Dan Nicholas Park & Campground

This 425-acre park, located eight miles southeast of Salisbury, offers a ten-acre lake for paddle boating and fishing, the Rowan Wildlife Adventures, tennis courts, picnic shelters, the Hurley Family Water Plaza, playgrounds, volleyball, horseshoes, ball fields, miniature golf, carousel, gem mining, a fresh water aquarium, and miniature train ride for children. The 70 site family campground is open all year round and includes an outdoor theater!
April 13, 2019

The Rowan County Parks and Recreation Department’s Therapeutic Recreation Division is proud to sponsor its 31st Annual Statewide Visually Impaired Miniature...

April 20, 2019

It's time for the famous Easter Egg Hunt at Dan Nicholas Park! Bring your baskets and come meet the Easter Bunny. Have a hoppy good time searching for more than...

Dates vary between April 20, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Come out to Dan Nicholas Park to enjoy egg themed animal enrichment throughout the day!

April 21, 2019

Providence United Methodist Church will have a sunrise service at the Stanback Outdoor Theatre. Dan Nicholas Park campers and the public are welcome. The...

April 22, 2019 - April 26, 2019

Test your fishing skills in the 10 acre lake at Dan Nicholas Park. Register to fish in the concessions stand. Prize will be awarded for the largest catch.

May 4, 2019

Nature programs, guided tours, animal paintings for sale and more! Sponsored by Rowan Wildlife Adventures at Dan Nicholas Park. Enjoy the day at Dan Nicholas...

Dates vary between May 4, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Dan Nicholas Park's Rowan Wildlife Adventures will host Bear Enrichment every Saturday and Sunday in May and June. Weather permitting.

Dates vary between May 4, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Dan Nicholas Park's Rowan Wildlife Adventures will host Meet the Animal every Saturday and Sunday in May and June. Weather permitting.

May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019

Show off your fishing skills at Dan Nicholas Park. Register in the concession stand. Prize will be awarded for the largest catch. Ages 60 and up. Competition...

Dates vary between October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Dan Nicholas Park's Autumn Jubilee will be celebrating it's 40th anniversary in 2019! Join us for good food, family fun, crafts, and entertainment on October...