Public Parks

Bryan Street Pond – Bryan & Webb  Street (2.77 acres)

Pond with bench and sidewalk.

Martin Luther King, Jr. City Park – 1001 Arendell Street (1.4 acres)

Gazebo, grills (2), playground, restrooms, Train Depot (rentals – see Train Depot below). Reservations are required to reserve the gazebo for events and group usage. The gazebo is available for group rentals, weddings, birthday parties, and events. The gazebo rental fee is $25.00. Please contact Morehead City Parks & Recreation staff at 726-5083 (ext. 1) or the Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street) to complete the rental application and provide rental payment.

Jaycee Park – 807 Shepard Street (.25 acres)

Leisure waterfront park with benches (6), concert stage, covered bench swings (2), covered picnic tables (2), parking, piers (8th & 9th Street), and restrooms.

Katherine Davis Park – 601 Arendell Street (1.7 acres)

Open space park located across the street from the 6th Street charter fishing boats..

Mitchell Village Park – 4907 Holly Lane (2 acres)

Neighborhood park with covered bench swings (2), gazebo, grills (2), playground, and public water access.

Morehead City Recreation Center – 1600 Fisher Street (8 acres)

Indoor – Art classroom, exercise classroom (aerobics, tai chi, yoga, zumba), fitness rooms (cardio & weight machines), gymnasium, and meeting rooms.

Outdoor – basketball court, football/multi-purpose field with lights, picnic shelter, fishing pier, and playground.

Morehead City Sports Complex – 2200 Mayberry Loop Road (27.7 acres)

The Morehead City Sports Complex consists of the Rotary Park soccer fields (3), Puck O’Neal Baseball Field (Big Rock Stadium), an exercise trail (.89 mile loop), picnic shelters (2), outdoor basketball courts (2), restrooms, and parking.

Seashore Soccer League uses Rotary Park for their youth soccer fall and spring programs.

American Legion Post 46 and the Morehead City Marlins play their home games at Puck O’Neal Baseball Field (Big Rock Stadium) from May – August.

Picnic shelters are available for group rentals, birthday parties, and events. The picnic shelter rental fee is $25.00. Please contact Morehead City Parks & Recreation staff at 726-5083 (ext. 1) or the Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street) to complete the rental application and provide rental payment.

Piney Park – 2717 Bridges Street (.75 acre)

Open space park with picnic tables (2) and a small tot lot playground.

Snookie Wade Park – 800 Bay Street (.25 acres)

Open space park with a bench (1) and a picnic table (1).

Shevans Park – 1501 Evans Street (2 acres)

Gazebo, large playground, picnic shelters (2), grills (2), restrooms, and tennis courts (4) with 2 lighted courts. Reservations are required to reserve playground usage for schools, day care providers, camps, and other groups. Picnic shelters are available for group rentals, birthday parties, and events. The picnic shelter rental fee is $25.00. Please contact Morehead City Parks & Recreation staff at 726-5083 (ext. 1) or the Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street) to complete the rental application and provide rental payment.

Sugarloaf Island (22.05 acres)

Boat or kayak accessible natural park area with floating dock, restrooms, and nature walk trail. Sugarloaf Island is located across from the downtown Morehead City waterfront.

Train Depot – 1001 Arendell Street

This restored historic building is adjacent to City Park and available for meeting, group, and party rentals.

The  Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association (DMCRA) office is located in the Train Depot and the DMCRA office handles all Train Depot rentals. Please contact the DMCRA at 808-0440 for rental rates and to schedule your next event.