Downtown Open Space
Battle Park's 93 acres is the remaining natural forest that once covered the lands of the University. Battle Park is now maintained by the North Carolina Botanical Garden, which is working to restore trails and create university and public educational programs within the park.
Country Club Road/Raleigh Street
The Coker Arboretum offers visitors a natural and serene spot to relax and explore. Boasting a variety of plantings, including those native to North Carolina as well as some from Asia, the Arboretum creates a beautiful environment in all seasons. The Arboretum is maintained by the North Carolina Botanical Garden.
140 West Plaza
Corner of W Franklin & Church streets
The 140 West Plaza is a place for everyone! In the spring and fall enjoy world-class performances, indie music and dance performances. Kids of all ages can play in the mist and lights from Exhale, the interactive sculpture from artist Mikyoung Kim.
University Baptist Garden
Corner of Franklin & Columbia streets
Memorial Garden is an always-welcoming green space in the very heart of downtown Chapel Hill. University Baptist Church invites all to enjoy they space.