Parks & Recreation

The Richmond County Parks are established with the goal of providing activities, events, and facilities to meet the needs of the people of Richmond County .

Today the Parks & Recreation  has grown to include several unique parks, lake, greenway project and paddle trail.  Future planning for parks and trails continues to be a priority.  To learn more about the parks and paddle way explore the pages listed below.
Hitchcock Creek "Blue Trail" Paddle Way

 American Rivers and the City of Rockingham has helped to transform Hitchcock Creek in Rockingham, North Carolina into a destination for fishing, boating, walking, biking and other family friendly recreation

Castlewood Park
Ledbetter Rd. Rockingham, NC

Castlewood Park is owned and operated by Richmond County.   There are two picnic shelters available for use--on a first come first serve basis.
The park opens 15 minutes until dawn and closes 15 minutes before dusk.
Facility is closed and not maintained Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
For additional information call:  910-997-8211  
The Rotary Lodge & Hinson Lake
152 Hinson Lake Rd. Rockingham, NC  28379

Hinson Lake is a lovely city park located within the city limits of Rockingham NC. The city has prepared almost 3 miles of walking trails looping around the lake just underneath a shady canopy of trees with numerous wooden bridges including one that is 300ft long with a nice gazebo in the middle  Picnic tables and benches are located around the lake.

Hours of Operation contingent upon the weather and demand.
Call Parks and Recreation for facility and equipment rental pricing at 895-6810

City of Hamlet, Parks and Recreation
Hamlet citizens enjoy ideal weather, which prevails year-round as Hamlet recreational opportunities offer a varied spectrum of activities. Our Parks and Recreational Department offers structured seasonal sports programs where people of all ages and interests are certain to find enjoyable pursuits. Facilities include lighted tennis courts and soccer fields, gymnasium and playgrounds.   Please click on the link for additional details for Hamlet Recreation Leagues, Sign up forms and schedule of events.