- The list below includes 94 free or cheap things to do in or near Dahlonega, Georgia, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Music Venue, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- From Yahoola Creek Park to Hancock Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dahlonega and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gainesville, Helen, Blairsville and Dawsonville.
Nestled in rural Georgia, the Chatahoochee National Forest is a large wilderness preserve dedicated to combating invasive species, nurturing endangered plans and educating the public about forestry and conservation. It is a popular destination for ginseng harvesting, for which a permit is required.
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1545 Community Way, Gainesville, GA 30501 MoreLess Info
The Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a recreational water park that features amenities including a playground pavilion, family changing rooms, a swirl pool, and a kiddie slide. The center also has a fitness center.
Coal Mountain Park is a public park that features multiple ball fields, hiking and running trails, horseshoe pits and tennis courts. The park also offers pavilions, playgrounds, and picnic areas outfitted with barbecue grills.
Charlemagne's Kingdom is an Alpine Model Railway Museum which features a 50 foot exhibit of HO scale German Model Railroad complete with the intricate details of German architecture and terrain in its multi-featured landscape.
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2317 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 MoreLess Info
Featuring 24 lanes and a pro shop, Gainesville Bowling Center provides open and league bowling as well as a 3500-square-foot laser tag arena. The center also offers ticket redemption games, a private party room and a snack bar.
A combination museum and retail shop, the Gourd Place offers a wide variety of crafts featuring gourds. Items on offer include masks, drums, decorative planters, ornaments, dolls, toys, and a variety of other gourd crafts.
Located in the Chattahoochee National Forest, Yonah Mountain Hiking Trail, is one of the best free hikes in the Southeast. This five mile round trip takes hikers through incredibly lush forests to rock outcroppings for stunning views.
Pigs Gone Amuk is a public 18-hole miniature golf course operated by and located right across from Jim's Smokin Que restaurant. In addition to playing putt-putt, visitors also enjoy a large selection of ice cream at the course.