Parks

Enjoy the outdoors while still staying in Town by enjoying the amazing variety of parks Blacksburg and Christiansburg have to offer!

BLACKSBURG

Heritage Community Park is a 169-acre section of land situated among rural communities and is a must-see for those who revel in observing wildlife across a variety of habitats ranging from lush meadows to floodplains. The many varieties of birds who are breeding residents of the park include the whip-poor-will, willow flycatcher, yellow-breasted chat and pileated woodpecker, with more than 120 species of birds having been documented at the site. The fall season is best for birding, due to migration. On any given day, visitors observe species such as the olive-sided flycatcher, blackpoll, palm and bay-breasted warblers, as well as migrant raptors. Click here for directions.

Blacksburg Rotary Mountain Skills Bike Park offers an off-road experience for bikers in a controlled environment, making it the perfect place to hone your skills or try something new! Amenities include shelters along with the biking trails. Click here for directions.

Brookfield Village Park is located on 12 acres and features picnic tables, shelters, a playground, benches and walking/biking trails. Click here for directions.

Cedar Hill Park offers a playground with a variety of slides, monkey bars and swings. Click here for directions.

Crestview Tot Lot Playground features a playground. swings, picnic tables and benches and is located on 23 acres. Click here for directions.

Blacksburg Dog Park is open from sunrise to sunset and features two separate areas - one for large dogs and one for small dogs. Please click here for a list of rules related to the use of this park. Click here for directions.

Gateway Park is 15 acres and offers hiking, biking and horseback trails with a gazebo on property. It also provides legal access to the Jefferson National Forest. Click here for directions.

Graves Park is located on the corner of Graves Avenue and South Main Street and features benches and a large grassy field, the perfect spot for a quiet picnic. Click here for directions.

Lark Lane Park features a playground, a basketball court, benches and a picnic area. Click here for directions.

Marcia's Park is located in Downtown Blacksburg and features flower gardens, benches, picnic tables and a running brook that flows into Stroubles Creek. Click here for directions.

Municipal Park is located on 35 acres and features the largest play area in Blacksburg, as well as soccer fields, tennis courts, roller hockey court, skate park, grills, picnic areas and more. Click here for directions.

Nellies Cave features a soccer field, basketball court, T-ball field, playground, walking trails, horseshoe pits and picnic areas. Click here for directions.

Owens Street Park offers a playground, picnic tables and benches and is located on two acres. Click here for directions.

Primrose Lane Park is located on six acres of land and offers a soccer field, basketball court, picnic tables, benches and a playground. Click here for direction.

Shenandoah Bike Trail and Park lies along the bike trail on Seneca Drive and features a walking trail, soccer field, playground, swings, picnic tables and benches. Click here for directions.

Skate Park is located on Patrick Henry Drive. Click here for a full list of rules for park use. Click here for directions.

Sunrise Park features a playground, swings, picnic table and benches. Click here for directions.

Toms Creek Park and Softball Field features a lighted fields that can be rented by the hour or for tournaments for baseball, soccer, or softball. For more information, please click here. The Blacksburg Dog Park is also located within Toms Creek Park. Click here for directions.

Westover Park is located on five acres and features a playground, basketball court, tennis court, volleyball court and benches. Click here for directions.

Wong Park features Historic Bennett House, a playground, benches, picnic areas and a grill. Click here for directions.

CHRISTIANSBURG

* Christiansburg Huckleberry Park is currently under development, with the hopes it will be open by Spring 2023. For more information, click here.*

Circle Park is a neighborhood park featuring a picnic area, playground, half-court basketball, swings and restrooms. Click here for directions.

Depot Park offers basketball courts, a playground, a soccer field and a walking path along the creek, which can also access the Skate Park and Aquatic Center. Click here for directions.

Downtown Park is located in the Town of Christiansburg and offers a paved walking trail to the library, a playground, swings, horseshoe pits, basketball court and a pavilion shelter. Click here for directions.

John Lemley Park is located in a residential area and offers a playground and a picnic area. Click here for directions.

Kiwanis Park features two lighted multipurpose baseball and softball fields, a picnic shelter and a playground. Click here for directions.

Skate Park features grinding rails, a half-pipe, a vert, and a stair step. The park also has a shelter for viewers and is located next to the Aquatic Center. Click here for directions.

Town and Country (Summit Ridge) Park is a neighborhood park with a playground, swings, and a picnic area. Click here for directions.

Wall Street Park is a neighborhood park that offers a half-sized basketball court, a playground and a shaded picnic area. Click here for directions.

Wayside Park offers picnic tables in a shaded area and is located at the top of Christiansburg Mountain. Click here for directions.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Coal Miner’s Heritage Trail Loop and Pocket Park is located on a 30-acre swath of land where the Merrimac mining community once resided. Where a mining tipple, hotel, general store and residential housing for coal miners once stood is now an open greenspace and a wooden bridge leading guests into the park, the old mining entrance and some of the remnants of the old mining community. The park is an homage to more than 100 years’ worth of coal mining history in the region. Click here for directions.

Creed Fields Park features three baseball/softball fields, a playground, picnic shelter, grill, restrooms and a multipurpose field. In addition, it also has a paved walking path encircling the path for walking or biking. Click here for directions.

Eastern Montgomery Park offers a half mile trail along the South Fork of the Roanoke River, a playground, a volleyball net, open green space, a picnic shelter and access points to the river to launch your canoe or kayak. Click here for directions.

The Frog Pond Swimming Pool is the only public outdoor leisure pool in Montgomery County and features beach-entry, water slides, fountains, geysers and a children's pool. The pool is operational from Memorial day until Labor Day. Click here for directions.

Golden Hills Disc Golf Course is located in Mid-County Park and is one of only 19 courses  that feature 37 holes. The course is free to use and consists of wooded fairways with a variety of elevation gains. Click here for directions.

McCoy Park features a walking path, open green spaces, youth baseball/softball fields, playgrounds, and a picnic shelter. Click here for directions.

Mid County Park is located on 89 acres and offers an outdoor basketball court, playground, three picnic shelters and nature trails. It is also home to the Golden Hills Disc Golf Course, the Mid-County Activity Center and the Frog Pond Swimming Pool. Click here for directions.

Motor Mile Park is located towards the City of Radford and is a tournament-style facility with baseball/softball fields with dugouts as well as a multipurpose practice field. Other amenities include a picnic shelter, grill, playground, and restrooms. Click here for directions.

Plum Creek Park features open green space, restrooms, a playground, picnic shelter, youth competition baseball/softball field and a walking track. Click here for directions.

Whitethorne Public Boat Launch is located on the New River and provides river access by a concrete ramp. This area is a prime location for fishing and offers easy entrance into the 2nd oldest river in the world! Click here for directions.

 

For more information on rules & regulations at each of our parks, please visit their local Parks and Recreation pages:

Town of Blacksburg

Town of Christiansburg

Montgomery County

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