Facilities & Parks


The Mission of the Burke County Parks and Recreation Department is to help improve the quality of life for our citizens by providing low cost leisure services through safe and attractive facilities. It is the Department’s goal to offer diversified active and passive recreational programs that meet the needs and requests of our population.


The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for planning and implementing youth and adult sports and activities. Youth athletic programs include football, basketball, baseball and soccer.


  • Reep Park
    4773 Johnson Bridge Road
    Hickory, NC 28602
  • Simpson Park
    618 Hennessee Street
    Glen Alpine, NC 28628
  • Spring Park
    3759 E Burke Boulevard
    Connelly Spring, NC 28612