June 18, 2024
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Hobgood park is one of the most active and attractive park in Cherokee County. It is one of my favourite park because it hosts many events.

Parks are important places for recreation and daily outings. I personally spend most of my spare time in parks. Hobgood park is one of the most active and attractive park in Cherokee County. It is one of my favourite park because it hosts many events. Hobgood Park is extended over 60 acres in Woodstock.

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This park is named after former county commissioner Hobgood. I recently visited this park it is no doubt most active and most visited park in Cherokee County. It is famous for baseball and softball fields, playgrounds, walking trail, and pavilion. 

History of Hobgood Park 

Hobgood Park was dedicated in April of 1990 and it become first major park that is develop in Cherokee County. It was named after former commissioner of Cherokee County. 

Timing of Hobgood Park

Park is open from 7am to 11pm daily. Park remain closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year Day. As it is most active park I recommend you to visit early to avoid crowd specially on weekends and in summer. 

Christmas Lights Display at Hobgood 

Best thing about this park is it host many festivals and events. One of my favourite is Christmas lights display which features over 2 million lights. It will be open from November 25 to December 23, 2023. I recommend you to must visit Hobgood Park in these days to witness charm and excitement of Christmas lights display.

Hobgood Park has Something for Everyone   

Hobgood Park is beautiful park with many visitors. It has something to offer for everyone. Park is fully covered with trees that provide shade. For people who like ducks or are out for picnic this park has a pond that is home for many ducks. For families with kids park also have a playground where kids can enjoy. 

Park also features walking track that is best for romantic walks. Park also have pavilion to host picnic parties or any other events. 

I like this park because it hosts many Hobgood softball and Hobgood baseball tournament. 

Amenities

Park have many amenities that can make your trip more exciting and joyful. These amenities include

  • Softball diamonds 
  • 6 baseball diamonds 
  • Artificial turf athletic field 
  • Features 4 tennis courts 
  • Playground 
  • Rooms 
  • Picnic areas 
  • Walking or running track 
  • Batting cages 

I like this park because it hosts many Hobgood softball and Hobgood baseball tournament.

Things to do in Hobgood Park 

There are many fun things to do in Hobgood Park that can make experience beautiful. I like to play tennis, there are 4 tennis courts in this park. Those who do not like tennis, there are many other sport facilities. For those who like jogging or going for walk there is walking trail. Length of this walking trail is almost 0.5 miles, a perfect place for exercise. 

I visited Hobgood Park with family for picnic. Me and my family enjoyed a lot because it has everything to keep us entertained, for children it has a beautiful playground with many equipments. This park also have pavilion that can be rented to host picnic parties. 

My personal opinion is to attend any concert, festival or event to make unforgettable memories. 

Trails in Hobgood Park 

Park has trails for those people who like adventures. These trails passes through wooden areas and provide beautiful views of surrounding area.

Perimeter Trail: It is beautiful trail that covers whole perimeter of park. It is best for walks and running.

Woodland Trail: it is unpaved path that passes through challenging wooden areas. It is best options for adventurers and nature enthusiasts because it has beautiful views.

Fitness Trail: It is perfect trail for exercise. It has many fitness stops like pull-up bars and sit-up benches.

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Dogs or Pet Areas

Park does not have any special area for dogs or pets. But they are allowed certain areas of park like trails, picnic areas and open fields. But they are not allowed on tennis courts, playgrounds or any sport field.

Upcoming Events at Hobgood Park

Park provide opportunities to attend many events and festivals. The park is famous for hosting many events, festivals, and concerts throughout the year. Here is list of some upcoming events

  • Holiday Craft Fair, expected date is Nov. 19, 2023.
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony, expected date is Dec. 03, 2023.
  • Santa Claus Parade, expected date is Dec. 10, 2023.
  • MLK Day Celebration, expected date is Jan. 14, 2024
  • President’s Day Picnic, expected date is Feb. 18, 2024 
  • Easter egg Hunt, expected date is Mar. 11, 2024.

Personal Recommendation

In my opinion this is perfect spot for family outings or picnic. It has something to offer for people of every age like for children there is playground and for families it has beautiful picnic spots. I recommend you to must attend concert or any event to make beautiful and everlasting memories with this charming place. 

Contact Hobgood Park 

Address: 6688 Bells Ferry Rd Woodstock – GA 30189 

Phone: (770) 591-3577