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alert Catawba County offices will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014, for the Good Friday state holiday. Baker's Mountain, Riverbend and St. Stephens Parks will be open.
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mapRIVERBEND PARK
6700 Hwy 16 N
Conover, NC 28613

Phone: (828) 256-9157
Riverbend Home


mapBAKERS MOUNTAIN PARK
6680 Bakers Mountain Road
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone:(828) 324-8461
Bakers Mountain Home


mapST STEPHENS PARK
2247 36th Ave NE
Hickory, NC 28601

Phone: (828) 441-7277
St Stephens Home


CATAWBA COUNTY PARKS
Blair Rayfield, Parks Manager
Phone: (828) 312-4803
Email Parks Manager
  •      " Drop-in" public forum to be held on April 22 to learn results of survey and previous meetings
    relating to update of Parks Master Plan.

  • Catawba County Parks

     

    Hours for All Parks
    Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

    November - February: 8 AM - 6 PM
    March and October: 8 AM - 7 PM
    April - September: 8 AM - 8 PM
    Closed Christmas Eve and Day
    Ranger on duty during park hours

    Catawba County Parks features three parks which protect the County’s and offer passive recreation opportunities such as hiking, running, picnicking, wildlife viewing in a natural habitat. Each of these parks has a distinctive “personality.”
    • Riverbend Park is located in the northern part of the County along Hwy. 16. This 450-acre park provides a fresh water wetlands, upland forest, and hiking along the Catawba River.

    • Bakers Mountain Park is located in the southwestern part of the County. This 189-acre park is on a mountain, offering views of the Catawba Valley, and vegetation natural to the higher elevations.

    • St. Stephens Park is located adjacent to the City of Hickory, in the northwest part of the County. This 9-acre park provides a natural respite within an urban area.
    Preserving Catawba County's Natural Heritage