Recreation and Parks

Recreational Activities

The Town maintains recreational areas which allow many of the following activities and more:
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Relaxing
  • Sports
With acres of varying natural surroundings, the Mount Airy parks have been carefully planned and developed for your outdoor pleasures.


Parks are open from dawn to dusk.


Want to help make a difference in and grow your community? The Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers in our parks, events, visitor center and more. Please contact the Recreation and Parks Manager, for more info. 

Scout Projects

There are plenty of opportunities for both Boy and Girl Scouts to get involved with the Town parks and complete their Eagle, Silver, Gold, or other community service project. For possibilities and inquiries, email the Recreation and Parks Manager


Picnic pavilions and gazebos can be reserved online by going to Parks and Facilities reservations should be made early in the year.


The town has determined a new priority system and fee structure for all Field and Court reservations, except for the Pavilion and Gazebo reservations.

Priority Pricing for Field & Court Reservations
Priority Rank Fee Per Hour (Maximum of 4 Hours) First Date to Submit Reservation Request
1. Town of Mount Airy – Government $0 September Board Meeting
2. Town of Mount Airy Non-Profit Sports Organization in Good Standing $0 October Board Meeting
3. Town of Mount Airy Non-Profit Organization in Good Standing $0 January 1
4. Town of Mount Airy Municipal Residents $10 January 2
5. Town of Mount Airy For-Profit Individuals/Groups $20 January 3
6. Out of Town Non-Profit Sports Organization in Good Standing $20 January 4
7. Out of Town Non-Profit Organization in Good Standing $20 January 5
8. Out of Town For-Profit      Individuals/Groups $40 January 6