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Vets Memorial Park

2150 Old Highway 5, Ellijay, GA 30540
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Decent park

A decent park with green space, ball field and an ok parking lot. It was clean and there were... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
Remembering December 7

A group of us took a little time to take a quiet walk along the river to appreciate this humble... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
a1ajane
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Woodstock, Georgia
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2150 Old Highway 5, Ellijay, GA 30540
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

A decent park with green space, ball field and an ok parking lot. It was clean and there were plenty of trails and good views.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A group of us took a little time to take a quiet walk along the river to appreciate this humble tribute to our veterans and their sacrifices in our conflicts. Walk slowly along the inscribed paver bricks of these conflicts, those that served, that support...More

Thank a1ajane
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great walking trails, memorial bricks and river view. You can picnic and just sit and meditate in this area

Thank gama2
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our little town has done a great job honoring our past. Some gave all. All gave some. This little, beautiful bridge will honor so many for a very long time. Way to go Gilmer County.

Thank GATourist1
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I suppose this bridge is only intended for locals that live in the neighborhood or near by. There is no place to park, at least not on the side that we were on. Only signs EVERYWHERE that said "by order of the sheriff, no parking"....More

2  Thank Ray W
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This memorial for veterans so proudly displays the appreciation for their service. We live here and have attended ceremonies and are in awe of the folks that make, maintain and preserve our fallen heroes. Quite a tribute for a small town.

Thank cathyo212016
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Yes there is a bridge across the river, but the nicest thing about this is the overall memorial to veterans. Very unique, and surprising in a rather small town.

Thank Elissa M
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The Veteran’s Memorial Bridge itself is not the attraction. The attraction is the complete memorial of which the bridge is part. It is a pedestrian bridge which crosses the Coosawattee River connecting additional parking and soccer fields to a larger city park. However, it is...More

1  Thank Tom A
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We have walked across this bridge the last two years going to the apple festival because the parking is better in the lot across the river. this is a nice memorial, not the same old stone many communities have. great park and walking trails along...More

1  Thank rustybob64
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

I was walking the river walk with someone and we crossed the bridge because we have never done it. It's beautiful. The best part is the memorial to all who served from the Revolution War to Afghanistan. It has all branches of the services represented....More

1  Thank Traveler2912
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