Parks & Greenways

The Recreation and Parks Department operates and maintains 74 parks. Among them are 51 picnic shelters, 47 playgrounds, 43 soccer fields, 47 softball fields, 112 tennis courts, eight pools, six volleyball courts, 25 basketball courts and a football field. All parks are open from sunrise to sunset. Please obey all posted park rules. Dogs in parks must be leashed. No leash is required in the Dog Park located in Washington Park.

Salem Lake Creek Greenway construction updates are on the Recreation & Parks home page

1. Ardmore, 1021 Melrose St.
2. Belview, 2800 Burgundy St.
3. Blum/Blanding, 2401 Ivy Ave.
4. Bethabara Park, 4451 Old Town Dr.
5. Bolton, 1590 Bolton St.
6. Bowen/Thomas, 2350 Bowen Blvd.
7. Brushy Fork, 1860 E. First St.
8. Central, 801 Salem Ave.
9. Civitan, 1341 Diggs Blvd.
10. Clark-Mikens, 1230 E. 17th St. 
11. Corpening Plaza, 100 W. 2nd. St.
12. Crawford, 4226 Oak Ridge Dr. 
13. Drayton Pines, 1029 W. 14th St.
14. Easton, 3599 Tyler Dr.
15. Fairview, 1690 E. 19th St.
16. Forest, 1184 Tower St.
17. Fourteenth St., 2020 E. 14th St.
18. Gateway Commons, 1580 Oak St.
19. Granville, 700 Granville Dr.,
20. Grace Court, 931 W. 4th St.,
21. Greenway, 2701 Greenway Ave.
22. Griffith, 1471 W. Clemmonsville Rd
23. Hanes, 1406 W. Northwest Blvd.
24. Hanestown, 411 Olive St.

25Hanes Hosiery  501 Reynolds Blvd.         
26. Happy Hill  1201 Alder St

27. Harambee Park 1400 Fourteenth St.       

28. Hathaway  301 Anita Dr.                     

29Hine Soccer Complex 5895 Bethabara
Park Rd.   

30. Historic Bethabara 2163 Bethabara Rd.            .

31. Hobby 2301 W. Clemmonsville Rd.
32. Jerry King  4700 Ogburn Ave.           
33. Kingston Greens 650 Chandler St.              
34. Kimberley 2001 Pittsburg Ave.        

35. Leinbach 3511 Sally Kirk Rd.           

36. Little Creek 600 Foxcroft Dr.               

37. Lockland 401 Lockland Ave            

38. Merschel Plaza 180 W Fourth St.    

39. Miller 400 Leisure Lane              
40. Helen W. Nichols 3521 Carver School Rd.   

41. Oak Summit 406 Oak Summit Rd.       
42. Old Town  4550 Shattalon Dr.          

43. Parkland 1660 Brewer Rd.              

44. Piney Grove 4725 Indiana Ave.           
45. Polo Park  1850 Polo Rd. 
46. Reynolds Park   2450 Reynolds Park Rd.  

47. Rupert Bell  1501 Mt. Zion Pl.              

48. Salem Lake 1001 Salem Lake Rd.      

49. Sara Lee Soccer 5656 Shattalon Dr.          

50. Sedge Garden 401 Robbins Rd.               

51. Shaffner  900 Yorkshire Rd.            

52. Skyland 1890 New Walkertown Rd.

53. South Park 190 W. Lemly St.              
54. South Fork  4403 Country Club Rd.   

55. Sprague 1350 E. Sprague St.         
56. Washington  1490 S. Broad St.              

57. Weston  3998 Southdale Ave.      
58. Winston Lake 2801 New Walkertown Rd.           

59. Winston Square Park 310 N. Marshall St.    
60. Whitaker  470 Dartmout Rd.

Greenways are linear open space corridors with the ability to connect people to destinations. Greenways provide enjoyable corridors for walking, jogging, skating, and biking. Most greenways are built along the banks of rivers, streams and lakes. Winston-Salem has 23 miles of greenways, incorporating paved and unpaved trails, boardwalks, and bridges.

A. Bethabara Greenway
2.7 miles, paved/natural
- Mill Creek, Historic Bethabara, Reynolda Commons to Crown Oaks Apts. Bikes allowed.

B. Bowen Branch Greenway
.3 miles, paved
- Brushy Creek from Bowen Blvd. to Highway 311. Bikes and skates allowed.

C. Gateway Commons Greenway
.8 mile, paved
- Peter’s Creek from Northwest Blvd. to Glenn Ave. Bikes and skates allowed.

D. Muddy Creek Greenway
- 2.91 miles, paved
- Muddy Creek between County Club and Robinhood Rds. Entrance off of Meadowlark Road. Bikes and skates allowed.

E. Newell/Massey Greenway
- 1.2 miles paved
- Brushy Fork from Waterworks Rd. to Old Greensboro Rd. Bikes and skates allowed.

F. Peachtree Greenway
- .6 miles, paved
- behind Reynolds Park Golf Course. Bikes and skates allowed.

G. Salem Lake Trail
- 6.5 miles unpaved
- around Salem Lake. Bikes allowed. (Trail users please sign in at Fishing Station)

H. Salem Creek Greenway
- 4.5 miles, paved
- Salem Creek from Peters Creek Pkwy. to Salem Lake. Bikes and skates allowed.

I. Silas Creek Greenway
- .81 mile, paved/unpaved
- along Silas Creek from Yorkshire to Robinhood roads. Bikes and skates allowed

J. Strollway
- 1.2 miles, paved/gravel
- from Downtown 4th St. to Salem Ave., Old Salem

There are also bike routes marked on some city streets. See the Bike Routes page. 

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