• Nifong Park
  • Photo of Nifong Park
  • Nifong Fishing Lake
  • Photo of Nifong Park
  • Nifong Animal Barn
  • Cosmo Corner at Nifong Park Aerial
  • Nifong Historic Village
  • Nifong Playground
  • Maplewood Barn at Nifong Park
  • Nifong Park trail
  • Gehrke Shelter in Nifong Park

Nifong Park

Official Park Name: Frank G. Nifong Memorial Park

2900 E. Nifong Blvd.

Directions Large Map

Acres: 58 acres

Park Hours: 6 am to 11 pm; Fishing Hours: 4:30 am to 11 pm

Nature Trail Miles: 1.3 miles, dirt

Maps & Documents

Map of Nifong Park

2900 E. Nifong Blvd. (North entrance)
3700 Ponderosa St. (East entrance)

Park Amenities

Boone Junction Historical Village

Lakes

  • Fishing Lake

Maplewood Home and grounds

Picnic Areas

Restrooms (seasonal: open April 15 to Oct. 15)

Trails

Walters-Boone County Historical Museum

  • River Horse (Nikawa) Pavilion

Nifong Park is known for its historical properties. It is home to the Walters-Boone Historical Museum, the historical Village at Boone Junction, and Maplewood Home and grounds. The Maplewood Barn Theater hosts live shows, and the park is host to the annual Heritage Festival. The park also has a reservable shelter, fishing lake and dock, playground, picnic areas, and restrooms.


Cosmo Corner at Nifong Park Dedication

Date: June 8, 2017
Dedication Program

Ribbon cutting at Cosmo Corner at Nifong Park dedication


Maplewood Barn Dedication

Date: May 6, 2012
Dedication Program

Ribbon cutting at Maplewood Barn Theater dedication at Nifong Park


Capital Improvement Projects