The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is home to 210 parks and facilities located on more than 18,000 acres of parkland throughout Mecklenburg County. The department is also responsible for 23 recreation centers, 5 public golf courses, 3 indoor pools, 2 outdoor pools, 3 nature centers, a public campground and disc golf courses. In Mecklenburg County you'll always have somewhere fun and exciting to go! For outdoor enthusiasts there are 33 miles of developed greenways and 147 miles of undeveloped greenways. Mecklenburg Park and Recreation is responsible for 21 nature preserves.