recreation - watersports

Watersports & Activities

Ball Ground

McGraw Ford WMA
Description

2,255-acre property with access to five miles of river frontage, the area provides unique fishing/paddling and hunting opportunities for deer, bear, turkey, small game, dove, and waterfowl.

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Address
1554 Ball Ground Road
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Roberts Lake Trail and Park
Description

Hiking trail of moderate difficulty provides the only access to Roberts Lake Park, a 45-acre green space along Long Swamp Creek. Long Swamp Creek is open for fishing with a Georgia Fishing License.

Phone
770.735.2123
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Address
Ball Ground, GA

Canton

Etowah River Park
Description

Enjoy concerts, community events and more as this waterfront park with amphitheater, inclusive playground, and access to the Etowah River. This 58-acre park features a canoe launch, 1/2 mile concrete walking trail connecting Etowah River Trail to Heritage Park, picnic tables, public restrooms, pavilions, recreational field space, and bridge crossing over the Etowah River.

Website
Phone
770.720.7674
Business Tags
Address
600 Brown Industrial Parkway
Canton, GA 30114
Field’s Landing Park
Description

Located on the north side of Allatoona Lake with boat ramp, fishing dock, playground, picnic areas, pavilions and restrooms. Fees apply for boat ramp.

Phone
770.924.7768
Business Tags
Address
600 Fields Landing Drive
Canton, GA 30114
Hickory Log Creek Reservoir
Description

Stocked Reservoir for fishing, working dam with public-access boat ramp for canoes, kayaks, and electric-powered boats only. Open year-round weather permitting. Call the City of Canton for parking and pass information.

Website
Phone
770.720.7674
Business Tags
Address
Fate Conn Road at Bluffs Parkway
Canton, GA 30114
Lake Allatoona
Description

One of the most popular lakes in the nation with 270 miles of shoreline, parks, pavilions, campsites and convenient launching ramps.

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Little River Marina
Description

Located on Lake Allatoona, the marina offers boat rentals, sales, storage and servicing.

Phone
770.345.2900
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Address
6986 Bells Ferry Road,
Canton, GA 30114
Murphs Surf at Little River Marina
Description

Lake Rentals, Local Outfitter.  Offers on-site paddleboard and kayak rentals; park and paddle option. Restaurant, open in summer, was the movie set from Ozark's Blue Cat Lodge.

Phone
678.672.9917
Business Tags
Address
6993 Bells Ferry Road
Murphs Surf at The Mill on Etowah
Description

River Rentals, Local Outfitter.  Offers 4-to-6-hour tube, raft, and kayak trips on the Etowah River.  Bike rentals available.  Take a bus ride through downtown Canton, enjoy your river trip, and float to The Mill on Etowah where customers can enjoy food, beverages, and shopping.

Phone
770.744.3206
Business Tags
Address
141 Railroad Street, Unit 118
The Mill on Etowah
Description

An adaptive re-use development in a century-old textile mill on the Etowah River with brewery, speciality shops, restaurants, outfitter, special events and more.

Phone
678.762.9950
Business Tags
Address
225 Reformation Pkwy
Canton, GA 30114
YMCA (G. Cecil Pruett Community Center Family YMCA)
Description

Full-service facility in Canton with wellness center, indoor pool, outdoor family leisure pool, gymnasium, game room, indoor walking track, playground, and group exercise classes. Facility rentals are also available.

Phone
770.345.9622
Business Tags
Address
151 Waleska Street
Canton, GA 30114

Holly Springs

Cherokee County Aquatic Center
Description

State-of-the-art aquatic facility featuring an indoor 50-meter competition pool and 25-yard pool with warmer water plus The Oasis, an outdoor family fun leisure pool. Competitive and recreational programs and seasonal special events are also available for all ages.

Phone
678.880.4760
Business Tags
Address
1200 WellStar Way
Canton, GA 30114

Waleska

Cline Park
Description

12-acre park that includes tennis courts, walking trail, playground and seasonal splash pad.

Phone
770.924.7768
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Address
704 Bartow Street
Waleska, GA 30183

Woodstock

Cherokee Mills Park
Description

Offering access to Allatoona Lake, this park has three boat ramps and a boat dock that does require day-use or seasonal pass.

Phone
770.924.7768
Business Tags
Address
6900 Bells Ferry Road
Woodstock, GA 30189
Dupree Park
Description

The park features a multi-level playground, disc golf course, four tennis courts, pickleball court, two basketball courts, restrooms,1/4-mile walking trail, and 1/3-mile paved walking path with fitness stations. Dupree Park also has a boardwalk and floating dock perfect for fishing in the beautiful pond and community orchard.  A four-segment family mountain bike trail is available.

Phone
770.517.6788
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Address
513 Neese Road
Woodstock, GA 30188
Lake Allatoona
Description

One of the most popular lakes in the nation with 270 miles of shoreline, parks, pavilions, campsites and convenient launching ramps.

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Murphs Surf at Little River Marina
Description

Lake Rentals, Local Outfitter.  Offers on-site paddleboard and kayak rentals; park and paddle option. Restaurant, open in summer, was the movie set from Ozark's Blue Cat Lodge.

Phone
678.672.9917
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Address
6993 Bells Ferry Road
Olde Rope Mill Park
Description

Home to Taylor Randahl Memorial Bike Trails, the park features a .5 mile paved walking path along Little River.  There is also fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding, park benches, decks, swings, and picnic areas.

Phone
770.517.6788
Business Tags
Address
690 Rope Mill Road
Woodstock, GA 30188
YMCA (Cherokee Outdoor Family YMCA – Woodstock)
Description

Located on the shores of Lake Allatoona with pavilions, playground, large dining hall, outdoor pool and sports fields plus year-round youth camps and programs. Perfect for outdoor retreats, weddings, and special events.

Phone
770.591.6092
Business Tags
Address
201 East Bells Ferry Road
Woodstock, GA 30189

Cherokee County, GA

Cherokee County
Chamber of Commerce

3605 Marietta Highway
Canton, GA 30114

770.345.0400

tourism@cherokeechamber.com

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