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With LP Frans Stadium, numerous recreation facilities, gymnasiums, ball fields, and a new artificial turf field.
With a variety of fields and recreation centers, including a new artificial turf field, the City of Hickory hosts athletic tournaments and draws crowds from all over.
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Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism
Parks, Recreation
& Sports Tourism
Hickory has 26 parks with playgrounds, splashpads, outdoor fitness equipment, picnic shelters, disc golf, lake access, as well as a tree house with accessibility for all children.
Mountain Bike Trails
Ride the Lake Hickory Trails
Hit the Lake Hickory Trails for miles of mountain biking for beginners and advanced riders with Lake Hickory as the beautiful backdrop.

Sports Tourism

Hickory is a destination for a variety of sports tourism tournaments and events.

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City Parks

With 26 parks located throughout the City, the opportunities for outdoor recreation are endless.  Your next adventure awaits!

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Recreation Centers

Whether you’re looking for a game of pickleball or an afternoon of ceramics, shoot some hoops or just get fit, you’ll find all this and more at Hickory’s six recreation and two senior centers.

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City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550

Life. Well Crafted.

Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality.

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