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
Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games
06/10/2016 - 06/12/2016
Catch the excitement at the Annual Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games. There will be family fun for your whole clan. Enjoy bagpipes and drums, Highland music, dancing and food with a Scottish flair.
Watch athletes compete in traditional games, including caber toss, putting the stone and tossing the sheaf. Watch border collies herd sheep and falcons swoop down on prey, Gordon setters hunt game birds, and Clann Nan Con recreate the feel of early Scottish settlers in Georgia w...read more
Independence Day Fireworks
07/04/2016 - 07/04/2016
Wach the skies over Meeks Park light up with an explosion of lights and color! Celebrate your Fourth of July holiday in Blairsville, Ga.!read more
18th Annual Butternut Creek Festival
07/16/2016 - 07/17/2016
The Butternut Creek Festival is one of the finest juried arts and crafts shows in the Southeast. The two-day festival showcases the work of 65 artists and craftsmen in categories from basketry, fine art, fabric art and decorative painting, to glass, jewelry, metal working, photography, pottery and woodturning.
Located in Blairsville, the Butternut Creek Festival is presented by the High Country Artisans, Inc. For more information, call 706.781.1221 or email read more
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