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Sweetwater Creek State Park

Mount Vernon Road, Lithia Springs, GA 30057
+1 770-732-5871
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Beautiful hike

The hike along the creek and loop back to the visitor's center is over 4 miles, but it is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
T S
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Marietta, Georgia
Yurt Camping

We spent two nights in the yurt village. I think the yurts book quickly and in advance for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy B
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“old mill” (30 reviews)
“hiking trails” (16 reviews)
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Mount Vernon Road, Lithia Springs, GA 30057
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike along the creek and loop back to the visitor's center is over 4 miles, but it is a beautiful hike. It is perhaps just a bit challenging at points, but not difficult. You will see the ruins of the old mill, which was...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights in the yurt village. I think the yurts book quickly and in advance for the weekends, but I was able to book a Monday and Tuesday night in July just a few days in advance, and we had the whole place...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family enjoys the hiking trails and the views from the rapids by the mill ruins. Great light exercise that even our pressa canario enjoys.

Thank missezb_
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice park. Picnic tables all over. Lake for non motorized boats. Nice afternoon place for fishing and picnic.

Thank Lee N
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My family and I stayed in one of Sweetwater Creeks yurts. A yurt is kinda like a trailer and a tent had a baby. The sunrise and sunsets were AMAZING and I gotta say, for being someone who doesn't generally like camping it was pretty...More

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I go hiking with my dog often and this is a wonderful spot with gorgeous scenery. Sweetwater Creek Park is part of the National Park system so you need to buy a $5 pass to get in. Hey- our National Parks are going broke so...More

Thank BlueBeachGlass
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Husband took me here for the first time several years ago and we enjoyed it. Took our daughter here and she had a blast. It's super peaceful and extremely beautiful especially in the fall.

Thank Kristee M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Went to the park for a day trip with our 4 and 8 year olds. Hiked the longest trail, about 5 miles. Beautiful hike. Very nice visitor's center. Maps of trails available. Rangers were very helpful. Several spots to have a picnic. Fun day.

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

It's 2500 acres of forest, lake, streams and trails only fifteen miles from the middle of Atlanta. There is an old mill where a couple of movies were partially shot, including Hunger Games, Mocking Jay, Part 1. Travolta and DeNiro did one here. It's part...More

1  Thank Cigarista
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This state park west of Atlanta is a true jewel. Boasting a small lake for kayaks and other non-motorized boats, a vast network of hiking trails, and the historic New Manchester mill ruins along Sweetwater Creek, you'll find plenty to do in your day. The...More

Thank Chip B
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812Jpeachy
26 October 2016|
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Response from faylynn | Reviewed this property |
You can have your vehicle there to unload.
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CAIvy
9 October 2016|
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Response from faylynn | Reviewed this property |
No you must have your own transportation.
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Pam2434
10 May 2015|
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Response from meagan d | Reviewed this property |
In the creek you can swim, but you have to hike to it. The water isn't that clean looking. I wouldn't recommend it.
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