Things To Do in Stockbridge
Here are some of the city’s most popular landmarks and places to visit!
Panola Mountain State Park
Encompassing 1,635 pristine acres and designated as a National Natural Landmark, Mountain State Park offers archery and tree-climbing programs as well as trails for biking, rollerblading, hiking and running. The flagship of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, Panola Mountain is a 100-acre granite outcrop home to a rare ecosystem. Visit the nature center, gift shop, picnic shelters and playground.
When you’re ready to get active, this park offers three playground areas featuring swings, slides, jungle gyms and more. The park also offers an inclusive, special needs playground, so every child can join in on the fun. Other features include an outdoor basketball court, outdoor track, and a wilderness retreat along the 3-mile Reeves Creek Trail, which winds through the park to Reeves Creek. If you access the trail at the Flippen Road entrance, make sure to bring an old book and exchange it for one you haven’t read at the Little Free Library.
Since 1983, the farm has provided the area’s residents and travelers alike with seasonal celebrations including a pumpkin patch in the fall, Christmas trees, and other attractions, even a haunted house. For a day of fun for all ages, plan a trip to Yule Forest, located at 3565 Hwy 155 N, Stockbridge, Georgia.
J.P. Moseley Park Disc Golf Course
The disc golf course at J.P. Moseley Park is a championship-caliber course recognized by the Professional Disc Golf Association. Catering to players of all skill levels, the 27-hole course is the highest-rated in metro Atlanta. Free.
Rum Creek Golf
Rum Creek Golf features a driving range and a 9-hole Par 3 executive golf course. The driving range offers grass tees as well as artificial turf hitting stations and a 12-acre landing area with numerous target greens. The facility offers a nine-hole footgolf course. Junior golf camps are available during the summer
Sandy Ridge BMX
Offers an opportunity for BMX riders of all ages and skill levels to get on the track. This USA BMX-sanctioned track promises to excite with a 50-foot starting hill, 800 feet of heart-pounding jumps, and three paved, high-banked turns. Races are held on Saturday nights under the lights. The track plays host to state and DK Gold Cup qualifiers as well, where visitors can watch some of the best riders in Georgia showcase their skills. Riders of all skill levels can also take advantage of a number of regularly scheduled clinics during their visit led by Michael Porter, a Certified BMX Coach and A-Pro.
Floyd Chapel Baptist Church
Stockbridge, Henry County’s northern-most city, has a rich history as the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Sr., as well as the site of his first sermon at Floyd Chapel Baptist Church, where visitors may still attend Sunday services today.