Parks & Recreation Blog

Both Lanierland Park and Matt Community Park have added a natural surface trail that highlights each parks unique setting.

The trail at Lanierland Park is an out and back route that is 2.6 miles long allowing for walking and running. The trail meanders through open fields, tree covered areas and alongside a creek. The trail head is located adjacent to the main parking lot. Other amenities in the park include four rectangular synthetic turf fields, four picnic pavilions, a playground, restroom and parking.

The trail at Matt Community Park features stacked loops that total 3.06 miles allowing for walking, running and mountain biking. The trail meanders through woods and along a pond. The trail head is located near the back of the park. Other amenities at the park include four synthetic-turf rectangular fields, a playground, two pavilions, restrooms and parking.

Dogs are welcome on leash at both trails.  

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The mission of Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Forsyth County by providing passive and active recreational, educational and cultural programming services and to provide parks and recreational facilities that are safe, accessible and aesthetically pleasing to the entire community.