Contact Information

  • Blair Rayfield, Park Manager
  • (828) 312-4803
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:PO Box 389 Newton, NC 28658
  • (view all county locations)

Fees & Permits

Park Fees may be waived for educational activities, charitable events, or County sponsored events.

Type of Permit/ActivityRiverbend ParkBakers Mountain ParkSt. Stephens Park
Dog Park (per dog)$20.00/yearNot Applicable$20.00/year
Sign Permit$10.00/day$10.00/day$10.00/day
PicnicNo ChargeNo ChargeNo Charge
Picnic Shelter Reservation$5.00/hour
Education/Meeting Facility$50.00Not Applicable$50.00
Hiking, Fishing, Wildlife ViewingNo ChargeNo ChargeNo Charge
Vendor Permit2% of gross sales or $50.00 minimum
Additional Charge Applied to Parks Fees for Non-County Residents………………...$10.00
Please sign in at the kiosk upon arrival. Catawba County Parks do not rent bikes, or canoes.
Camping is not allowed in the parks. Ranger on duty during park hours.