No, you must abide by the county leash law. Dogs are only allowed off-leash in designated areas at Long Leaf Park and Ogden Park.
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No, we only allow parking at Trails End Park for those who are utilizing the boat slip to actively fish. However, the park itself closes at sunset. River Road Park closes at sunset and does not allow overnight parking.
Yes, you may have a fundraising event if you are an established non-profit organization or sponsored by an established non-profit organization and be able to provide us with your tax ID number.
Yes! The Splashpad is accessible to anyone using a mobility device. We also have a water wheelchair that can be used by those whose mobility devices cannot tolerate moisture. Contact the parks and gardens office at 910-798-7620 to use the water wheelchair.
The Liberty Wheelchair Swing requires a code to unlock the swing for use. Contact the parks office during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm) at 910-798-7620 to obtain the code.
We do not allow anyone to rake pine straw in the parks. The pine straw is used throughout the parks.
Beer and wine in non-glass containers are allowed with a picnic shelter reservation. No liquor is allowed. Alcohol must be kept underneath or within 50 feet of the shelter and is not permitted on or near a playground. Beer and wine are permitted with an Airlie Gardens event reservation with the proper permit.
No, overnight parking is not allowed in any New Hanover County-owned park.
No, yard sales are not allowed.
Yes, you may use a metal detector, however, digging is not allowed in any park.
Requests to fly drones must be pre-approved by the Parks Assistant Director. Requestor must provide proof of General Liability insurance with at least $1 million per occurrence and $2 million aggregate.