Parks and Gardens

Falling Creek Park:  This park is located in a beautiful setting with magnificent views and is centrally located within the County.  The park is located approximately 1 mile from US Rt. 460 on Falling Creek Road behind the Bedford County Nursing Home.  Park hours are from dawn til dusk. The 10 mile trail network in the park is designed for hiking, mountain biking and trail running.   The trails vary in difficulty from easy to advanced.  Pets are allowed at the park, however MUST remain on a lease at ALL times while on County property.  In addition to the trails there is an 18 hole disc golf course, picnic shelters, charcoal grills, children’s playground and a series of fitness stations located around the 1/3 mile paved walking path.  Falling Creek Park also has what many are calling the States BEST skate park!  So bring your bike, your disc golf bag, hiking boots, running shoes, skate board and your family out for a day in the park!  If interested in reserving any of the shelters please contact Bedford County Parks and Recreation at 540-586-7682.

Falling Creek Trail Map


Moneta Park:  The Moneta park is located conveniently off of Route 122, Rucker Road, this park is situated on an amazing site with spectacular views. Less than 50 acres of the park’s approximately 119 acres have been developed and expectations are that much of this park site can remain in its natural state with a large open pasture and areas of woodland.  The Moneta Park has 2 multi-use ball fields (baseball, softball, soccer), Tee-ball field, 1 football/soccer field, 18 Hole Disc Gold Course, parking, a picnic shelter place and restroom facility. There is currently a little over 3 miles of trail.  These are multi use trails built with foot traffic in mind.

Moneta Park Map


Montvale Park:  This park is located on land adjacent to Montvale Elementary School on Route 460/221.  The Montvale Park has three soccer fields, parking areas, an entrance road, picnic shelter, play equipment, a restroom, trails, and other park amenities.  Walking/biking trails in the southern portion of the park are connected by bridge to trails in the northern section of the park property.

Montvale Park Trail Map


New London Tech Trails:   6.5 Miles of multi use mostly machine cut trail on 500+ acres located at U.S. Route-460 and Meade Road.   Purpose built for hiking, trail running and mountain biking.  Design focus has a emphasis on a power hour lunch for employees of the New London Business and Technology Center.  This trail system is open to the public.  It was designed and built in the 2nd half of 2017.  You will find smooth rolling terrain trails with limited trip hazards and clear lines of sight.  These trails perimeter the property leaving room for future businesses to move in and develop their facilities.

New London Tech Trails Map

~ For more information on trails in Bedford County visit Bedford Trails


Liberty Lake Park: Located on Hwy 122 South (Burks Hill Road) is comprised of 60 acres and features 3 baseball fields, basketball court, 5 shelter/picnic areas, 3 playgrounds, 3 walking trails, skateboard area, racquetball courts, and 1.8 acre lake (fishing license required).

Greenwood Park: Located at the intersection of Greenwood Street and Quarles Street, this 3-acre park provides picnic tables, basketball courts, playground equipment and an open play area.

Reynolds Park: This 5.5-acre park on East Main Street features walking trails, gazebos and gardens.

City Park: Located in the center of the City on Main Street, City Park provides benches for relaxation and pleasant viewing of the Historic District. Many downtown events are held here.

Edmund Street Park: This 6.5-acre park features playground equipment, picnic tables, tennis and basketball courts, gardens, horseshoes, a picnic shelter and large open play area.

The Wharton Garden: The Wharton Garden is adjacent to the Bedford Central Library and the Wharton House. Encompassing two historic structures, it consists of perennial and shrub borders, annual beds, a gazebo, brick walks and terraces.


Smith Mountain Lake State Park
1235 State Park Road
Huddleston, VA 24104
Web: Virginia State Parks | Smith Mountain Lake State Park

On the second largest freshwater lake in the state, this picturesque park is the water enthusiast’s paradise. There are numerous water activities, including swimming, boat rentals, a boat ramp and a universally accessible fishing pier. Families can also enjoy picnicking, a visitor center, an amphitheater, special programs, camping, miles of trails and cabins with boat docks.