Bakers Creek Park

1275 West A Street

Bakers Creek Park is designed as an active community park. This 40-acre park is open daily, though hours vary from season to season.

Picnic Shelters

Three large covered shelters with seating capacities of 80 – 120 that include electricity, water and grills are available for rent (Shelters 1-3). Bakers Creek also offers a small covered shelter for groups of about 20 with a grill only (Shelter 4).

Click here for a map of shelters in Bakers Creek Park

Picnic Sites

Small uncovered picnic sites with tables and grills are available for smaller groups to use. These can be reserved or used on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here for picnic site and shelter reservation information.

Large Playground

Miniature Golf Course

$1 per person per game. Children under 5 are free.

The miniature golf course is open only when the concession stand is open, generally during the following hours:
Spring, Summer and Fall (Mid-March – Late October)
Monday – Friday: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

These hours correspond to when the ball field are in peak use. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close the concessions and the miniature golf course without notice. Also, please be aware that during times of inclement weather the concessions will be closed and miniature golf will not be available.

Tennis Courts

Four lighted tennis courts are available for public use. There is no charge for use during daylight hours, $1.00 per person for each court for advanced reservations and/or for lights. Tennis equipment is available for a small charge.

Horseshoe Pits

Sand Volleyball Courts

The lower court behind shelter 2 is open to the public at all times at no charge. The upper court between shelters 1 & 2 is for use by people renting the picnic shelter adjacent to it.

1/2 Basketball Court

Sports Equipment

Equipment may be rented for $1.00 per hour at the concession stand. A valid photo ID is required.

Lighted 280’ Softball Field

Click here to find out more about athletic field reservations.


Begin your walk at the Bakers Creek Park Office and continue to Village Park or take the 8th Street Greenway to the NC Research Campus.

Restrooms & Concessions

Restrooms are open during park hours. Concessions are cash only and are open in the evenings and on weekends during the spring, summer and fall (Mid-March – Late October), generally during these hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.

These hours correspond to when the shelters are in peak use. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close the restrooms without notice and during inclement weather.