Information on Shevans Park kids playground in Morehead City NC continues after the video. As with all of our Carteret County articles, comments and discussions about this topic are encouraged at the bottom of this article.
November 2020: The CG Foundation donated $10,000 to Morehead City officials to help fund this inclusive playground for area kids.
September 8, 2020: Morehead City officials held a grand opening ceremony of the new Shevans Park with many new features including more inclusive features and a splashpad.
Update 2019: Town officials announced that this park will be closed from December 2, 2019 till May of 2020 as they tear down the current facilities to build a new park. Town officials also announced that if anyone wants to take home the wooden pickets displaying names of the people who helped build the current park, they are welcome to do it. Does anyone have any information on what the new Shevans Park will look like and what features it will have? Join us on Facebook or Twitter and let’s talk about what this new park will offer.
Directions and GPS navigation: Information: Amenities include four tennis courts, splashpad, drink machine, covered areas, grills, and picnic tables. There are public restrooms on the grounds. There are NO baseball fields, soccer fields, softball fields, or basketball courts at this facility. Leash laws for animals are enforced. Food and drinks are prohibited in the actual park but there are picnic tables just outside the fence for parents to eat and still be very close to watch the kids play.
Other kids parks in Morehead City include Swinson Park which is part of the parks and recreation system and Rotary Park near Big Rock Stadium. Swinson Park is located on Country Club Rd near Morehead City Primary School and Rotary Park is located on Mayberry Loop Rd.
We understand that Shevans Park is a popular place to find and place 252 rocks and others have told us that this park sees a large numbers of butterflies that kids love to look at and chase. Also, next time you are there you have to check out the 300 year old oak tree that sits at the corner of 16th St and Evans St. What information about Shevans Park did we leave out? Are there any other events that take place at this park?Part of the Morehead City Parks and Recreation (Phone: (252) 726-5083).