Parks are places where anyone can go to rest, play or meet new friends. Whether you need space for your team to practice or just a quiet place to reflect and relax, Savannah has it! Savannah, Georgia is home to over 20 beautiful and iconic parks, giving you a variety of options when you need a day at the park. Whether you're visiting or calling Savannah home, here are five you can't miss.
You will find arguably one of the most beautiful parks in the country at Forsyth Park. It offers places to play with its basketball courts and tennis courts while offering a quiet escape with its beautiful paths and majestic trees at the north end. Travel back in time by finding the park’s old fort or admire its unique smelling garden for the blind. Younger visitors to the park will appreciate its two playgrounds, giving them hours of fun in the sun. Additionally, there is a winding path that circles around the park that is fantastic for runners and joggers looking to break a sweat. If you just want a quiet place to sit and reflect, head to the middle of the park and admire one of the most beautiful fountains you will ever see.
In short - there's plenty to do for anyone at beautiful Forsyth Park!
Looking for something a little quieter? Emmet Park is the perfect spot for relaxing under the shade of a big tree or sharing an intimate picnic with a loved one. It's situated right on the river, giving you an idyllic space to sit down and relax while watching the boats lazily sail down the water. Explore around the park and you will find a few local treasures, one of them being its beautiful Vietnam War memorial. Dedicate an afternoon with a leisurely walk and you’ll find the park is full of history and wonderful landmarks.
There's plenty for everyone to do here - plus you can bring your four-legged family members along! On top of a variety of outdoor activities that include fishing fountain ponds, soccer lawns, volleyball courts, and more, Daffin Park is a favorite among dog owners because of its enclosed dog park. Romp around the park and unleash your pet’s excessive energy by tossing a ball with your old friend.
Discover an ideal place to relax away a day with a book and a picnic on the grass at Ellis Square. Enjoy live music on the weekends with a number of local performers while letting your young ones cool off in the children’s splash pad. After you’ve had a fun filled day at the park, stroll over to the square near all of Savannah's iconic shops!
Herty Pines Dog Park
Herty Pines Dog Park is described as the happiest place in Savannah - and with so many wagging tails it's easy to see why! Herty Pines has an enclosure for large dogs, small dogs, and even unsocial dogs. Although it's mostly dirt, it's well shaded with tall pine trees and easy cleanup bags are provided. There's a clean, well-kept dog pool to cool off in during Georgia's hot summer days.
With so many fantastic parks in Savannah, it's easy to see why so many people call it home! Olympus Fenwick has pet-friendly luxury apartments for rent and is just minutes from these gorgeous parks. Contact us today to arrange a private tour and experience our wonderful community for yourself.