Crooked Trails of Franklin County Hiking Series: Jamison Mill Philpott Lake

Jamison Mill Park
2000 Jamison Mill Rd
Henry, Virginia 24102

Dec 12, 2017




The Crooked Trails of Franklin County Hiking Series is mid-day program featuring 6 different hikes where you’ll have the opportunity to explore the beautifully diverse landscape of Franklin County. Guided hikes will be held every Tuesday from February 7 through March 14. Hikers of all skill-levels are welcome.

Jamison Mill Park at Philpott Lake – 4 mile hike (Moderate)
December 12 • 12 Noon – 4 pm

Franklin County’s newest park, this beautiful 300-acre park has a wonderful network of interconnected trails along the quiet banks of Philpott Lake with beautiful ridge top vistas. On this hike you will see what still remains of the Bob Carter home site, explore the park, and gain the confidence needed to hit the trails on our own time.

Water, snacks, and transportation will be provided or can meet at trail-head. Ages 10 & up must be accompanied by an adult 18+. Transportation will be provided or can meet at the trail head. Departure will be at 12 noon from the Essig Recreation Center, 295 Technology Drive, Rocky Mount and return time will be no later than 4 pm. (If meeting at Jamison Mill parking lot – 12:45 pm)

Cost is $7 per hike or $30 for all 6 hikes. For more information, visit or call (540) 483-9293.