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Hidden Gem in a small village

Lots of things to do in the park (playgrounds, walking track, fishing, birdwatching for starters... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
VC park is great!

I have visited VC park HUNDREDS of times. This community park offers trout fishing in the Watauga... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Boone, North Carolina
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“watauga river”(13 reviews)
“open fields”(4 reviews)
The Valle Crucis Community Park is a nonprofit organization. We depend on visitors like you: 80% of our operating budget comes from donations. The suggested donation is $2 per day. You can donate in the Welcome Center or in donation boxes located...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2892 Broadstone Road, Valle Crucis, NC 28691
+1 828-963-9239
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of things to do in the park (playgrounds, walking track, fishing, birdwatching for starters). Visitor Center with nice bathrooms.

Thank IronLenny
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited VC park HUNDREDS of times. This community park offers trout fishing in the Watauga river, wading in the Watauga, swing sets, bathrooms and paved walking/running trails. On Friday nights in the summer it our favorite place to go to watch free (good!)...More

Thank klamborowskij
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We got a great lunch from the Ham Shop and brought it out to the picnic area. Nice and quiet place to eat. Took the dog to the river in 2 different places and she loved it. Kids were playing in the river and enjoying...More

Thank EllenM2819
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We take our dog to walk in this lovely park that borders the beautiful clear waters of the Watauga River. We always see families using the park and fishermen fishing the pristine waters and folks like us walking the beautiful trails with our dog, or...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re in the area & have kids (all ages) this is a perfect pit stop to make. They have a huge field for sports, a playground, a toddler playground, play houses, and a creek that’s mellow & perfect for wading. This is just a...More

Thank themamacakes
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We spend an afternoon or two every time we visit the Boone area. So much fun for all ages.You really can't visit this area without spending some time here. Also, the Mast General Store is next door.

Thank Topsail T
Reviewed 12 August 2018

If you want to get away from it all, come and enjoy this park. Absolutely stunning nature in a beautiful lush valley with a quiet creek. Nice place for a picnic. They also have local musicians that come out and play Friday nights during summer....More

Thank stefan16105
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful, awesome park! Our family ranged from Grandparents, parents, teenagers, kids & even toddlers! The only thing missing was the dog!! A walking track, a huge playground facility, mini play houses, basketball nets, volleyball net, grassy areas to throw frisbees, footballs. The wide...More

Thank Joy T
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Clean, quiet little park with nice restroom facilities. Pretty place to take a walk after a mid-week dinner date.

Thank NanciLynn
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a must see in the Valle Crucis area. A great place to walk, fly fish, play or picnic. They have Music in The Valle each Friday from May - August, you just need to bring your own chair and enjoy the music. They...More

Thank SBMinNC
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31 May 2018|
Response from Alyson B | Property representative |
River access is only about one-to-two-tenths of a mile from the parking area, either around a paved path or across a field, and the playground area is very close, less than 100 feet.
April G
27 May 2017|
Response from Alyson B | Property representative |
Hi April, Apologies for the delayed response. We do require reservations for parties of more than 15 people. If you would like to make a reservation, please contact us at 828-963-9239. Thank you, Caroline