Parks in Alpharetta, GA
Alpharetta, GA prides itself in offering year-round outdoor space for team sports, equestrian activities, as well as running and biking. Explore the many outdoor activities and exercise venues in Alpharetta, GA by using our interactive map and comprehensive list below.
Big Creek Greenway
Distance from hotel: .8 miles
The Big Creek Greenway is Alpharetta's most famous mixed-use trail. Featuring a 12-foot wide paved path hugging a winding creek; the trail is ideal for walkers, runners, and bikers. Visitors frequently boast about wildlife sightings while enjoying the shade provided by tall trees lining the perimeter of the path.
Trail: 8 miles one way. 12 foot wide paved path along a creek.
Distance from hotel: 2.8 miles
Wills Park is the largest park in Alpharetta, GA. In this 110-acre park, you will find 10 youth baseball fields, 6 tennis courts, 4 picnic pavilions, a disc-golf course, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a full equestrian center. Parents have 3 different playground options for children, including a locally-famous wooden set, known as Wacky World, with towers and peep holes that are great for spurring kids' imaginations. There is an arboretum with a diverse selection of rare trees. Aspiring farmers can grow their own produce at a community garden. Runners can utilize a 1.8-mile trail loop with spurs.
Access Points: Old Milton Parkway or 11925 Wills Road, Alpharetta
Brooke Street Park
Distance from hotel: 2.1 miles
Brooke Street Park is a 5-acre passive park located directly behind City Hall in downtown. The park is ideal for short afternoon strolls, people watching near the city center, and for perusing a new book in the small reading garden near the library. There is a landscaped stream running through the park that provides an extra touch of quaint beauty.
Cogburn Road Park
Distance from hotel: 4.1 miles
Cogburn Road Park is a hidden gem that is perfect for a family day. Children enjoy the thrill of climbing on two different playgrounds surrounded by large trees that provide relief on hot summer days. A large field, perfect for picnics or pick-up football games, is surrounded by a .2 mile concrete walking path. There are small group pavilions for larger family reunions and grill-outs as well.
Access Points: 12825 Cogburn Road, Alpharetta
Distance from hotel: 5.2 miles
Known for its impressive collection of sports fields, North Park in Alpharetta is one of the busiest outdoor areas in the city. On any given day, you will find athletes enjoying any of the 7 tennis courts, 8 baseball and softball fields, and synthetic turf fields ideal for football and softball. Shaded spectator areas allow friends and families to enjoy the action, even in the hottest months. Due to high demand, reservations are often required to use the fields during peak times. After a competitive match-up, teams can celebrate and relax in one of two spacious pavilions. Children enjoy two impressive playgrounds, as well as an arts and crafts center. Lastly, there is a 1-mile trail for walking and light jogging.
Access Points: 13450 Cogburn Road, Alpharetta
Webb Bridge Park
Distance from hotel: 5.4 miles
A quiet place that is a lovely choice for a walk in the park, Webb Bridge Park is a local favorite. Featuring a 1.7 mile crushed limestone path surrounding an impressive field, the park is great for a wide range of activities. There is also a small arboretum, kid's playground with sand surface, and some off-path trails into the woods.
Access Points: 4780 Webb Bridge Road, Alpharetta
Cashin's Sculpture Garden at Chukkar Farm
Distance from hotel: 13.5 miles
See impressive sculptures from around the world in a setting of peace and tranquility at Cashin’s Sculpture Garden. Located on the grounds of Chukkar Farm, along a heavily wooded horse trail, Cashin's Sculpture Garden is the only large-scale outdoor sculpture garden in Georgia. You can only access the garden by group reservation with a minimum of 8 guests, or while attending events at Chukkar Farms. Admittance is a $10 fee that includes an informative tour of the grounds.
Alpharetta Family Hotel
Perfect for families and traveling sports teams, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta Alpharetta offers exclusive amenities at an impressive value. Enjoy the following benefits while staying at the Embassy Suites Alpharetta:
- Free cooked-to-order breakfast with omelet bar
- Nightly Manager's Reception with beverages and light snacks
- Spacious 2-room suites with a sleeper sofa ideal for large groups