Dan Nicholas Park has 17 covered shelters available for rent. Eleven shelters will accommodate 150 people and six will accommodate 30 people. They are equipped with picnic tables and grills. There is a charge for shelter and picnic tables on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.
Dan Nicholas does not charge for visiting! We have many features of the park that are free. Other areas of the park can be visited for very small charges.
Dan Nicholas Park was created originally with a gift in 1968 of 330 acres of land from Mr, Dan Nicholas, a local entrepeneur and philanthropist.
Due to Budget Cuts Beginning 7-5-11
New Park Gate Hours*
Jan. 9-5 Mon-Sun
Feb. 9-5 Mon-Sun
March 9-5 Mon-Sun
April 8-5 Mon-Thurs Close at 8pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Holidays
May 8-5 Mon-Thurs Close at 8pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Holidays
Jun 8-6 Mon-Thurs Close at 9pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Holidays
July 8-6 Mon-Thurs Close at 9pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Holidays
Aug 8-6 Mon-Thurs Close at 9pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Holidays
Sept 8-6 Mon-Thurs Close at 8pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Holidays
Oct 9-5 Mon-Thurs Close at 7pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Holidays
Nov 9-5 Mon-Sun
Dec 9-5 Mon-Sun
(* Subject to change, check back regularly)
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Field Trip Reservations
call 704 216-7803
Family Campground Reservations
call 704 216-7808
call 704 216-7816