Augusta Spotlight

Sports & Recreation

While Augusta is known worldwide for the Masters® and the coveted green jacket, you'll find that Georgia's second-oldest and second-largest city is full of history, atmosphere, Southern charm, and activities to engage everyone's interest

In addition to great aquatic sports, Augusta features delightful parks and facilities for golf, tennis, or just exploring the great outdoors. And if spectator sports are your passion, be sure to catch a GreenJackets minor league baseball game or an Augusta Riverhawks hockey match. See why Augusta is a year-round showcase of sporting fun.

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    Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

    Enjoy boardwalks, trails, public restrooms from dawn to dusk, and a visitors center open 9:00am to 5:00pm Saturdays and Sundays.
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    FATS Trails

    Just across the Savannah River in South Carolina are the FATS (Fork Area Trail System) trails.
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    Cole Watkins Tours

    Cole Watkins Tours offers guided kayak tours and rentals on the beautiful Savannah River all year round. CWT offers 6 different routes and can be t...
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    Bicycle Peddler

    Bicycle rental and repair at Savannah Rapids Pavilion and Park.
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    Augusta Riverwalk

    Located in downtown Augusta along the banks of the Savannah River, this two-tiered park runs for three blocks.
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    Augusta GreenJackets

    Augusta’s minor league baseball team plays at Lake Olmstead stadium from April through September.
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    Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

    Explore the nation's only industrial power canal still in use for its original purpose. Built in 1845 to harness the water and power of the Savanna...
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    Applewood Golf Course

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    Forest Hills Golf Club

    When Bobby Jones made his Grand Slam of Golf in 1930, beginning with the Southeastern Open at Forest Hills, this Donald Ross Course earned its inde...
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    J. Strom Thurmond Lake

    More than 1,000 miles of shore front.
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