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Eastside Trail | Old Fourth Ward

Historic Fourth Ward Park

This greenspace is brimming with amenities and won design awards for reclaiming 17 underutilized acres and transforming them into a pastoral oasis.

A water feature is located in a large pond with greenery and buildings around it.

Let the Kids Play!

Family-friendly features include playground equipment available year-round, and a kids’ splash pad (open 10am-8pm, May 1 thru Oct. 1).

A toddler runs through the splash pad at Historic Fourth Ward Park. (Photo Credit: Erin Sintos)

Room to Roam and Relax

The centerpiece of the park is a 2-acre lake that doubles as a stormwater retention basin. There is shade structure by the playground, large meadows, and an amphitheater for festivals and other gatherings.

A view of Ponce City Market from across the lake at Historic Fourth Ward Park. (Photo Credit: Erin Sintos)

Historic Fourth Ward Park is a 17-acre green gem in the heart of Atlanta with connections to the Eastside Trail. (Photo Credit: LoKnows Drones)

Report Maintenance Issues

Maintenance issues can be reported to by calling (404) 546-0311 or by visiting Always call 911 in case of emergencies.