjoy all of this on almost 100 miles of paved greenways and nature trails. Hours: open daily sunrise to sunset. Refer to posted hours within parks.  

Greensboro Jaycee Park

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The park offers a variety of sports facilities, including two multipurpose fields, Stoner-White Stadium, Lewis Baseball Field and Spencer Love Tennis Center with 13 championship clay courts; two volleyball/badminton courts and playground areas for children. Forest Lawn Drive, off Pisgah Church Rd., adjacent to Country Park.

Greensboro Campground

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Camp store, full hookup (water, electric, and sewer), laundry, propane, RV sites, sewage disposal, hot showers, outdoor swimming pool, playground, and nature trails.

The Greensboro Arboretum

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See 19 different labeled plant collections, special garden displays and distinctive features within a 17-acre portion of Lindley Park. The natural beauty of this area is inviting, and the planted collections provide year-round appeal. Greensboro’s public gardens are facilities of the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Dept., developed in cooperation with Greensboro Beautiful, Inc. Free. Hours:…Read more

Gibson Park

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Gibson Park is a 200 acre park that pays tribute to the rifle makers who lived and worked in the Jamestown area during the mid 19th century. It has nine miles of the Bicentennial Greenway in addition to three miles of natural trails, two softball/baseball fields, two soccer fields and three shelters. Call for hours…Read more

Gateway Gardens

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The park features a visitor center, the Rain Garden and Walled Pond, the Michel Family Children’s Garden, and the Greensboro Heritage Garden, which includes the Heritage Plaza, Icon Water Feature, and Entry Wall. Unique public artwork is displayed throughout the garden. Greensboro’s public gardens are facilities of the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Dept., developed in…Read more

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