Blairsville, GA 30512
Meeks Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the North Georgia Mountains. It is located about one (1) mile west of Blairsville on Highway 515, and is open to the public.
The park established in 1992 and named after Bill Meeks consists of 4 baseball fields, 2 softball fields and 4 batting cages. It also includes a t-ball field and a utility field which can host an array of activities. Other features: disc golf, dog park, skateboard park, seasonal swimming pool and tennis courts.
Butternut Creek and Nottely River run through the park for fishing, nature walks and great family picnics. There are plenty of picnic tables throughout the park as well as plenty of clean restrooms.
In addition, there are four covered pavilions that can be used for anything from family reunions, birthday parties, weddings, or company picnics. Reservation required.
Info & Amenities
Picnic Area, Self-guided Tours
Suitable for Ages
Georgia's Official Sorghum Festival
10/08/2016 - 10/16/2016
Celebrate the harvest and cooking of delicious sorghum on the second and third weekends in October in Blairsville, Ga. You can search the world over for better mountain-grown sorghum syrup, but you won't find any to compare with the syrup of the Blairsville area of Union County.
In addition to the best syrup in the country, enjoy activities such as log sawing, biscuit eating, pole climbing and rock throwing. The festival includes a craft show featuring handywork and wares, and lots of ...read more