STAY-AT-HOME ORDER is in effect, and Garner Town Hall is closed to the public until further notice. However, Development Services (Planning, Inspections, Engineering) is accepting drop-off submittals and correspondence in the Town Hall main entrance vestibule during business hours. Residents currently have only online and phone options for utility and tax bill payments. Field inspections will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. And the schedule for the unprepared trash and yard waste pickup has been modified. The April 6 Town Council meeting and April 20 Planning Commission meeting are cancelled.

Lake Benson Park

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Lake Benson Park 

921 Buffaloe Road


ALERT: Shelter rentals have been discontinued and playgrounds closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, Lake Benson boathouse remains closed until further notice.

Most of this 64-acre park is comprised of open space, which can accommodate a variety of activities, including several of the Town's special events.  The park also contains the Garner Veterans Memorial, a dog park (with play areas for large and small dogs), two playgrounds, 1.8 miles of walking trails, one picnic shelter that can seat up to 150 people, one that can seat up to 50 people and two that can seat up to 20 people.


  • Dog Park
  • Fishing
  • Grill
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground Access
  • Restrooms
  • Walking Trail Access


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