The Beach and Swimming Area at Sandy Creek Park

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Sandy Creek Park is the site of the only beach in Athens-Clarke County. More than 28.000 square feet of sand and more than a half-acre of water designated for wading and swimming make this one of the most popular amenities at Sandy Creek Park.

The Beach and Swimming Area are open year-round. Nearby amenities include Picnic Areas 1 and 2, Playground 1, and Lakeside Trail. Parking is available in Lot 4 with overflow parking in Lot 5.

Please be sure to note the special rules which apply to the Beach and Swimming Area.

Closest Parking: Lot 4 (~250 ft.)
Closest Restroom: Pavilion 1 (~650 ft.)
Adjacent Amenities: Boat Rentals, Pavilion 1, Picnic Areas 1 & 2, Playground 1, Lakeside Trail
Area Map

Photo of the Beach at Sandy Creek Park looking out across Lake Chapman.

Beach Rules Sign

No Lifeguard On Duty Sign