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Forests to Explore in Dougherty County

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Dougherty County

Dougherty County is one of the most diverse and active counties in Georgia. Nestled within Southwest Georgia, it's home to many state parks and attractions such as the Thronateeska Heritage Center and Cherokee Lakes. Dougherty County is also home to a variety of events year-round, including the annual Hot Air Balloon Festival, which attracts visitors from all over the Southeast. The region is well-known for its artistic heritage, with numerous theaters showcasing outstanding performances in musi

Forests to Explore in Dougherty County

Chehaw Park

Chehaw Park is an 1,100-acre nature park perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike. With 18 miles of trails for hikers and bikers as well as paddleboats and canoes, the park allows guests to explore the environment up close. Just a few of the animal inhabitants of the area include river otters, bald eagles, red-tailed hawks, blue herons, and wild turkeys. There is also a reptile house as well as a kid's petting zoo where visitors can interact with indigenous wildlife safely.

Map of Forests to explore in Dougherty County