Parks and Recreation

The Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to serving all residents and visitors of Forsyth County through park development and recreational activities. Our nine parks are designed to offer opportunities to enjoy nature and the out-of-doors. We offer programs which help recharge physical and mental energies in a recreational atmosphere.

  • Fishing at Kernersville Lake Park
    Nothing is more relaxing than a day of fishing at Kernersville Lake Park.
  • Disc Golf
    Forsyth County now has disc golf courses at both Triad and Horizons parks.
  • RV Campground
    Tanglewood Park is now home to a new RV Campground!
  • Happy Hounds Dog Park
    Let your dog off the leash at the Horizons Park Happy Hound Dog Park.
  • Peter S. Brunstetter Aquatic Center
    Cool off at the Peter S. Brunstetter Aquatic Center located at Tanglewood Park.
  • Old 421 River Park
    Old U.S. 421 River Park is one of several access points for canoeing and fishing along the Yadkin River Trail.
  • BMX Track
    Enjoy off-road bicycle racing at Tanglewood's BMX Course.
  • Woodland Hall
    Triad Park offers Woodland Hall, a beautiful banquet facility and reception site.
  • Rock Climbing at Triad Park
    Kids of all ages love rock climbing at Triad Park.

Parks & Recreation News

  1. Attention Tanglewoof Dog Park Patrons!

    Attention Tanglewoof Dog Park Patrons!

    The Tanglewoof Dog Park will not open on July 4th. We are sorry to report that the grass conditions are still not appropriate for use. We will keep you updated with an open date as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we strive to provide you and your 4-legged friends the very best!

  2. Project CATCH

    Project CATCH

    Join us for Project CATCH at Tanglewood Park, Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

  3. Family Fishing Clinic

    Family Fishing Clinic

    Join us for a Family Fishing Clinic at Tanglewood Park’s Skilpot Lake, Thursday, July 16, 2015.

  4. Tanglewood Golf has a new website!

    Tanglewood Golf has a new website!

    We are proud to announce that Tanglewood Golf has a new website!

  5. The Horizons Park Disc Golf Championship

    The Horizons Park Disc Golf Championship

    It’s time for the Horizons Park Disc Golf Championship!

  6. Get your Tanglewood Park Annual Pass!

    Get your Tanglewood Park Annual Pass!

    It’s not too late to get your Tanglewood Park Annual Pass!

  7. Aquatic Center Opening for 2015 Season!

    Aquatic Center Opening for 2015 Season!

    Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the opening of the Aquatic Center at Tanglewood Park for the 2015 season! The Aquatic Center will be opening Saturday, May 23, 2015!

  8. Swim Lessons at Tanglewood Park Aquatic Center

    Swim Lessons at Tanglewood Park Aquatic Center

    Swim lessons will be offered at Tanglewood Park Aquatic Center this summer.

  9. Aqua Zumba at Tanglewood Park Aquatic Center

    Aqua Zumba at Tanglewood Park Aquatic Center

    Fitness is a splash with Aqua Zumba! Come see what it’s all about!

  10. Tanglewood Park Farmers Market

    Tanglewood Park Farmers Market

    Tanglewood Park Farmers Market: April 18th-October 31st

  11. Select Basketball Courts Closed for Repairs in July

    Select Basketball Courts Closed for Repairs in July

    The basketball courts at Joanie Moser and Union Cross will be closed in July for repairs.

  12. Select Tennis Courts Closed for Repairs in July

    Select Tennis Courts Closed for Repairs in July

    The tennis courts at Walkertown, Joanie Moser and Union Cross will be closed in July for repairs.

  13. Tanglewood Golf Cards: On Sale for $59!

    Tanglewood Golf Cards: On Sale for $59!

    2015 Tanglewood Golf Cards are now on sale! For just $59, you receive 2 free rounds of golf plus 10 discounted rounds.

  14. Let Tanglewood host your next golf event!

    Let Tanglewood host your next golf event!

    Tanglewood Park is the perfect venue for your corporate, charity or private golf event!

  15. 2015 Tanglewood Park Golf Clinic Schedule

    2015 Tanglewood Park Golf Clinic Schedule

    The 2015 Tanglewood Park golf clinic schedule is here! Register today! Participate in one of the Triad's most extensive learning programs.

  16. Tanglewood Park in a Day Video

    Tanglewood Park in a Day Video

    You know Tanglewood has a lot to offer, but what exactly can you do with a full day at Tanglewood Park?