Visit Habersham County Georgia Parks - Enjoy the Chattahoochee Street Park, Clarkesville City Park, Lake Burton Trout Hatchery, Lake Russell Recreation Area, Panther Creek Recreation Area and more.
Chattahoochee Street Park has a Small playground, drinking water & picnic tables. Open 6 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Phone: 706-778-8585 - Location: Cornelia Georgia
Cornelia City Park has a Basketball court, tennis courts, baseball field, swimming pool, playground, picnic tables, pavilions. Bicycles permitted. Skateboards not allowed. *Bathrooms are at the ball field and swimming pool, when open. Trails: There is approximately 1 mi for walking. Phone: 706-778-8585 - Location: Cornelia Georgia
Demorest Springs Park features a Playground for kids, a monument to Johnny Mize, gazebo used for weddings (must contact City Hall and pay a refundable deposit). Known for its natural springs and rockwork around the springs. Bathrooms are closed at night.
Phone: 706-778-4202 Location: Demorest Georgia
Farlinger Street Park has Two tennis courts, basketball court, and a small playground. Open 6 am to dark. Phone: 706-778-8585 - Location: Farlinger Street, Cornelia Georgia
Irvin Street Park is a small creek runs beside this park. A shady spot & picnic tables to eat lunch. Open 6 am - 11:30 pm. Phone: 706-778-8585 - Location: Irvin Street, Cornelia Georgia
Lake Burton Trout Hatchery-GA DNR offers fishing for brown and rainbow trout, picnicking, wildlife viewing areas, kids' stocked catfish pond, boating and skiing on Lake Burton. Open daily from 8 am - 4:30 pm. Phone: 706-947-3112 - Location: 3695 Hwy 197 N, Clarkesville Georgia 30523. Directions: I-85 N to I-985 N to US Hwy. 23 to Hwy. 197.
Lake Russell Recreation Area-CNF has a 100-acre lake with grass beach near Chenocetah Mountain. Picnicking, hiking, camping, swimming, fishing and boating. Concrete boat ramp, camping, Littletons Fishing Lake (bass, bream, catfish and crappie) boats may use electric motors only, and swimming from the middle of May through October, Open all year. Open May to October. Phone: 706-754-6221 - Location: Chattooga Ranger District, 304 Lake Russell Rd, Mount Airy Georgia 30553. Directions: Forest Service Road 59 (Lake Russell Rd) to lake. Just outside the city limits of Cornelia off U.S. Hwy 123 East
Lee Dorsey Cook Memorial Playground has a Playground for children 12 and under. No bicycles or skateboards. Big old-fashioned school swing sets, Jungle Jim with two slides, seesaw, sandbox, a basketball throw, and park benches and picnic tables for adults. Phone: 706-778-8035 - Location: Town of Alto Georgia
Lions Field is open to the public only when not reserved; all organized group activities should make reservations. Picnic tables are located in the adjacent Woodmen of the World Park. Swimming is in the adjacent City Park (summer months only). Phone: 706-754-4216 Location: Clarkesville Georgia
Martin Luther King Park has a Pavilion, basketball court and playground. Open 6 am to dark. Phone: 706-778-8585 - Location: Cornelia Georgia
Oak Street Park has 2 tennis courts and a small playground for children under 12.
Open 6 am to 11:30 pm. Phone: 706-778-8585 - Location: Cornelia Georgia
Panther Creek Recreation Area offers a cool wooded site on Panther Creek as two picnic shelters. Trail leads to three waterfalls. Picnicking, hiking and fishing. Panther Creek Falls
Panther Creek Falls Trail (5.5 miles) follows Panther Creek through stands of hemlock and white pine along steep, rocky bluffs of the creek. The trails passes a series of cascades, as well, Panther Creek Falls. This waterfalls drops through a series of cascades which culminate in a stunning 50-foot falls. It terminates where Davidson Creek joins Panther Creek. The trail is noted for its beautiful variety of wildflowers and ferns. The stream offers excellent opportunities for trout fishermen. Phone: 706-745-6221 - Location: Located in the Chattooga Ranger District, Old US Highway 441 North, Clarkesville Georgia 30523 - Directions: Old US Hwy 441 N from Clarkesville.
Sam Pitts Park has a Playground for children, park benches and porch-style swings for adults. No bicycles or skateboards on the walking trail. Dogs should be under the control of their owners. This is a passive park, so no organized activities are permitted, such as Little League practice, etc. Pay telephone available. *6 a.m.-midnight (closed during high-water emergencies). Outdoor grills available, several close to the Soque River. Flush toilets. 1/3 mile walking trail (part next to the Soque River). Phone: 706-754-4216 - Location: Clarkesville Georgia
Woodmen of the World offers Picnic tables and swimming. Phone: 706-754-4216 - Location: Clarkesville Georgia