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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Washington/ Southwest Park


Washington Park contains 2.21 acres and is easily accessible to pedestrians from nearby neighborhoods. This is Conover's most active park with a basketball court and baseball field. Washington Park also contains recreational equipment including slides, swing sets, jungle gyms and picnic tables.