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Dan Nicholas Park

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Dan Nicholas Park is worth a day trip. Depending upon the season, the authentic antique carousel... read more

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Dan Nicholas Park

This is a fantastic park for everyone in a family. There is a train ride through parts of the park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“petting zoo”(52 reviews)
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6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Reviewed yesterday

Dan Nicholas Park is worth a day trip. Depending upon the season, the authentic antique carousel -- alone -- is priceless! The scaled- down train ride is perfect for youngsters and attending grownups. The animal exhibits are scientifically managed. Animal care is humane and part...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic park for everyone in a family. There is a train ride through parts of the park for children and adults. There is a huge merrygoround for children. Camping areas, shelters for parties and family gatherings, put put golf, areas for volleyball...More

Thank Sylvia L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We live close by on the other side of Salisbury, however we LOVE doing a long weekend at this campground. The spots are wooded and the lake is beautiful. We didn't take children but it would be a great place to take the kids as...More

1  Thank 511angie
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Take the kids or go by yourself. Stroll around the lake, rent a paddle boat ($2), feed the ducks, ride the carousel, play miniature golf, have a picnic, ride the train, go see the farms animals, see the zoo, watch the snakes, play in the...More

2  Thank Vixter714
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Amazing! Always have a fun time! never been a bad place. If you are bored here then there's something wrong.

Thank isaiah l
Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is such a nice park to spend time walking, seeing the animals, riding the train or carousel, taking a paddle boat out or sitting and people watching. Our grandchildren enjoy the splash pad in the hot summer. it's a wonderful place to let them...More

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Always a good time with family and friends. There is enough recreational things to do to keep all ages engaged and coming back year after year.

Thank John Z
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Dan Nicholas Park is a wonderful day of fun. Our grands love to do the gen mining activity as well as visit the animal museum there. The playground is fabulous and we never leave without a round of miniature golf👍👍👍Three thumbs up for Dan Nicholas!

Thank aldriddr
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is the secret of Salisbury, NC. It's got the fun for kids with rides, animal farm, and riding train. It's great for adults with camping area, fishing and park.

Thank RichardS3509
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Something for everyone from hiking trails, paddle boats, feeding the geese & ducks, miniature golf, carousel and train rides, plus a playground. It offers camping areas, picnic shelters, ball fields, volley ball courts, food. Panning for gems is always fun. There are frequent events held...More

Thank maryarey
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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Z5471GQnancyk | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We were there for a picnic
June 15, 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.