Parks and Trails

Danville's Parks and Trail system have created recreational opportunities for walkers, runners, bikers, and athletes of all types.  With nearly 1000 acres of land, 9 miles of paved trail, and over 30 miles of mountain bike and hiking trails, there are endless opportunities to explore and discover the beautiful surroundings of Danville.

Major Parks
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Anglers Park
381-acre park which has an extensive paved and unpaved trail system, picnic shelter, river access and a boat ramp.
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Ballou Park
107-acre park with indoor facilities, picnic sites and shelters, paved and unpaved trails, and an 18-hole disc golf course.
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Dan Daniel Memorial Park
180-acre waterfront park with athletic fields, paved and unpaved trails, picnic shelters, river access, Veterans' Memorial, and minor league baseball's Danville Braves.
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Evans Park
107 acres available for future development.

Trails
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Riverwalk
Nine miles of paved trail along the Dan River connects the historic River District, Anglers Park, Dan Daniel Memorial Park, and local businesses.
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Mountain Bike Trails
Over 30 miles of unpaved trails provides enjoyment for beginner, intermediate and experienced hikers and bikers. Voted best in the state!

Small Parks & Playgrounds

Abreu--Grogan Park
3 acres with river access, a picnic site, and boat house to rent canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards.

Camilla Williams Park
This 7-acre park on Memorial Drive has pretty river views, fishing, playgrounds, and picnic shelters.

H.B. Moorefield Park
8-acre park off of 58 west has a picnic site.

M.C. Martin Park
This 4-acre park is located across from Camilla-Williams Park and has a picnic site.
Bark Park
This 3-acre park is adjacent to Coates Recreation Center and is the only area in the city where dogs are able to run around lease-free.

Doyle Thomas Park
This 4-acre neighborhood park located on Green Street has a basketball court, picnic site, and playground.

Grove Park
This 15-acre neighborhood park has a basketball court, picnic shelter, and playground.

Pumpkin Creek Park
34 acres of mostly undeveloped land, this park has athletic fields, a basketball court, a picnic shelter, and a playground.