English Park - Altavista

English Park is conveniently located near the center of Altavista and is within walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants.  The park is a popular launching point for those who wish to canoe or fish along the Staunton River; popular "take out" points include Long Island Park in Long Island and the Brookneal Boat Ramp in Brookneal.

English Park also offers numerous other amenities including grilling and picnic shelters, a playground, soccer, football, baseball and softball fields, volleyball courts, walking trails, and restroom facilities.