High Point Park Rangers are dedicated to serve all citizens who visit our parks and our goal is to make sure everyone has a safe, pleasant and enjoyable time.
The High Point Park Ranger's mission is to:
Enhance safety at all Parks and Recreation facilities
Protect the City's natural resources
Provide security of all park visitors
Assisting park visitors
Conspicuous, proactive patrol at more than 60 Parks and Recreation facilities
Timely response to calls for service
Traffic and crowd control at special events
For the purpose of making arrests and issuing citations for City, State or Federal law violations, all Parks Rangers are sworn law enforcement officers certified by the State of North Carolina.
The Park Rangers maintain consistent training in many topics such as:
Various investigation practices
Wildlife and boating law
The Park Ranger section currently staffs one Chief and four patrol Rangers.
Rangers use various patrol techniques including patrol cars, mountain bikes, boats and foot patrol to maintain watch over city and community parks, recreation centers, lakes, golf courses, trail, natural preserves and playgrounds.
For an immediate response to emergencies, please call 911. For non-emergency assistance, please call 336.883.3224. For inquiries and information about the High Point Parks & Recreation system, please call 336.883.3469.