Virginia Hylton Park

Renovation of Virginia Hylton Park

The Town of Lexington will significantly upgrade Virginia Hylton Park and add an additional 8.25 acres, providing Lexington with a playful, social, and recreational space for all ages.

History of Virginia Hylton Park

  • Named after Virginia Hylton, a former Town Council Member from 1981-1998, the park opened in 1991. 
  • Ms. Hylton spearheaded the initiative to create a park behind the Lexington Municipal Complex where children   could play and families could gather for concerts and events. 
  • Attractions include a paved walking trail, special needs playground, Twelve Mile Creek with an overlook and waterfall, along with picnic shelters with grills. 
  • A covered stage area can also be reserved for special events.Current Size - 6.5 acres 
  • Expansion - Additional 8.25 acres 
VHP master plan
VHP teen area
VHP splash pad 3
VHP splash pad 1
VHP splash pad 2
vhp church st side