One of the more popular parks in Danville, Dan Daniel offers park goers an array of activities including ball fields, walking and nature trails and much more. Amenities include picinic shelters, mountain bike/hiking trails, Riverwalk trail, soccer/football fields, little league baseball field, playgrounds and Philip Wyatt Skate Park. Dan Daniel is also home of the Danville Braves, official rookie-league affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Veterans’ Memorial – The Danville/Pittsylvania County Veterans Memorial is also located in Dan Daniel Memorial Park. The half-acre site features a 7-foot by 158-foot long black granite wall with the names of all local veterans who died in our Nation’s wars from the American Revolution to our present conflicts. A circular brick memorial walkway engraved with veterans’ names on individual bricks enhances the site. Veterans from anywhere, living or dead, qualify for an engraved brick. The public is encouraged to purchase a brick for any honorably discharged loved one or for any man or woman currently serving in any branch of our armed services.