It may have been a little cooler this past weekend, but with temperatures expected to rise again this week, there is still time to enjoy the lake, especially if you purchase a Cobb County home at Great Oaks Estates. Situated just a short drive away from lakes Acworth and Allatoona, Great Oaks Estates provides an ideal location for residents looking to enjoy the best of lake living.
From fishing to boating to hiking, lakes Acworth and Allatoona offer an abundance of outdoor activities to enjoy with family and friends. Here are some of the activities that you can enjoy before summer temperatures cool off for fall:
Lake Acworth is the perfect spot to spend an evening or unwind on the weekends after a long work week. This 260-acre man-made lake is a fisherman’s dream with 18 species of fish including:
- Largemouth Bass
- Black Crappie
- Common Carp
- Spotted Bass
- Channel Catfish
- Yellow Perch
- Flathead Catfish
- Golden Shiner
- Threadfin Shad
- Redear Sunfish
- Gizzard Shad
- White Crappie
- Brown Bullhead
- Blacktail Redhorse
- Green Sunfish
- Redbreast Sunfish
Whether you enjoy fishing in the warm or colder months, Lake Acworth is your destination with fishing available year-round from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Boaters are limited to using electric motors or trolling motors when moving around the lake and gas powered motors or personal watercrafts are not allowed.
Residents who enjoy spending time at the beach will enjoy putting their feet in the sand at Acworth Beach. Located in Cauble Park on the north shore of Lake Acworth, Acworth Beach is only open through Labor Day, so time is running out to enjoy the sand and water. Additionally, Cauble Park offers fishing, volleyball, boating, rental facilities, playgrounds, picnic areas, public restrooms and more. For more information on Lake Acworth, click here.
Located adjacent to Lake Acworth, Lake Allatoona is a popular spot for people looking to enjoy the great outdoors. Covering more than 12,000 acres and offering 270 miles of shoreline, there is something for every outdoor lover at Lake Allatoona. For those wanting to get out on the water, there are several boat ramps, both public and private, that can be used to access the water. Out on the water, individuals will enjoy fishing, jet skiing, water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing and more. If you are looking to stay on land, Lake Allatoona offers several parks with picnic areas, fishing access, playgrounds and swimming beaches. Campgrounds managed by the US Army Corp of Engineers are available for families and friends looking to spend a night under the stars.
Just a little further north, individuals will find one of Georgia’s most popular state parks, Red Top Mountain. Located along the banks of Lake Allatoona, individuals can camp in a tent or spend the night in the Red Top Mountain Lodge or one of 18 cottages or cabins. In addition to the lake, visitors to Red Top Mountain can get some exercise on the hiking and mountain bike trails. For more information on the recreational opportunities available at Lake Allatoona, visit www.allatoonalake.org.
If you have been looking to purchase a new home in Cobb County and love to spend time outdoors, then Great Oaks Estates is the perfect community for you. Luxury single-family homes in this extraordinary community are priced from the mid-$300,000s and offer a wide-variety of home designs including master-on-the-main and ranch plans.
Homes are selling fast at Great Oaks Estates, so now is the time to purchase your dream home. For more information on Great Oaks Estates, call 678-574-3491.