Join us for the opening of the newest TRACK Trail location. Follow the TRACK Trail to find FREE, fun nature and health activities! Make your own trail mix, look for critters in the river, fishing activities and much more!
Mills River Park opens at dawn and closes at dusk.
Park Restrooms are Open Seven Days a Week 6:30 am - 7:30 pm.
Amenities include a 1.2 + multi-use trail, dog park, playground with sunshade, swings, restroom facilities, picnic shelter, tennis/pickleball courts, handicapped accessible fishing pier, and canoe/kayak launch.
The picnic shelter has a capacity of 96 individuals at 16 picnic tables. Electricity and water are available. The shelter may be reserved no more than 6 months in advance, for a fee of $25 per hour with a 2-hour minimum. To reserve the shelter, please bring a completed application to Town Hall with payment. Only cash or check is accepted. Credit or debit cards are not. A copy of your driver's license will also be requested.
The handicapped accessible fishing pier was built in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. It can be reached via a concrete sidewalk that connects the existing paved path to the pier structure. The canoe/kayak launch access is only for non-motorized watercraft and is a step down type of launch.