North Oconee River Greenway and Heritage Trail


1180 E. Broad St.
Athens GA 30601


  • Admission: $0.00

Hours of Operation

  • Monday : 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday : 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday : 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday : 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday : 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday : 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sunday : 7:00am - 8:00pm

This linear park and alternate transportation route stretches 13 miles to the county's northern boundary. Joggers, walkers and bikers can enjoy the beauty of the area while experiencing its historical and ecological significance. Picnic and recreational areas are located along the trail. Enter Cook's Trail, a section of the Greenway, from Sandy Creek Nature Center. Free.

Adjacent dining establishment Weaver D's Delicious Fine Foods - famous for ties to Athens rock band R.E.M. - serves up soul food daily. 

Open daily from sunrise to sunset. 

Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Area
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Open Year 'Round
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