Historic Heartland / Athens

Sandy Creek Park

400 Bob Holman Road
Athens, GA 30607


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 - 9:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM

    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


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