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Tennis courts, dog park

Small dog park but is shaded, which is nice. Lots of tennis courts and looks like they recently... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Cordoba, Mexico
Nice starting area for cross-city trail

Nice park in central location! Close to everything! Rode cross-city trail from here. Very nice... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
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3405 Park Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-0834
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Small dog park but is shaded, which is nice. Lots of tennis courts and looks like they recently took out a baseball field.

Thank 4_the_luv_of_Luis
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Took the dog by here to exercise. The large dog portion is populated by people with aggressive dogs who don't control them. Wasn't anyone in the small until nearly 30 minutes later after I got there so he had some play pals.

Thank mbw244
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Nice park in central location! Close to everything! Rode cross-city trail from here. Very nice & clean! Bathrooms well kept up also!

Thank betsyh808
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Sad that the softball fields are now gone. Tennis courts, with lots of lights, seem to go unused often but a beautiful park with jogging/walking trails.

Thank Q1046MIbobm
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I recently visited Empie Park while running errands for work and have to say that this is just another beautiful park and sports complex maintained by New Hanover County. The facilities here include a dog park, picnic shelters, numerous tennis courts,the Althea Gibson tennis Complex,...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Was doggie sitting my son's dog for a week and a search led me to Empie Park. The park is easy to get to in the center of Wilmington and has a lot of things for people to do. The doggie park is right by...More

Thank Nafus1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Tennis, swings, playground in a beautiful natural setting. Attended a tennis match and we were very comfortable and safe. No charge for entrance/use of park.

Thank happytraveler8147
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My son loves this park. It has a nice walking/biking trail. Lots of play equipment. Several picnic shelters. Tons of tennis courts. And it also has a dog park section. It is also a heavily shaded park which is nice during the summer.

Thank tman4lom
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have been here a number of times. While I have had my granddaughter here to use the swings, I have mostly been here for the dog park. The dog park is quite spacious, fresh water, poo bags provided, and now there is a smaller...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We like this park quite a bit. It's not the best in Wilmington, but it has like a TON of tennis courts. We go for the playground, which is not well shaded, but is decent. There is a nice large grass yard area where we...More

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