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Jul 26

Enjoy Lake Acworth Beach And Cauble Park

The charming lakeside city of Acworth, Georgia is the home of Cauble Park, one of northwest Georgias best city parks. The 25 acre park, which sits along the north shore of Lake Acworth, contains the popular Lake Acworth Beach. A dam impounds Proctor Creek and forms the picturesque 90 acre lake. Lake Acworth empties into Lake Allatoona, one of Georgias largest lakes.

White sand was brought in to form the swimming beach at Lake Acworth. The beach is open for swimming from dawn to dusk from Memorial Day through Labor Day. There are no lifeguards on duty. When the beach is open, paddle boat rentals and concessions are available. Even after the swim season is over, the sandy beach provides a popular place for small children to play.

Cauble Park has many other activities for people to enjoy. Fishing is popular in the lake. A boat ramp is available for the launching of canoes and small fishing boats. Only electric motors are allowed in the lake. Fishing may also be done from the pier. Anglers may catch catfish, bluegill, crappie, and largemouth bass. A Georgia fishing license is required.

Other amenities at Cauble Park include two playgrounds, open lawn areas for play, a volleyball court, a lovely gazebo overlooking the lake, picnic facilities, and restrooms. Walkers and joggers enjoy the parks trails. One trail connects the park to Collins Circle and a new trail and boardwalk across part of the lake connect to Winn Street.

Cauble Park is the venue for a number of activities and special events throughout the year. The Love the Lake Festival takes place each Labor Day weekend. Attendees enjoy arts and crafts, food, entertainment, and childrens activities. This years festival is scheduled for September 3-4, 2011. The festival kicks off with a parade through the downtown business district on September 3 at 10am, followed by activities in the park until 6pm. The activities continue on September 4 from noon until 6pm. Festival parking is downtown with shuttles to the park.

Visitors to Cauble Park may enjoy some of Acworths other attractions. The citys Victorian era downtown buildings house a variety of cafes, restaurants, shops, boutiques, and galleries. A number of lovely homes are preserved in Acworths charming historic district. Golfing enthusiasts may enjoy a round of golf at Cobblestone Golf Course on the shores of Lake Acworth. Golf Digest recently rated the course as the top public golf course in Georgia.

Lake Acworth Beach and Cauble Park are located at 4425 Beach Street. The park is open from 7am-11pm. Parking is free Monday-Friday. Weekend parking is $10 for non-residents. Spend the day in Acworth and enjoy scenic Cauble Park and Lake Acworth Beach.

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