Outdoor Activities

Sandy Springs is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.  With more than 22 miles of shoreline on the Chattahoochee River and beautifully maintained parks, there’s something for everyone in Sandy Springs.

Birding and Wildlife

Sandy Springs is home to a variety of species of birds and wildlife and community partners like the Atlanta Audubon Society provide opportunities to explore our “neighbors.”


Home to many of the metro areas most popular cycling events, Sandy Springs combination of flat stretches and gently rolling hills provide both a challenge and a break for cyclists.


The Chattahoochee River is the City’s northern and western border providing ample opportunities to cast away!


Tee off in Sandy Springs at one of the City’s golf courses.

Horseback Riding

You don’t have to leave town to saddle up. Home to two popular horse stables with each offering lessons, boarding and event facilities, the City transforms into equestrian’s dream come true.


From urban street portraits to wildlife photography, there are an abundance of opportunities in Sandy Springs that will inspire your creative side.

Water Sports

Grab a canoe, kayak or raft and spend a day rolling down the river. 

Outdoor Activities in Sandy Springs Interactive Map

View the places mentioned in this article on a Google Maps.


Concourse Towers with Skyline
Press Release

“Tree Cities of the World” Recognition

Thursday, April 21
The City earned the "Tree Cities of the World" recognition for the third year in a row. According to a tree canopy assessment performed using imagery from the 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Imagery Program, Sandy Springs is 57% to 60% tree covered.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, February 10
Create City Springs is looking to add to our staff of volunteers and is seeking those who wish to become part of our great customer experience team.
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