Parks & Recreation

Community Parks & Facilities

The Big Spring

301 Wissahickon Ave.
Cedartown, GA 30125
See map: Google Maps
Amenities: Passive Water Activities, Picnic
The second largest limestone spring in the South, this spring produces an average of 4 million gallons of water per day and provides water to 10,000 people in NW Georgia. It also was the site of a ball field and ceremonial dance ground of the Cherokee Indian natives until the early 1800s. According to legend, rights to the main water source, The Big Spring, were won by the Cherokee who challenged the Creek in a peaceful ballgame.


Cedartown Veterans Memorial Park

East Avenue Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone: (770) 684-9166
See map: Google Maps
Amenities: Heritage, Passive
This park, located on the corner of East Avenue and Greenwood Drive in Cedartown, was built in honor of the veterans of Polk County who sacrificed their lives while serving our country. The park features a monument listing the names of all these veterans.

Nathan Dean Sports Complex

Nathan Dean Pkwy and Industrial Dr. Rockmart, GA 30153
Phone: (770) 757-1001
See map: Google Maps
Amenities: Softball, Baseball, Soccer, Playground, Silver Comet Trail Access, Picnic
Visit Rockmart's primary recreational park for softball and baseball. This complex also houses a $250,000 state-of-the-art playground, fully funded and constructed by local citizens and volunteers.

Peek Park

College St.
Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone: (770) 748-3220
See map: Google Maps
Amenities: Tennis, Playground, Fountain (Seasonal), Passive Trails, Picnic, Grills, Pavilions
This beautiful city park, which was donated by Captain J.A. Peek, is located on North College Street in Cedartown. It features tennis courts, picnic areas and a $250,000 state-of-the-art playground with interactive fountain, fully funded and constructed by local citizens and volunteers.

Seaborn Jones Memorial Park

Historic Downtown
Rockmart
, GA 30153
Phone: (770) 684-5454
See map: Google Maps
Amenities: Passive Water Activities, Passive Trails, Picnic, Grills, Pavilions, Heritage, Silver Comet Trail Access
A city park, Seaborn Jones Memorial sits in the middle of downtown Rockmart along the banks of the Euharlee Creek. The name Euharlee comes from the Cherokee or Creek Indians and means "she laughs as she runs."





Golf Courses


Cedar Valley Golf Course
1811 Buchanan Hwy. (located behind Petro's Pizza Resturant)
Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone: (770) 748-9671
See map: Google Maps
The 18-hole Cedar Valley Golf Course in Cedartown features 2,972 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. The course rating is 34.3 and it has a slope rating of 36. Golfers have putted from these greens since 1926.

Meadow Lakes Golf Course
383 Adams Road
Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone: (770) 748-4942
See map: Google Maps
The 18-hole Meadow Lakes Golf Course in Cedartown features 6,544 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.7 and it has a slope rating of 130 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Ken Skodacek, the Meadow Lakes golf course opened in 1987.


Prospect Valley Golf Course
Prospect Road
Rockmart, GA 30153
Phone: (770) 684-5961
See map: Google Maps
The 9-hole Prospect Valley Golf Course in Rockmart features 2,965 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. Designed by Frank Herring, the Prospect Valley golf course opened in 1970.


Outdoor Recreation and Camping


Skydive Georgia

493 Airport Road
Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone: (800)505-JUMP (5867)
See map: Google Maps
www.skydivegeorgia.com
Located in Cedartown, GA, the tandem skydive at Skydive Georgia is the biggest skydive facility in the Southern United States with the largest number of instructors on-site. Offering the highest jump (14,000 ft.) in the state of Georgia, an indoor training facility, and open 7 days a week.

The Rock Camping and RV Park

130 Forsyth Lake Road
Rockmart , GA 30153
Phone: (770) 684-8519
See map: Google Maps
www.rockmartfestivals.com
Amenities: Tent Sites, RV Sites w/ Power & Water, Cabins, Fishing, Entertainment, Silver Comet Trail Access, Creek, Picnic Tables, Showers

Silver Comet Trail

Cedartown and Rockmart
http://www.silvercometga.com/
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Picture riding your bike through the countryside, while peddling under large pines and near rock cliffs. Now picture this being right in your backyard! The Silver Comet Trail runs from Smyrna, through Polk County, to the Alabama border. This non-motorized trail is perfect for walkers, hikers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, horses, and is wheel chair accessible. Polk County’s access points to the trail are at Coot’s Lake Road, Van Wert Trailhead, Rockmart, Nathan Dean, Martin, Esom Hill and Cedartown Welcome Center at the Depot.
At the Georgia/Alabama state line, the Silver Comet connects to the 33-mile long Chief Ladiga Trail. Plans are underway to extend the Chief Ladiga an additional 7 miles. Both the Silver Comet Trail and Chief Ladiga are fully paved rail-trails built on abandoned railroad lines. The combined Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga trail length is estimated to be over 100 paved miles from Smyrna, Georgia to Anniston, Alabama.

Skydive the Farm

1195 Grady Road
Rockmart, GA 30153
Phone: (404) 295-5000
See map: Google Maps
http://www.skydivethefarm.com/
This 55-acre farm, designated to skydiving buffs and beginners is located in Rockmart and houses a bunkhouse, showers, laundry facilities, team room, gear store, wireless internet and cafe'. The staff has over 14,000 combined jumps between them, and all are AFF instructors.