Waid Recreation Area

Waid Recreation Area is a 220-acre facility located near Rocky Mount (off Rt. 40W), along the site of the Old Carolina Wagon Trail.  The park offers a variety of outdoor activities for all ages and features river access.  It hosts various special events and athletic leagues.  

Some of the amenities at the park include:

  • 7 miles of walking and hiking trails
  • 2 walking tracks
  • Equestrian trails
  • Covered picnic shelters, pavilions and grills
  • 2 playgrounds
  • Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking on river
  • Soccer, Baseball & Softball fields