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The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is home to 230 parks and facilities located on more than 21,000 acres of parkland throughout Mecklenburg County. The department offers something for everyone, including:
Watch the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation video and learn ways to Recreate All Year.
2013 Community Survey (2008 Master Plan update)
Park and Recreation 10-Year Master Plan
The structure of our department is organized to provide the most staff to each need and public interest. Formal divisions of the Park and Recreation Department are:
Other links of interest in About MCPR section:
Geographically, the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is divided into three regions: North, South, and Central. View the region mapPark and Recreation Mission Statement
"To enrich the lives of our citizens through the stewardship of the County's natural resources and the efficient and responsive provision of quality leisure opportunities, experiences, and partnerships."
Park and Recreation Vision Statement
"People who recreate in Mecklenburg County will have a system of parks, greenways, and open space located throughout the County that will provide more parkland per capita than the national average, will connect neighborhoods, satisfies public recreation needs, and will protect environmentally sensitive areas."