One of the area’s most popular sites is Sweetwater Creek State Park. It boasts beautifully preserved hiking trails, fishing docks, a 215-acre lake, and much more. At some points, the creek produces 120-foot high waterfalls and a mile-long stretch of rapids for kayaking. Feel free to stay the night at the park’s campgrounds or experience the onsite yurts.
Don’t forget to hop on the Douglas County Film Trail! For movie buffs, did you know “The Hunger Games” starring Jennifer Lawrence was filmed at Sweetwater Creek State Park? More than 700 movie and television productions have been filmed in or near Douglasville, GA. By taking the self-guided Douglas County Film Trail tour, you can visit previously used filming sites that you may recognize from your favorite television and movie productions, like “Stranger Things,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Founder,” and others!