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Sweetwater Creek State Park

United States


Brochure InfoSweetwater Creek State Park is a peaceful tract of wilderness only minutes from downtown Atlanta. A wooded trail follows the stream to the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company, a textile mill burned during the Civil War. Beyond the mill, the trail climbs rocky bluffs to provide views of the beautiful rapids below. Additional trails wind through fields and forest, showcasing ferns, magnolias, wild azaleas and hardwoods. Park rangers lead informative hikes to these areas throughout the year. The 215-acre George Sparks Reservoir is popular for fishing and provides a pretty setting for feeding ducks and picnicking. However, there is no beach, and swimming in the Reservoir is not allowed. Fishing supplies are available in the adjacent bait shop. During warmer months, the park rents fishing boats, canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and pedal boats. Visitors can join the Park Paddlers Club, which challenges them to explore waterways in six state parks. An award-winning Visitor Center one of the most environmentally responsible buildings in the country features exhibits on the area's history, wildlife displays, trail maps, snacks and a renovated gift shop. A window-lined meeting room that seats 40 can be rented for gatherings.Brochure Info - RecreationHiking15 miles of trails, closed at dark Lake and Stream Fishing-boat ramp, electric motors only Canoe and Kayak Rental (seasonal) Fishing Boat Rental (seasonal) Pedal Boat Rental (seasonal) Picnicking Geocaching Ranger Programs Birding Playgrounds Weddings (park approval required)Brochure Info - Facilities and Restrictions2,549 Acre Park 215-Acre Lake Visitor Center and Gift Shop Event Room (seats 40) Picnic Shelters Group Shelter (seats 150) and BBQ Pit 2 Fishing Docks Bait Shop (seasonal)Brochure Info - Nearby AttractionsPickett's Mill Battlefield State Historic Site Key InfoFor reservation inquiries please call 1-800-864-7275. For Park inquiries please contact the park at 770-732-5871. Office hours are 9:am – 5:00pm daily. After hours check-ins are not available. A ParkPass is required for all vehicles. Price for ParkPasses are not included with the reservation. Overnight guests pay only one ParkPass fee for the duration of their stay. The daily ParkPass is valid at all state parks visited the same day and is not valid at state historic sites. ParkPass fees are as follow: 1-12 passenger vehicles $5 per day or $50 annual ParkPass; 13-30 passenger vehicles $30 per day or $75 annual ParkPass; 31 or more passenger vehicles $70 per day or $250 annual ParkPass; Georgia active duty military/veterans $3.75 per day or $37.50 annual ParkPass. For information on our park rules and reservation policies please visit our website http://gastateparks.org/thingstoknow. Rules and regulations are posted at site offices and must be observed by all guests and their visitors.Important Information for Daily EntranceDirectionFrom I-20 exit #41 at Lee Road, follow the Sweetwater Creek State Park signs turn lelft onto Cedar Terrace Road. Go to Mount Vernon Road and turn right. Park entrance is on the left. Bait shop is straight across from Cedar Terrace Road. Booking Window Product Info

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