Update: Brunswick Nature Park reopens to the public Friday, March 25

03.24.2022

Update: Brunswick Nature Park reopens to the public Friday, March 25

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Brunswick Nature Park will reopen to the public this Friday, March 25 at its regular hours of operation (8 a.m. to dusk daily).   

The park was closed Sunday, March 20 due to a fire that affected property around and within the park. The fire was extinguished late Sunday evening.

County staff and Cape Fear Sorba representatives inspected the park and trails for any safety concerns this week. Individuals are encouraged to follow all park rules when visiting Brunswick County parks.

No injuries nor impacts to park visitors were reported from the fire. The North Carolina Forest Service is investigating the cause of the fire.

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Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, contact the Communications Director at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov

Brunswick Nature Park closed until further notice due to fire

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick Nature Park (2601 River Road SE, Winnabow) is closed to the public until further notice due to a reported fire impacting property around and within the park. The North Carolina Forest Service and local firefighters are currently responding to the incident.

There are no reported impacts to park visitors. Law enforcement is on site to check for any remaining visitors.

Current reports indicate that most of the fire is affecting private property adjacent to the park. Affected areas within Brunswick Nature Park are not near heavily populated areas. Individuals are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.

The cause of the fire and potential damages are not verified at this time. There are no reports of structures on park property being affected. The Forest Service will investigate following containment.

County officials will keep the park closed until further notice.

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Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, contact the Communications Director at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov