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Whether a tourist or guest, Douglas County has plenty to do less than 30 minutes away from Downtown Atlanta.

 

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Arbor Place Mall

Arbor Place Mall

Arbor Place Mall

Arbor Place Mall is the only regional mall in Metro Atlanta to directly serve the western suburbs. Arbor Place Mall is a great place to catch up on shopping, watch a movie in the 3D IMAX Theatre, grab a bite to eat, and more!

  • Location: 6700 Douglas Boulevard, Douglasville, GA 30135
  • WebsiteArbor Place Mall
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 10 am-9pm, Sun 12 pm-6 pm (IMAX Theatre is open additional hours)
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

Buddy’s Alpaca Farm

This veteran-owned, urban farm is raising alpacas to shear their fiber for clothing and home goods.

  • Location: 5611 W Chapel Hill Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135
  • Website: Buddy’s Alpaca Farm
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 11 AM – 5 PM (Appointments are Required)
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

Buddy's Alpaca Farm

Boundary Waters Recreational Complex

The Clinton Nature Preserve

Boundary Waters Recreational Complex

Boundary Waters Park is a 244-acre park with athletic fields, a 10-acre fishing pond, equestrian trails, 12+ miles of multi-use trails, indoor heated pools, fitness centers, basketball courts, disc golf courses, 2 playgrounds, and more! There is also a river trail that connects with the Chattahoochee River.

  • Location: 5000 Georgia Highway 92 North/166 East
    Douglasville, Georgia 30135
  • WebsiteBoundary Waters Park
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-8.30 pm; Sat 8 am-5.30 pm
  • Cost: Varies according to actvity

Champ’s Clock Shop & Museum

For a unique experience you’d be hard-pressed to duplicate anywhere else on the planet, visit Champ’s Clock Shop in Douglas County! Recognized most often for their enormous Clock Showroom, Champ’s Clock Shop houses the world’s Largest Real Cuckoo Clock and many enormous and vintage Grandfather clocks. Come for a visit, or come experience the annual “Chimes of a Thousand Clocks” event.

  • Location: 3834 King Drive, Douglasville, Ga. 30135
  • WebsiteChamp’s Clock Shop & Museum
  • Hours: Tues – Sat 9 am – 5 pm
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

Champ’s Clock Shop

Champ’s Clock Shop

Clinton Nature Preserve

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Clinton Nature Preserve

If you’re into mountain biking or you’re looking for somewhere to ride your own horses, the Clinton Nature Preserve is the place to go. Over 10 miles of premium Mountain Biking Trails or walking trails if you prefer. Visit the “Old Carnes House,” or let the kids play on the Junior League ADA-accessible playground!

  • Location: 8720 Ephesus Church Road Villa Rica, Georgia 30180
  • WebsiteClinton Nature Preserve
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 8am-8pm; Sun 1pm-6pm
  • Cost: Free

Deer Lick Park

Deer Lick Park is a 66-acre park. Its activities include basketball, batting cages, bocce ball, disc golf, mini-golf, softball, tennis, volleyball, fishing, a walking path, and a playground.

  • Location: 2105 Mack Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135
  • WebsiteDeer Lick Park
  • Hours: Wed–Sat 8am – 9pm; Sun-Tues Closed
  • Cost: Free

Deer Lick Park

Dog River Park & Trails

Dog River Park & Trails

Dog River Park is a pristine place in the southern part of Douglas County. Its natural beauty makes it an excellent passive recreational area. Scenic whitewater rapids from The Dog River are very popular with kayakers.

  • Location: 6100 Ga Hwy 5 Douglasville, GA 30135
  • Website: Dog River Trail
  • Hours: Always Open
  • Cost: Free

Douglas County Agri-Trail

Douglas County‘s Agri-Trail is a great way to enjoy the best of nature’s resources, from alpacas to fresh veggies to locally sourced cuisine. Take this self-guided tour today!

Douglas County Agri-Trail

Douglas County Butterfly Trail

Douglas County Butterfly Trail

Butterfly in the sky? How about butterflies all around you? The Douglas County Butterfly Trail is a self-guided tour of 10 public butterfly gardens. The Douglas County Butterfly Trail is officially recognized and registered with the National Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail.

Douglas County Film Trail

From Stranger Things to Cobra Kai to the Avengers, the Douglas County Film Trail offers an exclusive tour of some of your favorite television and film filming locations. Take the self-guided tour today!

Douglas County Film Trail

Douglas County History Trail

Douglas County History Trail

The Douglas County History Trail, created in 2021 in partnership with The Douglas County History Commission, is a detailed list of historic Douglas County locations dating back to the 1800s.

  • Locations: Multiple Locations Throughout Douglas County
  • Website: DouglasCountyTrails.com
  • Hours: Dawn – Dark
  • Cost: Free

Foxhall Resort

Foxhall Resort has all the equipment, safety gear, trail maps, clothing, and accessories needed for guests to enjoy more than 40 on-site recreational activities and amenities. Knowledgeable instructors are available to provide private or group instruction so guests can learn new sporting traditions or continue developing their life-long pursuit of excellence. Guides are available for fishing trips, ATV rides, and seasonal hunts.

  • Location:  8000 Capps Ferry Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135
  • Website: Foxhall Resort
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

Foxhall Resort

Local Golf Clubs

Douglas County Ga Golf

Golfing

Douglas County is home to some of the most popular Golf Clubs in Metro Atlanta. Mirror Lake Golf Club, Chapel Hill Golf Club, West Pines Golf Club, and St. Andrews Golf Club have all become premier locations for regional Golf Tournaments, Charity Benefits, Weddings, and More. If you love Golf, do yourself a favor and check out any or all of Douglas County’s four great courses!

Mirror Lake & Chapel Hill:

  • Mirror Lake Golf Club: 1000 Canongate Parkway Villa Rica, GA 30180
  • Chapel Hill Golf Club: 3300 Golf Ridge Blvd, Douglasville, GA 30135
  • Website: ClubCorp.com/Clubs/Chapel-Hills-Mirror-Lake
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

West Pines:

  • West Pines Golf Club: 9090 Rose Ave, Douglasville, GA 30134
  • Website: WestPinesGC.com
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

St. Andrews Golf Club:

L&R Alpaca Haven Farm

Visit the family-owned L&R Alpaca Haven Farm! They have been farming natural and hormone-free alpacas since July 2016, delivering crias (baby alpacas) every year. They offer farm tours, events, and birthday parties!

  • Location: 1320 Dorris Rd, Douglasville, GA 30134
  • Website: L&R Alpaca Haven Farm
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

L&R Alpaca Haven Farm

L&R Alpaca Haven Farm

Sweetwater Creek State Park

Sweetwater Creek State Park

Sweetwater Creek State Park

Sweetwater Creek State Park is a peaceful tract of wilderness with a 215-acre lake only minutes from downtown Atlanta. A wooded trail follows the stream to the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company, a textile mill burned during the Civil War. Beyond the mill, the trail climbs rocky bluffs to provide views of the beautiful rapids below. Additional trails wind through fields and forests, showcasing ferns, magnolias, wild azaleas, and hardwoods. During warmer months, the park rents fishing boats, canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and pedal boats.

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) cultural events and arts activities. With the mission to nurture, guide, and stimulate the enjoyment of and participation in the arts among residents of and visitors to Douglas County, the CAC presents a sophisticated and diverse mix of all kinds of programs – monthly exhibits, gallery talks, a literary festival, book signings and readings, and seasonal beer/wine tasting events.

  • Location: 8652 Campbellton Street, Douglasville, Georgia 30134
  • WebsiteThe Cultural Arts Council
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am – 5 pm;
  • Cost: Free, but some activities have a fee

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County

The Douglas County Museum of History and Art

The Douglas County Museum of History & Art

The Douglas County Museum of History and Art is an official Visitor Information Center for Douglas County Tourism. Once the Douglas County Courthouse, The Douglas County Museum of History and Art is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This structure is a perfect example of the rapidly disappearing international style of architecture.

Lithia Springs Park

Lithia Springs Park is home to batting cages, playground, baseball & softball fields, and much more!

  • Location: 2922 S Sweetwater Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122
  • Website: Lithia Springs Park
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 8am-9pm
  • Cost: Free

Lithia Springs Park

Pine Mountain Gold Museum

A miniature train at Pine Mountain Gold Museum

Pine Mountain Gold Museum

The Pine Mountain Gold Museum at Stockmar Park is a unique historical site with a museum, mining sites, nature trails, working train, and gold panning all at one location. Experience gold mining techniques spanning over 100 years. The Pine Mountain Gold Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Location: 1881 Stockmar Rd, Villa Rica, GA 30180
  • Hours: Tue-Sat 10am-4pm; Sunday & Monday Closed
  • Website: Pine Mountain Gold Museum
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

Southern Lanes

A family-friendly bowling center with a full-service pro shop.

  • Location: 3931 Longview Dr, Douglasville, GA 30135
  • Hours: Mon-Thur 10am-11pm; Fri-Sat 10am-1am; Sun 12pm-1pm
  • Website: Southern Lanes
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

Southern Lanes

friends holding bowling balls

Thunderzone

Thunderzone

Thunderzone is a family entertainment facility that offers bowling, arcade, laser tag, and virtual reality activities. Its in-house restaurant and bar, JR’s, features indoor and outdoor seating with billiard tables, darts, class B games, and corn hole.

  • Location: 3140 Bright Star Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 5pm-11pm; Fri 5pm-1am; Sat 12pm-1am; Sun 12pm-11pm
  • Website: Thunderzone
  • Cost: Varies according to activity

Winston Park

Winston Park facilities include a playground, three youth ballfields, two lighted tennis courts, a concession stand, and a meeting room.

  • Location: 13731 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Winston, GA 30187
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm; Closed Sundays
  • Website: Winston Park
  • Cost: Free

Winston Park

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