Parks and Facilities

Dawson County Parks & Recreation manages four parks:  Veterans Memorial Park, Rock Creek Sports Complex, War Hill Park, and River Park.  The main office for all parks is located at the Rock Creek Rec. Center.

All information is subject to change.  Please contact the main office for updates.

Veterans Memorial Park  
Rock Creek Sports Complex  
War Hill Park  

River Park

Facility Rental Information

 

 

Veterans Memorial Park

186 Recreation Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3600/3601
E-Mail Dawson County Parks & Recreation
Park Hours:  Monday-Sunday 7:00AM-10:00PM
Lloyd Crane Rec. Center Hours:  Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM

Veterans Memorial Park Information & Facilities

Dawson County Park was renamed “Veterans Memorial Park” in Spring 2007. Veterans is located on Hwy 9 North and is home to the football field, swimming pool, and the new walking trail.  Veterans also consists of baseball/softball/t-ball fields, tennis courts, gymnasium, an outdoor basketball court, and outdoor covered pavilions.

Directions:

From downtown Dawsonville, follow Hwy 9 North for about 2 miles.  Veterans is located on Recreation Road on your left.

From GA 400, follow Hwy 53 West into downtown Dawsonville until it intersects with Hwy 9 North -- Turn right on Hwy 9 -- Veterans is located about a 1.5 miles on the left on Recreation Rd.

Purchase your Family and Individual Pool Passes online 24/7 or at the administrative office at Rock Creek during regular business hours (Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm).  To purchase online, click the "Season Pass" image below.  Notifications of online purchases will be received at the main office at Rock Creek and your passes will be ready for you to pick up within 1 business day at the pool during Public Swim hours (12:00-5:00pm daily). Walk-in registrants will receive their passes immediately upon registering.  Passes are not available for purchase at the pool.

 

Rock Creek Sports Complex

445 Martin Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3646/3648
E-Mail Dawson County Parks & Recreation
Park Hours:  Monday-Sunday 7:00AM-10:00PM
Rec. Center Hours:  Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM / Sunday 1:00-9:00PM

Rock Creek Sports Complex Information & Facilities

Rock Creek Sports Complex is located on Hwy 9 South and is home of the administrative offices and the new Rotary Island Splash Pad.  Rock Creek also consists of baseball/softball/t-ball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts, gymnasiums, indoor meeting rooms, paved walking trail, outdoor basketball courts, and outdoor covered pavilions.

Directions:

From downtown Dawsonville, take Hwy 9 South toward Cumming -- Follow Hwy 9 for about 4 miles -- RC is located where Bannister Road and Martin Road intersect -- Turn right onto either road (Martin Road will be the first entrance; Bannister Road will be the second entrance).

From GA 400, follow Dawson Forest Road (turn right if you are coming south on 400; turn left if you are coming north on 400) -- Follow Dawson Forest Road until it intersects with Hwy 9 North -- Turn right and follow Hwy 9 for about 1.5 miles -- Turn left onto either Bannister Road or Martin Road.

 

War Hill Park

4081 War Hill Park Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3646/3648
E-Mail Dawson County Parks & Recreation
Park Hours:  Monday-Sunday 7:00AM-10:00PM 

War Hill Park Information & Facilities

War Hill Park is located on War Hill Park Road, off of Hwy 53 East and consists of 14 primitive campsites, day-use areas, bath house (restrooms and showers), and 4 boat ramps.

Directions: 

From GA 400, follow Dawson Forest Road (turn left if you are coming south on 400; turn right if you are coming north on 400) --  Follow Dawson Forest Road until it intersects with Hwy 53 East  --  Turn right and follow Hwy 53 until you reach the traffic light of War Hill Park Road (on the left) and Blue Ridge Overlook (on the right)  --  Turn left onto War Hill Park road and follow it until you reach War Hill Park  --  Host campsite is on the right once you enter the park.

War Hill Park Campsite Reservation Cancellation Policy

Click here to reserve online!

 

River Park

Hwy 9 South, Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3646/3648
E-Mail Dawson County Parks & Recreation
Park Hours:  Monday-Sunday 7:00AM-10:00PM

 

River Park Information & Facilities

River Park is located on Hwy 9 South, between Bannister Road and Riverview Middle School.  Entry into the Etowah River at the River Park Canoe Launch is free; however, a $3 fee is required at the Kelly Bridge take-out.

River Park Brochure

Full-color copies of the brochure are available at the information display case at River Park and at the main office at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

Directions:

From downtown Dawsonville, take Hwy 9 South toward Cumming -- Follow Hwy 9 for about 4 miles -- River Park is located immediately past Bannister Road on the right, before you reach Riverview Middle School.

From GA 400, follow Dawson Forest Road (turn right if you are coming south on 400; turn left if you are coming north on 400) -- Follow Dawson Forest Road until it intersects with Hwy 9 North -- Turn right and follow Hwy 9 for about 1 mile -- River Park is located immediately past Riverview Middle School, before you reach Bannister Road.

 

Facility Rentals

Large pavilion at Rock Creek Sports Complex

Facilities may be used on a first-come first serve basis, unless previously reserved.  Please contact the main office at Rock Creek to receive information on availability of facilities before planning your event.  

Effective May 1, 2013, a $20 non-resident fee will apply to all non-resident facility rentals.  This $20 non-resident fee will apply to all non-Dawson County residents renting a facility at any of the four parks managed by Dawson County Parks & Recreation.  

General Facility Use

Pool Rental

Tournament Request

Facility rentals are not confirmed until completed agreement and payment in full are submitted to administration during regular office hours (Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM).   

 

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