Park and Facility Closings

  1. Sandy Creek Nature Center Playscape Coming Soon!

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces construction will soon begin on the Nature Playscape at Sandy Creek Nature Center. This new addition is an interactive outdoor discovery area for children up to 12 years old. Read on...
  2. ACCGov Leisure Services Announces Cancellation of All Summer Camps

    Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the cancellation of all summer camps scheduled for the month of July. The Department cancelled all June camps earlier in the spring. Read on...
  3. ACCGov Leisure Services to Open Most Facilities and Parks with Limited Access

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces that most parks and facilities will reopen with restricted use and limited public access on Monday, June 1st. Read on...
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Keep up with all the latest news and information about current and upcoming closures and maintenance for Leisure Services. Parks with current notices are listed in the menu at left. This page is updated as information becomes available, so check back often.

Greenway Trail Intermittent Interruptions
Effective Until Further Notice |   Posted: 2:00 PM  6/18/2020
Due to construction of a Playscape Project, Greenway users may experience intermittent interruptions along the Greenway near Sandy Creek Nature Center.

Cook’s Trail Trail Closure  
Effective Until Further Notice, Closed Indefinitely |  Posted: 3:09 PM 1/8/2019 
Due to the wet weather and flooding along Sandy Creek, Cook’s Trail is closed until further notice.  There has been extensive damage to boardwalks and bridges.  Boardwalks will have to be rebuilt.