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7 Sharps Airpark Court
Greensboro, NC 27409
Phone: (336) 931-1272
Fax: (336) 931-1496
Spend a relaxing day out with your family as you visit All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm. This place is known to house different species of colorful and beautiful butterflies. This place is a great picnic spot to take your little ones to, and gives information of the life of the beautiful insect.
Deep River Friends Meeting House and Cemetery is one of the foremost cemeteries across the Guilford County. Though the earliest marking dates back to 1803, this cemetery is deemed to be in existence much before that. The Deep River Friends Memorial Association preserves and maintains this historical burying ground.
Celebration Station is the perfect place for a fun outing. The amusement park contains an arcade with over 100 games, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, rides and batting cages. Entrance to the park is free, and prices for each activity differ. A minimum height requirement applies to some of the attractions. Rates for large groups are available, and birthday packages include a meal in the on-site restaurant.
Triad Park, located to the west of Greensboro, spans 426 acres (172.40 hectares) of meadows and woods. Visitors can enjoy the horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts, softball field and soccer fields for a small fee, or they can choose to tackle one of the many hiking trails in the park. The catch-and-release fishing pond is stocked with small fish. Reservations for picnic shelters and Woodland Hall should be made well in advance. The park is open from 7a daily, and closes at different times depending on the season.
The Old Mill of Guilford was built in 1767 to provide a place where the settlers could grind their grain. Though the mill has moved multiple times and gone through upgrades as technology improved, it has always been in operation and continues to grind grain today. Legend says that the mill was even used during the Revolutionary War by British troops. Visitors can purchase biscuit mixes and the like along with products like whole wheat flour in the shop.
Enjoy a relaxing day off as you fish along the banks of Oak Hollow Marina. This place is known for offering, fishing and sailing lessons for the enthusiasts. Apart from this, it houses multiple picnic spots and grill place for you to enjoy some quality time with your loved ones.
Opened since 1972, Oak Hollow Golf Course is one of the top rated golf courses in America. This 18 hole golf course is known for its challenging yet scenic designs. Your game gets all the more interesting as the course challenges you with different landscapes of the golf holes.
Named after former Creensboro City Councilmen Vic Higgins when it opened back 1956, the lake itself is a 226-acre municipal reservoir. Fishing is allowed from a boat or pier, as is kayaking and canoeing. Don't worry if you don't have your own boat, kayak or canoe, because you can rent any of these from the park for pretty cheap.
The Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden was created by Greensboro Beautiful, Inc. in conjunction with the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department. Greensboro Beautiful is a nonprofit organization dedicated to maintaining and enhancing Greensboro's natural beauty, and in 1976 created the Bicentennial Garden with that purpose in mind. Sculptures of historical interest are placed throughout the park, and the flowering trees, lush greenery, and flowing stream create an idyllic setting for a romantic or family outing. This public garden is open daily from dawn until dusk, and is available for weddings.
The Greensboro Arboretum is more than just a beautiful park complete with wedding gazebo, a fountain, arbor and bridges, though those features in and of themselves make the grounds worth a visit. What makes the arboretum extra special is that it provides a wealth of information for landscape designers or people who simply want some ideas for their garden. The property's 17 acres (6.88 hectares) have been split into 12 plant collections, grouped together based on plant size, species, optimum growing conditions, or blossoming times. The grounds also contain a butterfly garden, exceptional rose garden, rhododendron garden, and walking trails.
Adjacent to the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden, this historic park is named after the Presbyterian minister and a self-trained physician. On this particular site back in 1767. he opened up an academy for young men. All told, Caldwell once owned these 550 acres where his home and academy used to stand in Greensboro, and where the park now sits. This history of this land is synonymous with Greensboro.
Located near the Bicentennial Garden, The Bog Garden gives visitors a rare chance to walk through the wetlands via an elevated walkway. Visitors will be surrounded by lush green vistas - a welcome escape from the sights and sounds of the city. The nature preserve contains a multitude of local flora and fauna, and the notable attractions in the park are the Dr. Joe Christian Serenity Falls and the Starmount Farms Lake Overlook. About a mile of trails wind through the park, and bicycles are strictly prohibited.