Acworth has an abundance of wonderful parks. Here’s a guide to help you navigate them to enjoy some family fun!
Acworth Sports Complex. 4000 S. Main St. 7 a.m.-11 p.m. A 42-acre complex with six baseball fields, two football fields, multiple practice areas, batting cages, restrooms, two concession stands and parking. The complex is home to the Acworth Baseball Association and the Acworth Football and Cheerleading Association. The complex accommodates players ages 5 through 14 for baseball and 5 through 12 for football. The complex includes Horizon League, which provides team sport opportunities to children with cognitive and physical disabilities for ages 5 and older.
Baker Plantation Park. 4790 Baker Plantation Drive. Sunrise to sunset. A half-acre neighborhood park in the Baker Plantation subdivision. Playground, two grills and a picnic pavilion.
Cauble Park. (Home of Acworth Beach, Lake Acworth and Veterans Memorial Patriots Point.) 4425 Beach St. A 25-acre park with fishing points, public restrooms, a boat ramp (for electric motor-driven boats only), a boardwalk, beach, rental facilities, two playgrounds and an open play area. Rental facilities include four pavilions, a lakeside gazebo and a beach house. Acworth Beach opens on Memorial Day weekend and closes Labor Day weekend. No lifeguard on duty. Parking is free Monday-Friday. On weekends, non-residents pay a $10 (cash only) per-vehicle fee from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. No pets are allowed on beach areas and must be on a leash at all times while in the park.
Dallas Landing Park. 5120 Allatoona Drive. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. An 82-acre park located on Allatoona Drive off Main Street. Dallas Landing overlooks Lake Allatoona. The park contains a beach, group pavilion, picnic tables, grills, volleyball court, horseshoe pit and public restrooms. The group pavilion is available for rental. The park is open to Acworth Slide, the world’s largest inflatable water slide, according to the city. The park is open from mid-April through mid-September and there is a $5 parking fee every day.
East Lakeshore Park. 4449 East Lakeshore Drive. 7 a.m.-11 p.m. The 1.5-acre park includes a playground, picnic benches and an open play area.
Frana Brown Park. 4901 N. Main St. 7 a.m.- 11 p.m. The quarter-acre park contains a fountain and benches for relaxation. The park also contains the original bell from the Acworth Methodist Episcopal Church South. The church congregation was established in 1905. The park can be rented for weddings or other small gatherings.
Logan Farm Park. Central Entrance is at 4762 Logan Road. 7 a.m.-11 p.m. A 120-acre park that encompasses the parks formally known as Terrace Drive Park and Tanyard Creek Park. Logan Farm Park includes a nature trail that connects to Cowan Road, Terrace Drive, Cherokee Street, School Street, and McClain Circle. Park contains a lighted walking track around a multipurpose recreational field, a half-acre fishing pond, a playground and public restrooms. This park is also home to the Parks and Recreation Offices. A 15-acre expansion was completed in late 2016 that winds along Cherokee and Taylor streets. The addition includes a large playground, a group shelter, restrooms, more walking trails and greenspace.
Newberry Park. 4321 Toccoa Drive. 7 a.m.-11 p.m. The 12-acre park contains a baseball field, concession stand and batting cages. Home to the Acworth Baseball Association’s Senior League. The baseball field is known as the historic Coats and Clark Field and is for kids ages 13 through 16. The park also includes a passive recreation atmosphere great for picnicking and relaxation.
Overlook Park. 4636 Lake Acworth Drive. 7 a.m.- 11 p.m. The 1.5-acre park overlooks beautiful Lake Acworth. The park offers great fishing and picnicking opportunities.
Proctor Landing Park. 5260 Proctor Landing Road. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Proctor Landing is an 82-acre park along the banks of Lake Allatoona. A beach, two group pavilions, picnic tables, grills, two volleyball courts, two horseshoe pits and public restrooms. Group pavilions are available for rental, except Sundays in May, June and July. The park is open from mid-April through mid-September. $5 parking fee everyday.
South Shore Park. 4555 Ragsdale Road. 7 a.m.-11 p.m. A 30-acre park with a beach and fishing areas.
Information compiled by Acworth Parks and Recreation. For more information on the Acworth Sports Complex, tournament listings, registration dates or directions, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 770-917-1234.
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