Georgia offers some of the nation’s best hiking, whether you traverse through swamps, across islands, over wetlands, through woodlands, or along mountain trails. Georgia’s challenges include the world-famous Appalachian Trail, but you’ll also find trails in communities and state parks that range from challenging back country trails to paved paths suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.
These beautiful falls are located in the Chattahoochee National Forest and are readily accessible. Visit twin waterfalls plunging more than 150 feet (tallest) on the paved trail from the visitor information center. To get to the visitors center you will need to drive through Unicoi State Park
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.
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.
Recreational area with 32 RV sites: 30-amp electric hook-ups, water, fire ring, picnic table, deck and dump station; 25 primitive camping sites with restrooms and showers; lake, swimming and beach area, playgrounds, picnic pavilion, boat launch, john boat rentals, and a 1.5 mile nature trail. Pet friendly.
Spectacular scenery, hiking trails, and a variety of adventure activities such as zip lines, 3-D archery, climbing wall and more make this one of Georgia's most popular state parks. The icing on the cake is the 729-foot Amicalola Falls, the tallest cascade in the Southeast
See this gorgeous succession of five waterfalls with an estimated total vertical drop of 300° located in a 170-acre scenic area. The High Shoals Trail follows along High Shoals Creek to observation decks beside two of the five streams cascading in the High Shoals Scenic Area.
Big Hart Campground is located at the confluence of Big Creek and Hart Creek on the western end of beautiful J. Strom Thurmond Lake, the largest Corps of Engineers lake project east of the Mississippi River. This campground has 31 water/electric hookups (50-amp) all spacious and shaded.
New Echota is one of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation and was where the tragic 'Trail of Tears' officially began. Visitors can see 12 original and reconstructed buildings. Nature trails leads visitors to New Town Creek and a small beaver pond.
Within the sweeping panorama of the north Georgia foothills Château Élan began with the planting of vineyards in 1981. From these lush vines has grown a 3,500 acre conference and leisure destination where French provincial and Southern hospitality combine to produce exceptional wines and warm memories
A cordial welcome. A welcome change. It’s just the beginning of what you’ll find in the charming Town of Braselton. Our dynamic community is home to the world-class amenity, Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, and Golf Club. For the racing enthusiast, Braselton offers Road Atlanta, one of the world’s best road courses.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
The Suwanee Creek Greenwayisahard-surface,multi-purposetrailthatmeandersthroughfourmilesofwoodedareas,wetlandsandwildlifehabitat. Thegreenwayconnectsnearly400acresofparklandaswellasresidentialandcommercialareas. Walkers,joggers,bikers,inlineskatersandotherscanaccessthetrailatavarietyoflocations.
This beautiful plantation represents the history and culture of Georgia's rice coast. A brief film on the plantation's history is shown before visitors walk a short trail to the antebellum home. A stop on the Colonial Coast Birding Trail, this is an excellent spot to look for herons, egrets, ibis and painted buntings.
A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, the colonial estate of Noble Jones (1702-1775). The interpretive nature trail leads past the ruins along the marsh to the Colonial Life Area where, during programs and special events, demonstrators in period dress exhibit the tools and skills of colo
The Ocmulgee Heritage Trail occupies a lovely stretch along the Ocmulgee River. The paved trail, perfect for running and biking, reaches from Central City Park to Jackson Springs Park in the Shirley Hills neighborhood. Along the way are stops at Gateway Park with dancing water fountains, big shady trees, picturesque overlooks, bird-watching spots,
Home to a Native American mound probably built 2,000 years ago, the Effigy measures 132 feet wing tip to wing tip and 100 feet head to forked tail. Rock Hawk Park offers an outdoor classroom with over 25 miles of hiking and biking trails. Two observation tours give you a bird's eye view of the Effigy and local wildlife.
A remnant of the antebellum industrial center started by Mark Anthony Cooper at Etowah, Georgia (now under the waters of Lake Allatoona), Cooper sold the iron manufacturing facilities to the Confederate States of America in 1863, and it was destroyed by Union forces in 1864 during Sherman's Atlanta Campaign.
A Blue Ridge Bed and Breakfast, rescued horse farm, as well as llama & alpaca rescue/foster home nestled on 36 secluded acres. Because our animals are rescues we do not offer horseback riding. You don?t need to stay with us to come by and meet our special animals. Please call first.
Operated by Carroll County, John Tanner Park is best known for its large sand swimming beach. It is a recreational haven for water lovers looking for boating and fishing, and for land-lovers who want to camp, picnic, play mini-golf, volleyball or horseshoes, or hike the nature trail.
We offer open fields for sports games, picnic tables, nature walks, Farmland Petting Zoo, inflatable bounces, and The Hay Ride Farm Tour itself! You may see a camel, zebra, Padagonian Cavey, emu, ponies, buffalo roaming; not to mention the proverbial cow, donkey, chicken, turkey, pig, goats, sheep and much more!