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About Us

Our mission statement:

The mission of Buncombe County Recreation Services is to improve the quality of life within our community by providing high quality recreational facilities, opportunities for social interaction, and programming which encourages health and wellness through active lifestyles.

We would like to encourage and invite you to visit your parks. If you have any comments, questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call us at (828) 250-4260 or e-mail us at

Thank you so much for visiting our website! It is our pleasure at Buncombe County Parks & Recreation to provide the best recreation possible for you. We strive to offer special events, programs and facilities that can be enjoyed by all members of the general public.

Physical Addresses

Please note that the following addresses are physical addresses and not mailing addresses. Only the items in bold are both mailing and physical addresses:

Administrative Office
46 Valley Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Bent Creek River Park
1592 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806

Buncombe County Sports Park
58 Apac Circle
Candler, NC 28715

Cane Creek Park and Pool
590 Lower Brush Creek Road
Fletcher, NC 28732

Charles D. Owen Park
875 Warren Wilson Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778

Corcoran Paige River Park
9 Pinners Road
Arden, NC 28704

Erwin Community Pool
58 Lees Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28806

Glen Bridge River Park
77 Pinners Road
Arden, NC 28704

Hominy Creek River Park
194 Hominy Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28806

Hominy Valley Park and Pool
25 Twin Lakes Road
Candler, NC 28715

Karpen Soccer Fields
207 Reems Creek Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

Lake Julian Park
75 Long Shoals Road
Asheville, NC 28704

Ledges Whitewater River Park
1080 Old Marshall Hwy
Alexander, NC 28701

North Buncombe Park and Pool
892 Clarks Chapel Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

Owen Pool
117 Stone Drive
Swannanoa, NC 28778

Skyland Soccer Fields
82 Springside Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Walnut Island River Park
3042 Old Marshall Hwy
Alexander, NC 28701