J. Douglas Williams Park is a 14-acre peaceful wooded park in the village of Sugar Mountain with a large picnic pavilion and short nature trail. It’s located on Sugar Mountain Drive about a half mile uphill from the golf and tennis center. The park is open May-October, 8 AM until sunset.
The picnic pavilion can be reserved by calling the Village Hall at 828-898-9292. It’s perfect for friends gatherings and family reunions. Please take all garbage with you! Alcoholic beverages are permitted, but no glass containers.
The park was preserved and developed by the Sugar Mountain Community Association and given to the Village of Sugar Mountain. A conservation easement by Blue Ridge Conservancy on this public park provides environmental and scenic protection for forests, wildlife habitat as well as recreational and educational opportunities.
The half-mile nature trail loop begins past the pavilion (follow gravel road to the end), crosses a creek and winds through a hardwood forest.
To reserve the picnic pavilion for a group, cost for a 3-hour booking is $25 for 3 for residents and $35 for non-residents. To reserve, download and complete this application..
Address: 1804 Sugar Mountain Drive, Sugar Mountain