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Dan Nicholas Park

#1 of 30 things to do in Salisbury Features Animals
6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Picnic in the park

Nice park with plenty of room for a picnic. Lots of trees to keep the hot Summer from ruining the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nancy K
via mobile

My daughter and I are visiting this area from TN. We went to the park last Saturday and absolutely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice park with plenty of room for a picnic. Lots of trees to keep the hot Summer from ruining the day. Some activities for kids, train, playgrounds, etc

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I are visiting this area from TN. We went to the park last Saturday and absolutely loved it! We really enjoyed walking in the wildlife area and seeing the different animals. Was a little disappointed in the farm animal area. There were...More

Thank legie2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

While looking for day trips to take our visiting grandchildren to I ran across this park and I'm glad I did! My husband and I traveled the 1 1/2 hour to get to this park to check it out before we have the grandchildren -...More

Thank vhash77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As of this writing, almost 12hrs ago after we shlepped over 1.5hrs from where we were in Fort Mill to come check them out, we were told only the gold mine was open. I checked the Facebook page, and called the number (no message activities...More

1  Thank Pietrosmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, relaxing, and get place to visit to have fun if you want. Well kept Landscape and great place to visit. Love the small zoo and park area.

Thank Jeanie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're interested in rv or tent camping there's space here for both. If you just want a day trip that's possible too. The park has a lot of free things to do such as hiking and biking trails, volleyball courts, tennis courts, play ground,...More

Thank amykat1102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful park to stroll through! Beautiful lake with paddle boats to rent or just sit along the shore and watch people fishing. If you are in the Salisbury, NC area, make a point to visit Dan Nicholas Park l So much t enjoy.

Thank marymorales4
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Looked up N.C. County Parks on a whim & Dan Nichols Park about 7 miles out of Salisbury came up. Good thing I printed out the info & kept it, as we unexpectedly needed a place to camp going home on May 10, 2017. What...More

1  Thank frugalfolks
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Be sure to visit the train depot first, they have packages for the fun that can save you a few dollars. Gem Mining, train rides, carousel, petting zoo, mini golf and much more! Excellent way to spend the day.

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We love the campground and so do our 2 standard poodles! It's also a great place to take the grandchildren, with the train ride, snack areas,paddle boats, nature center, animal area, petting zoo area, playground, splash zone, and Carousel! We love it! Always clean and...More

1  Thank circlebarbmc
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Can you reserve a paddle boat? My Grandson saw the swan or flamingo ones on line & he is wanting to get one of those.
15 June 2017|
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Response from oceanwaves1999 | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100 percent sure, but I don't think you can. As for the swan or flamingo paddle boats, I have never seen any like that, all the paddle boats are the same, except for the color.