Waid Recreation Area

701 Waid Park Road
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Franklin County
Phone: (540) 483-9293
Fax: (540) 483-0040
Website www.franklincountyva.gov/all-parks
Franklin County website www.visitfranklincountyva.org

Waid Recreation Area is a 220-acre facility located near Rocky Mount (off Rt. 40W), along the site of the Old Carolina Wagon Trail.  The park offers a variety of outdoor activities for all ages and features river access.  It hosts various special events and athletic leagues.  

Some of the amenities at the park include:

  • 7 miles of walking and hiking trails
  • 2 walking tracks
  • Equestrian trails
  • Covered picnic shelters, pavilions and grills
  • 2 playgrounds
  • Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking on river
  • Soccer, Baseball & Softball fields

  • Fishing

Last Updated: 4/4/2014 10:00 AM
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