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Sweetwater Creek State Park

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Address: Mount Vernon Road, Lithia Springs, GA 30057
Phone Number: +1 770-732-5871
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Beautiful park close to Atlanta

The Sweetwater Creek state park is really close to Atlanta and perfect for a spontaneous little hiking tour (or a longer one if you have a little more time). I really enjoyed the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Sweetwater Creek state park is really close to Atlanta and perfect for a spontaneous little hiking tour (or a longer one if you have a little more time). I really enjoyed the red trail, although it was challenging at some points.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a short easy hike to the mill ruins and it's very pretty along the river. Very worth the trip! It does cost to get in the park so take cash!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard of this place for a while, but had never made the trek until recently. If you're starting from N.E. of Atlanta, plan on about an hour's drive to get there. We visited in mid-November. The fall leaves were about at peak color. I'd guess that most seasons here are decent, as the trees provide a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an awesome park! Not only is it super big, but there is also an awesome river that runs through here with waterfall rocks almost. I came here for a bikini photoshoot in the water and the pictures came out amazing! This park is for the ultimate adventurer and nature lover who appreciates sunny days, blue skies and this... More 

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near Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Be ready to walk! Take a backpack with extra water if you visit during the warmer months. Great trails throughout! You can walk across the rocks in the middle of the river if the water is low. Be careful, the rocks can be slippery though. Different trails winding through the park and are color coded. I followed the red trail... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

If you are looking for a place to escape crowds and get out into nature this is it. The entrance fee is a modest $5 and I will say that the parking can fill up quickly on the weekends so get there early if you can. After parking I walked into the visitor center where you can stock up on... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful hike, relatively easy, with lots of photo ops. Just a bit crowded for a Sunday afternoon. Offers extended hiking trails with benches at various crossroads if you are hiking with folks who need to rest. Suggest trying on a weekday to avoid the crowd. Parking is limited so plan ahead. Dog friendly as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the park my fiancé and I loved that you could walk out on the rocks in the creek and the ruins on the red trail are great. We noticed a lot of people turned around at the Mill instead of continuing on the trail but if you follow the trail it gets more intense and the views... More 

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Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Weather your looking for a great place to walk or run, This place has it. Beautiful Lake to a river to waterfalls. We love history so we went and saw the museum they have. Tells all about the area, Very informative. Then you have the ruins of the old mill. Which was used in the Mocking Jay movie it was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Was very close to Atlanta and the trails were good . Did the red trail where we able to the see the textile mill ruins. We also went paddle boating . The rates were almost double of James Floyd state park.

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