Latta Equestrian Center
6201 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
Northwest Park District
Description: This 25-acre facility features show grounds, lighted arenas, horse rentals, trail rides, horseback riding lessons and a tack shop. With miles of horse trails winding through the woods, this is the perfect spot for a peaceful afternoon ride. View the Equestrian Center page
Birthday parties with pony rides are also available. Reservations are required for lessons, parties, hayrides and trail rides.
Historic Latta Plantation
5225 Sample Road
Hunterville, NC 2807
Description: Tucked away on the banks of the Catawba River, just 12 minutes from uptown Charlotte, this backcountry 52-acre plantation offers a very personal glimpse into the life of a merchant (James Latta) and his family in rural Mecklenburg County in the early days of our republic. Acknowledged on the National Register of Historic Places, Latta Plantation (circa 1800) consists of the original home and smoke house, fields, farm animals, a garden and interpreters in period clothing.
Historic Latta Plantation is located within Mecklenburg County's 1,290-acre Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. In addition to the Historic Plantation, the preserve offers a nature center, fishing, horseback riding, a raptor center and picnic areas with lovely lake and forest views. For more information, including hours of operation and pricing information, visit: www.lattaplantation.org.
St. Marys Chapel
(704) 333-1235 or (704) 373-1790
1129 East 3rd Street
Description: Nestled beneath the trees in an urban oasis, St. Marys Chapel was originally on the campus of Thompson Orphanage and dates back to 1892. Today it stands in Thompson Park, which also features a gazebo and a Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The chapel seats approximately 125 people and may be rented for weddings and other special events.
Charles T. Myers Visit the Charles T. Myers Golf Course website!
7817 Harrisburg Rd
Charlotte, NC 28215
Description: 18-hole course (Ladies-2761, Blue-3315, Gold-6334), driving range, chipping/putting green, bent-grass greens
Renaissance Park Visit the Renaissance Park Golf Course website!
1525 Tyvola Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
Description: 18-hole course (Ladies-5315, Mens- 6270, Championship-7465), driving range, chipping/putting green, bent-grass greens
Revolution Visit the Revolution Park Golf Course website!
2661 Barringer Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208
Description: 9-hole regulation course (Red-2211, White-2825, Blue-2976), chipping/putting green, Bermuda greens
Sunset Hills Visit the Sunset Hills Golf Course website!
800 Radio Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Description: 18-hole course (Red-5185, White-5810, Blue-6146), driving range, putting green, practice sand trap, Bermuda greens
3800 Prosperity Church Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Description: 18-hole (Forward-5498, Middle-6201, Back-6561, Championship-7054), 2 putting greens, driving range, chipping green, bent-grass greens
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