Valdese Lakeside Park (VLP) is a 300 acre passive park which meanders the shoreline of Lake Rhodhiss. Bordering Valdese to the north, VLP, is just minutes from the vibrant downtown district which features a variety of restaurants, shops and attractions. In partnership with Friends of the Valdese Rec, a non-profit organization, which was instrumental in acquiring not only the land for VLP but also funding to develop the projects outlined in Phase One. Phase One of the park will feature the following amenities:

  • 7 Miles of Hiking & Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Shoreline kayak launch
  • Shoreline fishing
  • 4,000 linear feet of greenway
  • Dog Park
  • Convenient Parking & Restroom Facilities

Use the interactive map to guide you! Follow this link: https://lakesidepark.valdese.info/


Learn more about Valdese Lakeside Park by visiting Friends of Valdese Rec online here

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