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Salisbury Greenway
Originally established in 1996 by the Greenway Task Force, the Salisbury Greenway became an official arm of the City in February, 2000.

Brenner Avenue
.8 miles
Prescott/Overton
.8 miles
Grants Creek
.75 miles
Memorial Park
.4 miles
Forest Hills
.4 miles
Kelsey Scott
.3 miles
Crescent
.75
 
 
Total Greenway Miles
4.2 miles
 
Bell Tower
(W. Innes and S. Jackson Streets) 
1/4 acre park located in Downtown Salisbury right across from First Presbyterian Church. The park includes one large gazebo, benches and a small fountain.​

Boxwood Property
(Old Mocksville Road)
The Boxwood property was donated to the city in 2001. The Boxwood was planted in 1826 and was owned and nurtured for 175 years.

Cannon Park
(600 Park Avenue)
This 3.5-acre park features a gazebo, a play structure, a bank-shot basketball game, picnic tables and a walking area for the Park Avenue neighbors. The park was renovated and re-dedicated in June, 1999. 

Centennial Park
(608 Wiley Ave)
This one acre park located in the Fulton Heights neighborhood features a walking trail, footbridges, a picnic table, benches and a play structure.

City Park (316 Lake Drive)
This 41-acre park features a recreation center, two play structures, a climbing wall, six tennis courts, two picnic shelters with tables, grills, a three acre scenic lake and the Patriots Flag Concourse and Memorial.

Cotton Mill Pocket Park
(S. Church/W. Fisher Streets)

Pocket Park at the corner of S. Church and W. Fisher streets. Art work created by students.

Efird Street Property
The property was acquired by the city in September, 2000 for future recreational purposes for the future Greenway.

Fairview Heights Park
(525 Harrell Street)

This one acre park has a children’s play area with a play structure, picnic table, grill and benches.

Foil Tatum Park
(223 N. McCoy Road)

A neighborhood park situated on 3.6 acres donated in memory of Frances Lynne Foil Tatum. The park has a picnic shelter, picnic tables, grill, outdoor exercise equipment, ¼ miles walking trail, play structure and benches.

Forest Hills Park
(230 Grove Street/Mahaley Ave)

This 9.4 park is conveniently located and provides a greenway connector between Memorial Park and Knox Middle and Overton Elementary schools. The connector features an attractive bridge with inviting walking and sitting areas. Parking spaces are designated along Grove Street. There is a play structure and a basketball court.

Gateway Park
(Depot and E. Innes Streets)

Small Park created through the generosity of Julian and Blanche Robertson. The park features a fountain that replicates the figure Rebecca which stood in the Square in downtown Salisbury in the early 1900’s.

Hurley Park
(Annandale and Lake Drive)

This park is a joint venture between public and private interests between the James F. Hurley family and the City of Salisbury. Hurley Park is a 16 acre park composed of woodlands, streams, gardens and quiet pathways. It also serves the community for weddings, walking programs, informal meetings and an annual spring celebration. 

Jaycee-Optimist Sports Complex
(1113 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave)
This 17.8 acre park has two lighted baseball/softball fields, a play structure, two three on three basketball courts, outdoor fitness equipment, a paved walking trail, bocce courts, horse shoe pits and picnic tables.

Jersey City Park
(709 W. Kerr Street)

A play structure, a multipurpose court with basketball goals and picnic tables and a small shelter make up this one acre park.

Kelsey Scott Park
(1920 Old Wilkesboro Road)

A play structure, picnic shelter with tables and grills, one softball field, two basketball courts and a 9-hole disc golf course make up this 21.7 acre park and connector to the Salisbury Greenway.

Lincoln Park
(110 Old Concord Road)

This 3.2 acre park has a basketball court, a play structure, picnic area with tables and grills and the city’s only public swimming pool.

Long Street Park
(1515 N. Long Street)

Neighbors enjoy a basketball court, a play structure and a small play field in this two acre park.

Magnolia Park
(130 W. Innes Street)

1/10 acre tiny pocket park located at 130 W. Innes Street.

Morlan Park
(525 Carolina Blvd.)

This one acre park has a picnic table, grill and a play structure.

Oakland Heights Park
(1301 Longview Ave)

This 2.9 acre park has a multipurpose court with two basketball goals, a picnic shelter with tables and a play structure.

Salisbury Community Park
(935 Hurley School Road)

This district park/athletic complex offers active and passive areas including four soccer fields, open grassy fields, walking trails, five ball fields, a concession and restroom area, a well-stocked fishing lake with picnic decks, three picnic areas and three play structures. When completed this community park will have state of the art facilities including, a four field softball complex, six little league baseball fields with a championship field, nature/cross country trails, corporate picnic shelter, disc golf course, Sports Hall of Fame, basketball courts, tennis courts, a youth soccer complex with seven fields and more!

Tar Branch
(505 E. Liberty Street)

One acre park located along Tar Branch Creek and is part of the Park Avenue redevelopment project.

Thurston Property
30 acres donated by Dr. Thomas G. Thurston II adjacent to Knox Middle School and Overton Elementary School. Located on this site is a Greenway section and the Catawba College Environmental Center Nature Preserve.

Town Creek Park
This 18-acre linear park has a basketball court, a play structure, four clay tennis courts, walking trails, a picnic shelter with picnic tables and exercise stations.

West End Community Park and Garden
Enjoy this 1.5 acre garden which includes various aspects of urban gardening including: composting, raised bed gardening, butterfly gardening, bog garden, small fruit trees, enabling gardening and traditional vegetable garden.
 

 Contact Information

 
Maintenance Operations
1015 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Salisbury, North Carolina 28145
(704) 638-4481

Greenways/Gardens
1402 S. Main Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144
(704) 216-8013

Salisbury Community Park
935 Hurley School Road
Salisbury, North Carolina 28147
(704) 633-7984
 

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