Perfect Timing! Lynchburg’s Riverfront Park fountain reopens ahead of forecasted heat

It’s been about two years since the feature was shut off due to much-needed repairs

Perfect timing if you're in the Hill City looking to beat the heat!

LYNCHBURG, Va. – If you’re in Lynchburg and looking to beat the heat – you have perfect timing!

Parks & Rec reopened the Riverfront Park fountain on Monday.

The fountain was shut off about two years ago due to much-needed repairs.

You can cool off in the fountain Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. until September 5.

The fountain is free to use and is located next to The Water Dog restaurant on Jefferson Street in Lynchburg.

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Tim Harfmann joined the 10 News team in September 2020 and works at the station's Lynchburg bureau.