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Dan Nicholas Park

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6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Affordable family fun - carousel, paddle boats, miniature train, petting barn, and more!

For family-oriented outdoor recreation, it’s hard to find anything better than Dan Nicholas Park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D2958ZXgarym
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King, United States
Dan Nicholas Park

This is a county owned park and its very well taken care of with activities for people of all ages... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
davisjd2017
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“paddle boats” (83 reviews)
“petting zoo” (46 reviews)
“train ride” (36 reviews)
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6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
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+1 866-767-2757
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For family-oriented outdoor recreation, it’s hard to find anything better than Dan Nicholas Park, located eight miles southeast of Salisbury. The focal point of the 425-acre park is the 10-acre lake, and paddle boats are available for rent. The old-fashioned Haden’s Carousel puts smiles on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a county owned park and its very well taken care of with activities for people of all ages. Fishing, Putt Putt, Carousel, Pick nicking, nature walk, trails, camping facilities, soft ball fields, basketball courts, volleyball, and even a mini zoo... def worth the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there on Saturday 1-27 and not a lot open to public. Closed at 5pm since Winter. But usually we have fun and most of the time there is plenty to do and it started raining too.

Thank Enjoyyourlifetothefullest
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my grandnephew and grandniece to visit the park. It was a very hot day, and they are bit young. The park is a bit large with several different sections, however, we arrived during early May and all of the services were not completely manned....More

Thank wewhynot
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

It’s fun to go anytime really! There’s something to always do and when they have the autumn jubilee gaa it’s the best thing ever especially the food! I would def go here anytime if u like to be outside.

Thank angelmaggie82
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We love coming to Dan Nicholas to camp. There are trees everywhere and it is beautiful. There are also many activities for children and so many things to do here, including a zoo. We love walking around the lake but there are other hiking trails...More

Thank DarInNC
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Nice paddle boats to paddle around the lake. The shelters are nice for family get together and nice campground.

Thank Jeffrey Y
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lots to do with children: train ride, paddle boats, and other features that children would like, a zoo of sorts, carousel, some food

Thank TheAFColonel
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Park itself is nice. Stay away from camping there though...Campground staff are extremely rude (specifically one named Terry) and wouldn't let me change a name on one of the three sites that I booked and PAID for despite the fact that They had the wrong...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I rented a shelter at the park as a venue for our daughter's third birthday party. It was perfect! The shelter was nice and clean. The park activities (such as the train, paddle boats, gem mining, the carousel, putt-putt, etc.) were extremely...More

Thank TravelingAngelaDawn
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Dadbod2015
9 July 2017|
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Response from Nancy K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We were there for a picnic
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Debi220
15 June 2017|
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Response from oceanwaves1999 | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100 percent sure, but I don't think you can. As for the swan or flamingo paddle boats, I have never seen any like that, all the paddle boats are the same, except for the color.
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