What's so great about metro Atlanta is that there are rivers, lakes, forests, parks, and ribbons of green space all over the city and its suburbs, offering numerous green oases to get out and enjoy the natural world.
o Check out the collection of trees assembled and maintained in arboretums at Brooke Street Park, Cogburn Road Park, Webb Bridge Park and Wills Park. While at Cogburn Park, check out the refurbished piano art. Walk through the arboretums at your own pace – enjoy the beauty and natural settings.
o Check out the collection of trees assembled and maintained in arboretums at Brooke Street Park, Cogburn Road Park, Webb Bridge Park and Wills Park. While at Brooke St Park, check out the art sculptures and the formal gardens next to City Hall. Walk through the arboretums at your own pace – enjoy the beauty and natural settings.
Check out the collection of trees assembled and maintained in arboretums at Brooke Street Park, Cogburn Road Park, Webb Bridge Park and Wills Park. While at Wills Park, visit the Alpharetta Community Garden, an organic educational garden. Walk through the arboretums at your own pace – enjoy the beauty and natural settings.
o The 12,000-seat entertainment destination for music lovers across the region is host to the top performing acts in the country like Keith Urban, Eagles, Zac Brown Band and Foreigner during its April-October season. Let the musical waves overtake you in this beautiful park-like setting.
Release your inner daredevil during one of the internationally recognized rider training classes dedicated to expanding rider education and motorcycle safety. You’ll find bikers taking basic training classes, youngsters learning to maneuver ATVs, groups team building or a family learning the elements of dirt bike riding.
With over 200 dining options, Alpharetta has become a premier culinary destination and has something to please every foodie’s palate. Well-known chefs and local restaurateurs keep the restaurant scene lively and exciting with an array of different delectable dishes to try each week.
The Big Creek Greenway is a 12-foot wide paved path that follows the natural topography of Big Creek in Alpharetta for walking, biking and in-line skating. Alpharetta’s Big Creek Greenway is currently 8.2 miles in length. The Greenway also has multiple off-road bike paths as well.
The Atlanta History Center houses the Atlanta History Museum, Centennial Olympic Games Museum, Swan House, Smith Family Farm, six historic gardens, and the Kenan Research Center. The Atlanta History Center also includes the Margaret Mitchell House, located off-site at our Midtown campus.
154 acres. Handicapped-accessible ball field and playground for children with special needs, seven baseball/softball fields, football/multi-purpose field with lighted walking track, lighted skate complex, playgrounds, four lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, pavilion, grill, 1-mile multi-purpose trail, restrooms.
159 acres. Bethesda Park Senior Center, Gwinnett Senior Learning Center, three adult softball fields, seven baseball/softball fields, outdoor basketball courts, football/multi-purpose field with lighted walking track, six soccer fields, restrooms, playgrounds, walking trail around a lake, indoor aquatic center with leisure play pool.
Landscapes and spectacular trees, including the towering 'American Elm'in Betty Mauldin Park, the second tallest of its kind in Georgia. Take a walking tour and enjoy all of the city's1,123trees,guidedbytheillustrated Norcross Historic Tree Walk Brochure. Downloadthebrochurefromthe Cityof Norcrosswebsite.
83 acres. Indoor aquatic center with competition and leisure play pools, double gym, indoor badminton courts, outdoor basketball courts, dance studio, classroom, seven-field baseball/softball complex, football field overlay, sand volleyball courts, pavilions, playgrounds, restrooms, two miles of trails, grills.
The first superintendent of the Georgia Military Institute, Colonel Arnoldus V. Brumby, built this lovely Greek revival-style house in 1851. It is used as a house museum and special events facility in conjunction with the Hilton Atlanta/ Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, and features lovely English-style gardens.
Situated on more than 45-acres on the northeast corner of Duluth, Bunten Road Park features something for everyone. There are 4 baseball/softball fields, soccer fields, walking trails, playgrounds, indoor basketball courts, tennis courts, exercise facilties, biking/walking paths and a variety of classes offered year-round.
This 48-mile stretch of trout water begins at the base of Buford Dam, near Lake Lanier. The river is home to brown and rainbow trout; yellow perch; large-mouth, striped and shoal bass, chain pickerel, bream, catfish and crappie. From Buford Dam to Georgia 500, 19 public accesspoints offer bank access, wading and boating. Restriction: The upper port
o Originally begun as a polo teaching facility, Chukkar Farm has evolved into a first-class event facility offering a spectacular outdoor venue for polo matches, weddings, live concerts, corporate outings, corporate team building, charity fundraisers, private parties, summer camp, and riding lessons.
15 acres, indoor 25-yard by 25 meter swimming/diving competition pool, outdoor leisure pool with a lazy river, water play structures and two slides, 1.0-mile paved multi-purpose trail with a road crossing to Collins Hill Park across the street. Swimming lessons, water aerobics and other aquatic activities for all ages.
The Dacula Briarpatch is a premium farm with fresh, wholesome, locally grown apples, blackberries, blueberries, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, grapes, homemade syrup and/or honey, onions, peppers, plums, squash. They offer a picnic area, public restroom facilities, tours for your convenience.
76 acres, activity building (classes/rentals), large community room and classroom, tennis courts, outdoor pool, football/multi-purpose field, seven youth baseball/softball fields, playgrounds, pavilion, outdoor classrooms, sand volleyball court, restroom, grill, 1.75-mile paved, multi-purpose trail, pond.
Dallas Landing Parkisan82acreparkoffof Main Street. Dallas Landingoverlooks Lake Allatoona. Theparkcontainsabeach,grouppavilion,picnictables,grills,volleyballcourt,horseshoepit,andpublicrestrooms. Thegrouppavilionisavailableforrental. Dallas Landingisopenmid Apriltomid September.$5.00parkingfeeeveryday.
