Macon Sports and Recreation

Macon Sports and RecreationThere are those people who live to work and then there are the rest of us who just wait for the weekend to pursue our real interests. And if fishing, boating, swimming, or any kind of outdoor sport is what motivates you to be a true weekend warrior, then there are plenty of sporting and recreational activities that can be found in Macon that are sure to make you forget about the pressures of paying bills and meeting all those deadlines at work!


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Pro Sports


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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Lake Tobesofkee
Fans of picturesque hikes through tranquil natural scenery will love a trek through the trail that surrounds Lake Tobesofkee. This is a captivating 1,750-acre lake near Macon that is owned and operated by Bibb County. The recreation trail is a favorite of walkers and joggers and is open during daylight hours.

Address: Macon, GA - MAP

Hard Labor Creek State Park
Some of Georgia's most scenic and challenging recreation trails can be found at Hard Labor Creek State Park in nearby Rutledge. The elevation and difficulty is relatively steady, as the trail features minimal elevation gain. This hiking trail stretches out for 2.2 total miles and derives its minor level of difficulty from a few winds and turns along the way.

Address: Rutledge, GA - MAP

High Falls State Park
High Falls State Park Trails consist of three trails of varying lengths and difficulty. These recreation trails actually provide access to the falls and the historic natural areas of this park. This loop trail is rated easy to moderate as it stretches out 2.3 miles with a gain of 140 feet in elevation. This particular trail is open all year round and offers hikers the chance to see everything from prime fishing spots, spring flowers, fall foliage and bird migrations.

Address: Forsyth+GA - MAP


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Lake Sinclair
For great fishing every angler knows that Lake Sinclair is an excellent location to reel in that big catch. This attractive natural area not only offers fishing fans a chance to catch some impressive largemouth bass, it also has the distinction of being voted “The Cleanest Lake in the State.”

Address: 1000 NE Marigold Road, Milledgeville, GA 31061 - MAP
Phone: (478) 452-4687

Murphy Lake
The whole family will enjoy a day of fun in the sun when you visit Murphy Lake. Swimming, boating fishing, water skiing and canoeing are just a few of the water sports and recreation activities that you can enjoy when you visit this reservoir located in nearby Monticello in Jasper County.

Address: Monticello, GA - MAP

Lake Jackson
Lake Jackson, or Jackson Lake as it is sometimes referred to, is one of the oldest reservoirs in Georgia. Located in southeast of Atlanta in a rural area, the lake is so expansive that it is situated within Jasper, Newton and Butts counties. On of the most stunning features of the lake is the Lloyd Shoals Dam that was built in 1910.

Address: Monticello, GA - MAP


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Plenty Of Thrills

Sanctuary Skatepark
Love to spend time skating? Then find your ultimate sanctuary at the Sanctuary Skatepark of Macon. This is a concrete-laden sports park that features several courses designed for everyone from the beginner to the most extreme enthusiasts. A snack bar and a rest area make this the ideal place to enjoy an entire day of fun.

Address: 180 Willie Smokie Glover, Macon, GA 31201 - MAP
Phone: (478) 742-7124

Swing in the best possible way when you let the folks at Luxergy guide you through a high-flying bungee jump adventure. From the moment you arrive to the time you get properly equipped to the moment you take that all-important step, you are sure to have an adrenaline rush like you've never experienced before!

Phone: (888) 589-3749

Skydiving Macon
Your pulse will quicken as your adrenaline level rises when you go on an unforgettable skydiving experience courtesy of Skydiving Macon. The staff has everything you need from the moment you arrive to your ascent to your safe return to the ground–and everything in between! Don't forget to ask about the video package that will document your aerial excursion and allow you to share every thrilling moment of your extreme sports adventure with family and friends.

Phone: (866) 805-5189


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BJ's BIlliards
Cue up an afternoon or evening of fun at BJ Billiards, Macon's favorite place to play pool. The recreation venue boasts the best bartenders in Georgia as well as such additional amenities as poker, sports on several large television screens, great appetizers and munchies, a relaxing courtyard and much more! One visit and its easy to see why BJ Billiards is the chill place for downtown Macon!

Address: 430 MLK Jr Blvd, Macon, GA - MAP
Phone: (478) 254-2460

Gold Cup Bowling Center
The strikes are plentiful–and that's a good thing–when you spend time hanging out with family and friends at Macon's Gold Cup Bowling. This is an impressive recreation venue to not only play a few frames, but to also relax in the lounge, enjoy a snack or soft drink in the concession area, or check out the latest bowling gear in the pro shop. Leagues play frequently.

Address: 3720 Pio Nono Ave, Macon, GA 31206 - MAP
Phone: (478) 781-2096

Lake Tobesofkee
Anglers in Macon know that when they cast their line out at Lake Tobesofkee they are enjoying one of Macon's most popular fishing destinations. The beautiful scenery, boat ramps and bait availability make a trip to this popular recreational area the perfect choice for fishing enthusiasts of every skill level.

Address: 6600 Moseley Dixon Road, Macon, GA 31220 - MAP
Phone: (478) 474-8770