The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Claremont City Park


The City Park is located on East Main Street, next to the Claremont Elementary School. The park has 14 acres, with 7 additional undeveloped acres. The park includes playground equipment, restrooms, horseshoe pits, 3 sheltered picnic areas, a pavilion-for larger groups, an amphitheater with stage, a paved quarter mile-walking trail and updated handicapped accessible playground equipment. Claremont Park is a public park and you may utilize the amenities free of charge to those that live inside the Claremont city limits. If you do not live inside the Claremont city limits and wish to reserve the park, there is a $25 non-refundable fee for 1-4 hours of use and a $50 non-refundable fee for 4-8 hours of use. You are responsible for cleaning the area(s) that you use. The amphitheater can be used for concerts, weddings or church functions. Forms are available on the city's website or at the Claremont City Hall.