Boone's Hidden Treasure

Welcome to Green Valley Park, a serene haven nestled in the heart of Watauga County, North Carolina. Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, and bordering the New River, this park is a perfect escape for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re seeking an afternoon picnic, a relaxing hiking trail, fly fishing for trout, a place to launch or land water craft, or simply a moment to reconnect with nature, Green Valley Park offers a variety of activities for all ages. Come and discover the natural beauty and charm of Green Valley Park, where every visit leaves you with lasting memories.

Green Valley Community Park, a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization managed by a volunteer board of directors, is dedicated to serving the community and its visitors by offering recreational and outdoor educational opportunities, primarily aimed at enriching the lives of children.

It stands as a beacon of community spirit and engagement, benefitting not only the residents of the Green Valley Community but also citizens across Watauga County and those visiting the broader High Country area.

Beyond its role in providing leisure and learning spaces, GVCP is committed to the protection and preservation of the area’s natural beauty and ecological health, ensuring that the park remains a cherished asset for future generations.

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Visiting the Park





Eco-friendly playground

The Park features an eco-friendly playground, thoughtfully designed with sustainable materials to provide a safe and engaging play space for children, while preserving the natural integrity of the surrounding environment.

Athletic Field

The Park boasts a 2½ acre level, natural turf athletic field, offering a vast and well-maintained green space ideal for a variety of sports and recreational activities under the open sky.

Walking Loop

The park features a quarter-mile paved and level walking loop that is ADA accessible, providing a safe and inclusive path for visitors of all abilities to enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings at their own pace.

River Access

The park provides wide, stepped access to the New River, accommodating canoes, kayaks, and tubes, ensuring an easy and safe entry point for water enthusiasts to explore the scenic river.

General Public Price List**

Up to 25 guests

$ 35.00 Per Day

26-60 guests

$ 60.00 Per Day

61 - 100 guests

$ 100.00 Per Day

101 - 200 guests

$ 175.00 Per Day

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Pavillion Reservations

Green Valley Community Park boasts a variety of facility amenities designed to enhance the visitor experience and cater to a wide range of activities:

  • A spacious 24’x60’ picnic shelter, complete with accessible outlets, providing an ideal spot for family gatherings, community events, or simply a shaded place to enjoy a meal outdoors.

  • A covered 16’x28’ raised band shelter, equipped with accessible outlets and overlooking the athletic field, perfect for hosting live music, performances, and other entertainment, thereby enriching the park’s vibrant community atmosphere and offering a picturesque backdrop for both performers and spectators alike.

Please review our Rental Policies for more information.
Get the most out of your visit

Plan your Visit

Planning your visit in advance is the best way to enjoy Green Valley Park.

Around four thousand people visit Green Valley Park every year with the summer months between April and September being the most popular times.

Vehicle parking is limited to designated areas only. Roadside parking is prohibited.

Be extra cautious when engaging in any activities to avoid injury.

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Green Valley is a special place...

Nestled in the heart of Watauga County, North Carolina, our park is a testament to the vibrant spirit and collaborative efforts of the Green Valley Community, local citizens, and supportive visitors from the High Country and beyond.

It is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to each of you as you explore the natural beauty and recreational offerings of our cherished Green Valley Community Park.

Green Valley Park is more than just a park; it’s a community endeavor aimed at providing enriching recreational and outdoor educational opportunities, particularly for our children.

We are also deeply committed to protecting the ecological health and natural beauty of our area.

Whether you’re a resident of the Green Valley Community, visiting from elsewhere in Watauga County, or exploring the High Country, we invite you to make lasting memories here.

Jean Ellman-Brown

GVP President

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