Parks

The purpose of Carroll County Parks is to develop, maintain and promote passive recreation opportunities for all citizens of and visitors to Carroll County. 

Park Rules and Regulations

  • Pets: Pets are welcome at Carroll County Parks if leashed (no longer than six feet) and accompanied by the owner at all times; however, they are not allowed in the Group Lodge, Group Shelters, and swimming areas. Pets are allowed only in select motel rooms with advance reservations and a fee. Kennels are not available. Owners should clean up after pets.

  • Intoxicants: Consumption or use of alcoholic beverages or intoxicants is unlawful in any public-use area.

  • Campfires: All campfires must be kept in designated areas such as a fire ring.  Never leave a campfire unattended.  Smaller fires with coals (rather than large flames) are better for campfire cooking and toasting marshmallows.

  • Collecting: All wildlife, plant life, driftwood, artifacts and any other natural or man-made features are protected and may not be disturbed or removed. Please leave wildflowers for other visitors to enjoy. Possession of metal detecting equipment is prohibited.

  • Motor Vehicles: Park roads are public roads. All vehicles are subject to license safety requirements and regulations of the Georgia Department of Public Safety. ATVs and golf carts are NOT allowed.

  • Noise Levels: Please be considerate of guests who are visiting the park for a quiet, natural experience. Radios, televisions, musical instruments and all other noise-making devices are not to be used between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. and must be kept at low volumes during other times.

  • Visitors: Visitors to motel rooms, campsites and lodge are welcome; however, the number of visitors and registered guests must not exceed the stated capacity at any time. Visitors must leave prior to closing times.

  • Group Activities: All group gatherings must conclude before 8 p.m.

  • Weapons:  Bows and arrows, explosives, fireworks, slingshots, fishing spears or any device that discharges projectiles by any means is prohibited.  Firearms must be unloaded, cased and stored, unless a person possesses a valid weapons-carry license for a firearm that is valid in Georgia.

  • Park staff reserves the right to ask anyone to leave the park at anytime for any reason.