Outdoors

Come explore the outdoors in Leland... any time of year! Warm weather, wooded walking trails, and winding waterways make Leland a popular destination for those who crave a connection to nature. 

 

 

 

 

Founders Park

Mother walking with toddler in the park

 

Founders Park is Leland's first park, fittingly named in honor of those who worked to build the foundation for what Leland is today. The 8-acre park includes a disc golf course, a playground, a gazebo, a stage, picnic tables, benches, open green spaces and a paved multi-use path. 

 

 

 
 

 

Cypress Cove Park

Encompassing nearly 30 acres of wetlands and uplands, Cypress Cove Park provides water access for kayaks, canoes, and other small boats. Additional features includes a  floating dock,a fixed-deck overlook, a handicapped accessible fishing area, and an outdoor classroom.  

 

 

 

Westgate Park

 
Wooden walkway in park

Westgate Nature Park consists of nearly 150 acres of wetlands and uplands and a paved trail for leisurely walkers and bikers of all ages. Additional features include: an elevated boardwalk; an outdoor classroom overlooking wetlands; a state-of-the-art, nature-inspired playground; a picnic area; an event lawn; and lush landscaping. The park is currently undergoing a multiphase renovation that, once complete, will include nearly 5 miles of trails, as well as numerous overlooks and outdoor classrooms to take advantage of Leland's unique coastal wetlands.

 

 

  

Other area outdoor attractions

Shelton Herb Farm