10 Jun

Summer Fun Destinations in Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett Counties

Summer Fun Destinations in Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett Counties

Opportunities for summer fun are all around SR Homes communities in Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett counties. With summer quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to take the family outdoors to soak up the sun.

SR homeowners enjoy access to numerous parks, sites and attractions throughout the metro Atlanta area that offer safe fun all summer long.

Forsyth County
Lake Lanier – Lake Lanier is packed full of recreational activities to enjoy. Whether you plan to hike, camp, fish, boat or water ski, there are opportunities for it all. Mary Alice Park even offers a relaxing beach setting without even having to leave Cumming, Georgia.

Sawnee Mountain Preserve – The Indian Seats Trail at Sawnee Mountain Preserve offers one of the best views of the North Georgia Mountains. Hike the preserve’s miles of hiking trails up and around the mountain or enjoy an outdoor lunch at one of the many picnic pavilions.

Big Creek Greenway – Walk, run or bike along the Big Creek Greenway. This 12-foot wide multi-use trail runs through the beautiful woods along Big Creek and serves as a connector between several popular Forsyth and Fulton County destinations.

Fulton County
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
– Enjoy a place of peace in the heart of Fulton County. The Atlanta Botanical Gardens offers an urban oasis with several garden trails and attractions to explore. To promote safety, the garden has new hours, timed ticketing and new guidelines in place for guests.

Zoo Atlanta – Go on a wild animal adventure at Zoo Atlanta. The Zoo has implemented enhanced protocols and procedures to ensure visitor safety. This includes a timed ticketing system that limits the number of visitors allowed inside, as well as online-only ticket purchasing.

Newtown Dream Dog Park – Get outside with man’s best friend. One of the top dog parks in the country is located right in Johns Creek at Newtown Dream Dog Park. This spacious 1-acre park offers the perfect setting for fun, puppy play and safe social distancing

Chattahoochee Nature Center – Metro Atlanta’s favorite nature destination offers 127 acres of trails, forest, wetland, river and more. Several of the nature center’s popular attractions and activities have recently reopened with enhanced safety measures.

Gwinnett County
Freeman’s Mill Park
– Explore the historic ruins and waterfall of Freeman’s Mill Park. The 12-acre space showcases a short, multi-use trail that leads to a restored 19th-century gristmill and a beautiful hidden waterfall.

McDaniel Farm Park – Restored to depict a 1930s-style farm, McDaniel Farm Park offers visitors 3 miles of paved and unpaved trails winding through the former cotton farm. Within the park, several amenities await including a dog park area, rustic pavilion and grills to use.

Alexander Park – Alexander Park offers something for everyone including an 18-hole disc golf course, horseshoe pit, dog park area, pavilions and nearly 2.5 miles of walking trails. Located by a lake, the park is the perfect spot for fishing at the pier or taking in the lake views.

Whether you are looking to hike the day away, enjoy some lakeside recreation or visit your favorite Atlanta attractions, there are endless opportunities for summertime fun near your SR Homes community. For information regarding new home opportunities from SR Homes throughout the metro Atlanta area near exciting summertime destinations, visit


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