Historic Heartland / Athens

Sandy Creek Park

400 Bob Holman Rd.
Athens, GA 30607

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Sandy Creek Park is a 782-acre natural recreational area that includes more than 20 miles of foot trails, a 260-acre lake, swim beach, boat ramp (electric motors only), hardwood forests, fields, disc golf course, picnic areas, playgrounds, rental facilities, and off-leash dog parks. Activities available include basketball and tennis courts, camping, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, volleyball, and more. $2 admission

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 8:30PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 8:30PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 8:30PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 8:30PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 8:30PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 8:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee: $2.00


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Free Parking

    Meeting Facilities

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    Rentals Available

    General Information


    Near Interstate Highway



    Canoe / Kayak

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • North Georgia Folk Festival

    North Georgia Folk Festival

    09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

    Experience traditional folk music from blues to bluegrass, including performances by Rebecca Sunshine Band, Cortez Garza, Georgia Mudcats, Klezmer Local 42, and more. The festival also will feature traditional craft demonstrations, activities and sales. Crafts include handmade quilts, blacksmithing, wood carving, corn shuck dolls, wool spinning, jewelry making and more.

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