Burlington offers many parks for passive and active recreation. Below is a listing of parks maintained by Burlington Recreation & Parks. For a searchable listing of all facilities, see Facilities, Rentals & Reservation.
City Park Amusement Area
1333 Overbrook Rd. Burlington
(336) 222-5030
5 athletic fields, amusement area with a playground & historical Dentzel Carousel, walking track, 12 lighted tennis courts, year-round aquatics facility, Thataways Youth Center, 3 enclosed shelters with grills, 2 open-air shelters with grills, picnic tables throughout the park, peaceful stream winds through the park & a greenway.
Joe C. Davidson Park
Rural Retreat & St. Marks Church Rd. Burlington
(336) 222-5030
With its primary focus being soccer & baseball, the park features a handicapped accessible playground, tennis courts & large outdoor picnic shelter available for rental.
100 West Front St. Burlington
(336) 222-5001
Houses the Burlington Downtown Corporation and Paramount Theater manager. The Depot is an excellent location for weddings, receptions or events.
Dothan Park   
Elmira Community Center
810 Wicker St. Burlington
Indoor & outdoor rental areas suitable for receptions, family reunions, birthday parties, small gatherings & classes. Basketball court, horseshoes, playground, soccer field & walking track.
Eva Baker Park         
Fairchild Community
Center & Park
827 S. Graham Hopedale Rd. Burlington
(336) 222-5119
The Center features a gymnasium with 2 full courts & space for basketball, volleyball, badminton, shuffleboard & pickleball. Game room & large multipurpose room available for rent. The park includes Burlington Athletic Stadium, host to the Burlington Royals, BMX bike track, softball fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, walking track & picnic shelters.
Forest Hills Community
Center & Park
227 Williamson St. Burlington
(336) 222-5129
Indoor rooms for rent, game room & kitchen. Ideal for birthday parties, clubs, churches & family functions. The park features a baseball field (Little League), playground & soccer field.
Guilford-Mackintosh Park & Marina
1345 NC 61 South, Whitsett
(336) 449-2078
Lake activities include fishing & boating. Rental boats (kayak/canoe/row boat/paddleboats) available. Launch ramp for boats with electric motor only. The park features walking & biking trails, open-air shelter, volleyball court, horseshoes & playground.
Jiggs Askew Dog Park
1333 Overbrook Rd. Burlington
(336) 222-5030
 2-acre, fenced, off-leash dog park. Includes two separated areas, one for smaller and older dogs and the other for large dogs. Water available for dogs.
Lake Cammack Park & Marina 
4790 Union Ridge Rd. Burlington
(336) 421-3872
850 acre reservoir has boat ramps and allows boating, fishing, skiing, jet skiing, and bank/pier fishing. The marina offers a beach area for ski boats and personal water craft visitors, 2 fish feeders, playground, picnic sites, picnic shelters and walking trails. An enclosed shelter is available for rentals.
Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina 
2704 Huffman Mill Rd. Burlington
(336) 538-0896
A lake for fishing, sailing, boating and paddling. Park features paddle boat, kayak and row boat rentals, 6 boat ramps, pier/bank fishing, 2 fish feeders, picnic shelter, picnic tables, playground and a rental clubhouse which overlooks the lake.  
Mayco Bigelow Community Center 
at North Park
849 Sharpe Rd. Burlington
(336) 222-5138
7,056 square foot gymnasium, seating capacity is 470 for special events or large family reunions, dance studio, game room with video games, pool, air hockey and a 56" flat screen TV. Home to the North Park Library and North Park In Motion - which offers free dance classes.
North Park & Pool
849 Sharpe Rd. Burlington
(336) 222-5138 
Softball field, outdoor basketball courts, 1/4 mile walking track, two open air shelters with picnic tables, two playgrounds, the Sertoma shelter with central air/heat, a full kitchen and handicapped restroom. There is also a seasonal pool and kiddie pool with a full bathhouse.
Northwestern Park  Includes a small wooded area with many large trees, baseball/softball fields and a basketball court.
Petersburg Park 
1428 Maple Ave.
Robinson Park
Rauhut St. and Key St. Burlington
Neighborhood park with a basketball court, playground, walking track, and open space.
Southern Neighborhood Park
Floyd St. Burlington 
Small community park with wooded area and basketball court.
Springwood Park
1450 Springwood Church Rd. Burlington
Athletic complex with 7 soccer and 4 baseball/softball fields, with a walking trail, disc golf, 2 playgrounds and picnic shelters. Check shelter availability.
Stoney Creek Marina 
1785Faulkner Dr. Burlington
(336) 229-7509
140 acre reservoir offers bank fishing and launch of private electric trolling motor boats and canoes/kayaks.
Town & Country Nature Park 
2999 Regent Park Lane, Burlington
Hiking Trails and access to the Haw River are available at Town & Country Nature Park from sunup to sundown. 
Willowbrook Park 
E. Willowbrook Dr. & Fountain Place Burlington
Stretching from Church St. to Front St. this natural park features a stream, playground and a gazebo.