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4 Parks to Explore in Clarke County

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Clarke County

officially Athens–Clarke County, is a consolidated city-county and college town in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is one of the main counties in the Georgia state which is flourished with so many beautiful attractions.

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Parks to Explore in Clarke County

Bishop Park

Bishop Park, features over 200 acres of fresh green space and includes a .5 mile walking path, a large playground, volleyball courts, and beautiful gardens. The park also has an amphitheater where local artists put on concerts year-round. Every month the park hosts events like movies in the park with family-friendly showings throughout summer days. During the holiday season, visitors can stroll through the festive lights and decorations placed all around the grounds.

Dudley Park

Dudley Park is a beautiful and fast-growing suburban community located just minutes from downtown Athens. With its charming neighborhoods, sprawling green spaces, excellent school system and convenient shopping options close by, it's no wonder that many families have chosen to make Dudley Park their home. Residents enjoy the peace of mind that comes with an affordable cost of living as well as easy access to major highways.

Sandy Creek Park

Sandy Creek Park is a nature lover's paradise. Located on the shores of Lake Chapman, it serves as an oasis of tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of the city. With 368 acres to explore, guests can experience nature at its finest. It offers a variety of activities such as fishing, kayaking and paddle boating, with three boat launches to access the lake. Visitors can also take advantage of miles of hiking and biking trails along with picnic areas and an Olympic-size pool for swimming.

Tree That Owns Itself

The Tree That Owns Itself is a white oak tree that, according to legend, has legal ownership of itself and of all land within eight feet of its base. The tree, also called the Jackson Oak, is at the corner of South Finley and Dearing Streets in Athens, Georgia, United States.

Map of Parks to explore in Clarke County