Parks & Recreation
The goal of Halifax County Parks and Recreation is to provide fun, safe, and affordable recreational opportunities and recreation facilities which will enhance the quality of life and promote healthy lifestyles for all participants and citizens of our community.
Halifax County Parks & Recreation Facilities
Halifax County owns and cares for several facilities visited by our citizens and rented for special occasions. We encourage you to visit!
Edmunds Park offers picnic shelters, fishing, a disc golf course, walking trails, and playgrounds. There are six shelters of varying sizes available with both partial-day and whole-day rental options. Use the County Facilities Rental Application to reserve a location. Contact information for a rental is located at the top of the form.
View the Edmunds Park Shelter Rules (PDF) which visitors and renters are expected to follow.
Halifax County Fairgrounds
The Halifax County Fairgrounds facility is made up of the grounds, which encompass (how many acres?), the exhibit hall, the grandstand, RV campsites, and the livestock barn. The Fairgrounds are used throughout the year for events such as the annual Halifax County Fair, the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival, and National Night Out, among others. The Fairgrounds facility is adjacent to South Boston Speedway.
The Halifax County Fairgrounds facility is available for rent. Those wishing to do so may contact the County Administration Office at 434-476-3300.
View the Camper Site Rental Application (PDF) for information on reserving RV camper spaces.
Halifax County War Memorial
The Halifax County War Memorial was designed and constructed to honor Americans who served Virginia and Halifax County in American wars. The Memorial contains the names of Americans who were residents of Halifax County. The cause of death of the persons listed may be from being killed in action, illness contracted while in service, or accident while serving during the time of war, even if not in a combat zone.
Donations to the Memorial can be made by contacting either Douglas Powell, War Memorial Advisory Committee Chairman, or the Halifax County Administration office. Memorial gifts may be made by sending a check payable to Halifax County Treasurer, c/o County Administration, P.O. Box 699, Halifax, VA 24558. Please be sure to include your contact information with the donation.
- List of Names Inscribed on the War Memorial (PDF)
- Guidelines for Listing Names on the War Memorial (PDF)
- War Memorial Guidelines for Use (PDF)
Questions about the Halifax County War Memorial can be emailed to Halifax County Administration.