Nicholas Park is a 350 acre park located 8 miles southeast of Salisbury on Bringle
Ferry Road. The park offers recreational activities for all age groups.
It is open year round and contains a 10 acre lake for paddle boating and fishing,
named in honor of Mrs. Murtis Nicholas.
Other attractions include T.M. Stanback
Outdoor Theater, an environmental education building with Proctor Auditorium,
live animal exhibits, petting zoo, Uncle
Tom's barn, miniature golf, a concession stand, tennis courts, picnic shelters-
including a large shelter which will accommodate 300-500 people for companies
or large outings. Also available are a playground, volleyball, horseshoes
and ball fields, as well as classrooms for nature study. An 80-site family
campground (55 sites with electricity and water) is also available for use year
round. The Autumn Jubilee Festival is the first weekend in October.
There's even a magic train ride through a forest
of fun!!! Two fully restored 1950's miniature trains whisk visitors into
tunnels and across trestles with visual surprises all along the way !!!
North Carolina is the Barbecue Capital of the world. The barbecue is legendary.
We invite everyone to come to Uptown Lexington where we provide over 100,000
people with the finest exhibits, the most exciting entertainment, and of course,
the Best Barbecue in the world!