Parks & Playgrounds

Looking for a playground, picnic site, or a place to play tennis or go fishing, or just take a walk?  Visit a Southern Pines park!

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Blanchie Carter Discovery Park
Blanchie Carter Discovery Park is a four-acre outdoor play and learning environment on the campus of the Southern Pines Center for African American History, Cultural Arts, and Business. The park is open to the public.
Location: 1250 W New York Ave
Amenities: Playground | Outdoor Learning Environment
Campbell House Playground
Campbell House Park
This 14 acre park is home to the historic Campbell House, the location of Parks & Recreation Office and Arts Council Galleries and the Train House-a community center for recreation programs and private events.
Recreation Office: 482 E Connecticut Ave
Playground: 450 E New Hampshire Ave
Greenspace: 540 E Connecticut Ave
Amenities: Playground | Basketball Court | Gaga Ball pit | Golf Practice Area | Greenspaces | Picnic Tables | Seating areas
Rentals AvailableTrain House | Shelter | Greenspace | Basketball Court

Downtown Park
Centrally located, this is  one of our most popular parks and hosts many outdoor special events.
Greenspace: 145 SE Broad St
Playground: 150 S Ashe St
Amenities: Playground | Toddler Play Equipment | Swings | Shelter | Restrooms | Picnic Tables | Greenspace | 2 Lighted Basketball Courts | 4 Lighted Tennis Courts | Street & Lot Parking
Rentals Available:  Shelter | Greenspace | Tennis Courts | Basket Ball Court

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E.S. Douglass Community Center
This facility is used for Adults 55+ and youth programs, Town Meetings, BOE voting and private events and features a unique playground.
Location: 1185 W Pennsylvania Ave
Amenities: Playground | Swings | Picnic Tables | Parking
Rentals Available:  Auditorium | Kitchen

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Elizabeth High "Rounds" Park
This quiet community park is perfect for an afternoon playdate, or small birthday party.  The greenspace is a great place for a picnic.  Hop on the 2-mile Whitehall Greenway Trail behind the playground to connect to Reservoir Park.
570 Pee Dee Rd
Shelter | Restrooms | Playground | Greenspace | Parking | Access to Greenway Trails
Rentals Available Shelter 

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Morganton Road Sports Complex
This complex has lots of parking for sporting events.

Armory Baseball/Softball Field:  604 W Morganton Rd
Optimist Baseball Field:  105 Fire Ln
Soccer Fields: 190 Fire Ln
Ball Fields | Playground | Restrooms | Concession Stands | Picnic Tables
Rentals Available:  Ball Fields | Soccer Fields

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Martin Park
This 50 acre Off-Leash Dog Park is great for a quiet walk in the woods or meeting "four-footed friends." More Information
350 Commerce Ave
Natural wooded areas | Natural Trails | Open Play Areas
Rentals Available:  

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Memorial Park
This great municipal park has something for all ages.
210 Memorial Park Ct
2 Basketball Gyms | Playground | Shelter with Charcoal Grill | Restrooms | Picnic Sites with Grills | Baseball Fields | 2 Lighted Racquet Ball Courts | 2 Tennis Courts | 6 Pickle Ball Courts | Shuffleboard Courts | Sand Volley Ball Court | Horse Shoe Pits
Rentals Available:  Shelter | Ball Fields |Tennis Courts | Pickle-Ball Courts | Basketball Courts | Racquetball Courts

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Pool Park
This large community park has much to offer including a playground with zip line and seasonal pool and splash pad.

Park: 730 S Henley St
Pool: 735 S Stephens St
Shelter with Charcoal Grill | Restrooms | Playground | Performance Stage | Greenspace | Sport Field | Seasonal Pool & Splash Pad
Rentals Available:  Shelter | Stage | Greenspace | Basketball Court

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Sandhurst Park
This neighborhood park features lots of greenspace.

Parking: 145 S Bethesda Rd
Walk-in Access for Sandhurst Subdivision: 134 Barcroft Ct
Shelter with Charcoal Grill | Restrooms | Playgrounds | Swings | Climbing Wall | Greenspace | Seating Areas
Rentals Available:  Shelter

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Reservoir Park
This 165-acre park surrounds a 95-acre lake and natural disc golf course. The trail around the lake also connects to more that 10 miles of greenway trails.
300 Reservoir Park Rd
2 shelters | Restrooms | Disc Golf Course | Lake | Boat & Kayak Dock | Fishing | Boating & Kayaking (no gas engines) | 2 miles of Greenway Trail around the Lake | Access to more Trails | Exercise Stations | Parking
Rentals Available:  Shelters

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The Town acquired the Whitehall property in 2020 to open it to the public as a community park. The 157 acres of natural lands highlight the native ecosystems of Southern Pines. The property already includes two miles of walking and biking trails that are publicly accessible with connections to Reservoir Park and Elizabeth Rounds playground. Parking is available adjacent to Pee Dee Road or via trail access from Reservoir Park or Elizabeth Rounds playground.
Location: 490 Pee Dee Road
Amenities: Soft Surface Walking & Biking Trails | Disc Golf (course begins & ends at adjoining Reservoir Park) | Natural wooded areas | Open play areas | Dogs permitted on leashes

  1. Park Hours
  2. No Alcohol, Tobacco or Nicotine
  3. Pets
  4. Fishing | Boating Rules


  • Parks, in general, are open Dawn until Dusk daily, year-round.
  • Lighted Basketball, Tennis, Pickleball, and Racquetball Courts are available dawn until 11pm
  • Lighted Sport Fields can be used from dawn until 11pm (when available)