Memorial Park

Historic Heartland

Memorial Park

Memorial Park

293 Gran Ellen Dr
Athens, GA 30606



Nestled centrally in the Five Points neighborhood of Athens, Memorial Park encompasses 72 acres of rolling hills and hardwood forest, a lake, picnic shelters, walking trails, playground area, 1.5-acre dog park, and Bear Hollow Zoo. Take time to explore the wooded mile-long Birchmore Trail, highlighted by the "Great Wall of Athens," a granite-boulder wall built single-handedly by local legend and late cyclist Fred Birchmore while in his 70s. Free.

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 8:00PM

    Monday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Friday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Saturday: 9:00AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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