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The 6th Annual Heritage Festival will be held on August 2, 2014.  This one day event, comprised of historical and educational demonstrations, crafters, great music and wonderful food will be held at William Campbell High School and Community Park in Naruna, VA.
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 Event Cancellations

05/15/2014 - 11:00 AM: All evening programs/activites are cancelled

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(434) 332-9570
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P.O. Box 369
Rustburg VA 24588

Campbell County's Park Plan

Campbell County’s Comprehensive Plan calls for a 50 acre park to be built in each of the four high school districts– Brookville, Rustburg/Concord, Altavista and William Campbell.  It also provides for a 100 plus acre countywide park to be centrally located in the County.  The County’s goal is to have the parks completed by the year 2020, and with the assistance of each community, it can become a reality. 

Below is information on each park site. We need your help in planning, developing and maintaining all the parks, not only for future generations, but to make it an even better place to live, work and play.


Community Park

This 90 acre park is located beside William Campbell High School.  The Master Plan for the entire park and Phase I development is now complete. 

View the Community Park master plan.

Countywide Park

In 1998 250 acres were purchased along Route 29 for the development of the Countywide Park.  The Master Plan for this Park is complete. Future amenities include: walking/biking trails; a swimming pool; a golf course; playgrounds; ball fields; tennis courts; a conference center; picnic areas and more.

View the Countywide Park master plan.

English Park

This 125 acre park is located along the banks of the beautiful Staunton River in the Town of Altavista, adjacent to the Riverside Park.  The Master plan, which was developed by local citizens from the Altavista High School district, has been approved.  Development of the park will begin in the future.

View the Upper English Park master plan.

View the Lower English Park master plan.

Long Island Park

This 60 acre park is located on Railroad Ave. in Gladys, VA along the Staunton River. Amenities include a DGIF (Department of Game and Inland Fisheries) boat ramp as well as birding and wildlife trails. Three pavilions with grills and picnic tables are avialable for use by visitors and can be reserved for larger parties. Camping is allowed at the park by permit. Camp sites are not designated and are on a first come first served basis. Fishing in the Staunton River is permitted by state permit. Those wishing to stay on the property to fish after park hours must obtain an additional permit through the Recreation Department. To download a permit please click the links below, fill out the form, and return to the Recreation Department. To reserve a pavilion please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 332-9570.

View the Long Island Park.doc

Long Mountain Park

The park is located at the intersection of Route 24 and Route 651, with the entrance loacted off route 651, which is two miles east of Rustburg High School. Consisting of 51.88 acres of land, future park ammenities will include ball fields, shelters, trails, playgrounds and much more.  The Master Plan for this park involving citizens input was completed in 2007.

 View the Long Mountain Park master plan.

 View the Long Mountain Park conctruction update photos

 Timbrook Park

This 43 acre park is located off of Leesville Road near Waterlick Road.  A master plan has been created for the park and development in Phase I is complete.  The current park amenities include a handicap accessible playground, baseball/softball fields, walking trails.

View the Timbrook Park master plan.