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Opening Day at Wickham Park Manchester
April 4 @ 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wickham Park is open 7 days a week from the first weekend in April through the last weekend in October. Find specific events under special events. Regular Park hours are from 9:30AM to sunset with the exception of Cabin functions until 11PM. The Park will close for inclement weather providing there are no existing reservations.
VEHICLE ENTRANCE FEES
$7 Monday-Friday/$9 Weekends & Holidays
There are three sets of public restrooms in the park, and all are handicapped accessible. One is located near the Aviary and main playground, a second is located in Hickory Grove II, across from the Cabin, and the third set is a part of the Wickham Pavilion.
Upon entering Wickham Park, you will be greeted by a member of our Ranger staff at the gatehouse. He or she can provide information and directions for park activities. Rangers patrol the park in marked and unmarked vehicles and, along with other park staff, can be identified by their uniforms. They will be more than happy to assist you.
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