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Enjoying the Outdoors

Rain or shine, day or night, athletic or maybe leaning more to history and culture - there really is something for everyone in Sandy Springs!

As Sandy Springs continues to grow, it is increasingly important to protect and enhance the City’s parklands, connect them to areas within and outside of the city boundaries, and expand the park system. In 2019, the City Council adopted the Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks System Comprehensive Plan as a guide to creating a well thought out and strategically planned park system for the next ten years. Through various channels of public engagement, meetings and surveys revealed the top five amenities request are: hiking trails, multi-use trails, dog parks, community gardens, and an indoor pool. Learn more about the Trails Master Plan. 

City Parks


With more than 950 acres of parkland, Sandy Springs residents and visitors, of all ages, can enjoy the many activities found in any one of the city’s 13 parks.

The Chattahoochee River


Providing a natural border to the northern part of the City, the Chattahoochee River offers more than 20 miles of beautiful shoreline.

Outdoor Activities


With beautiful countryside right here in the Metro area, Sandy Springs has a myriad of reasons to get outdoors and get active.

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