LEISURE

Downtown Hickory has something for everyone. Whether it’s a long walk on the City Walk throughout downtown and on to Lenoir Rhyne University campus. Maybe you’d like to check out what the public library has to offer. Get outside and take your kids to the Lowes Foods City Park by Union Square.

Parks & Recreation

Wyatt Bridge

City Walk

The City Walk, which runs along Main Avenue from Lenoir-Rhyne University through Downtown Hickory to 11th Street NW and up to Old Lenoir Road (future OLLE Art Walk), will continue the growth of company headquarters and professional jobs in the City’s central business district.

Sally Fox Park

Ivey Arboretum at Sally Fox

Featuring public art benches, sculptures by local artists, and approximately 250 different species of trees and plantings.

April – September • 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
October – March • 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

125 3rd St NE
Hickory, NC 28601​

Lowes Foods City Park

Featuring playground equipment, an interactive water feature, art, education, music, local craftsmanship, park benches, and picnic tables.

April – September • 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
October – March • 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

306 Main Ave NW
Hickory, NC 28601
(Corner of 3rd St NW and Main Ave NW)

Libraries

PatrickBeaverLibrary

Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

375 3rd St NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Mon. – Thurs.: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fri. – Sat.: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Sundays
RidgeviewLibrary

Ridgeview Library

706 1st St SW
Hickory, NC 28601​

(828) 345-6037

Mon. – Thurs.: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fri. – Sat.: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Sundays

Hickory Downtown
Development Association
24 First Avenue NE
P.O. Box 9086
Hickory, NC 28603
828-322-1121
info@downtownhickory.com

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