Delaware Public Complex
Delaware Public Complex is located on Cherry Street just Northwest of Downtown Dayton. The complex has 7 public tennis courts, 4 ballfields, 1 full-sized basketball court, and two soccer fields. The ballfields are very well lit and can be turned on using tokens (purchased for $5.00 at the Fire Department). The ballfields are used by adult and children’s baseball/softball leagues, and the soccer fields are used by Rhea County Community Center for their Spring and Fall soccer programs. Delaware also has a 1 mile track that circulates the entire park, which is open to walking/running traffic, as well as bicycles, rollerblades, skates, skateboards, and pets on leashes. No motorized vehicles are allowed at any time on the track. The complex also has restroom facilities.
The Dayton Walking Track at Point Park
The Dayton Walking Track is located on Washington Street directly behind the Dayton Welcome Center. The Dayton Walking Track has 1.9 miles of paved trail through the woods alongside Richland Creek. The first track is .33 miles, the second track is just under a mile, and the third track is .67 miles. Bicycles, rollerblades, skates, skateboards, pets, and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the Dayton Walking Track at Point Park. The Walking Track also has a pavilion which can be reserved for events such as birthday parties and cookouts. To reserve the pavilion, call the City Hall at (423) 775-1817.
Laurel-Snow Pocket Wilderness