Mathews Park

About Mathews Park

Mathews Park is a Community Park with passive recreation. There is a 3-acre lake, a trail that has been laid-out for cross country running, 2 pavilions, public restrooms and playground equipment. Find directions to the park which is located at 1016 East Marable Street in Monroe.

Fishing Derby

The Annual "Fishing Derby" is held here in the spring, and opens the Fishing season. Fishing is allowed after the Derbies through November. 2019 Fishing and Casting Contest Information

Walton County Parks and Recreation joins together with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division-Fisheries Section which promotes the fun of fishing for our youth.

Environmental Studies

An Environmental Study Area that was developed by the Soil Conservation Service and FFA of Monroe High School is a unique feature of the park.

Do not feed the ducks sign

Please Do Not Feed the Waterfowl

Regular feeding can cause:

  • Delayed Migration
  • Overcrowding
  • Pollution
  • Poor Nutrition
  • Spread of Disease
  • Unnatural Behavior

Learn more about why You Should Not Feed the Ducks (PDF).