Municipal Parks

The City of Sanford's municipal parks will reopen under North Carolina Executive Order No. 163 beginning Friday, Sept. 4 at 5:00 p.m. No reopening date has been set for the Kiwanis Family Park Splash Pad.
The City of Sanford owns and maintains several parks within the Sanford city limits. Those parks include:
  • Depot Park
  • Martin Luther King Jr Memorial
  • Neighborhood Parks
  • the front section of Kiwanis Family Park (playground, splash pad, walking trail, public art)
The City hopes that its parks will encourage community members to spend time together engaging in outdoor activities. The overarching goal of the parks program is to improve Sanford's overall sense of community and our residents' quality of life.
Sanford Parks Commission

Sanford Parks Commission


The City of Sanford has established the Sanford Parks Commission to help enhance, support, and grow its park system. Learn more here.

Lee County Parks


Most of the beloved parks in Sanford are owned and maintained by Lee County Government's Parks and Recreation Department. Those parks are:
  • Buchanan Park
  • Dalrymple Park
  • Horton Park
  • Kiwanis Children's Parkplace
  • Kiwanis Family Park
  • OT Sloan Park
  • San Lee Park
For more information or to report concerns about the County's parks, visit their website.