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County of Franklin

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Franklin County offers over 700 acres of public parks for citizens to explore. The County also manages over twelve miles of mountain bike/hiking trails. The Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer free youth programs annually including coach tours, festivals, sporting events, nature hikes, astronomy programs, and arts and crafts classes. In addition, youth athletic programming includes baseball, instructional softball, sandlot football, cheerleading, basketball and soccer. Picnic shelters, platforms, banquet facilities, and our newly remodeled amphitheater are available for you to enjoy.

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  • Major Access Routes: US 220
  • Directions: From Roanoke, take US 220 South into Franklin County. Continue approximately 25 miles and take the VA-40 Exit toward Rocky Mount/Gretna. Turn left on VA-40/Tanyard Road and continue just over 1 mile - passing Franklin County High School. Turn right on Main Street and go 1/4 mile, then turn left on Franklin Street. Continue into downtown Rocky Mount and the offices will be on the right.

Elijah's Woods Haunted Trails

Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday until Red Truck Event Center
1337 Hopkins Rd
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Annual Kids Fishing Derby

Waid Recreation Area
701 Waid Park Road
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Franklin County Artisan Studio & Harvest Tour

Recurring daily until See event description

, VA
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Crooked Road 24 Hour Ultra

Recurring daily until Waid Recreation Park
701 Waid Park Road
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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