This park features the “Lucky Lanier All-Children’s Playground” designed with the physically challenged child in mind. A large reservable shelter sits beside the playground, while a .4 mile jogging trail encircles the entire park. This park also sports a ball diamond, soccer fields, a basketball court and small, reservable shelter with a fire ring (permit required) and restroom facility.
Hours of operation
Park is open from dawn to dusk, excluding special events. During the winter months, one restroom will remain open. In the event of severe weather, the restrooms will remain closed.
1978. The Park was re-dedicated on Veterans Day, November 11, 1997 to all Anderson residents who served in the US armed services.
Originally known as Forest Park, the 13.1 acres for Veterans Park was purchased in 1978. The Park received a ‘face lift’ in 1997, made possible by a NatureWorks grant awarded in 1996.