A New Perspective on Sweetwater State Park: Kayaking.

Sweetwater State Park is the most popular in Georgia—with 800,000 visitors—but you can still paddle your way to solitude.
Sweetwater Creek kayaking

A quiet paddle on Sweetwater Creek.

Thanks to its proximity to Atlanta, Sweetwater State Park is the busiest park in Georgia, with nearly a million annual visitors. But few of them know that you can tour Sweetwater Creek for just $25—which includes guide, kayak, paddle, and life vest. Even better, paddlers get a new perspective on the rich history of the area. Get a full run-down of the park's many offerings here.