Plantation Trace / Thomasville

Cherokee Lake Park

420 Covington Avenue
Thomasville, GA 31792

229-228-7977 | 866-577-3600
  • Cherokee Lake has an historic train rail across the water that is still used today!

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  • Kids love the modern playground!

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  • photo by Mike Bass

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  • Cherokee Lake and Thomasville Rose Garden have separate vehicle entrances. Look for the Cherokee Lake Park Sign!

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  • The 1 mile walking path circles the lake and is great for fitness and fun!

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  • An early spring view of the Rose Garden Gazebo ~ a popular place for small weddings!

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  • A view of the Rose Garden in early spring from Cherokee Lake.

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  • The Rose Garden, adjacent to Cherokee Lake Park, in full bloom on an April morning.

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  • photo by Mike Bass

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  • A place of solitude on an early, misty morning.

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Cherokee Lake Park in Thomasville is a little getaway all by itself! The park has a 1-mile paved walking path around a fishing lake, complete with bridges and piers with built-in benches. There are several covered picnic spots, restrooms and a modern playground for the kids. The park is also adjacent to the Thomasville Rose Garden, which is in bloom throughout the spring and summer months. Admission and parking are free, and the park is open from dawn to dusk.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Monday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Tuesday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Wednesday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Thursday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Friday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Saturday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Open Year 'Round, Pet-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    10, 75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages