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Freedom Park, Charlotte

(4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Landscaped with paved footpaths and tennis courts, Freedom Park is an urban park that showcases the designer's ability to tame nature. The central park near downtown includes a 2 ha (7 acre) lake as well as two fire engines and a train steam engine. You can climb into the steam engine cab or onto the backs of the fire trucks. A pavilion often features free concerts and events. Put Freedom Park into our Charlotte vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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TripAdvisor
  • We have gone there several times and it is a pretty park. Not tons to do but my teenager says there are a great deal of Pokémon stops and gyms so he and his friends often go to walk around the park. T...  more »
  • We've lived in Charlotte 21 years and finally visited a Freedom Park. A great place to walk. There are bikes for rent and hammocks to nap in. A very sweet little spot in the middle of the city. Visite...  more »
  • We took to our small new year for a ride and it was a very pleasant time, games for children are very beautiful and are in very good condition, the Lake is spectacular because you have ducks. It is a very good place for picnicking and biking, running or just a stroll.
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  • “AWESOME, BEAUTIFUL PARK...ONE of CHARLOTTE'S JEWELS!!!” Wow, what a BEAUTIFUL Park!!! Following my various travel apps recommendations, I made a visit. I was glad I did. The paved pathway around the spacious Lake and Green-space. Makes a great place to walk around, picnic, get some exercise, and enjoy a beautiful day. Many amenities available. Freedom Park will stick out as one of my memorable visits in the Charlotte area. I highly recommend you make a visit.
  • One of the best parks in the Queen City. Great walking/running paths, amazing play ground and the Carolina Panthers Park is pretty awesome! It's also dog friendly and they have a food truck too! My girls love coming to play at this park.
  • This park has great playground for kids, but it is never too crowded. There is also volleyball area with sand. Nice surrounding. The only thing they could add is splashing zone. Actually this is my favorite park in Charlotte at this moment! I also like the greenway that is connected with the park.
  • Great park for activities. Large paved walking path runs around the duck pond. Decent parking. Plenty of shade trees, trash drops and drinking fountains. Very well kept overall. Seems to be fishing available as well.
  • Lovely park with lots of joggers, walkers and bikers. It's connected to the Charlotte Greenway so it can be easily found and is very lovely! There are also soccer, baseball and volleyball courts on site.