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Conveniently located just minutes from Greensboro, NC, Reidsville provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Reidsville may be listed as a small city, but that doesn't stop it  from offering big opportunities to both residents and visitors.

Reidsville boasts two public lakes that provide several options for enjoyment and recreation. There are trails and greenways, parks, historic homes, farmer's market, community events, concerts, outdoor movies and more.

Best of all you don't have to fight large crowds to shop at your favorite downtown boutique or stand in line to eat at your favorite restaurant. 

Explore all the city has to offer and see why so many choose to make Reidsville their home.

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Reidsville boasts a number of trails and parks throughout the city that provide a variety of activities for people of all ages and abilities.

Most of our parks offer a combination of activities such as playgrounds, athletic fields, picnic spots and walking trails.

Our Reidsville Greenway is located at Jaycee Park and is a local favorite for walking, running and biking while also enjoying all the sights and sounds nature has to offer along the path.

In 2023 Reidsville opened an all-inclusive park in the downtown area. It is the first of its kind in Rockingham County and will allow children of all ages and abilities the opportunity to explore and play. 


Home to Lake Reidsville and Lake Hunt, Reidsville is a hot spot for outdoor enthusiasts.

Lake Reidsville

This is the largest of the two lakes and provides the most opportunities for outdoor recreation. Amenities include:

  • Camping (RV and Tent)

  • Canoe and Kayak Rentals

  • Paddleboat Rentals

  • Boat Docking

  • Fishing

  • Swing Set Playground

  • Picnic spots

  • Hiking Trails

  • Disc Golf

Lake Hunt

If you are a fisherman at heart, this is your lake. Home to one of the biggest fishing tournaments in the area, Lake Hunt provides privacy, seclusion and some of the biggest bass around.

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Take a step back in time as you tour notable homes, walk historic trails and possibly even trace your genealogy back to Reidsville.

History plays a significant role in the story of Reidsville and preservation is a top priority in our community. Stroll our streets, lined with homes that showcase several eras of architecture and feel instantly transported to a simpler time. Within Reidsville you can explore several historic assets such as:

  • The Penn House

  • Governor Reid House, circa-1881

  • Chinqua-Penn Trail

  •  Rockingham Theatre, circa-1929 

A new Notable Places Driving Tour lists additional sites, now privately-owned and not open to the public, that you can easily view from your car. This tour makes for the perfect rainy day activity or a nice Sunday drive.


The influence of arts in Reidsville is apparent from the minute you turn onto Main Street. Murals, decorative streetscapes and the brickwork figures that are exclusive to Reidsville, present a pleasant surprise around every turn.

The Reidsville Arts Council and Theatre Guild delight and entertain you with events throughout the year. Attend live art events, browse galleries, go to a show or participate in a class or workshop. 

Historic homes, architectural accents and the natural wonders that surround you will inspire the artist in all that visit.

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Experience unique dining options available only in Reidsville such as a traditional Irish Pub or a 50's diner that will transport you to simpler times. Got a sweet tooth? Check out the fresh made pasties and custom cakes at one of our bakeries downtown.

If you prefer to cook at home make sure to check out the local Farmer's Market held downtown at Market Square in Reidsville or the Rockingham County Farmer's Market.

No matter what your taste buds are craving, you can find it in Reidsville.


As you may have guessed, sports are kind of a big deal in Reidsville, and we aren't just talking about football.  Although when you are known as "North Carolina's Football Town", it's definitely on the list as a must see. You can catch any of two high school games on Friday nights between August and December.

If football isn't your thing, we won't hold that against you. We've got plenty of other sports you can enjoy such as:

  • Challenging Disc Golf Course

  • Tennis and Basketball Courts

  • Softball and Baseball Fields

  • 18-Hole Golf Course

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There's never a shortage of things going on in downtown Reidsville. Whether it's Friday Night Football or a concert at Market Square there's always something going on you don't want to miss.

Market Square is an outdoor event center and the location for:

  • Local Farmer's Market

  • Outdoor Concerts and Movies

  • Teen Nights

  • Art Shows

  • Food, Art and Brew plus more

Check our Calendar of Events frequently to find out what's going on year round and then make plans to join us in Reidsville!

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