Memorial Park

293 Gran Ellen Drive
Athens, GA 30606


 - Animal exhibits
 - Basketball court
 - Children's programs
 - Fishing
 - Grills
 - Nature trails
 - Picnic Areas
 - Playground
 - Public Dog Park
 - Rental Opportunities
 - Summer camp
 - Swimming pool

Memorial Park is one of the most popular locations for families to visit. Nestled in the Five Points neighborhood, the park boasts a swimming pool, the Birchmore Trail, a lake, and Bear Hollow Zoo. Additionally, the 72-acre park is the home of Athens Creative Theatre.

Memorial Park Dog Park:
In 2000, Memorial Park opened its very popular dog park. The 1.5-acre park is located on the hillside near the park's lake.  To access this area, park in the lower parking lot and then walk across the bridge.  Follow the sidewalk up the hill to the dog park, which is directly behind the restrooms.

There is no fee to use the dog park.

Hours: Daily, 8:00 a.m. - Sunset.

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