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Spartanburg SC Parks and Facililties Spartanburg SC

The Parks & Recreation Department is committed to improving your quality of life by offering a wide range of recreational programs and opportunities in secure, well-maintained parks and facilities. Last year, more than 150,000 people of all ages took part in a program, took a class, or visited a city leisure center or park at least once. All the fitness courses, sports, cultural arts, and other special events offered by Parks & Recreation Department are open to the general public and are either free or affordable.

Spartanburg SC City Parks

Airport Park

Location: 500 Ammons Rd.

This airport-themed park is located just in front of the Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport and features views of jets taking off and landing.

  • Playgrounds
  • Swing Sets and Baby Swings
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Public Restroom
  • Walking Path (0.4 miles)
  • Splashpad
  • Outdoor Fitness Equipment
  • Multipurpose Field

Andrews Farm Park

Location: 1370 Pinecrest Road

A lovely passive greenspace on the City’s Eastside near the Edward Griffin Preserves.

  • Wide-open areas for play
  • 29 acres of greenspace
  • Mature tree canopy
  • Small creek
  • Connection to Cottonwood Trail

Barnet Park

Location: 248 East St. John Street

The seven-acre park, Spartanburg’s best outdoor events location, presents a variety of events throughout the year. It is located downtown, near the Chapman Cultural Center, and houses the Zimmerli Amphitheater, which seats around 1,100 people in the fixed seating section and up to 4,900 people on the terraced lawn.

  • 2-mile paved walking trail
  • 1,036-square-foot picnic pavilion
  • Interactive splash pad
  • Public restroom facilities
  • Zimmerli Amphitheater

Beaumont Mills Park

Location: 660 Southern Street

The park is located in the historic Beaumont Mills village.      

  • Musical Instrument Station
  • Picnic shelter
  • Playground

Chapel Street Park

Location: 104 Chapel Street

The 1.2-acre Chapel Street Park, which serves as a magnificent entryway to the historic Cleveland Park neighborhood and adjacent Northside districts, is a popular location for community activities and neighborhood gatherings.

  • Basketball court
  • Playground
  • Picnic shelter
  • Original sculptures
  • Denny’s Plaza Playground


This fresh new playground is right in the middle of downtown! From June 7, 2021, through July 1, 2021, this playground will be closed to the public until 5:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays for private usage by Meeting Street Academy. The playground will be open to the public after 5:30 p.m. until dark on Mondays through Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to dark on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Denny’s Plaza Playground

Location: 15 S Liberty St

This fresh new playground is right in the middle of downtown! This playground will be closed to the public for private use by Meeting Street Academy from June 7, 2021, until July 1, 2021. Monday through Thursday, after 5:30 p.m. till dark, and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to dark.

  • Swings
  • Slides
  • Jungle gym
  • Musical Instrument Station
  • Rubberized turf

Downtown Pocket Park

Location: West Main Street near Daniel Morgan Avenue

The Downtown Pocket Park, which opened in 2012, is located on West Main Street between the Masonic Temple and Carriage House Wines, immediately across from the Herald-Journal offices. A collaboration between Hub-Bub, Inc., the Masonic Temple, private residents, and the City transformed a vacant lot into a sanctuary in the center of downtown.

  • Cafe-style seating
  • Free public wi-fi
  • Available to rent for small parties and events

Duncan Park

Location: 81 West Park Drive

Duncan Park is a huge park and greenspace, including mountain bike paths, the historic Duncan Park baseball stadium, a pond, walking pathways, and much more.

  • Small lake & wooded 1-mile walking trail
  • 5-acre community park
  • 9 miles of mountain biking trails
  • Playground
  • Two baseball fields
  • Four tennis courts with restrooms
  • Outdoor amphitheater
  • Picnic tables

Happy Hollow Park

Location: 640 Glendyle Avenue

Located in Historic Converse Heights, Happy Hollow is a small park that sees a lot of action!

  • Playground
  • Original sculptures
  • Picnic shelter
  • Picnic tables
  • Concrete walks
  • Water fountains
  • A mature tree canopy
  • Ample shade
  • Grassy play area

Hillcrest Park

1445 Maryland Avenue

The Hillcrest area on the Eastside is home to one of the city’s oldest neighborhood parks.

  • 5-acre neighborhood park
  • Playground
  • Picnic shelter
  • Small creek
  • Mature tree canopy

Hot Spot Skate Park

339 Union Street

This park is the first public skate park in the state of South Carolina.

  • 8 ft. vertical ramp
  • Spine
  • Half pipe with escalators
  • Camel Hump
  • Rails, Ledges, and Ramps
  • Flow Course

Hub City Art Park

209 S. Daniel Morgan Avenue

The City effectively utilized what had long been an abandoned lot on the outskirts of downtown, transforming it into a popular site for downtown workers seeking a mid-day respite or lunch spot.

  • Benches
  • Original art sculptures
  • Water fountain
  • Flower garden

Irwin Park

685 Irwin Avenue

One of the City’s most valuable green spaces is this big 14-acre neighborhood park.

  • Two baseball fields
  • Basketball court
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic shelter

Priscilla Rumley Park

Location: 100 Alexander Avenue

A lovely neighborhood park that anchors one of the Mary H Wright Greenway’s ends.

  • Picnic shelter with grills
  • Basketball court
  • Playground

Rail Trail Dog Park

Location: 845 Union Street

It is the city’s first dog park which opened in 2012.

  • Chain link fence
  • Dog fountain
  • Picnic Tables

Rail Yard Park

53 Forest Avenue

A lovely neighborhood park that anchors one of the Mary H Wright Greenway’s ends.

  • NFL Play area
  • Picnic shelter
  • Picnic tables

St. Matthews Park

Location: Behind St. Matthews Episcopal Church on St. Matthews Lane.

  • Playground
  • Benches
  • Swings
  • Tables

South Converse Park

Location: 417 South Converse Street

South Converse Street Park connects to the Mary Wright Greenway.

  • Picnic shelter
  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Large grassy play/picnic area
  • Connects to Mary Wright Greenway
  • Horseshoe

Stewart Park

Location: 500 Highland Ave.

The Highland Community is home to one of the city’s newest parks.

  • Benches
  • Playground and Swing Set
  • Picnic Shelter and tables
  • Multipurpose Field
  • Walking Trail
  • Splashpad
  • Basketball Courts

Summerhill Park

Location: Hillandale Road

Located in the heart of the Northside neighborhood.

  • Picnic shelter and tables
  • Playground equipment
  • Basketball court

Willow Oaks Park

Location: 194 West Hampton Avenue

A small hamlet in Historic Hampton Heights tucked into a convenient nook.

  • Swings
  • Water fountain
  • Playground equipment
Parks and Facilities Spartanburg SC

The City of Spartanburg SC Parks and Recreation Department

9039 Fairforest Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29301

For more information on Parks and Recreation visit here.


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