Parks and Recreation

The mission statement of the McDowell County Parks and Recreation Department is to further enhance the quality of life for the citizens of McDowell County. The Parks and Recreation Department strives for the acquisition, development, conservation and maintenance of a system of parks, recreation facilities and open areas for the enjoyment of everybody.


Click on the facility names below to learn about what recreational opportunities offered by McDowell Parks and Recreation.


Monday - Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact Info


Recreation Center
25 Academy Street
Marion, NC 28752