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405 York Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Jefferson Park is home to the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Center that serves as the hub for much of the activity in the park. The park includes a playground, athletic fields, two tennis courts, horseshoe pits and a basketball court for active recreation. An open field for play comprises the largest level space to the right of the neighborhood center.The picnic shelter and grills accommodate up to 80 people; ideal for a family reunion or neighborhood gathering.
For information about renting the neighborhood center or picnic shelter, email Customer Service; call or visit our offices at 2704 Concord Tpk, (434) 455-5858.
Jefferson Park Trail
The earthen/gravel Jefferson Park Trail is approximately 1/4 mile long, and can be accessed from the large parking lot. The trail provides access to the Blackwater Creek Natural Area and the Creekside Trail. At the Creekside Trail, visitors can go either east (right) towards the Blackwater Creek Bikeway (1/2 mile) and Point of Honor Trail section, or west (left) towards the Ruskin Freer Natural Area (1.5 miles) and Blackwater Creek Athletic Area (approximately 2 miles).