1. Baseball FieldBilly Sample Field at Kiwanis Park

    1000 Union Street • (540) 375-4021 • Website

    Kiwanis Park is the Home of the Salem High School Varsity, Junior Varsity and the Roanoke College Men’s Baseball Teams. This facility hosts events which draw state and national athletes and spectators. The events held at this facility range from youth, adult, high school, collegiate and national levels.

  2. Crowd of people at concertFarmers Market

    3 East Main Street • (540) 375-4098 • Website

    The Farmers Market is located on the corner of Broad St. and Main St. in downtown. In an effort to provide a convenient location for local farmers to sell their products, the City of Salem constructed the market in 1992. Visitors to the market will find a homegrown bounty of fresh produce (organically grown available), home-baked goodies, landscape and garden plants, honey, eggs, antibiotic and hormone free grass finished meats, greenery, jams, and jellies.

    Several times during the summer months, the market is turned into a concert venue hosting acts from all different musical genres.

  3. Greenway trail next to Roanoke RiverGreenway Trails

    Locations throughout the City of Salem • Website

    The Roanoke River Greenway in Salem is part of a larger mulit-jurisdictional project to build a trail through the four localities within the Roanoke Valley. Currently approximately four miles of the Greenway has been completed within the City. Several other phases are in planning.  Salem is also home to the Mason Creek Greenway, and the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail. The portion of the Roanoke River Greenway around the Moyer Sports Complex has been designated the David Smith Trail. See the full map HERE.

  4. Softball playersJames I. Moyer Complex

    1000 Union Street • (540) 375-4021 • Website

    The James I. Moyer Sports Complex is one of Salem’s premier recreational facilities.  The complex opened in April of 1992, and hosts many different athletic events and tournaments.  Typically events are held an average of 230 days a year, with an annual attendance of approximately 250,000 guests.

  5. Park with lakeLake Spring Park

    700 W Main St. • (540) 375-3057 • Website

    Lake Spring had been a popular attraction for citizens and visitors dating back to the late 1800s when the area was home to the once popular Lake Spring Hotel. In more recent times, Lake Spring Park has been the site of hundreds of wedding photos, prom pictures and, to this day, it is easily the most photographed place in the city.

  6. Crowd at park concertLongwood Park

    601 E Main St. • (540) 375-3057 • Website

    Longwood Park is the largest park in Salem. The park has 5 shelters - 2 can be reserved - and an amphitheater for evening concerts and movies.

  7. KayakerRoanoke River Blueway

    Locations throughout the City of Salem & Roanoke

    The Roanoke River Blueway offers a unique combination of urban, front country, and back country recreation opportunities in the upper Roanoke River watershed. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing, tubing, wading, wildlife viewing, and watershed education – with convenient access to other outdoor and cultural amenities in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

  8. Two dogsRotary Dog Park

    1301 Indiana Street • (540) 375-3038 • Website

    Dogs are not allowed in Salem’s public parks, even if they are on a leash, but the new dog park has remedied that problem and given dog owners a place to exercise their animals and socialize.

  9. Golf carts at a golf courseSalem Municipal Golf Course

    601 Academy St. • (540) 354-3542 • Website

    Salem Municipal Golf Course was built in 1919 on a 46 acre tract of land just a few blocks from the center of the city. The picturesque par 34, nine-hole, 2400 yard course is the perfect place for new golfers of any age to learn the game in a relaxing atmosphere.