Broyhill Walking Park


6:00am to 9:00 pm   GATES WILL BE LOCKED AT 9:00 P.M.

About the Park

Commonly referred to as the "Walking Park," T.H. Broyhill Walking Park covers 20 acres and features a paved walking loop, a lake, a nature sanctuary, and botanical gardens.


  • Botanical gardens
  • Joe T. Ingram Nature Sanctuary
  • Observation Deck
  • Pavilion
  • Restrooms
  • Walking Path, .43 miles

Park Rules

  • No smoking, vaping, or tobacco products of any kind allowed
  • No alcohol
  • No loitering after closing
  • No parking or leaving motor vehicles on the premises after closing
  • All animals must be on a leash.
  • You must clean up after your animal.
  • Do not feed the ducks.
  • No fishing!
  • No picnicking inside the park.
  • No skateboards, roller skates, in-line skates, or bicycles allowed.
  • This is a walking park only.


For more information or to check on availability, call the Lenoir Parks and Recreation Department at 828-757-2165.

  1. Reservations must be made through the Lenoir Parks and Recreation Department administrative office located at the Mulberry Recreation Center. Cost for a wedding reservation is $50 for city residents and $100 for non-city residents. A reservation form must be completed and the wedding fee paid before a reservation becomes final. Reservations will be made on a first come, first serve basis.
  2. Wedding ceremonies are allowed at the gazebo by the smaller pond and on the lawn area at the back of the main pond. The maximum number of people involved in the ceremony should not exceed 25. No chairs, tables, or site amenities can be brought in or set up. No food or drinks are allowed in the park.
  3. Weddings can take place at various places of your choice at the park as long as the ceremony does not interfere with pedestrian traffic on the walkways and location is approved by administration at the time of reservation.
  4. Park will not close during weddings.
  5. All Park rules and regulations will apply.
  6. It is the renter’s responsibility to clean up anything that was left from the wedding ceremony.
Pagoda at Broyhill Walking Park in Lenoir
People Walking at Broyhill Walking Park in Lenoir
Sculpture Celebration 2018 at Broyhill Walking Park in Lenoir