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Shevans Park Kids Playground in Morehead City NC – Tennis, Slides, Swings, & Picnic Area

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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.

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Parking on Evans St, 16th street, and Shepard St. Located about 1 mile from downtown Morehead City and 150 yards from Bogue Sound. Features a large fort like wooden kids playground with climbing area, slides, sandbox, and swings (kids and infants). This is a very popular location for birthday parties for kids.

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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.

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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? New tennis courts

Part of the Morehead City Parks and Recreation (Phone: (252) 726-5083).

Michael Sharp

Native of Carteret County NC, Father to Makayla and Savannah. You can add me on Facebook. Interest include web development, encryption, and other technologies.

4 thoughts on “Shevans Park Kids Playground in Morehead City NC – Tennis, Slides, Swings, & Picnic Area

  • November 19, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    Who is the CG Foundation?

    • November 19, 2020 at 6:47 pm

      The CG Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization in the county setup by Chalk & Gibbs Insurance and Real Estate originally organized to help children with Epilepsy, but in recent years they branched out to help fund other children related projects.

  • November 16, 2018 at 12:18 am

    One of the things you did not touch on in this article is the unique individual pieces of wood that make up the fence around Shevans which has engraving relating to area residents and businesses that helped fund this park. It is very interesting to see.

  • October 17, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    The renovation to the tennis courts at Shevans Park is completed.


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