Waid Recreational Area

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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.

Sports Facilities
  • 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.
General Facility Information
  • All Sports Offered:
    • Baseball
  • Lighting Available:
  • Concessions Available:
  • Fencing Available:
  • Irrigation:
  • Picnic Shelter:
  • Playground:
  • Meeting Space:
  • Walking Track:
  • Total Number of Baseball Fields: 2
  • Baseball Field Lights:
  • Dugouts Available:
Soccer/Field Hockey/Lacrosse
  • Total Number of Fields: 6
  • Sunday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Monday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Tuesday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Wednesday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Thursday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Friday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Saturday Hours: Dawn - Dusk
  • Restrooms:
  • Difficulty Level: Easy-Moderate
  • Sports: Hiking, Biking, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Kayaking, Equestrian, Fishing
  • Additional Information: The Wade Recreation Park features multiple trails with a variety of distances.