Recreation

Ready to compete?

Consider bringing your next game, team event or tournament to one of Granville County’s well maintained, easily access sports fields and athletic parks.

Granville County is comprised of over 537 square miles of land and water, providing endless opportunity for recreation. We hope that you will take time to enjoy some of our amazing parks, fun events and 5 tranquil lakes.

GAP ballfieldGranville Athletic Park
4615 Belltown Rd Oxford NC 27565
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Open 7-days a week from dawn til dusk, the GAP offers endless opportunities for recreational activities. Situated on over 88 acres of rural farmland, the park offers plenty of space for everyone to enjoy a bit of the fresh country air. The GAP features over 3 miles of walking trails nestled throughout the pines, 4 tournament caliber baseball & softball fields, 2 full and 1 half adult regulation soccer fields, a splash park and children’s playground. The park also features meeting space, a large event shelter with retractable basketball goals and a gorgeous outdoor amphitheater for outdoor entertainment. Enjoy the convenience of the GAP’s easy access located just off I-85 in central North Carolina. 


Oxford ParkThe Diamonds at Oxford Park
6048 Horner Siding Rd Oxford NC 27565
919.603.1135
www.oxfordparksandrecreation.com
The Diamonds at Oxford Park are the perfect place for your next tournament, offering; 4 regulation size & lighted ball fields, multipurpose fields, concession and children’s playground area. Well-kept fields keep the teams coming back to Oxford Park, located right of I-85 and a just outside of downtown Oxford for your dining, accommodation and shopping needs.  


Butner Athletic ParkButner Athletic Park
1105 West B Street Butner, NC 27509
www.butnernc.org
919.575.3031
The newest addition to our county’s athletic facilities, Butner Athletic Park (BAP) offers 4 regulation sized ball fields, football field, large concession and meeting facility, playground and walking trails. Contact us today to host your weekend or weekday tournament, you’re going to want to play here!


greenwayGranville Greenways
919.603.1332
www.granvillegreenways.org
A great way to get exercise and take in the scenic beauty of each of our small towns. Visit Granville Greenways online to view different trails throughout the county and to keep up to date on the proposed new walkways that will be coming soon.


Hix Tennis Oxford Recreation Complex
Corner of Hix & Spring St Oxford NC 27565
919.603.1135
www.oxfordparksandrecreation.com
The city has provided many opportunities for play with the creation of the Hix and Spring Street complex. This park offers 2 lighted ball fields, football field, batting cage, gymnasium, fitness room, 2 lighted tennis courts, outdoor basketball court, children’s playground and shelter as well as a skate park! Fun for the whole family!


River Wind FarmsRiver Wind Farms Horse Complex
3119-A Tom Hunt Rd Oxford NC 27565
919.418.1679
www.riverwindstable.webs.com
Full Service equestrian facility completed with indoor arena for year round riding, outdoor arena for shows and miles of well groomed trails throughout the serene farmland and along Tar River. 


sports arenaThe Soldiers Memorial Sports Arena
416 24th St. Butner NC 27509
919.575.3109
www.butnernc.org
Built originally in 1942 as part of Camp Butner’s recreation facilities today the completely remolded facility is great place to accommodate basketball and volleyball tournaments as well as other events. Take a step back in time when you walk into this restored gymnasium and meeting hall. Call for more information on reserving today!