With over 80 parks within the County, enjoyment of the outdoors is easily obtained anywhere your adventure might lead.
Aaron Moss Park
Located on Park Drive, includes athletic fields, tennis courts, and a picnic area.
Channel your energy, cut loose with your best flips and tricks, and prepare for the Jump Life℠ Featuring 30,000 square feet of indoor trampolines and other attractions, Altitude Trampoline Park is an exciting destination for families, groups, and individual jumpers to have healthy, athletic fun.
Andy Hovis Skate Park
Located on East First Street, provides a secure, smooth surface for skating and skateboarding with various ramps and rails for users of the park.
Belmont Skate Park
This skateboarding park has a bowl, rail slides, ramps, beginner's area and covered area for shade.
Ben Black Park
This park offers tennis, a basketball, a children's playground and a picnic area.
Bessemer City Park and Pool
Take a dip in the pool at Bessemer City Park or just splash around in the water park. Stay cool under a wooded tree canopy on a trail built for hiking or mountain biking. Shoot hoops or act like a kid on the playground. This park is loads of fun.
Caromont Health Park
Home to the Gastonia Honey Hunters, CaroMont Health Park is a multi-use sports and entertainment facility providing year-round sports, music, and entertainmet events in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Central Park boasts a mile of natural surface mountain biking trails, walking trails and a natural stream running the length of the park. Other amenities will include restrooms, a picnic shelter with 10 tables and an active open field.
Located along S. Oakland St., South of W. Church St., this neighborhood park contains a children's play area; a 0.2 mile paved walking track, benches and dog waste stations. It also has an extensive lawn area for football or soccer practice, Frisbee or general recreation.
A visit to Crowders Mountain might include hiking more than 20 miles of hiking trails, rock climbing, backcountry camping, picnicking and fishing.
This 100-acre park provides a broad assortment of facilities A heritage village showcases local farm life in the 1890s.
Wooded area with a playground, baseball & soccer fields, picnic tables & public restrooms.
Dean Black Memorial Park
The Dean Black Memorial Park in High Shoals, NC offers a lighted ball field, paved walking trail covered pavilion and playground.
Ferguson Park’s softball complex is ideal for tournament play with four lighted fields.
Located on East Main Street in the heart of the city's downtown area, this charming venue offers a beautiful gazebo and a lovely picnic area. Stay on the alert for their sensational concerts, lively festivals, and so much more!
George Poston Park
North Carolina’s first asphalt pump track, designed for cyclists and skateboarders, mountain biking and more.
Goat Island Park, in the middle of the South Fork River, is a popular stop for visitors.
Kids delight in the splash pad and playground. Walk along a paved track or down the nature trail and more.
Heritage Village in side Dallas Park includes a mule barn, cotton farmer's house,
blacksmith shop, chapel, Col. Morris Kitchen, smoke house
machine shop, and school house.
Jaggers Park is nestled near the southern terminus of S. Spargo Street and is a vibrant neighborhood park, welcoming all to partake in its offerings.
KM National Military Park
Kings Mountain National Military Park preserves and commemorates the site of the October 7, 1780 Revolutionary War battle that turned the tide of the war.
Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park
Access the Catawba River via canoe, kayak or boat from this 10-acre riverfront park.
Kings Mountain State Park
The Piedmont’s Kings Mountain State Park has miles of forested trails perfect for supreme Kings Mountain hiking, two fishing lakes, and sits adjacent to Kings Mountain National Military Park, one of many national park Revolutionary War sites.
Gastonia’s first park provides both passive and active recreation opportunities on 18.5 acres.
Martha Rivers Park
Children head straight for “the castle” playground. The wooden structure houses a fort, a ship, a race car, slides and swings.
McCord Family Park
McCord Family Park is a downtown park and consists of a covered shelter, picnic tables, and park benches.
North Belmont Park
North Belmont Park located on Hickory Grove Road in Gastonia is a 35 acre park with lighted ball fields for softball, little league and soccer / football. There are also Three (3) covered picnic shelters with tables, restrooms, playground and a 0.5 mile track.
Patriots Park in downtown Kings Mountain offers its visitors benches, picnic areas and tables, restrooms, a walking track and a sprayground for the kids.
Phillips Center and Park
The Phillips Community Center is located on 36-acres in the southern sector of the City.
Rankin Lake Park
The 80-acre lake, complete with fishing pier and boat dock. Canoes, kayaks, johnboats and pedal boats are available to rent.
River Street Park
River Street Park is a tree-lined park includes a ballfield, 9 hole disc golf course, 3 picnic shelters, fishing pier, natural canoe/kayak launch area, playground, basketball court, sand volleyball court, and walking trail.
This park in Cramerton offers 300 feet of South Fork River frontage with a kayak launch, a 1-mile paved walking path, basketball court, and a fishing pier.
Robert H Ballard Park
Little League baseball fields, youth softball fields, a municipal pool, a playground,mwalking track and more.
Rocky Branch Park
The centerpiece of the 40-acre park is a hand-built single-track mountain biking trail for intermediate and advanced bikers.
South Fork River Park
This 44-acre park has 800 feet of river frontage, equipped with a kayak launch and a1-mile paved walking trail.
Stinger Park in Bessemer City is a state-of-the-art recreational park designed to provide a diverse and inclusive space for visitors and residents alike.
Located in the heart of downtown Belmont with access to the Carolina Thread Trail.
T Jeffers Center and Park
The community center is 15,058 square feet and includes a college-size basketball court with six goals and seating capacity for 350. The facility also contains dressing and shower rooms, meeting room, game room, lounge, kitchen, and staff offices. Outdoor facilities include a lighted youth baseball field, playground and two large picnic shelters.
Visitors make use of the playground, dog park, walking trail and skate park and much more.