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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.
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
"Enhancing community wellness through recreation, open space, and natural resources."
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."
Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.