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One of the city's largest recreational parks, Dellinger Park is a haven for sports enthusiasts offering an extensive array of facilities. Spanning 111 acres (44.92 hectares), the park offers as many as 14 tennis courts, six softball fields, a football field, basketball courts, an olympic-size swimming pool and even a miniature golf course. If you're not into sports, the park's lush expanse, complete with a lake and a gazebo make a picturesque setting for picnics. There are four ample picnic shelters as well. Check website for more.
An Arnold Palmer designed course built in 1989, Eagle Creek is a tough, long course that is pleasing to the eye. The par-4 14th is a tough but rewarding scenic hole, followed by the elevated tees and views of the 15th. Eagle Creek also provides a driving range and practice green, along with a full pro-shop and restaurant.
Standing by the meandering Etowah River, Boling Park is one of the city's largest recreational parks, offering numerous sports facilities. From tennis courts and softball fields to basketball, racquetball courts and football fields, the park offers something for every sports enthusiast. Besides this, the park offers picturesque hiking as well as walking trails. The beautiful open areas lets you enjoy a picnic by the river. Check website for more.
Located north of the city center, Olde Rope Mill Park is a picturesque recreational park by the river. The lush park offers numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts from mountain biking to fishing and canoeing. The Taylor Randahl Mountain Bike Trail within the park, is extremely popular, and attracts amateur as well as professional bikers from all over the region. Besides, this the park has beautiful waterside picnic pavilions as well as decks to spend a carefree day outdoors. Check website for more.
This scenic trail provides Atlanta bikers with a great challenge. Over 15 miles (25 kilometers) of single-track trails run along river banks, railroad tracks, and scenic overlooks. Over 200 miles (322 kilometers) of shoreline were created when Georgia Power dammed Allatoona Lake in 1950, and the densely-forested area supports a wide range of wildlife, often visible from the trails. A wide range of topography is offered for advanced riders, including a trek that skirts a 30-foot (nine-meter) wide waterfall where Blankets Creek empties into the lake.
Located inside the JJ Biello Park, the Cherokee Tennis Center features ten state-of-the art tennis courts. It also offers coaching classes for children and seniors. Enroll for the private classes and learn the strenuous sport from professionals. It also teaches racquet stringing.
This active sailing club welcomes advanced sailors and novices alike to the beautiful shores of Lake Allatoona just northwest of Atlanta, GA. SWSC offers sailing excursions, club sponsored races, rafting dinners, parties, cookouts, and many other social events. The club is based at Allatoona's Habor Town Marina, which features docks, a boat ramp, and the full complement of marine services. Dinner meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month.
Visit the Cagle's Family Farm with your children for a memorable tour in the countryside. It is an educational experience for children as they learn about the day-to-day activities of the farm. There is a corn maze with clues that one can explore. The hayrides are fun too. The barn allows children to see the various farm animals like ducks, goats and a collie. Haunted barn tours are offered to the more adventurous.
This national park is located on the site of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, the last significant victory for the South during their defense of Atlanta in 1864. Centered around the namesake mountain, which rises to 1808 feet (551 meters), the park features over 16 miles (26 kilometers) of mapped trails as well as a museum commemorating the historic battle. Picnic sites, battlefield markers and monuments are peppered throughout the forested mountainside, which features great views of Atlanta in clear weather. Maps detailing the trails and battle history are available from the visitors center.
Located just north of Atlanta, this unique park is about as frequented as its clever name implies. The name, Lost Mountain Park, itself is derived from the peculiar way the mountain seems to disappear as visitors approach on foot. Utilized mostly by local fisherman, the park is thickly forested and features two serene lakes. Picnic facilities and hiking trails are provided. Maps are available at the visitors center, where rangers are always willing to point out the best fishing spots.
New Echota is a historic site located at the confluence of two rivers, thereby making it a great spot for outdoor activities. The site consists of many historic buildings which have undergone restorations for the purpose of preservation. All this area is open for the visitors to explore. The guest center at the site shows a short film to the visitors to enrich their knowledge about the place. The other activities that one can look out for includes fishing and boating at the Coosawattee River.
Located in the heart of the city, this beautifully landscaped expanse is one of the city's favorite recreational spots. Spanning 25 acres (10.11 hectares), Laurel Park offers something for everyone. Kids will love their own little play area replete with a duck pond. For those into sports, the park offers 13 well-maintained tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, a basketball court as well as shuffleboard facilities. If you simply wish to relax and take in the outdoors, there's a picnic area as well. Check website for more.