Bailey Park, an urban green space, is located in downtown
Winston-Salem in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The park features a covered
stage, food truck courts and a large, grassy lawn area. Bailey Park also offers
a variety of free community programs.
The county's largest recreational
area is Tanglewood Park, with two 18-hole championship golf courses,
tennis courts, and places for horseback riding, camping, boating and fishing.
Salem Lake Park
Salem Lake Park offers a 365-acre lake with pier and boat fishing,
and a 6.9-mile trail that offers a scenic view of the lake at all times.
The 129 acres that comprise Reynolda Gardens were once at the center of
Reynolda, the early twentieth century estate of R. J. Reynolds. The gardens and
grounds are open free of charge during daylight hours year-round.
SciWorks is an interactive, hands-on science center and museum for all
ages. The facility includes 25,000 square feet of exhibits, a planetarium,
auditorium, picnic areas and nature trails.
Located just south of Asheboro, the North
Carolina Zoo is seated on a 2,200-acre tract of land in the Uwharrie Mountains.
Approximately 500 acres of this property have been developed into one of the
largest "natural habitat" zoos in the United States.
Downtown Winston-Salem is home to many events, including street
festivals, farmers markets and music events.
Golf Digest named the Piedmont Triad (encompassing
Winston-Salem, Greensboro and
High Point) America’s “Best Big City for Golf.” The area was noted for its mild
climate and abundance of quality golf courses by well-known designers. The
Piedmont Triad has 262 playable days a year.