Historic Heartland / Athens

Sandy Creek Park

400 Bob Holman Rd.
Athens, GA 30607

706-613-3631
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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

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Free Parking, Meeting Facilities, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Rentals Available

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    85

    Rentals

    Canoe / Kayak

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • North Georgia Folk Festival

    North Georgia Folk Festival

    10/07/2017 - 10/07/2017

    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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