Walker Park

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About Virginia Callaway-Cofer Walker Park

Named in honor of community activist Virginia Callaway-Cofer Walker, Walker Park features a variety of amenities for organized sports, self-directed play, and funThe park is a popular site for football, rugby, softball, and ultimate Frisbee games and tournaments for teams from across Northeast Georgia. The open park, with plenty of green space, is just minutes from downtown, and is accessible from the Athens Perimeter or from Trail Creek Street. This 113-acre park features: 

  • 2 Lighted Football/Soccer Fields
  • Outdoor Fitness Zone
  • Baseball Practice Field
  • Splash Pad
  • ADA accessible Playground
  • 2 Picnic Shelters
  • Walking Trail
  • Mountain Biking Trails
  • Fishing access to Trail Creek
  • Access to the Oconee Rivers Greenway Trail System


Check out the Park Finder to see all the amenities at this park.

Sports and Activities:

Learn about our recreational sports opportunities offered through the Leisure Services Department.

Northeast Georgia Youth Football Conference calls Walker Park home.


Splash Pad:

See Splash Pad schedule and admission information.


Mountain Biking Trails:

View the mountain biking trails at Walker Park.

Connect with Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA Athens)


North Oconee Rivers Greenway:

Enjoy over 13 miles of the Oconee Rivers Greenway Trail . There are 2 trailheads to the Greenway in Walker Park.