Local Spotlight: River Park North

River North Park

River Park North in Greenville, NC, is a great escape available for residents and visitors alike! The 324-acre nature park provides outdoor recreational activities ranging from hiking and camping to fishing and boating.

What to Do

There is plenty of wildlife and natural beauty to explore! There is biking, hiking, fishing, boating, camping, picnicking and a nature center. Some amenities like renting fishing boats or kayaks require fees and advanced registration. To find out more or to make a reservation, call (252) 329-4560.

If fishing is what brings you to River Park North, you will have plenty of options. There are five ponds and two piers. The ponds are well-stocked with catfish, and you’ll probably see plenty of frogs and turtles too.

Other Things to Enjoy

Besides hiking, fishing, biking and other outdoor recreational fun, River Park North has special programs and clubs. The park offers programs like boating safety and hunter safety. There are also fun events like an upcoming photography contest and an October fishing contest.

The Walter L. Stasavich Science & Nature Center is also located on the grounds. The nature center includes a 70-seat theater, 10,000-gallon freshwater aquarium, wildlife displays and interactive exhibits.

Location and Hours

River Park North is located at 1000 Mumford Road near the PGV Airport. The park is currently operating under winter hours—from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On March 1, hours change to the spring schedule, which is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

However, hours may vary due to the extended modified Stay at Home Order issued by the state.


After exploring the natural wonders at River Park North, come explore the comforts of Summer Green! With options when it comes to floor plans and leases, we have something to fit your needs and budget. Plus, we’re pet-friendly! Discover more about life at Summer Green and in Greenville by reading our blogs!