Bessie Branham Park at 2051 Delano Drive NE is a neighborhood park in Kirkwood near Oakhurst and Lake Claire. In addition to a playground, baseball field, basketball and tennis courts, there is a recreational building that houses a gym and computer center. The annual Spring Fling festival also takes place here.
It is about a 20 minute walk from the East Lake MARTA station to the park. Exit the station via College Avenue on the south side of the station and take College Avenue to Norwood Avenue (see walking map).
Connect with bus 24 at the Candler Park station to get to the park. It’s free to ride the bus if you’re transferring from a train. Signal to exit the bus after passing the downtown area near Kirkwood Drive. From the bus stop, walk toward the large brick church and cross the street at the crosswalk to reach Norwood Drive. Walk about two blocks to reach the park (view map).