Help the Waterfowl...by not feeding them!
Feeding waterfowl may cause water pollution, habitat degradation, and nutritional deficiencies, disease, and overpopulation of the waterfowl. Learn more by watching this video.
The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department manages several types of park facilities. Neighborhood Parks are usually smaller tracts of land located within a community where local residents can walk to the park and enjoy its offerings. Regional Parks are large acreage facilities that have staff assigned to oversee programs, offerings and maintenance of the park. The Regional Parks have opportunities that draw patrons from all over the county, state and sometimes beyond. Watershed Parks consist of large acreage lakes and their surrounding buffer zones. These facilities often attract patrons from across the region with excellent fishing, hiking and educational opportunities.
To assist residents in finding parks located close to their homes, a breakdown of parks by zip code is now available.
The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department maintains many different park settings for individuals and groups to enjoy the outdoors. Neighborhood Parks offer tracts of land closer to homes for children and adults to enjoy. These facilities often include open space, playground equipment, concrete courts, and natural areas.
Some also have regulation-size ball fields with scheduled games, concessions, and a picnic shelter. Others offer just a buffer of natural area to sit, relax, run, or walk. Public restrooms are available at Lake Daniel Park, Latham Park and Lindley Park.
A complete list of neighborhood parks and their locations is provided in the Neighborhood Parks link to the left.
The Regional Parks of the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department are large acreage facilities staffed with professional Parks and Recreation personnel. Opportunities available within Regional Parks range from fishing, camping, swimming, golf, trails, disc golf, dog park, tennis, volleyball, and much more.
Picnic shelters are available at most of the Regional Parks to provide a place for families, friends and companies to enjoy the great outdoors. Many facilities host athletic and special events that draw participants from across the country.
There is a vast array of opportunities at each facility and you can learn more by selecting the individual park links located at the left side of the page.
Park Watch Program
The Park Watch program is a partnership between Greensboro Parks and Recreation, the Greensboro Police Department and City residents to reduce crime, vandalism, and illegal activities in our neighborhood parks. Modeled after Community Watch and Lake Watch programs, Park Watch provides guidelines to follow when reporting suspicious activities.