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  • Barber Park
  • Address: 1500 Barber Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27401
  • Barber Park in Greensboro, NC is a huge city park that features a playground, sprayground, indoor sports complex, baseball field, and picnic shelters and is sure to please all families and kids.
  • Horses, dogs, or other animals may not run at large in any park or enter or swim in the lakes or ponds or enter any athletic surfaces or facilities.

Amenities:

  • Accessible Recreation Features
  • Amphitheater/Theater
  • Grills
  • Gym
  • Natural Area
  • 6 Picnic Shelters with a capacity of up to 144 people
  • Playgrounds
  • Sprayground
  • Tennis Facilities
  • Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion, which houses eight Plexi-court tennis courts and four combination basketball/volleyball courts, all open for play year-round.
  • Penn-Wright Baseball Stadium which includes a press box, concessions area, and stadium seating
  • 18-hole disc golf course free to the public.
  • Outdoor amphitheater available for rent
  • One-mile walking trail
  • Parking

Barber Park Picnic Shelters & Rental

  • Multiple Tables
  • Cooking Grills
  • Overhead lighting
  • Restroom
  • Electrical outlets
    • They accept cash, checks, Master Card, Visa, and Discover. Make reservations year-round by calling the Barber Park office Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rental fees vary at the parks. For more information, call 373-5888. Refunds are not allowed.

Barber Park Hours

Barber Park opens daily at 8 am, weather permitting. It is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Park Closing times are:

  • 5:00 pm (January, February, November, and December) 
  • 7:00 pm (March, April, September, and October) 
  • 8:00 pm (May, June, July, and August)

Park gates will remain open for scheduled sporting events at the Penn Wright Stadium, and the Simkins Indoor Pavilion that exceeds normal park hours.

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  • Bur-Mil Park
  • Address: 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410
  • Bur-Mil Park is an expansive 250-acre North Greensboro park that features a clubhouse, a nine-hole lighted par 3 golf course, driving range, outdoor aquatic center, Wildlife Education Center, fishing ponds, the Lake Brandt pier, tennis courts, pickleball courts, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, hiking and bicycle trails, and picnic shelters.
  • Bur Mill is very dog friendly. The Greenway and the trails are great for dogs and all are near water. Make sure your dog is on a leash.
  • They have 6 Bur-Mil Park Shelter that you may reserve by clicking on this link: https://web1.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/ncguilfordwt.wsc/splash.html?InterfaceParameter=WebTrac

Amenities:

  • Aquatic Center
  • Tennis & Pickleball Center
  • 3-Par Golf Course & Driving Range
  • Atlantic & Yadkin Greenway/Trail Access
  • 6 Picnic Shelters
    • Playground
  • Clubhouse
  • Wildlife Recreation Center
  • 2 Fishing Ponds
  • Lake Brandt Pier
  • Restrooms
  • Plenty of Parking

Bur-Mil Park general park hours overall are:

  • Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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  • Country Park
  • Address: 3905 Nathanael Green Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455
  • Country Park offers two stocked fishing lakes, a handicap-accessible children’s playground, pedal boats (that include dragons, ducks, and geese), picnic shelters, and extensive trails for jogging, hiking, and bicycling. 

Amenities:

  • Bark Park, off-leash dog park located within Country Park
  • Educational programs
  • Two fishing lakes
  • Guilford County Veterans’ Memorial
  • Nature, hiking, and biking trails
  • Playgrounds
  • Pedal boats cost $8 for 30 minutes for up to 5 people.

Country Park Accessible Features

These accessible park features can be reasonably accessed by someone using a mobility device:

  • 7 picnic shelters
  • Fishing Pier
  • Accessible play feature with mulch surface
  • 1.5 miles of paved trail
  • Parking
  • Restrooms
  • Carousel

Country Park Picnic Shelters & Rental

To make a reservation:

Country Park Hours

Country Park opens daily at 8 am, weather permitting except closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas days.

Park closing times are as follows:

  • 5:00 pm (January, February, November, and December)
  • 7:00 pm (March, April, September, and October)
  • 8:00 pm (May, June, July, and August)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

  • Best party supply stores in Greensboro, NC:
    • If It’s Paper: 1220 D Battleground Ave Greensboro, NC 27408
      • (336) 379-9874
    • Party City of Greensboro – 5408 Sapp Rd Greensboro, NC 27409
      • (336) 851-1414
    • Triad Event Rentals – 8-A Wendy Ct Ste 1 Greensboro, NC 27409
      • (336) 547-8368
  • Best places to buy cold beer in Greensboro, NC:
    • Beer Co. – 121 W McGee St, Greensboro, NC 27401
    • Gate City Growlers – 1724 Battleground Ave STE 103, Greensboro, NC 27408
      • 336-763-9746
    • Craft City Sip-In – 2130 New Garden Rd A, Greensboro, NC 27410
      • 336-897-7222
  • Best indoor spots to throw a kid’s birthday in Greensboro, NC:
    • Safari Nation Greensboro – 3900 W Market St, Greensboro, NC 27407
      • 336-315-5115
    • Bumper Jumpers Indoor Playground – 4217 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407
      • 336-855-0056
    • Breakout Games – Greensboro – 700 Carnegie Pl, Greensboro, NC 27409
      • 336-265-2010