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Meeks Park

Meeks Park and the Union County Recreation Department

Meeks Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the North Georgia Mountains. It is located about one mile west of Blairsville, Georgia on Highway 515. The park was established in 1992 and named after Bill Meeks. The park is home to seven ball fields, four batting cages, a playground, a skateboard park, basketball court, tennis courts, swimming pool, walking trails, nature trails, a dog park, a disc golf course, several pavilions, and other amenities.

Butternut Creek and Nottely River run through the park making for scenic picnic spots. There are plenty of tables, benches, and swings for relaxing under the magnificent shady oaks. Meeks Park is a great destination for families and others interested in fresh air and sunshine!

Union County Recreation Department

The Union County Recreation Department provides residents and visitors with clean, green, safe, and accessible open spaces in hundreds of acres of park land throughout the county.

The UCRD also offers athletic and fitness programs for children and adults including everything from football to Zumba. Besides the main part of Meeks Park, there is also a Dog Park and Disc Golf Course (across Highway 515).

The Union County Community Center

Union County Community Center

The Union County Community Center is the perfect place for a conference, banquet, wedding, golf outing, or business meeting. Located at 129 Union County Recreation Road, the UCCC is home to Butternut Creek Golf Couse & Pro Shop, The View Grill, The Blairsville Union County Chamber of Commerce, and the Union County Development Authority. Call (706) 439-6097 for more information.

Butternut Creek Golf Course

Butternut Creek Golf Course features an 18 hole course and is well known for catering to the most discriminating of players.

Poteete Creek Campground

Union County also is home to Poteete Creek Recreation Area & Campground where residents and visitors can enjoy camping, swimming, fishing, and boating on Lake Nottely. Lake Nottely is famous for it's small mouth bass so come prepared to fish!


Union County Recreation Department
P.O. Box 2932
Blairsville, Georgia 30514

Email: ucrec1@windstream.net
Phone: (706) 439-6074
Fax: (706) 439-6075

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