Dublin and Laurens County are known for a year-round moderate climate to enjoy amazing outdoor recreation. You might just refer to the area as a nature-lover’s paradise.
Just a few miles from Heart of Georgia Mega Site is the River Bend Wildlife Management Area, the perfect setting for fishing, boating, birdwatching, camping and hiking. The southern tract alone has 1,700 acres of hiking trails in various degrees of difficulty. Just north of Dublin is the Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area, presenting a wide variety of outdoor activities, such as canoeing, fishing, hiking and camping, spread over 5,500 acres and among beautiful bottomland hardwoods. Oconee River, which winds through Dublin and Laurens County, offers additional opportunities for water recreation. Other parks and recreational facilities provide hours of outdoor enjoyment for the entire family.
If you prefer the sporting spectator lifestyle, you are in the game. You can cheer on a Georgia collegiate team, with club sports at Middle Georgia State University and Mercer University, along with NCAA teams at University of Georgia, Georgia Tech University and Georgia Southern. Pro sports more your speed? Atlanta’s teams, including the NFL Falcons, MLB Braves, NBA Hawks and MLS Atlanta United, are just 130 miles away.
Recreation and sports are not the only reasons you will love the area around Heart of Georgia Mega Site. Outstanding healthcare, along with supportive businesses and services, allow proximity to all of life’s conveniences. Wonderful diversions such as antique shops, art galleries and quaint restaurants further complement the Dublin and Laurens County lifestyle.
When you choose to venture beyond the area, breathtaking Augusta with all its splendor and Savannah with its history, riverfront and Southern hospitality, are perfect places to spend the day. Georgia is renowned for historical locations throughout the state, including restored homes, nationally registered sites and famous landmarks.
You are in the center of it all in the Heart of Georgia!