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Waid Park

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The Waid Recreation Area is located near Rocky Mount and features over 7 miles of trails. These trails make their way over hills, through rivers, and across the quiet countryside of Franklin County.

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Directions
  • Directions: Coming from Roanoke, take US 220S and take the first Rocky Mount exit and go 2.6 miles. At the stoplight, turn right on Route 40 West (Franklin St.). Stay on Route 40 West and go 2.4 miles (the road makes many little turns, follow the signs and stay on Route 40. Turn right, at the stoplight, on Six Mile Post Road and go 1.8 miles. Turn left at the Waid Park entrance sign.
  • Major Access Routes: Rt. 220
  • Miles from I-81: 49
Services
  • Pet Friendly:
General Facility Information
  • All Sports Offered:
    • Baseball
    • Cross Country
    • Lacrosse
    • Soccer
    • Softball
  • Audio Available:
  • Audio Description: Available at Baseball/Softball field
  • Concessions Available:
  • Fencing Available:
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Irrigation:
  • Lighting Available:
  • Picnic Shelter:
  • Playground:
  • Restrooms Available:
  • Restrooms Description: Multi-stall
  • Seating Description: Bleachers at ballfields
  • Tower for Tournament Operations:
  • Walking Track:
Baseball/Softball
  • Baseball Field Lights:
  • Total Number of Baseball Fields: 2
Soccer/Field Hockey/Lacrosse
  • Total Number of Fields: 6
Recreation
  • Additional Information: Waid Recreation Area is a 220-acre facility with over 10 miles of multi-use trails, picnic shelters, 2 playgrounds, soccer, baseball, softball, and lacrosse fields.
  • Difficulty Level: Easy-Moderate
  • Friday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
  • Monday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Restrooms:
  • Saturday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Sports: Hiking, Biking, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Kayaking, Equestrian, Fishing
  • Sunday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Thursday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Tuesday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Wednesday Hours: Dawn - Dusk