Locations & Directions

Catawba County Parks

7600 N NC Hwy 16
Conover, NC 28613

(828) 256-9175
(828) 312-1064 Ranger's Mobile Phone #1
(828) 312-4834 Ranger's Mobile Phone #2

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Map of Riverbend Park

Directions: From 1-40: Take exit #132, go north on Highway 16 approximately 8 miles. Riverbend Park entrance is on the right before you cross the Catawba River.

6680 Bakers Mountain Rd.
Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 324-8461
(828) 312-4844 Ranger's Mobile Phone #1
(828) 312-1825 Ranger's Mobile Phone #2

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Map of Bakers Mountain Park

Directions: From 1-40: Take exit #121, go south on Old Shelby Road for approximately 4.3 miles. Turn left on Bakers Mountain Road, and the entrance to the park is about a mile ahead. Look for park signs on street sign posts.

2247 36th Ave. NE
Hickory, NC 28601

(828) 441-7277

Map of St. Stephens Park

Directions: From 1-40: Take exit #126, go north on McDonald Parkway approximately 3 miles. Turn right on Springs Road, go approximately 1 ½ miles Turn left onto Kool Park Road, go approximately 1 ¾ miles. Turn right onto 36th Ave. NC, go approximately ½ mile. The road ends at the park entrance.

This future park is located in the southeastern part of the county. Several public forums have been held to gather user insight for the design of the park. It is not open to the public at this time.