Parks & Recreation


The Grayson County Recreation Park is located on the northeast side of Independence. Turn north off East Main Street onto Nautilus Way and then right on Power House Road. You'll find the park about a mile down on the right. 

The park has a nice swimming pool, two baseball diamonds, a paved walking trail, a 1.2-mile nature walking trail, and a picnic area with shelters. The Grayson County Recreation Park regularly holds a variety of events over the summer months. 

Park Hours:
• May - August = 9am - 11pm 
• Sept. - Oct. = 9am - 8:30pm 
• Nov. - March = 9am - 6:30pm

Park Director

Office Phone: (276) 773-3841 
Ball field: (276) 773-2916

Special Activities:
Day Camp at Grayson County Recreation Park is in late June.
Camp registration begins in early June.
Ages = 5-12
Fee = $30 p/week
Campers will meet each morning at the Picnic Shelters and be picked up at the pool each afternoon. Fee includes breakfast and lunch. 

Offering Football, Cheerleading, and Soccer in August.
Fee = $25