Parks & Recreation

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Spruce Pine’s Municipal Parks

Riverside Park
305 Tappan Street


Brad Ragan Park
293 Laurel Creek Court


  • Reservations for picnic shelters are accepted from April—September with the park office at (828) 765-3012.
  • Admission to both parks is free, with a nominal charge for admittance to the swimming pool at Brad Ragan Park during the summer.
  • Facilities available at Brad Ragan Park include picnic shelters, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, multi-purpose court and swimming pool. Available at Riverside Park is a walking trail along the river, baseball field, picnic shelters, playground, fishing pier and more.
  • Park hours at Brad Ragan Park are from 8:00 a.m.until dusk.
  • Riverside Park does not close, although restroom facilities are not available after dusk.