Northeast Georgia Mountains / Cumming

Sawnee Mountain Preserve

4075 Spot Rd.
Cumming, GA 30040

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The Sawnee Mountain Preserve in Cumming is 963 acres with hiking trails, Indian Seats, a tree canopy classroom, playground, two picnic pavilions, climbing area, amphitheater and visitor center. The trails and visitor center are open daily.

The Indian Seats are a natural rock formation at the top of the trail system that offer beautiful views of the North Georgia mountains. They are also a perfect location for family photographs, particularly during the fall leaf season.  

The 140-seat amphitheater is nestled into the landscape of Sawnee Mountain. It is available for small group gatherings, lectures and outdoor classes. Call 770-781-2217 for further information.  

The visitor center has information on the flora and fauna of Sawnee Mountain, Native American artifacts and the story of Sawnee Mountain's preservation, conservation and the county's stewardship of the property. Our nature education and adventure programs teach special skills such as rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking.

The Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitor Center hours are from 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Contact Visitor Center for Rentals 770-781-2217


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    Rentals Available

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages