Dunwoody Parks & Recreation
Dunwoody, GA, is home to a number of wonderful parks and more than 200 acres of green space, making it a place where residents and visitors can enjoy a host of outdoor activities, including skateboarding, tennis, hiking, biking, zip lining and lots more. Dunwoody parks also are home to several major events that have become opportunities for community connection and celebration throughout the year. Walk, run or ride a bike to a number of shops and restaurants scattered throughout Dunwoody and enjoy the city's walkability and easy, convenient access. Interested in facility rentals? Click here.
Brook Run Park
4770 North Peachtree Road
Dunwoody’s largest park, Brook Run Park has been revitalized to feature a large children’s playground, a two-mile, multi-use loop trail, a skate park and dog park, a community garden, disc golf, amphitheater, and event pavilions. Dunwoody Senior Baseball is now proud to call Brook Run Park home, and regularly hosts games and tournaments on the two artificial turf fields. Additionally, the park houses TreeTop Quest, a self-guided obstacle course featuring over 50 obstacles and 12 zip lines, providing a fun and safe experience for everyone. The course is open to individuals and groups.
In the summer, enjoy Brook Run Park's Food Truck Thursdays, which bring together some of Metro Atlanta's and the nation’s top-rated food trucks, giving families and friends an awesome way to picnic on summer nights. Brook Run Park is also home to the Groovin’ on the Green Concert Series that showcases music performers on the second Saturday of each month, June through October.
4831 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
A destination for anyone seeking the history of Dunwoody, this charming, five-acre farm was established in the 1870s. The historic farmhouse at Donaldson-Bannister Farm can be viewed and enjoyed by appointment or by reservation for events, and farm grounds are open year round for picnics, strolls and free play in the open lawn.
Dunwoody Nature Center / Dunwoody Park
5321 Roberts Drive / 5343 Roberts Drive
Stretching across a sprawling 35-acres, Dunwoody Park offers year-round recreation and relaxation and is home to Dunwoody Nature Center. The Nature Center offers visitors a nature preserve with hiking trails, Wildcat Creek and a playground in the woods. See an active beehive (even purchase the honey these bees produce!), a beautiful pollinator garden and take a stroll through the tree house, all before settling down for some rest and relaxation in the hammock garden.
4400 Dunwoody Park
Georgetown Park offers a distinctive playground and a multi-use trail. The park's central square is graced by a grand gazebo, bocce courts and a decorative fountain that bring a quiet, old-fashioned charm to this bustling edge city.
4575 North Shallowford Road
Pernoshal Park includes a pickleball court (think wiffleball meets tennis), a basketball court, a large, open-field area for play and part of the Dunwoody Trailway, a multi-use trail that connects to Brook Run Park. Pernoshal Park is home to the Pics in the Park summer movie series, featuring free movies on the first Friday night of each month, June through August.
Vernon Oaks Park
Corner of Vernon Springs Drive and Vernon Oaks Drive
A hidden gem located at the corner of Vernon Springs Drive and Vernon Oaks Drive, this unique pocket park features an original spring house built by early area settlers. The park offers a quiet and serene setting for visitors and residents to read, sit and relax.
Windwood Hollow Park
4865 Lakeside Drive
Windwood Hollow Park features a playground, two tennis courts, a picnic pavilion, nature trails and an open meadow for free play. Windwood Hollow is situated within a neighborhood on Peeler Road, off of Tilly Mill Road, across from the lake-scaped reservoir that provides a scenic backdrop for joggers and walkers as they make their way to and from the park.
4565 Dellrose Drive
Waterford Park is a new seven-acre park completed in May 2021. It includes two tennis courts and a pavilion. Future plans for the neighborhood park include a bathroom, playground, bridges and trails to connect to surrounding neighbors. The tennis courts are available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, with no reservation system.
Future Park at Vermack Road
4809 Vermack Road
The future park at Vermack Road is just over 9 acres and includes an open field and a wooded area. There are no immediate plans for the property. Future decisions will be led by community input.
Future Park at Perimeter Center East
50 Perimeter Center East
This future 5 acre park will be accessible to several Perimeter communities. While specific park amenities are still under design, the pedestrian bridge over the North Fork of Nancy Creek opened in April of 2019, allowing additional access for the residents of Georgetown. Access to this portion of Dunwoody Trailway is located near the intersection of Old Georgetown Trail and Old Spring House Lane.
Future Park at Former Austin Elementary
5435 Roberts Drive
Demolition of the former Austin Elementary School on Roberts Drive will create 12 acres of additional park space for the City of Dunwoody. This park is currently open for passive recreation use on the maintained green space.