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Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Park Planning
980-314-1000

​Park Notifications

The following facilities are currently closed to the public for repairs and renovations:

Idlewild Fields 1 and 2 will be shut down starting November 8 for renovations. 

Kilborne Park restrooms are closed for renovations and repairs until further notice. A portable restroom will be on site during this time. 

James K Polk Site Parking Lot

The President James K. Polk State Historic Site parking lot will be closed on the following dates below. This lot provides parking access to Little Sugar Creek Greenway. 

  • Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 
  • Friday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 27 

Irwin Creek Greenway Closure

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Irwin Creek Greenway will be closed coming off of Remount Road for construction access from December 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023. 

Caldwell Tributary Greenway Closure
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Caldwell Tributary Greenway from Northern Regional Recreation Center to Caldwell Track Drive will be closed starting Monday, October 24 to accommodate the construction of the extension of the greenway. The closure will last until Fall 2023.

Reedy Creek Nature Preserve 

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Starting Monday, Aug. 8, the initial clearing for a 36" water main project being done by Charlotte Water.This project will be a precursor project to the greenway trail that will follow soon after this project is completed.

The general schedule should have this project completed before the end of the year. Please see the Charlotte Water project page below for additional information.

https://charlottenc.gov/Projects/Pages/WTHarrisPlottRoadWaterMainProject.aspx#Default=%7B%22k%22%3A%22%22%7D#08784498-b783-4cb4-94c5-97c24f3f8dec=%7B%22k%22%3A%22%22%7D

Enderly Park

Enderly Park will be closed for renovations until Fall 2022. The renovation project includes constructing a new shelter near Enderly Road, making all the paths in the park accessible, resurfacing the basketball and tennis courts and converting one of the tennis courts into 2 pickleball courts, removing the baseball diamond and backstops and converting the area into a large multi-purpose field, adding a dog park on the southern end of the old baseball field and relocating the walking track in between dog park and multi-purpose field. Additionally, a new play structure and exercise equipment will be located on the Coker Avenue end of the park to activate that area. You can visit www.publicinput.com/enderly for additional information and updates. 

Southside Park

Charlotte Water and its contractors, BRS Inc, will begin construction of the Irwin Creek Tributary to Remount Road Wastewater Improvement Project in late April/early May.

Construction activities will begin at Southside Park along Toomey Avenue, then move up Remount Road to Remus Road and Brookhill Road. Project construction and pipe installation is expected to take 18 months to complete. Please note construction schedules are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.

Southside Park is expected to be closed from June 2022 to June 2023. Crews will be installing a stormwater culvert from Southside Park to the other side of Toomey Avenue.

More information can be found in the "Project documents" under Irwin Creek to Remount Road Construction Mailer – April 2022.


Ribbonwalk Trail Closure

The section of the Hoyt Hinson Trail at RibbonWalk Nature Preserve has been closed for safety issues, related to erosion of a pond dam. This will be a long term closure until the dam can be repaired. Visitors can get around the trail closure by following the Wetland Trail to the right, then turning left at the Beech Walk Trail. This detour is about a 10 minute walk. 


Liz Hair Nature Walk- Little Sugar Creek Greenway

The Greenway and interceptor area is currently closed for two years of construction to complete the new Atrium Health connection. 

For all Construction updates: Upper Little Sugar Creek Wastewater Project East Boulevard to Morehead Street (charlottenc.gov)

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Detour Route Updates: Starting July 25, the Atrium project requires work at the corner of S. Kings at Medical Center Dr, which requires the sidewalk to be closed to pedestrian traffic. Therefore, greenway traffic will be rerouted to the east side of S. Kings between East Blvd. and E. Morehead. Users will have to use crosswalks at these two intersections. 

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COVID-19 Information:  

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation follows the guidance of the state of North Carolina and Mecklenburg County Public Health regarding COVID-19 protocols including facility capacity and masking.  Please review all current information at this link.


Address

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Park Planning
980-314-1000