Sandy Creek Park is a 782-acre park located just North of Athens. Situated around Lake Chapman, the park contains hiking trails, swimming, playgrounds, dog parks, fishing, picnicing, and pavilions.

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This event is held inside a county park that has a required entrance fee.


Sandy Creek Park

Seasonal Walk

SN: 126897 - 2024 / Y3528

when is the event

Starting Sat, Jun 1st, 2024 until Dec 31st, 2024

Start times: Daylight Hours

Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB) only

where is the event

Athens, Georgia

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

CC: Clarke County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

Sandy Creek Park is located at 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, GA. After entering the park, continue around the circle until you see the lake. Park in the lot facing away from the lake. There are multiple restrooms on this route. Walking sticks and sturdy boots are optional. There are occasional roots and rocks along the unpaved portion of the trail. A significant part of the trail is on paved surfaces. There is a $2 per person admission fee to the park.

conditions for the event

Rating: 2C, Distance: 6, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: No

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

Both the 5 and 10k walks take you through all facets of Sandy Creek Park providing gorgeous views of Lake Chapman along the way. The hiking trails meander through old hardwood forests and along Lake Chapman and are representative of the beautiful rolling hills of Northeast Georgia.


how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page or the maps phrase below, if provided by the club. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

Maps phrase and directions link

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Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, GA

The above maps phrase is only provided for planning purposes. The downloaded event directions provide detailed directions to the starting point and possible alternate start point locations. THERE IS NO PHYSICAL START BOX AT THIS LOCATION.

event sponsor

Southeast Striders Walking Club (AVA-0991)

Event website: southeaststriderswalkingclub.org

point of contact

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