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Park Rules

  • Littering is prohibited
  • Destruction of plants, animals, and wildlife prohibited
  • Swimming prohibited in lakes and ponds
  • Vehicles on grass or foot trails prohibited
  • Maximum speed is 15 mph
  • Parking prohibited in non-designated areas
  • Vending of goods or merchandise prohibited
  • Park signs shall not be removed
  • Persons may not enter any facility from which they may have been prohibited
  • Permit required for certain use of parks
  • Dogs must be on a leash
  • Possession of weapons prohibited
  • Alcoholic beverages prohibited
  • No dumping garbage in county parks
  • Violators subject to prosecution pursuant to NCGS Section § 153A-123(B) & § 14-4

Discrimination Policy

The County of Buncombe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment, or employment, in its services, programs, and activities, in compliance with applicable federal and state laws.

Publicity Policy

Buncombe County Parks & Recreation reserves the right to photograph program participants for publicity purposes. Please be aware that these photos are for BCRS use only and may be used in future catalogs, brochures, pamphlets or flyers.

Locate & Contact

Parks & Recreation Administrative Office


Parks & Recreation
P: (828) 250-4260
F: (828) 250-6715

Mailing Address
46 Valley Street,
Asheville, NC 28801

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