The great outdoors is truly great here. So pack a picnic, grab your fishing pole and come see everything Cobb has to offer.
Hike to the top of Kennesaw Mountain on a clear day, and you'll get one of the best views in metro-Atlanta - check out the Atlanta skyline, the natural wonder of Stone Mountain and even Tennessee.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park offers 17 miles of hiking trails that go through the entire park, including Cheatham Hill and Kolb Farm battlefields. Horseback riding is also available. History buffs can take in a movie about Kennesaw Mountain's role in the Civil War and tour the museum. The park is free to visitors.
Stone Mountain Park is Georgia's most visited attraction, drawing nearly 4 million guests each year. With over 3,200acres of natural beauty, the Park is a unique and fun destination where families and friends can enjoy the outdoors together, while experiencing an exciting variety of attractions, entertainment and recreation.
The Silver Comet Trail is located 13 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia and travels west through Cobb, Paulding and Polk counties. This quiet, non-motorized trail is for walkers, hikers, bicyclists, roller bladers, horses, dog walkers, and is wheel chair accessible. The Silver Comet is paved for over 37 miles starting at Mavell Road in Smyrna to Water Street in historic downtown Rockmart. When completed, the Silver Comet Trail will start in Smyrna, Georgia and end at the Georgia / Alabama state line.
At the Georgia / Alabama state line, the Silver Comet will connect to the 33-mile long Chief Ladiga Trail that ends in Anniston, Alabama. When construction on the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga is finished, the trails will join to form one continuous trail from Smyrna, Georgia to Anniston, Alabama.
Both the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga are converted rail-trails built on abandoned railroad lines.
For all recreation opportunities in all of Cobb County, please visit the cities parks and recreation department located below. Cobb County Parks & Recreation services all locations.
Located only 30 miles from Atlanta, Georgia, Allatoona Lake is situated on the Etowah River, a tributary of the Coosa River. The serene lake and peaceful surroundings offer a respite from the rush of city living.
Lake Allatoona is one of the most frequently visited Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation. More than 6 million visitors each year enjoy picnicking and swimming at our parks, camping, hunting, fishing, boating, and observing wildlife along the beautiful shoreline.
Enjoy a day at the beach on Lake Acworth. Located on Logan Road, Cauble Park in Acworth provides swimming and beach access, paddleboat rentals and a volleyball net. Call 770-917-1234 or visit www.acworth.org for more information.