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10 Affordable Outdoor Activities in Gwinnett
Whether you're into intense bike trails or just relaxing in the sun, Gwinnett's got an outdoor activity for you.
1. Parks, parks, and more parks. Gwinnett is home to more than 50 parks with amenities like walking and hiking trails, biking trails, playgrounds, sports fields, fishing spots, and more.
2. Gwinnett Parks and Rec also offers exciting events that are free (or very inexpensive) to attend, like Storytime at the Park.
3. The Chattahoochee River runs through Gwinnett and is an excellent way to experience nature. Various parks in Gwinnett offer access to the river for floating, kayaking, fishing, and other recreational activities.
4 . Visit the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center to explore educational exhibits inside, including the Water Ways diorama and the kid-friendly Discover H20, and enjoy recreational offerings outdoors, including five miles of walking trails. Picnic at the wooded pavilion and venture back in time at the historic Chesser-Williams House.
5. Gwinnett is home to several splash pads where the family can frolic for free.
6. Pack a picnic and head to one of Gwinnett's many town greens to relax and enjoy some time outdoors.
7. For a $20 per vehicle fee, you can enter Stone Mountain Park and enjoy several free amenities, like hiking trails and playgrounds.
8. Pack your beach gear and head over to Lanier Park Beach for a day by the water. Most Lake Lanier parks require a $5 fee for entry.
9. Stroll Sculptour in Suwanee Town Center to discover unique artistic sculptures in this public art encounter.
10. If you're looking for even more outdoor art, take yourself on a tour of Gwinnett's downtown murals.