Arlington Memorial Park, in existence since the mid 1920s, is a familiar and welcome sight in rural Sandy Springs in Fulton County, Georgia. Spreading over 120 acres of quaint Georgia landscape, the grounds of Arlington Memorial Park offer gentle rolling hills, well maintained landscaping and majestic trees that offer visitors and loved ones shade, security, and a sense of comfort, strength and resilience. The tranquil grounds of the memorial park stay lush and green year round, imbued with a floral scents of arrangements and shrubs that dot the landscape.
Staff at Arlington Memorial Park offer a multitude of services that meet the needs of various cultures and religious faiths in the Atlanta area. The chapel, a sitting room, and the cemetery grounds offer a secluded and reflective atmosphere where visitors may stroll the grounds and find comfort in the sound of fountains and ponds that attract local wildlife and birds.
Weeping willows, stately pines and blossoming trees and shrubs offer beautiful vistas for visitors strolling the grounds or sitting on memorial benches remembering loved ones and departed friends. Arlington Memorial Park is steeped in tradition and service and serves as a final resting place for many Georgia natives, politicians and sports figures, including Congressmen Charles Weltner and John Wood, as well as former Governor Lester Maddox and professional wrestler Raymond Gunkel.
Located north of downtown Atlanta, the grounds of Arlington Memorial Park may be accessed via Georgia State Route 400 or Interstate 285 (State Route 407) with a turnoff onto Route 9 heading north toward Sandy Springs. Located a short distance from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and Chattahoochee Plantation, visitors to Arlington Memorial Park are only moments away from the Dekalb-Peachtree Airport or the William B. Hartsfield International Airport in downtown Atlanta as well as surrounding area amenities and accommodations.