Parks, Facilities, & Camping Reservations

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

FIRST-TIME online campsite reservation customers need to begin by first setting up an account by clicking on the brown Campsite Reservation icon below. Once you have set up your account by entering all the required information, you are ready to begin the campsite reservation process.

At the top of the online portal page, click on the Facility Rentals tab, which is the option on the right (other option is Activities/Classes).  The default view is a list view.  You can select ‘War Hill Park Map’ if you prefer to view the campsites by their location inside the park. 

Once you have selected a campsite number from the list or map view, scroll down for the calendar and select the first date that you would like to reserve and add it to your cart.  A new window will pop up showing you your cart and the items in it.  At the bottom of the cart window, you will see 2 options:  ‘Close’ and ‘Checkout’.  If you want to add additional dates to your cart, click ‘Close’ and continue with selecting the second date.  Continue doing this until you have all dates you would like to reserve in your cart.  Once all dates are in the cart, click ‘Checkout’ and proceed with the required prompts.  Your reservation is not complete until you have paid and receive a confirmation message.

If you experience any problems, please call 706-344-3646 during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM).  Some problems can be solved by logging out and logging back in.

RETURNING customers may click on the brown Campsite Reservation icon below to log in to your account and begin your reservation process.

 

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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