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1985 Hampton Inn Court
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: (336) 774-8020
Fax: (336) 774-1185
Triad Park, located to the west of Greensboro, spans 426 acres (172.40 hectares) of meadows and woods. Visitors can enjoy the horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts, softball field and soccer fields for a small fee, or they can choose to tackle one of the many hiking trails in the park. The catch-and-release fishing pond is stocked with small fish. Reservations for picnic shelters and Woodland Hall should be made well in advance. The park is open from 7a daily, and closes at different times depending on the season.
Piedmont Environmental Center is a lovely place for all nature lovers. The center conducts several programs which are attended by naturalists and other nature enthusiasts. The center conducts trails and hiking trips and also guides school groups and other students. Their camps are also quite interesting. Please see the website for more details.
Celebration Station is the perfect place for a fun outing. The amusement park contains an arcade with over 100 games, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, rides and batting cages. Entrance to the park is free, and prices for each activity differ. A minimum height requirement applies to some of the attractions. Rates for large groups are available, and birthday packages include a meal in the on-site restaurant.
Named after former Creensboro City Councilmen Vic Higgins when it opened back 1956, the lake itself is a 226-acre municipal reservoir. Fishing is allowed from a boat or pier, as is kayaking and canoeing. Don't worry if you don't have your own boat, kayak or canoe, because you can rent any of these from the park for pretty cheap.
The Bald Eagle Mountain Bike Trail is a 4-mile route that goes along the shores of beautiful Lake Higgins. Located about 8-miles outside of Greensboro, the trail is perfect for biking and is a relatively easy hike. The trail is located in a beautiful area, with tall trees all around and ample wildlife. You might even see a bald eagle when you are out here - just make sure you bring your camera to document it.
The Hanging Rock State Park is a state park in North Carolina, notable for its monadnock cliff formations. The Pilot Mountain in the park looks very isolated and makes for some striking scenery. The steep rock face of the mountains also gives rise to a number of waterfalls, presenting one with swimming and fishing opportunities. Visitors can also rent cabins at the park is they choose to spend the night.
Moratock Park is a historic public park. A highlight is the iron furnace built during the Civil War that was used to prepare iron bars on the banks of the Dan River. This park consists of beautiful views of the river, a shelter to spend a day, and restrooms are available too. The river is open for sailing and rafting. In addition, this site is a perfect venue for meetings and events as well as receptions.