Lakes, Nature Trails

For information regarding nature trails and greenways contact the Wilson Recreation Center at 399-2266

Buckhorn Reservoir

Wilson, NC 27893 
Located off Highway 581 on State Road 1142, the Buckhorn Reservoir consists of 850 acres of water and 350 acres of land. The Reservoir offers a variety of sporting events for your family including skiing, boating, fishing, personal water craft, picnicking, boat permits, and rest rooms. Access is available from Sunrise to Sunset.

Lake Wilson

Wilson, NC 27893 
Located on Lake Wilson Road, the 90 (37.1 acres of land) acre lake offers boating, fishing, picnicking and nature trails for hiking/exploring. Lake Wilson is accessible from Sunrise to Sunset.

Toisnot Reservoir

Wilson, NC 27893 
Located off Ward Boulevard on Lawndale Drive, Toisnot Reservoir provides 20 acres of water (64.20 acres of land) bank and footbridge fishing, picnicking, playground, three nature trails, 1.2 mile fitness trail, 3 shelters, and softball fields.

Wiggins Mill Reservoir

Wilson, NC 27893 
Located on Highway 301 South, Wiggins Mill Reservoir offers boat rentals, bank fishing, boat fishing, bait shop, boats, boat permits, and shelter on 285 acres of water and 130 acres of land. Wiggins Mill is accessible from Sunrise to Sunset.


Belle Meade Park
3000 Airport Road

Carolina St. Park

Cavalier Terrace
Branch Street

Church Street Park
corner of Church & Pender St.

East Street Park

Elvie Street Park
Sauls & Pickett St.

Freeman Park
Freeman & Finch St.

Gold Park
Raleigh & N. Roundtree St.

Green Street Park
400 block N.E.

Lamm Park
Stantonsburg Road

Lane Street Park
Library Lawn, W. Nash St.

Linear Park
Viola St. & Pender St.

         Matthis Park
Forest Hills Road

Merrimont Park
2500 W. Buckingham Dr.

Norris Park
Norris Boulevard

Pender Street Park

Wilson Recreation Park
Raleigh Road

Reid Street Park

Ridgewood Park
Phillips Street

Toisnot Park
Corbett Ave. & Lawndale Dr.

Warren Street Park

Weaver-Bailey Park
Adventura Lane, Hwy. 264 E.

Westwood Park
Woodcroft Drive

Williams Day Camp
Mt. Vernon Drive

Woodard Park
Canal Street