Sweetwater Creek State Park | Kids Out and About Atlanta

Sweetwater Creek State Park

1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs , GA , 30122
Phone: 770-732-5871
33° 45' 25.938" N, 84° 38' 18.9096" W
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Kim Hatcher
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Sweetwater Creek State Park is a peaceful tract of wilderness only minutes from downtown Atlanta. A wooded trail follows the stream to the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company, a textile mill burned during the Civil War. Beyond the mill, the trail climbs rocky bluffs to provide views of the beautiful rapids below. Additional trails wind through fields and forest, showcasing ferns, magnolias, wild azaleas and hardwoods. Park rangers lead informative hikes to these areas throughout the year.


Exercise & Health, Canoeing and Kayaking, Healthful Living, Hiking, Nature/Outdoors, Sports, Archery

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