Let’s Keep Moving This Summer Bond County

The Summer time offers a plethora of opportunities to get outside, get exercise benefiting your physical and mental well being.  This message is made possible by the Bond County Health Department.

Local Parks:

NATURE PRESERVE: 1375 Iron Gate Trail

Hiking trails
Horseback riding trails
Native grasses &
2 access points of entry from iron gate trail
Foot access to governor bond lake

PATRIOTS PARK: Intersection of Rt. 140 & 127

4 picnic shelters
Patriots park meeting room
30 acre lake
18-hole disc golf course
Hiking trails
Boat launch ramp
Archery range

WILLIAM S. WAIT PARK: 1000 Vine Street

Home of the William “Bill” Davidson pool complex
Skate park
Pool shelter
Open space

BICENTENNIAL PARK: 319 South 4th Street

Tot lot completely fenced
Swings including an expression swing
Informational panels
Greenville bicentennial
Lincoln/Douglas visit

JAYCEE PARK: 500 North Dewey St.

1 picnic shelter
Large playground
2 baseball/softball fields

Picnic Table

BAUER PARK: 403 East Main
Green Space
Picnic Table

LAURA MOLLET PARK: Ivy & Vine Streets
Green Space

SHANNON & KILLARNEY LOT: Corner of Shannon & Killarney
Green Space

Another great way to enjoy the outdoors is the Track at Greenville High School, it’s open to the public from dusk till dawn, as long as students are present.
Enter through the Turnstile.

Courtesy of Walker Photography

Summer heat and humidity can get bad, so never forget to hydrate and take breaks in the middle of the day.  Sunrise and Sunset are great times to enjoy the cooler parts of the day and still get outside and enjoy all the physical and mental benefits of being outside.