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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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Amazing county park !

Looked up N.C. County Parks on a whim & Dan Nichols Park about 7 miles out of Salisbury came up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Corvallis, Oregon
So much to do!

Be sure to visit the train depot first, they have packages for the fun that can save you a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle V
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6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked up N.C. County Parks on a whim & Dan Nichols Park about 7 miles out of Salisbury came up. Good thing I printed out the info & kept it, as we unexpectedly needed a place to camp going home on May 10, 2017. What...More

1  Thank frugalfolks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be sure to visit the train depot first, they have packages for the fun that can save you a few dollars. Gem Mining, train rides, carousel, petting zoo, mini golf and much more! Excellent way to spend the day.

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the campground and so do our 2 standard poodles! It's also a great place to take the grandchildren, with the train ride, snack areas,paddle boats, nature center, animal area, petting zoo area, playground, splash zone, and Carousel! We love it! Always clean and...More

1  Thank circlebarbmc
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

An affordable great place for young children, family outings, church groups, girl/boy scouts - EVERYBODY! Miniature golfing, volleyball, softball, paddle boats, petting zoo, gem mine, splash pad - you name it - they have it and yes the price is right. For example, entrance to...More

1  Thank Datarvia P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Dan Nicholas Park has a nice variety of things to do, putt putt, softball, horseshoes, paddle boats, nice picnic shelters, nicely maintained and clean. It's a great place to go for exercise and family fun, even on a tight budget.

1  Thank Palomino77
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of fun and activities. There is something for everyone. If the fried pie truck is there, don't miss out on some of the best you will put in your mouth. Take some home as I did. Lots of areas to walk. Plenty of small...More

1  Thank Rod L
Reviewed 1 March 2017

grew up going here, entertaining good times...drinks/ snacks/and much more. swings, putput golf, and so much more

1  Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We always have a fantastic time at Dan Nicholas! So much to do! Very inexpensive to ride the train, carousel, walk the petting zoo, etc. Beautiful setting, great playgrounds and picnic areas. Our kids enjoyed "panning" for precious gems. We look forward to coming here...More

Thank bcsinger25
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Dan Nicholas park is very family oriented, with lots of activities for families to enjoy. There's paddle boats, fishing, putt-putt and volley ball. There's a walking trail around the lake and a nature trail thru the woods. The walk around the lake is a great...More

1  Thank oceanwaves1999
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent walking trails or places to jog. Small train to ride or play put put golf. Excellent play ground for children. Fishing is not very good.

Thank JDB739
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Misty D
Can you give more info about the site you were at? The lot number, if it was level and what size rig you were in/it accommodates, how the view was, etc. I am looking for good places to stay and love hearing if my 37' 1989 Winnebago will fit in the spaces. Thank you in advance!
21 May 2017|
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Ginger W
Is the putt putt golf open?
15 May 2017|
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Response from Rhonda S | Reviewed this property |
They are usually open during park hours.
Is there admission price?
21 April 2017|
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Response from Rhonda S | Reviewed this property |
Parking & entrance to the park is free. It costs $1.00 each for the carousel, petting zoo & the train. Gem mine is extra too. Good cheap fun.