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Poteet Park

Central Street, Sylva, NC
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Great family fun!

Centrally located in Sylva with plenty of parking this is a family favorite for play and picnic... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Wunder3
Adequate

This park has a huge wooden play house with extra play sets all around it including swings. Has a... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
J0NJ0N20
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Sylva, North Carolina
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  • Average7%
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Central Street, Sylva, NC
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"covered area"
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"on friday nights"
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"picnic tables"
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"basketball court"
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"pavilion"
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"bridge"
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"restrooms"
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"wooden"
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"swing"
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"play"
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Centrally located in Sylva with plenty of parking this is a family favorite for play and picnic time. During the summer you can combine your visit with music in the park on Friday nights!

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This park has a huge wooden play house with extra play sets all around it including swings. Has a basketball court and a covered area with about 8 picnic tables.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

The Poteet Park is really neat for kids and a nice place for parents to hang while watching the kids. It is fenced in (however little ones still need watching) and has a covered area with picnic tables for lunch or small parties. The covered...More

1  Thank m g
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

My son loves this park variety of jungle gyms to play on, he loves the tire swing and bouncy bridge always plenty of children around to play the towns most loved park.

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Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful playground for kids to run around & play while parents can watch from benches under big shade trees. It's located just across the bridge from the pavilion where concerts are held on Friday nights all summer long & the fantastic farmers...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2016

This park is great (since it does have a pool nearby within walking distance) however, it needs to be updated! The equipment has been the same since i was a kid and that was 15-20 years ago. I take my 3 year old and I...More

Thank Samantha C
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Reviewed December 11, 2015

Poteet Park is a lovely little park that features an extensive playground system and a basketball hoop for older children. Everything is close at hand so parents can keep an easy eye on small children. It's clean and well kept, with a fun bridge that...More

Thank Barbara J H
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Reviewed May 29, 2015

Mostly garbage pail teens, man-children, bums, loose women and other questionable types hang out here. I don't enjoy having my young children around cursing, drinking, smoking, making out, used condoms and other assorted unmentionables that children can pick up. We stay away from that place...More

2  Thank keeleysn
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Reviewed May 13, 2015

Took my son here for a little basketball while staying in a cabin in Sylva. I would rate this park as "sketchy". I witnessed a couple drug deal / conversations and most of the "kids" on the courts had really fowl mouths right in my...More

3  Thank dr_sous66
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Reviewed December 26, 2014

Should be open but its closed. My kids are disappointed because it does look like a nice park. Not sure why you need to lock it with barbed wire, Sylva should not be a bad area where bad things happen. It does not show well...More

2  Thank perri137
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