Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park

This park is a prehistoric American Indian site, where many different American Indian cultures occupied this land for thousands of years. The Visitor Center and Earth Lodge are open from 9:00 am-5:00 pm daily.

Dauset Trails Nature Center

Dauset Trails is a non-profit nature center based on environmental education. There are over 1800 acres of scenic woods, fields, creeks, and lakes. You can see native, live animals on exhibit (non-releasable) and in the wild, picnic, and enjoy 30+ miles of trails.

High Falls State Park

High Falls State Park is named for tumbling cascades on the Towaliga River. Boat rental, ramps and fishing docks provide easy access to the park’s lake.

Indian Springs State Park

Indian Springs is one of the oldest state parks in the United States and a popular spot for outdoor recreation. For centuries, Creek Indians collected the spring water for its healing qualities, and during the 1800s, the area was a bustling resort town. Today, visitors can still sample the spring water flowing inside the stone Spring House built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.

Park guests can enjoy wading in Sandy Creek, walking nature trails or biking to nearby Dauset Trails. A small museum, open seasonally, highlights Creek Indians, the resort era and CCC history. Cottages and campsites may be reserved for overnight stays.

Amerson River Park

Amerson River Park contains 180 acres of pristine forests, meadows, and wetlands surrounded by a river oxbow. However, Amerson River Park is more than just a beautiful place to admire nature. The park’s natural beauty is complemented by a state-of-the-art playground, a canoe launch and takeout, miles of trail, and pavilions overlooking the river. The park offers exciting amenities that appeal to families, adventurous outdoorsmen, and nature lovers to enjoy.

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge

Piedmont is a 35,000 acre wildlife refuge that hosts loblolly pines, clear streams and beaver ponds provide ideal wetlands for migrating waterfowl. The refuge is also now home to a growing population the endangered Red-cockaded woodpecker.

The Museum at Capricorn

The Museum at Capricorn interprets the history and impact of Capricorn Records and Capricorn Sound Studios in the context of Macon's right music heritage. More than 1,200 square feet of artifacts, murals, and interactive digital kiosks featuring music, video, and text bring Capricorn's story to life. 

The Allman Brothers Band Museum (The Big House)

The Allman Brothers Band Museum, also known as The Big House, is a museum in Macon, Georgia, United States. It was the home to The Allman Brothers Band's original members, their families, and various friends from 1970 to 1973. The Big House was renovated by The Big House Foundation and opened in November 2009 as an interactive museum dedicated to identifying and preserving the history of The Allman Brothers Band