In observance of Thanksgiving, several Cary services will be unavailable or modified on Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27. Facilities will remain closed, and curbside collection for Thursday will move one day later to Friday. GoCary will not operate on Thursday, but will resume normal operation schedule on Friday, November 27. Read more.

Robert V. Godbold Park

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2050 N.W. Maynard Road

godbold2Robert V. Godbold Park is like multiple parks in one! It features tennis courts, basketball courts, a playground, and trails.

It’s also home to Cary’s Dog Park for our four-legged, furry friends and Sk8-Cary for bike and skate enthusiasts!


Please see the table below for the current status of park facilities.

Tennis Courts Open - First Come, First Served. Check scheduled activities status
Dog Park Open - Apply or renew pass online
Basketball Open - First Come, First Served
Sk8-Cary Closed
Playground Open
Restrooms Open



  • Six tennis courts (lighted) available on a first-come, first serve basis when not being utilized by a Town of Cary program, and are free of charge.
  • Two basketball slabs (lighted)
  • Playground
  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms
  • Trail with exercise stations
  • Dog Park: Passes can be purchased for this off-leash dog park at any of the Town's community centers. The passes are valid for Jack Smith Park and Godbold Dog Parks. The Dog Park will be closed the second Wednesday of each month from 7 a.m. to noon for monthly maintenance. 
  • Sk8-Cary Skate Park


Google Maps directions to Robert V. Godbold Park.

Park Hours

Sunrise to Sunset. In lighted areas where visitors are participating in an approved extended use activity, hours are extended until 30 minutes after the completion of the activity or 10 p.m.

Tennis Questions

For all tennis related inquiries, please contact the Cary Tennis Park at (919) 462-2061.