Obama-King Park

Obama-King Park contains a playground, horse shoe pit, grills, and a picnic shelter.

Contact & Address

Operating Hours

  • Dawn until Dusk

Rules & Guidelines for all Parks

  • The Town of Waynesville is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.
  • Park users must be aware that participation in any physical activity or program could have inherent and unforeseen risks that may cause injury, harm or death.
  • Anyone taking part in a program or activity sponsored by the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department must assume the risks associated with such participation and be responsible for taking proper precautions.
  • No one under the age of 18 years may smoke on Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property.NO alcoholic beverages, drugs, fire arms or other weapons, or gambling are allowed on Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property.
  • Vandalism, defacing of property, loitering or use of profanity will not be tolerated. Restitution will be required for any misuse.
  • Any expression of physical or verbal abuse, or acts of intimidation, harassment, or other threatening behavior directed towards any staff member or park user will result in suspension and/or legal action.
  • Using the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department property for personal gain or profit is prohibited unless given permission by the Department.
  • All animals outside of the Pepsi Dog Park must be on a leash.
  • Animal owners must clean up after their animal.
  • Failure to adhere to these rules will result in ejection or suspension from the park.

Directions to Obama-King Park from Asheville, NC

  • Take I-40 West and take Exit 27
  • Follow Highway 23/74 West to Exit 102 and turn right on to Russ Avenue (276 South) and go to the end
  • Turn right on to North Main Street and go through downtown Waynesville
  • Turn left on to Pigeon Street (Exxon will be on the left)
  • Stay on Pigeon Street until a Food Mart on the right
  • Turn left on to Hillside Drive and then take first left on to Calvary Street
  • At end of Calvary Street see park on left

Directions to Obama-King Park from Sylva, NC

  • Follow 23/74 East to Exit 102A
  • Turn right on to Russ Avenue  (276 South) to the end
  • Turn right on to North Main Street and go through downtown Waynesville
  • Turn left on to Pigeon Street (Exxon will be on the left)
  • Stay on Pigeon Street until a Food Mart on the right
  • Turn left on to Hillside Drive and then take first left on to Calvary Street
  • At end of Calvary Street see park on left