Georgia has thousands of picnic sites throughout the state, perfect for a family outing or even a reunion. Georgia’s state parks are the obvious choice, but county and city parks across the state also have tables, many with grills, as well as pavilions available to rent for special occasions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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 Folkston Funnel is a double track that serves as the main artery for railroad traffic into and out of Florida. Visitors can see trains passing on their way to and from Jacksonville, Florida, in the south, and a split north of town where trains go west to Waycross, Georgia, and north to Savannah.
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
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.
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.
Visit our farm this fall and start a new family tradition! Try your luck at finding your way out of the 4.5 acre corn maze. Get an up close look at your favorite farm animal. Take a hay ride around the corn maze. Search for treasures in the stack of hay. Take amazing farm photos of your family!
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!
Yahoo Farm is a true family farm dedicated to creating a fun experience for the entire family. We have all sorts of activity and magnificent scenery here and of course the pumpkins. We have quite a crop of pumpkins, in all sorts of types and sizes, so you can find the one that's just right.
Boggs Creek Recreation Area provides excellent hiking, picnicking, fishing, wildlife and bird-watching, sunrise to sunset, seven days per week. A day-use parking area allows visitors walk-in access past mile 1.1 of Boggs Creek Road, beyond which motorized access is restricted.
Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing on Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hart Outdoor Recreation Area in northeast Georgia. The park's boat ramps and docks offer easy access to all water sports. Visitors can also enjoy hiking/biking trails and a children's playground.
The 26-acre Lumpkin County Park includes athletic fields, picnic pavilions, and a 24,000 square-foot community center. The 60-acre sports complex includes baseball fields, softball fields, batting cage, recreation center with basketball court and several multi-purpose/banquet rooms for rental.
Located in the Chattooga Ranger District, this waterfall is perhaps one of the most unusual in north Georgia because the water flows through a split in the face of a solid rock outcropping to the ground 100 feet below. Behind the split, the water drops approximately 60 feet and then rushes through the rock face and drops 20 feet into a deep pool. The water then cascades 20 more feet to Dodd Creek. Three other waterfalls may be found on Dodd Creek.
Yahoola Creek Park features a 1.5-mile walking trail with two outdoor pavilions, tennis courts, baseball fields, softball fields, soccer fields, an outdoor classroom, and concessions and restroom facilities. Picnic areas with picnic tables are located along beautiful Yahoola Creek.