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Dan Nicholas Park

#1 of 30 things to do in Salisbury Features Animals
6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Wonderful park

This is a wonderful park for a day visit or camping for a week. It is quiet on weekdays but a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Salisbury, North Carolina
Big park with lots to do

This is a pretty big park with lots to do. They have picnic areas, camping, a pond for fishing and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Felicia L
Salisbury, North Carolina
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a wonderful park for a day visit or camping for a week. It is quiet on weekdays but a little busy around attractions on weekends. They have several special events during the year, most notably the Fall Festival. There are a number of...More

Thank 65chip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pretty big park with lots to do. They have picnic areas, camping, a pond for fishing and paddle boats, a nature center, petting zoo, a miniature "zoo" area, putt-putt, playground, a train, and a good bit more. Most things cost a small...More

2  Thank Felicia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a crazy cool day (in the 80's) we loaded up and went to the park. Well worth the hour drive for a lazy Sunday. Park staff was awesome and patient as we made up our minds on what we wanted to do and what...More

1  Thank Queen_Bee_1998
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Loveeeeeeee the mine digging. Kids found some beautiful rocks. Worth the money! But be careful from buying tickets to the rides. They sell tickets while thunder is going on. And will not refund you the money. We asked before buying tickets to the marry go...More

3  Thank christine c
Reviewed 11 July 2017

awesome experience, nice clean park, attractions are very inexpensive, shelters available for rent, nice trails

1  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you want to cool down on a hot summer day, Dan Nicholas Park is worth visiting. Besides all the kids and family activities, a short or long walk along it shaded trails can be both enjoyable and refreshing. Fishing, camping and sitting under a...More

1  Thank sal424
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Dan Nicholas campground in Rowan county was the worst camping experience I've ever had! We drove almost an hour and a half to get there and didn't even last a full 2 1/2 hours. We booked a 2 night stay on a tent site with...More

3  Thank momthenstylist
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There was so much for the young kids to do. Also, we grilled and had a great tim The cost to rent a picnic table and grill was inexpensive.

1  Thank Shelley F
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice park. My grandchildren love to visit Dan Nicholas. My wife and I visited for the Autumn Jubilee. I can say there are very talented people during this time of year. I spent an ample amount of time in the food court while she...More

1  Thank Scratchgolfer64
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend with the grandkids. Lots to do for little money. Putt putt, gem mining, train ride, merry go round, paddle boats, play grounds

1  Thank Julie W
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Nancy K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We were there for a picnic
15 June 2017|
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Response from oceanwaves1999 | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100 percent sure, but I don't think you can. As for the swan or flamingo paddle boats, I have never seen any like that, all the paddle boats are the same, except for the color.