Yellow Creek Park

Yellow Creek Park provides a multifaceted recreational and leisure opportunity.  Nestled along the wooded banks of Yellow Creek at Thruston, the 152 acre park features hiking trails, multi-purpose sports areas, a Pioneer Village, and several outdoor pavilions.  Other amenities that set Yellow Creek Park apart from other area parks include a swinging bridge, a refurbished one room school house, a 7 acre lake, and multiple walking trails. Our trail guide can be found here.

Yellow Creek Park is a frequent backdrop for both professional and amateur photographers.  Family portraits and senior pictures are often taken near one of the two reconstructed covered bridges, the iron bridge and the James Lambert Pioneer Village.  The Pioneer Village boasts two log cabins and two log barns that are the perfect setting for photos, weddings and family gatherings. More information on the James Lambert Pioneer Village can be found here.

Sports enthusiast can also enjoy the multitude of recreational opportunities the park has to offer.  Yellow Creek Park has a basketball court, 2 tennis courts, 4 volleyball courts, and 3 softball/baseball diamonds.  The park is also home to and 18 hole disc golf course which has hosted several tournaments since its founding.

Once a year the park is host to the annual River of Music Party (ROMP).  Bluegrass enthusiasts descend on Yellow Creek Park to enjoy the wonderful mix of music and nature.  More information about ROMP can be found at