- The list below includes 33 free or cheap things to do in or near Athens, Georgia, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Music Venue, Parks, Historic Sites and Bowling.
- From Sandy Creek Park to East Athens Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Athens and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Madison, Commerce, Winder and Watkinsville.
Urban Enigmas Escape Rooms Athens, GA MoreLess Info
Groups must work together to find the clues, solve the puzzles, complete the mission, and escape the room in under 60 minutes
Now known as Trail Creek Park, East Athens Community Park is a fun outdoor space for both kids and adults. Along with a soccer field, the park offers a playground, walking trail, picnic area and exercise facility.
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1400 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 MoreLess Info
Maintained by the University of Georgia, Oconee Forest Park is 60 acres nature reserve with trails for hiking and mountain biking. The park features hickory trees and provides visitors with direct access to Lake Herrick.
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2450 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601 MoreLess Info
Covering 313 acres and part of the University of Georgia, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia has native flora gardens, international gardens, and plenty of trails. The greenhouses are used by the University and are opened for public.
Spanning a total of 225-acres, the Sandy Creek Nature Center is a protected wildlife sanctuary filled with a large variety of animals from the local area. The center is also popular for its four miles of trails located throughout.
The Tree That Owns Itself, also known as the Jackson Oak, is a white oak tree and a popular local landmark owing to the fact that it is believed to be the legal owner of itself as well as the land within eight feet from its base.