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Dan Nicholas Park

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Great family day!

Something for kids of all ages to enjoy! Play grounds for all age groups. A train to ride and merry... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Salisbury, North Carolina
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Perfect for kids and adults

We have camped at Dan Nicholas park many times. Good power to the sites, spaceous campsites with... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Salisbury, North Carolina
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“paddle boats”(93 reviews)
“petting zoo”(54 reviews)
“train ride”(40 reviews)
6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146-7144
+1 866-767-2757
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Something for kids of all ages to enjoy! Play grounds for all age groups. A train to ride and merry go round for little ones. So much to do, great afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

We took our Grandson to see the attractions, but they were closed. I looked on the website before we left the house, and all it said was that the park was open. Scenery was pretty, though, and we intend to go back.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandrawI9466UQ
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

It's sad but in 40 years this is probably the best thing Salisbury has to offer other than the other Park system have like Hurley Park and Sloan. Especially awesome in summer. You will enjoy this trail system. Very nice for the families around here....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

We have camped at Dan Nicholas park many times. Good power to the sites, spaceous campsites with some lakeside spots. This is a great park for Mountain biking with many trails around the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChaletCamper
Reviewed December 11, 2018

It really is worth the trip to Dan Nicholas park. Carousel, miniature train, petting zoo, play grounds, paddle boats, mini-golf, lots of open areas for just 'wandering around'. Pack a lunch and spend the day!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Aerojeff
Reviewed December 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.