Join us for a 5K Run at fun-filled Mt. Trashmore Park! Gift certificates will be awarded to the top male and female finishers. It will not be an officially timed event. The 5K Run begins at 10:00am.
1 Mile Family Fitness Walk
World-renowned Mount Trashmore Park is 165 acres, 60 feet high, over 800 feet long, and was created by compacting layers of solid waste and clean soil. Recognized for its environmental feat, Mount Trashmore Park features the Water Wise demonstration garden that boasts xeriscaping where you can learn how to create a beautiful garden with minimal water requirements. The park is open from 7:30 a.m. until sunset. Facilities include four large and 11 small picnic shelters, skate park, playground areas, a basketball court, four volleyball areas, parking, vending machines and restrooms. Mount Trashmore Park also has a walking trail that measures approximately 1.45 miles. The park features two lakes: Located along South Blvd, Lake Windsor is brackish water fed by Thalia Creek. Fishing is allowed. Located along Edwin Drive, Lake Trashmore is freshwater and stocked with fish. No private boats are allowed on this lake, but fishing is allowed.
Schedule of Events
Park ActivitiesKIDS COVE, an innovative playground designed for children using children's ideas and input, is also located at Mt Trashmore Park. The playground which is handicapped accessible, was constructed totally by volunteers and coordinated by the Virginia Beach Jr. Woman's Club. Approximately 4,400 volunteers assisted with the project.
MOUNT TRASHMORE SKATE PARK is an extensive street course flowing from an above-ground, seven-foot deep bowl. The new competition-sized vert ramp at Mount Trashmore Skate Park is a massive 13.5 feet tall and 40 feet wide. Designed and built by Minnesota-based TrueRide, the skate park components are framed with treated wood and completely covered with composite material. It boasts a Skatelite Pro skating surface that skateboarders, inline skaters, and BMX bikers can enjoy. The vert ramp was also manufactured and installed by TrueRide, in partnership with Murphy Productions.
Free and open to the public, the skate park is open during the same hours as Mount Trashmore Park - from 7:30 a.m. to sunset daily. Helmets are required, and use of other protective equipment (such as pads) is strongly recommended. Bikes must have peg covers (no exceptions will be allowed). Abusers will be asked to leave the facility.
Users of the Mount Trashmore Skate Park and Vert Ramp are required to sign in and obtain a skate park wristband. Parents, when you drop your children off, please make sure that you come to the skate park attendant booth and sign in your child. These measures are being instituted to ensure safety and accountability of the skate park users. There is no additional fee to obtain the wristband.
Map & DirectionsMt. Trashmore Park
310 Edwin Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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