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Pharr Mill Park

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  1. Bike Trail
  2. Boardwalk
  3. Electricity and Lighting
  4. Fishing Pond
  5. Grill
  6. Natural Areas
  7. Parking
  8. Picnic Areas
  9. Picnic Shelters
  10. Playground
  11. Restrooms
  12. Sand Volleyball Court
  13. Walking Trail

Pharr Mill Park is certified by the National Wildlife Federation as a Wildlife Habitat. Pharr Mill Park is operated by the Town of Harrisburg in partnership with Cabarrus County.


  • 37.31 Acres
  • Boardwalk style walking and biking trails
  • Connection to the Carolina Thread Trail
  • Fishing pond
  • Natural areas
  • Overlook spot to view Rocky River
  • Three picnic shelters
    • Shelter 1 (C) is a large shelter and is available for rentals - see shelter page for details and reservation request form.
      • Can accommodate up to 48 people
      • Electricity available
      • Lighting on automatic timers - operates from sunset to sunrise automatically 
      • Six picnic tables
      • One charcoal grill
    • Shelters 2 and 3 (A and B) are smaller and available for use on a first come first served basis.
      • Shelter A is to the left of the playground
      • Shelter B is to the right of the playground
      • Can accommodate up to 24 people
      • No electricity available
      • No lighting at either shelter
      • Two picnic tables each
      • One charcoal grill each
  • Historic site location for Rocky River Presbyterian Church
    • First church between the Catawba and Yadkin Rivers.
      • Used between the years 1751 and 1776.
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Two sand volleyball courts
    • One located by Shelter C
    • One located to the left of the playground


  1. Pharr Mill Park Large Shelter 1

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  2. Pharr Mill Park Smaller Shelter 2

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  3. Pharr Mill Park Smaller Shelter 3

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