NEW PROJECTS

Big Creek Greenway - Phase 5
Location: Phase 5-A (Johnson Road to Hwy 20) and Phase 5-B (Hwy 20 to Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitor Center)
Project Scope: Phase 5A will add
2.3 miles and phase 5-B will add 2.4 miles.  A one mile section will connect phase 5-A and phase 5-B along Hwy 20 and this portion will be completed as part of the GDOT Widening Project
Anticipated Completion: February/March 2021 for for phase 5-A and 5-B.  The one mile section along Hwy 20 will coincide with the completion of the GDOT widening project.  

Big Creek Greenway - Phase 5 Trailhead
Locations: 1605 Canton Hwy
Project Scope: Design of trailhead, renovation of the Natural Resource Management Operations Center and land acquisition 
Anticipated completion: Late 2021/Early 2022

Denmark Park
Location: Mullinax Road 
Project Scope: Site Master Plan and development of park
Anticipated Completion: TBD

Eagle's Beak Park - Phase 2
Location: 8420 Old Federal Road 
Project Scope: Master plan, construction design and development
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2021
Master Plan Schematic

Lanierland Park - Phase 2 
Location: 6115 Jot-Em-Down Road
Project Scope: Master plan, construction design and development
Anticipated Completion: E
arly 2022
Master Plan Schematic

Matt Community Park Recreation Center
Location: 6555 Wallace Tatum Road
Project Scope: site design, building  master plan, construction design and development 
Anticipated Completion: 2024

Sawnee Mountain Preserve - Phase 4 
Location: 4075 Spot Road 
Project Scope: Master plan, construction design and development
Anticipated Completion: 2022

Wildcat Creek Park
Location: Northeast Forsyth County along Lake Lanier
Anticipated Completion: TBD
Master Plan Schematic
Master Plan Report 


IMPROVEMENTS & RENOVATIONS

Bennett Park 
Location: 5930 Burruss Mill Road 
Project Scope: Update master plan, construction design and development 
Anticipated Completion: 2022

Big Creek Greenway - Phase 1 Renovation

Location: McFarland Parkway to Union Hill Road
Project Scope: Assessment of phases 1-3, design of new boardwalk, renovation and replacement of boardwalk sections as funding allows
Anticipated Completion: July 2021

Caney Creek Preserve
Location: 2755 Caney Road
Project Scope: Landscape, dog park and trail improvements 
Anticipated Completion: February 2021

Central Park Recreation Center Expansion 
Location: 2300 Keith Bridge Road
Project Scope: site design, building master plan, construction design and development 
Anticipated Completion: 2022

Sharon Springs Park 
Location: 1950 Sharon Road 
Project Scope: Site master plan update, construction design and development of park 
Anticipated Completion: 2022
Master Plan Schematic 

Midway Park
Location: 2100 Post Road 
Project Scope: construction design and renovation 
Anticipated Completion: August 2021

Sawnee Mountain Park 
Location: 3995 Watson Road 
Project Scope: construction design and renovation 
Anticipated Completion: 2021

Coal Mountain Park 
Location: 3560 Settingdown Road 
Project Update: Project on hold awaiting final design of the Coal Mountain Connector Road, right of way determination, and round-about design
Anticipated Completion: TBD

2020 COMPLETED PROJECTS 
Central Park
Replaced gymnasium lights in recreation center and replaced bleachers in park

Coal Mountain Dog Park
Added a new dog park

Haw Creek Park
Improvements were made to the parking lot

Lanierland Park
Refurbished the Lanierland Music Park sign

Matt Community Park Tennis Complex
Added six tennis courts, a pavilion and restrooms near the playground

Poole's Mill Park
Replaced the playground and made parking lot improvements

Sawnee Mountain Preserve
Improvements were made to the parking lot

Windermere Park
Improvements were made to the dog park and parking lot 

Contact Us


 Address:

 P.O. Box 2417
 Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: (770) 781-2215
 Fax: (770) 781-2221
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The mission of Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Forsyth County by providing passive and active recreational, educational and cultural programming services and to provide parks and recreational facilities that are safe, accessible and aesthetically pleasing to the entire community.