Experience local life in the North Georgia Mountains at Meeks Park — established in 1992 and named after Bill Meeks, a local U.S. veteran — in Blairsville, Georgia. Rip at the skate park, play fetch with your fur babies at the dog park, stroll on nature trails, splash at the community pool, set up lunch at the picnic tables, and win at disc golf…for starters. The peaceful Butternut Creek and lively Nottely River run through the family-friendly public park and offer picturesque moments on your Blue Ridge Mountain vacation.
What to Do at Meeks Park
Meeks Park in Blairsville, GA, is separated into 3 main sections: Meeks 1, Dog Park, and Meeks 2. You can take a self-guided tour on hiking trails with plaques detailing artworks and the mountain area, plan a midday picnic, play sports, or host an event. Sip Southern sweet tea on a bench or swing, take the kiddos to get out their wiggles at the playgrounds, and bring your pups for tail wags and sniffs at the dog park. There’s something for everyone at these beautiful parks!
- 4.5+ miles of walking trails (handicap-accessible paved trail, too)
- 2 playgrounds
- T-ball field
- 2 softball fields
- 4 baseball fields
- 4 batting cages
- 4 tennis courts
- Basketball court
- Utility field
- 4 covered pavilions (picnic areas)
- Community swimming pool
- Splash pad
- Skateboard park (helmets and pads required)
- The Appalachian Sculpture Project by Al Garnto
Location: across from Meeks 1, behind North Georgia Technical College & next to the Union County Senior Center
- 1+ mile of trails
- Fenced-in, off-leash area
- 2 pens
- Doggie drinking fountain
- Cleanup bags
- 18-hole disc golf course (open and wooded holes on mixed terrain)
- Adult exercise area
- Canoe/kayak launchpad
- Fishing spots
- Grist mill water wheel
- Hiking trails
Annual Events at Meeks Park
Seasonal festivals are held throughout the year at Meeks Park in Blairsville, GA.
- Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games | June 11-12, 2022
- Butternut Creek Festival | July 16-17, 2022
- Blairsville Sorghum Festival | mid-October, 2022
Meeks Park Details
Off Highway 515 in Blairsville, you’ll find Meeks Park that’s free to enter, open year-round, and great for large groups. When planning your next family vacation, getaway with friends, or group reunion in the Blue Ridge Mountains, consider checking out this scenic park.
Things to Know
- Admission is FREE!
- Parking is FREE!
- Public restrooms are available.
- Dogs are only allowed in the Dog Park section of Meeks Park.
Open 24/7 — year-round!
Meeks Park in Union County
490 Meeks Park Road
Blairsville, GA 30512
North Georgia Cabins for YOU
Hanging out at Meeks Park, fishing, canoeing, playing tennis, picnicking, or hiking, means you’ll need a comfortable and relaxing place to stay in the North Georgia Mountains. Georgia Cabins for YOU features a variety of vacation rentals to suit your wants and needs, be they top-notch amenities, homey conveniences, or breathtaking views. For the full experience, plan your mountain getaway near Blairsville at a Blue Ridge, GA, cabin.
Soak tired muscles in a steamy hot tub while taking in the fresh mountain air. Play shuffleboard and pool in the game room. Grab local cold brews from the wet bar and fix snacks in the fully equipped kitchen. Pop in a Blu-ray movie to watch on a big screen TV. Spread out in the outdoor lounge with a fireplace. Sip tea or coffee in a rocking chair with a mountain, river, or wooded view. And sleep soundly in a king-size retreat!
Book YOUR Blue Ridge Mountain vacation and add Meeks Park in Blairsville to your itinerary today.