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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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  • 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 Pell Avenue and go 1/4 mile, then turn left on Franklin Street. Continue through downtown Rocky Mount - passing the Harvester Performance Center. The offices will be on the right after the Shewels Plaza.
  • Major Access Routes: US 220

Kids Fishin' Day at Woody Lake

County of Franklin
2150 Sontag Rd
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Waid Park

Waid Recreation Area
701 Waid Park Rd
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Friends of Booker T. Washington National Monument Legacy Dinner

Trinity Ecumenical Church
40 Lakemount Dr.
Moneta, VA 24121
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Picklefest in the Park

County of Franklin
2150 Sontag Rd
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Carilion Clinic Health Walk and Talk

Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Hwy
Hardy, VA 24101
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Carilion Clinic Health Walk and Talk

Recurring weekly on Thursday until Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Hwy
Hardy, VA 24101
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Independence Day Festival in Rocky Mount

Franklin County High School
700 Tanyard Rd
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Junior Ranger Month at Booker T. Washington National Monument

Recurring weekly on Wednesday until Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Hwy
Hardy, VA 24101
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Carilion Clinic Health Walk and Talk

Recurring every 3 weeks on Thursday until Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Hwy
Hardy, VA 24101
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Annual Warren Street Festival

Recurring daily until Downtown Rocky Mount
435 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Franklin County Agricultural Fair

Recurring daily until Franklin County Recreation Park
2150 Sontag Road
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Carilion Clinic Health Walk and Talk

Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Hwy
Hardy, VA 24101
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Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

Recurring daily until Crazy Horse Marina
400 Crazy Horse Drive
Moneta, VA 24191
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Smith Mountain Lake Home Tour

Recurring daily until County of Franklin
16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy, Suite 2
Moneta, VA 24121
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Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas

Downtown Rocky Mount
320 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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An Old Virginia Christmas at Booker T. Washington National Mounument

Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Hwy
Hardy, VA 24101
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