Forsyth County Parks & Recreation
Imagine teeing up as day breaks over the North Georgia Mountains. Or, picture watching your children play soccer on Saturday afternoon. Feel the breeze as you sail out over Lake Lanier. Close your eyes and see the lights of an Atlanta musical calling you at night. It is all possible when you live in Forsyth County.
Thanks to the temperate weather, a beautiful outdoor setting, and breathtaking natural resources such as rivers, lakes, and plentiful woods and parks, the water or land lover can discover the pleasures of the great outdoors in Cumming-Forsyth County. There is something for enthusiasts of all ages and levels of experience.
A vast array of local and state parks provide residents with community locations to engage in athletic and team sports, special events and programs, camps, classes and special interests. Follow the information below for more information on where and how to get involved with your favorite activity.
Bennett Park5930 Burruss Mill Road
Phone: (770) 781-2150
Bennett Park is a 26-acre park that has 5 baseball/softball fields, 1 football/soccer field, 2-tennis courts, playground and picnic pavilion.
Chestatee Community Building6875 Keith Bridge Road/Hwy 306
Chestatee Community Building is a 1000 square foot meeting room that will accommodate 50 people. It also has a fully functional kitchen.
Coal Mountain Park3560 Settingdown Road
Phone: (770) 781-2151
Coal Mountain Park is a 25-acre park that has 3 youth baseball/softball fields, walking trail and playground.
Midway Park5100 Post Road
Midway Park is a 38-acre park that has 3 baseball/softball fields, 1 football/soccer field, 2 tennis courts, playground, picnic pavilion and a community building/kitchen.
Poole's Mill Park7725 Poole's Mill Road
Phone: (770) 781-2152
This is a nature park with a natural walking trail, benches and large pavilion with restrooms. This park is centered around Poole's Mill Bridge, which was built in 1901. The State of Georgia did some renovations on the bridge in 1998. It is closed to automobile traffic but open for walking. There is a memorial garden near the pavilion that was built in memory of Charles Welch.
Sawnee Mountain Park3995 Watson Road
Phone: (770) 886-2215
Sawnee Mountain Park is a 44 acre park that has 8 baseball/softball fields, 1 football field, 1 soccer field, 4 tennis courts, paved walking/jogging trail, picnic pavilion and playground.
Sharon Springs Park1950 Sharon Road
Phone: (770) 781-2215
Sharon Springs Park is a 58 acre park that has 4 youth baseball/softball fields, 4 adult softball-1baseball fields, 2 football/soccer fields, 8 tennis courts, playground, paved walking/jogging trail, picnic pavilion and basketball courts.
Source: The Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce