Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park

Grab the excitement at Atlanta’s first public skate park

Historic Fourth Ward Park
The Fourth Ward Park fountain is surrounded by walking paths and residential housing. 📷: James Duckworth, AtlantaPhotos.com

Atlanta’s first skate park opened in 2011 in Old Fourth Ward with an appearance by legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk. Located alongside the Atlanta BeltLine corridor in the shadow of Freedom Parkway, the park offers world-class skateboard amenities as well as a playground and multiuse athletic field. It has quickly become a hot gathering spot for skaters, athletes and families alike.

Reasons to visit Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park

  1. It is a hit on the skate park circuit.
  2. Tony Hawk commented on the size and design of the skate park, noting that it offers something for skaters of every skill level.
  3. Visitors to the skate park soon will be able to jump right onto the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail for a quick trek up to Historic Fourth Ward Park or Piedmont Park or down to DeKalb Avenue.
  4. The fact that the local skateboard community was involved in the design process makes the skate park one that skateboarders love.
  5. Nearby are a multiuse athletic field and a playground for kids.

Insider tips

Know before you go

When is Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park open?

The park follows standard Atlanta parks’ operating hours of 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Where is Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park located?

The park is one block south of Ponce City Market and is bordered by Morgan Street on the north, Rankin Street on the south, Edith Street on the east and Garden Park Drive on the west.

The physical address is:

680 Dallas St. NE
Atlanta, Ga. 30308

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