- The list below includes 82 free or cheap things to do in or near Helen, Georgia, including 76 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Mini Golf, Tubing and Ziplines.
- From Anna Ruby Falls to Chattahoochee River, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Helen and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Blairsville, Clarkesville, Dahlonega and Sautee Nacoochee.
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2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford, GA 30519 MoreLess Info
Science and history are learned in an interactive way at the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center. One of its permanent collection concerns the Blue Planet itself and the reason why it is blue.
The Bald River Falls cascades over 100 feet to the steep rocks below it. Since the rock outcropping is slopped, the falls actually flow down the rocks rather than a free fall, and guests can drive past the falls in a car or hike to the top.
Settles Bridge Park is a large facility that provides a wide range of amenities. Patrons can bike, hike, walk or skate at the park. The park also offers outdoor basketball courts, playgrounds and a fenced dog park area.
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810 Nichols Road, Suwanee, GA 30024 MoreLess Info
A sports and fitness facility, the Old Atlanta Park Recreation Center features two gymnasiums, weight and cardio facilities, a classroom, a dance studio, and facilities for a variety of fitness classes.
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6420 Whitewater Road, Sapphire, NC 28774 MoreLess Info
Ride the historic Cherokee Footpath on horseback, following in Daniel Boone's footsteps at the Whitewater Equestrian Center, or stay behind and mine for gems in their family friendly barn. On the ride, trail guides discuss local folklore, history, and ecology.
Guests who are interested in a family outing may enjoy what Sims Lake Park has to offer. The location's amenities include a playground, a pavilion, picnic tables, an outdoor classroom, a streamscape, and a 1.2-mile trail.
Providing the only public access to Lake Joccassee, Devils Fork State Park is notable for its mountain streams, waterfalls, and trout fishing, its clear water is also ideal for scuba diving. Overnight accommodation is available via campgrounds or fully-furnished villas.