Casey Jones has a rich history as old as the Town of Elizabeth. It has been used since the early 1900's for town dances as well as many other events. The rodeo grounds have been host to many rodeo events
The Casey Jones Pavilion is a historic structure within Casey Jones Park that has been used for community events and functions for over 100 years. With a maximum occupancy of 100, the Pavilion has a raised stage, restrooms, a bar area, and can be used for small weddings, corporate functions, or family events. The Pavilion hosts a community concert series during the late summer / early fall as well as the Elbert County Market Place on many Saturdays throughout the year. Contact the Park Office to check availability for your next event.
The playground at Casey Jones includes a small play system with monkey bars, a bridge, and a slide. There are two climber systems to include an inclined web crawler and a small rock wall with netting, a swing set, and for those who like to get a little dizzy there are two spinners to play on.
The trail in Casey Jones Park is approximately 1.3 miles in length and meanders through the natural area of the northern and eastern sections of the park. It is a soft surface trail approximately 8 feet wide. The trail can be used for walking / running, bicycling, and horseback riding. No motorized vehicles are permitted except for mobility assist devices and e-bikes. Access the trail by parking at the north end of the baseball fields. The trail begins at the northwest corner of the parking area.
The ball fields within Casey Jones Park are the home to the District’s adult softball leagues and may be used by the public when not permitted for District programs or private events / functions. Both fields have lights, and the outfields can be used for soccer, football and other activities as needed. Contact the Park Office to permit fields.
The rodeo grounds have been used since the early 1900’s for “cowboy” events. It is the venue for The Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo that is held every year in early June. It has been host to many other events to include Dog shows, Celtic events, Mounted Ranger training etc. Contact the Park Office to check availability for your next event.
The Snack Shack sells common food and concession items during many busy days in the park and is typically open on Saturdays during regular sports seasons.
While the District is in the process of developing a dog park as detailed within the Casey Jones Park Master Plan, there is a temporary dog park located just off County Road 17 currently available for use. The temporary dog park is completely fenced and is about 1/4 acre in size. Please be sure to pick up all pet waste.