Parks

Adams Park

Boundary Drive in Historic Beaumont Mill Village

What's there?

  • 9.2 acre neighborhood park
  • Lighted baseball field
  • Basketball court
  • Picnic shelter

Andrews Farm Park

Pinecrest Road at Woodburn Road

A beautiful passive greenspace near the Edward Griffin Preserve on the City's Eastside.

What's there?

  • 29 acres of greenspace
  • Wide-open areas perfect for frisbee, pickup football and other games
  • Small creek
  • Mature tree canopy
  • Easy connection to Edward Griffin Preserve and Cottonwood Trail

Barnet Park

248 East St. John Street

Spartanburg’s premier outdoor concert and special events venue, the seven-acre Barnet Park plays host to dozens of events each year, from performances by national recording artists to family reunions and company picnics. Located downtown adjacent to the Chapman Cultural Center and the George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics, it contains the Zimmerli Amphitheater, which seats approximately 1,100 in the fixed seating area, with additional seating for up to 4,900 on the terraced lawn.  

What's there?

  • Seven total acres, with a 2-mile paved walking trail
  • Interactive water fountain
  • 1,036-square-foot picnic pavilion
  • Original sculptures "Exuberance" & "Circle of Friendship"
  • Zimmerli Amphitheater
  • Public restroom facilities

 Park reservation is subject to availability.

To check availability please call (864) 596-3105.

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Interested in holding a concert at Barnet Park? Check out this form: Barnet Park Concert Requirements & Information.pdf

Chapel Street Park

Intersection of Chapel Street and Asheville Highway

Serves as a lovely gateway to the historic Cleveland Park neighborhood and other Northside neighborhoods, the 1.2-acre Chapel Street Park is the frequent host for community events and neighborhood gatherings.

What's there?

  • Basketball court
  • Playground
  • Picnic shelter
  • Original sculptures from local artists

Downtown Pocket Park

West Main Street near Daniel Morgan Avenue

Opened in 2012, the Downtown Pocket Park is located on West Main Street between the Masonic Temple and Carriage House Wines, directly across from the Herald-Journal offices. A partnership between Hub-Bub, Inc., the Masonic Temple, private citizens and the City transformed what was formerly an empty lot into a refuge in the heart of downtown. 

What's there?

  • Cafe-style seating
  • Free public wi-fi
  • Available to rent for small parties and events
 

 

Duncan Park

81 West Park Drive

A sprawling park and greenspace, Duncan Park includes mountain bike trails, the historic Duncan Park baseball stadium, a pond, walking trails, and much more. Duncan Park is the frequent host for outdoor concerts and the Jam in the Park series.

What's there?

  • 102.5 acre community park
  • Small lake and wooded 1-mile walking trail
  • 9 miles of wooded mountain biking trails
  • Two baseball fields
  • Playground
  • Four recently resurfaced tennis courts with adjacent restrooms
  • Picnic tables
  • Outdoor stage & amphitheater

Happy Hollow Park

Glendalyn Avenue between South Fairview Street and Connecticut Avenue

Located in Historic Converse Heights, Happy Hollow is a small (nine-tenths of an acre) park that sees a lot of action! A variety of playground equipment, slides and swings occupy one end of the park, which also includes a picnic shelter and a small greenspace/garden.

What's there?

  • Playground
  • Picnic shelter, picnic tables and benches
  • Original sculptures
  • Water fountains
  • Concrete walks
  • Mature tree canopy provides ample shade
  • Grassy play area separated from playground

Hillcrest Park

Intersection of Maryland Avenue and Park Drive

One of the City's oldest neighborhood parks, located in the Hillcrest neighborhood on the Eastside.

What's there?

  • 2.5-acre neighborhood park
  • Playground
  • Picnic shelter and tables
  • Small creek
  • Mature tree canopy provides ample shade

Hub City Art Park

Intersection of Daniel Morgan Avenue and Henry Street

The City made effective use of what had long been an abandoned lot on the edge of downtown, turning it into a popular location for downtown workers seeking a mid-day respite or lunch spot.

What's there?

  • Benches
  • Water fountain
  • Original sculptures from local artists
  • Flower garden

Irwin Park

Intersection of Seay Street and Irwin Avenue

This large 14-acre neighborhood park is often overlooked, but is one of the City's most precious greenspaces. The City is examining ways and seeking partners to upgrade this park. Its size and location adjacent to Historic Hampton Heights and other Southside neighborhoods give Irwin Park potential to be a significant community resource!

What's there?

  • Two baseball fields
  • Basketball court
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic shelter

Priscilla Rumley Park

 Alexander Avenue

A beautiful neighborhood park that anchors one of the ends of the Mary H Wright Greenway.

What's there?

  • Picnic shelter with grills
  • Playground
  • Basketball court

Rail Tail Dog Park

On union street across from Duncan Park

The City's first dog park opened in 2012.

What's There?

  • Picnic tables
  • Dog fountain
  • Chain link fence

For more information click here

South Converse Park

South Converse Street

One of the City's more recently upgraded neighborhood parks, South Converse Street Park connects to the Mary Wright Greenway.

What's there?

  • New playground equipment
  • Picnic shelter and tables
  • Grills
  • Parking
  • Connection to Mary Wright Greenway
  • Large grassy play/picnic area
  • Less than a mile from Duncan Park and five minutes from downtown

Summerhill Park

Hillandale Road

Located in the heart of a stable Northside neighborhood that benefits from a strong and active neighborhood association, Summerhill Park was recently upgraded.

What's there?

  • Recently upgraded
  • Basketball court
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic shelter and tables

Willow Oaks Park

West Hampton Drive

A small neighborhood tucked into an easily accessible corner in Historic Hampton Heights, Willow Oaks Park is a hidden gem.

What's there?

  • Swings and playground equipment
  • Water fountain
  • Play area

 

Park Reservations

Park reservations are subject to availability. To check park availability please call (864) 596-3105.

Rental Rates

Edward C. Stewart Park Pavilion

$100.00 deposit requiredrefundable if the park is left in excellent condition

$100 rental for up to 4 hours

Richardson Park

$100 deposit required; refundable if the park is left in excellent condition.

$100 rental per day

For Park reservation form click here!