Discover Georgia's Franklin County Parks -Featuring Clem Shoals Creek Music Park, Cromer's Mill Covered Bridge, Fancy Feathers Farm and more. Stay and Play in GA!
Clem's Shoal Creek Music Park features live entertainment for the whole family. Bluegrass! Country! Gospel! Open year round, adult admission charge, children under 12 free. Special events. On the banks of Big Shoal Creek near Lake Hartwell. Open year round on weekends. Phone: 706-356-1092 - Location: 3191 Providence Church Road, Lavonia Georgia 30553 Directions: I-85 to Exit 177. East on GA Hwy 77 1.5 miles.
Fancy Feather Farms - See emus, ostriches and rheas on this free farm tour. The main features of the farm are the free farm tours to interact with the emus, ostriches, and rheas as well as minature goats, chickens, ducks, and a donkey and the delightful crafters, neighborhood yard salers and great food. The farm operates a store selling fresh vegetables, berries, eggs and USDA emu meat in addition to full line of emu oil products. The farm is open for tours year-round by appointment.
Phone: 706-246-0214 or toll-free 800-604-3526 - Location: 3571 Bowman Hwy, Royston Georgia 30662 - Directions: From I-85, take the Hwy 17 exit, turn south onto Hwy 17. The farm is on the right approx. 5 miles past Royston. There is a large sign on the highway directly in front of the farm. From downtown Bowman, take Hwy 17 N approximately one mile to the farm on the left.
Franklin Memorial Gardens Phone: 706-356-4357 and 706-356-4357 - Location: 9589 Highway 59, Lavonia Georgia
Poplar Springs Recreation Area - offers a launching ramp, comfort station, drinking water, picnic area, picnic shelter, boat ramp and security light. Phone: 1-888-893-0678