Northeast Georgia Mountains / Blairsville

Meeks Park

490 Meeks Park Rd
Blairsville, GA 30512

706-439-6074
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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

  • Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Picnic Area, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games

    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

    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.!

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  • 18th Annual Butternut Creek Festival

    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

    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