Located in the heart of Sugar Hill, E. E. Robinson Park features two softball fields with sports lighting, two pavilions, (one is handicap-accessible), one regulation-size soccer field, two tennis courts with sports lighting, two basketball goals, two concession stands, jogging trail, volleyball court, two play areas for children and an amphitheater
Go fishing at beautiful Lake Lanier with Bill Vanderford, former competitive fisher. In 1993, Bill was inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a 'Legendary Guide.'Take your large or small groups on a 1/2-day or full-day trip. Bill also conducts educational wildlife tours along Lake Lanier.
This 25-acre park features Gwinnett County's first dog park a two-acre, fenced in area where dogs are welcomed to romp without leashes. Other amenities include walking trails, pavilion, senior area with permanent chess and checkerboards, bocce courts and a small teen-focused skate area.
304acres,a Prime Timers Pointe Community Recreation Center,a Gwinnett Senior Learning Center,outdoorbasketballcourts,aplayground,fivesoccerfields,afootball/multi-purposefield,sevenyouthbaseball/softballfields,twoadultsoftballfields,pavilions,restrooms,a2.6-milepavedmulti-purposetrail,a1.2-milesoftsurfacetrail,agr
The Fairgrounds has four facilities: a 9,600 sf Entertainment building; an Exhibit Hall and a small and large Arena, both of which are covered open-air facilities. Guests can bring in their own food and beverage. There is also a 1,000 sf meeting site that can accommodate up to 50 persons.
Ison's Nursery and Vineyard is a third-generation, family-owned grower of muscadines. Our longevity, the quality of our plants, affordable pricing, personal customer service and the fact that our customers purchase directly from us, is testament to our great name and reputation.
178 acres. Football/multi-purpose field with lighted walking track, dog park area, gym, pavilion, playground, fishing lake, six baseball/softball fields, 18-hole disc golf course (rules, scorecards and discs--rent/sale--at gym), outdoor leisure play pool, 1.5-mile paved multi-purpose trail, grill, restrooms.
890 acres. 5 miles of paved multi-purpose and soft-surface trails for equestrian and hiking. Fence Rd. entrance: pavilions, playground, lake, overlook area at one of the highest elevations in Gwinnett, restrooms, grill. Hog Mountain Rd. entrance: fishing lake, Karina Miller Nature Preserve, restrooms. Mineral Springs Rd. entrance: equestrian trails
Logan Farm Park includes a nature trail that connects to Cowan Road, Terrace Drive, Cherokee Street, School Street, and Mc Clain Circle; a lighted 1/3-mile walking track around a multipurpose recreational field; a half-acre fishing pond; playground; and restrooms. Park hours are 7 a.m.-11 p.m. This park is home to the Parks and Recreation Offices.
68 acres. Community recreation center (community room & meeting room rentals), three indoor basketball courts, outdoor basketball courts, four multi-purpose youth fields, one multi-purpose adult field, two lighted tennis courts, pavilions, playground, 1-mile paved multi-purpose trail, indoor walking track, grill, restrooms.
The mountain is similar to both Stone Mountain and Heritage Area sister, Arabia Mountain but unlike either, it has never been quarried. Today, the park has expanded to more than 1,600 acres and includes lakes, a former golf course now returned to nature and early settler homesteads.
The houses included in this tour are typical of the plantation homes that dotted the countryside of Gwinnett in the 1800s. Today, less than 15 of these historic houses remain standing in Gwinnett. Unless otherwise noted, these properties are privately owned and not open to the public. Please respect the privacy of property owners. Parking for photo
162 acres. Community recreation center, community room with catering kitchen, classrooms, dance/aerobics room, fishing lake, pavilions, playground, 7 baseball/softball fields, football field overlay, outdoor leisure play pool, double gym, tennis center with 8 lighted courts, outdoor basketball court, outdoor horseshoe court, 1.9-mile paved trail.
Serenbe Farmsisacertifiedorganicfarmnestledinthesustainable Serenbecommunity, Southwestof Atlanta, Georgia. Weofferover300varietiesofvegetables,herbs,flowers,andfruits. Weoffermanyopportunitiesforfarmeducation,fromschoolfarmtours,tocorporatetours,toseasonalclassesandourapprenticeshipprogram.
Experience Georgia's #1 campground - as rated by Woodall's,locatedintheheartofstate's most popular attraction. We have 431 campsites - 202 with full hook-ups (water/electric/sewer) for R Vs; 191 partial hook-ups (water/electric) for tents, pop-ups and R Vs; plus 56 primitive tent sites.
With 3,200 acres of natural beauty, Stone Mountain offers recreation, themed attractions, dining, special events, and entertainment. Experience a 4- D movie theatre, trek through treetops at Sky Hike, enjoy a Sky Hike up the Mountain or take in the new Laser light show.
Pick and cut your tree for the perfect place you have in mind. Our Christmas tree varieties include Virginia Pine, Cedar, Leyland Cypress, Blue Ice, and the Pre-cut Fraser Fir fresh from North Carolina. You will definitely want to look for Christmas decorations in our Sugarhaus.
The Suwanee Creek Greenwayisahard-surface,multi-purposetrailthatmeandersthroughfourmilesofwoodedareas,wetlandsandwildlifehabitat. Thegreenwayconnectsnearly400acresofparklandaswellasresidentialandcommercialareas. Walkers,joggers,bikers,inlineskatersandotherscanaccessthetrailatavarietyoflocations.
Tarzan ropes, sky bridges, and ziplines, oh my! This environmentally sustainable adventure exhibit is fun for all ages. Learn about protecting the environment as your guides challege you to jump, balance, swing, and zip through the pristine canopy cover of the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center grounds.
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