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Martin Luther King Jr Park In Downtown Morehead City NC

Information on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr park in downtown Morehead City NC featuring a quiet sitting area and gazebo, kids playground, grassy walking area, and public restrooms. Please use the comments section located at the bottom of this article to ask questions or engage in discussion, and please share on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter so that others can learn about the information in this article. Additionally, there are several pictures of this park at the bottom.

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GPS and directions

Directions: Arendell St eastbound between 9th and 10th street in downtown Morehead City NC right next to the train station.

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This city park is part of the Morehead City NC Parks and Recreation Department

Kids Playground: This park has a climbing area, slide, and swings on a pirate ship. The ground around this area is constructed to protect kids that fall. There is ample seating for parents and several picnic tables.

Sitting Gazebo: On the grounds of Martin Luther King park is a covered gazebo great for just sitting and reading enjoying the downtown area, or for special events.

Grassy Area: Between the kids playground and gazebo is a large grassy area and old oak tree that is perfect for laying in the grass and enjoying a good book or playing with a Frisbee.

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Public Restrooms: On the grounds of this park there is public restrooms.

Parking: Convenient parking is located at the entrance between 9th and 10th streets, but there is parking along Evans Street as well.

Proximity to downtown: The Martin Luther King Jr park is located two blocks from the Webb Memorial Library and Bask Hotel, then two more blocks from areas like Southern Salt and the Sanitary Restaurant. Shopping along Arendell St is within walking distance.

History: Dr King is one of the most prolific American civil rights leaders championing diversity, equality, inclusion, and tolerance for all people. We think this park is a good place to relax in a quiet and peaceful atmosphere and reflect on his life and teaching, along with taking the opportunity teach these values to your children while they play.

Hours of operation: This park and public restrooms are open from sunup to sundown daily. Please contact the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at (252) 726-5083 to inquire about special events.

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Please use the comment section below to ask questions, give information we missed in this article, along with providing information about special events and other things about this park.

Please remember that if you bring pets to this city park, all lease laws are enforced.

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One thought on “Martin Luther King Jr Park In Downtown Morehead City NC

  • May 30, 2022 at 3:13 pm

    Moving the Saturday concerts away from the waterfront is a big mistake. We will miss the Sound breeze, the passing boats, the lights of Atlantic beach. I always managed to find a parking space.


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