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Gordon County Parks & Recreation

7494 Fairmount Hwy • Calhoun, GA 30701

(706) 602-4435

Gordon County’s Sonoraville Recreation Complex is a 79 acre park featuring 6 lighted tennis courts, 4 lighted baseball fields, 2 soccer fields, a lighted football field, a skate-park, 2 playgrounds, picnic pavilions and a community center with a 2 basketball court gymnasium, fitness center, 3 community rooms, concessions stand and locker rooms. The Harold “Ooky” Faith Memorial Park is a 10 acre park located on Belwood Road that consists of a 1.5 mile lighted asphalt walking loop trail around a pond, two gazebos and fenced playground.

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New Echota Cherokee Capital State Historic Site

One of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation, where the infamous “Trail of Tears” officially began and home of the first Indian language newspaper office. Visitors can tour 12 original and reconstructed buildings, including the Council House, Court House, Print Shop, Missionary Samuel Worcester's home, and an 1805 store; view interpretive exhibits and a 17-minute film. Nature trails lead visitors to New Town Creek and a small beaver pond. Open Wednesday – Saturday. Admission: $5.50-$7.00. The grounds and trails are pet-friendly, leash required....

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