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Phone Directory

Parks and Recreation Main Line (770) 781-2215
Parks and Recreation Main Fax (770) 781-2221
Central Park Recreation Center (678) 455-8540
Fowler Park Recreation Center (770) 886-4088
Old Atlanta Recreation Center (770) 205-4646
Shady Grove Campground (770) 205-6850
Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitor Center (770) 781-2217
Park Ranger Tip Line (678) 965-7167
Inclement Weather Line (770) 886-2851

Hours of Operation

Fowler Park Administrative Office
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recreation Centers

Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 2 to 6 p.m.

Sawnee Mountain Visitor Center
Monday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2021 Holiday Closings

Park administration offices, recreation centers and Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitor Center will be closed on the following dates.
• Friday, January 1 for New Year's Day
• Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Junior Day
• Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day
Sunday, July 4 & Monday, July 5 Independence Day
• Monday, September 6 for Labor Day
• Thursday, November 11 for Veteran's Day 
• Thursday and Friday, November 25 and 26 for Thanksgiving
• Friday and Monday, December 24 and December 27 for Christmas

Contact Us


 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.