The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department operates
and maintains 11 parks, three recreation centers, and an 18-hole golf course.
addition, the Parks and Recreation Department operates a variety of programs throughout
the year for all ages. Herman Park—Goldsboro's oldest and most popular park, Herman
Park is located in central Goldsboro, on Park Avenue between Herman and Jackson
Facilities at Herman Park include a miniature train, 10
lighted tennis courts, three picnic shelters, a turn-of-the-century park house,
a gazebo, a goldfish pond and fountain, and a large children's playground.