Our community has incredible access to both active and passive recreational amenities.
Northeast Park (@ 3421 Northeast Park Drive, Gibsonville, NC 27249 and/or 4010 High Rock Road for GPS purposes): This 374 acre park is owned by Guilford County and operated by Gibsonville. Northeast Park offers a wide variety of outdoor experiences including a state of the art aquatic center / pool, a carousel, putt-putt, and a disc golf course. For individual enjoyment, there are miles and miles of area for hiking, biking, equestrian trails, as well as plentiful opportunities for boating and fishing. For groups there are athletic fields, picnic shelters, and playgrounds. This regional destination afford people of all ages and interests the opportunity to participate in both active and passive recreation.
Haw River / Mountain to the Sea Trail: The Haw River is one section of North Carolina’s Mountain to the Sea trail. In our area, this follows the Haw River with numerous hiking and canoeing trails.
Cycling: Whether for exercise or simple enjoyment, come take a cyclist’s tour of Alamance / Guilford County. For serious cyclists, you can learn the real meaning of “a country mile.” For those interested in a quieter pace, these country roads can offer that as well. Park in our downtown and explore our beautiful County country side.
Burlington Springwood Park (@ 1450 Springwood Church Rd. Burlington, NC 27215): This 78 acre city of Burlington park offers regulation fields for baseball, softball and soccer, two concession / restroom buildings, two picnic shelters available to rent, a playground, a walking track as well as disc golf. This park often has regional tournaments on its regulation fields.
Lake Macintosh Park & Marina (@ 1345 NC 61 South, Whitsett NC): This location is for water sports and those who enjoy being near the water. Lake activities typically include fishing & boating. Rental boats are available including kayaks, canoes, row boats, and paddle boats. There is also a launch ramp for boats with electric motors. The park also features walking & biking trails, open-air shelter, volleyball court, horseshoes & playground.
William F. Moricle Recreational Complex (@ 316 Boonwood Road, Gibsonville): Outside of charming downtown Gibsonville, this local favorite offers baseball / softball fields, two tennis courts, a beach volley ball court, picnic shelters, as well as open space and walking trails. For a birthday party or event, those interested in privately booking a shelter can contact the Gibsonville Parks & Recreation Department at 336-449-7241. There are few quiet weekends where this park is not active. Come join in the fun.
Gibsonville Swim & Racquet Club (@ 738 Dick Street, Gibsonville): Established on September 21, 1965, this private club is open seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The main area includes a five (5) lane, 25-yard swimming pool, a large three (3) foot section for junior members, as well as a deeper area with two diving boards. There are Red Cross certified instructors to teach new swimmers as well as other events like movie nights, ice cream socials, float nights, cornhole tournaments and more.
Beth Schmidt Park (@ 2150 Elon Park Drive, Elon): The well-visited Beth Schmidt Park boasts the largest childrens playground in the area, with a 72 component playground set (of which 67 components are special- needs accessible). This fenced-in playground provides safe play for 2-12 year olds under adult supervision. Other amenities include a walking trail, disc golf, indoor and outdoor rental facilities with restrooms, as well as a fenced dog park.
Our park systems offers additional amenities beyond what is outlined on this website. Please explore each link above to see additional options available in our beautiful region.
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