Located in Northwest Roanoke’s Melrose-Rugby neighborhood, Horton Park is 7.5 acres large, stretching from Melrose Avenue to Salem Turnpike, and situated beside the Melrose Branch Library. The park boasts a picnic shelter, tables, and grill as well as two basketball courts and a baseball diamond. Horton Park is also home to the Kiwanis Centennial Playground, built in 2019 to be an all-inclusive play space for children and their families. The playground is 10,000 square feet, and includes adaptive equipment, ADA compliant ramps, and wheelchair accessible features. There are also fitness stations in the space, as well as benches and shade spaces. A paved path lined with trees winds through Horton Park, and there are plentiful open fields.
Horton Park Amenities:
- 20 x 30” Picnic Shelter with Two Tables and One Grill
- Basketball Courts
- Baseball Diamond
- All-inclusive playground (built in 2019)
- Outdoor exercise equipment
- Paved Path