About the Recreation Department

The Recreation Department provides county-wide recreational programming to all citizens of the county. This department manages the Community Center, five parks (Pate Park, Moultrie Park, Soccer Complex, Pine Mountain Valley Park, and Ellerslie Park that is under construction), 23 miles of gravel “rails to trails” walking trails, and four miles of paved walking trails in Hamilton.

Rails to Trail Project Map Aerial View
Rails to Trail Project Map Street View

Pate Park

100-acre park consisting of six lighted ballfields, a lighted football field, two lighted tennis courts, two lighted basketball courts, two concession stands, two pavilions, and paved parking.

8401 SR 315
Cataula, GA 31804

Pine Mountain Valley Park

12-acre park consisting of a large pavilion, restrooms, tennis court, baseball field, basketball court, and a playground.

84 SR 354
Pine Mountain Valley, GA 31823

Ellerslie Park

This new 120-acre county park with a 12.5-acre lake will consist of nature trails, playground, two pavilions with restrooms, grassed play area, paved road and parking, and a lodge for day use rental.

3280 SR 85
Ellerslie, GA 31807

Soccer Complex

34-acre park consisting of many soccer fields, two concession stands with restrooms, a pavilion with restrooms, 9/10 of a mile paved walking trail, and gravel parking.

10250 SR 116
Hamilton, GA 31811

Contact the Recreation Department

Ashley Marston


Our County Manager

Meet Randall Dowling

Serving Harris County for 10 Years

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Randall Dowling