Nestled in the foothills of the Central Piedmont of North Carolina, Sloan Park offers the ideal passive recreational opportunity for families, schools, church groups, service organizations, and businesses. With 100 acres of green space, 3 miles of trails, 5 picnic shelters, volleyball courts, a softball diamond, playground, and historic gristmill, Sloan Park provides a peaceful respite for all.
Several special features exist at Sloan Park. The Henry W. Culp, Jr. Famous and Historic Tree Trail provides a half mile journey through our nations past. The Sloan Nature Trail is about a half mile walk through some of the forested area of the park and offers a pleasant walk among some magnificent hardwoods. There is a loop segment off this trail that leads the hiker higher on a back ridge and a short connector that leads to the restrooms. The Crawdad Trail is another park trail roughly a half mile long along the banks of Fred's Pond and a small stream, complete with a covered bridge. Don's Gazebo offers an outdoor setting for weddings and concerts. The Alice Stanback Monument Forest provides a lovely garden setting where living monuments in the form of trees and flower beds allow patrons to honor a loved one. Last, but not least, is Kerr Mill, an 1823 grist mill that houses a museum of Early Americana.
Accept this offer to sit back and visit Sloan Park. Browse the site and then plan a trip to reality and visit us at the park. Sloan Park is open year round daily. The hours vary by season as follows:
Beginning 7-5-11 : New Park Hours Due to Budget Cuts
January -May, and October - December
Monday – Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM
June – September
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00PM
Attractions open at 10 AM and Close 1 hour before park closes
Weekends and Holidays Operate on Regular Hours
We are located at 550 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla, North Carolina. Just off N.C. Highway 150 approximately 10 miles west of Salisbury, N.C. To print a higher resolution map, move your mouse over map below then choose print and make sure you tell printer to scale to fit on page.You can also choose to save it to you computer as a jpeg file.