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Rome-Floyd Parks & Recreation Parks and Facilities Guide

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Table of Contents Icon Directory Overall Map Administrative Office Gymnastics Center Rental Directory Rental Rates-Outdoors Rental Rates-Indoors Pool Rental Rates Alto Park Armuchee Park Banty Jones Park Fielder Center Brushy Branch Coosa Park E.S. Brown Park Etowah Park Parker Center Garden Lakes Park Anthony Center Heritage Park

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3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

Lock & Dam Park/Coosa River 23 Lock & Dam Map 24 Lock & Dam Rates 26 Midway Park 27 Parks Hoke Park 28 North Floyd Park 29 Thornton Center 30 Northside Park 31 Ridge Ferry Park 32 Riverside Park 33 Riverview Park 34 Tolbert Park 35 Shag Williams Park 36 Shannon Center 37 Wolfe Park 38 Gilbreath Center 39 Coosa River Nature Preserve 40 Parks Division Headquarters 40 Simms Mountain Trail 41


Icon Directory

Basketball Court

Batting Cage

Boat Launch

Camping

Canoeing

River/ Stream

Golf

Grill

Offices

Party Room

Disc Golf

Fishing

Picnic Tables

Picnic Pavilions

Pier Fishing

Playground

Practice Fields

Recreation Center

Restrooms

RV Camping

Snack Bar

Skate Park

Swimming

Tennis Courts

Trails

Volleyball

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Parks and Facility Locations

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Administrative Office 1 Shorter Avenue Rome, Georgia 30165 The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Administrative Headquarters is home to the director’s office, as well as the offices of the program and sports coordinators and administrative staff. Visit this facility to register children for seasonal sports, summer camps, special events and programs. Coaches register and meet here as well. This facility also houses the Rome Aerials Gymnastics Center.

Contact Us Website: www.rfpra.com Phone: 706.291.0766 Fax: 706.235.3936 www.facebook.com/rfprd @RF_ParksandRec romefloydparksandrec

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Rome Aerials Gymnastics 1 Shorter Avenue Rome, Georgia 30165 The state-of-the-art gymnastics facility offers a wide variety of recreational and competitive gymnastics programs for all ages and abilities. The Gymnastics Center features two in-ground pits, one channel pit bar, uneven bars with resi mats, in-ground tumble trak, separate recreational and competitive equipment, all standard gymnastics and tumbling equipment, parents’ viewing area and a party room.

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Services

Snack Bar

Restrooms

Party Room


General Facility Rental Information Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation boasts numerous facilities, parks and fields available for rentals. Whether it’s a huge event, needing stage, lights and power or a kids birthday party, our facilities offer options for all gatherings. We have a multitude of facilities with large and small rooms, tables, chairs, kitchens and more amenities. Check out the pages in this guide for information on all of our parks and facilities. If you are planning an event and would like to rent a facility, please contact us at 706.291.0766 or visit our headquarters located at 1 Shorter Avenue.

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Rental Rates

Rates Effective January 1, 2020

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Rental Rates

Rates Effective January 1, 2020 9


Rental Rates: Northside Swim Center Day/Rate

Mon-Thu 6:30 pm - 9 pm

Fri & Sat 6 pm - 9 pm

1-30 Attendees 31-75 Attendees

$235.00

$260.00

$325.00

$350.00

75-100 Attendees

$295.00

$320.00

Sun 2 pm - 5 pm or 6 pm - 9 pm

Holidays

$320.00

$320.00

$260.00

$260.00

$350.00

$350.00

Rates Effective January 1, 2020 Rental groups will be contacted within three working days prior to the rental to confirm the number of attendees. If the number has increased from the original projection, the renter will be required to pay the fee over the phone. An attendee is anyone who enters the pool area. For any questions, please contact our main office at 706.291.0766. We are located at 1 Shorter Ave. Rome, Georgia 30165, for those who want to complete a contract.

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Alto Park 1014 Burnett Ferry Road Rome, Georgia 30165 This 68-acre park serves as the centralized site of community softball services in Floyd County. The 10-court, lighted tennis center is open for public play. The park also features a shaded picnic area and playground facilities, picnic pavilions, a volleyball court, several open space areas and trails. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

Services

Playground

Restrooms

Trails

Volleyball

Picnic Pavilions

Practice Fields

Batting Cage

Grills

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Armuchee Park 539 Jones Mill Road NE, Rome, Georgia 30165

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Services

Armuchee Park, situated on serene Armuchee Creek, is a scenic 31-acre park offering outdoor basketball courts, fishing at the creek, a picnic shelter and three softball/baseball fields.

River/ Stream

Basketball Court

Practice Fields

Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

Fishing

Picnic Pavilions

Picnic Tables


Banty Jones Park 212 East 13th Street Rome, Georgia 30165 This park is named in honor of Banty Jones, an active Rome citizen, who was very involved in the community. The park features several fields for local games and practices, a covered basketball court, playground and more. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

Services

Practice Fields

Basketball Court

Playground

Restrooms

Picnic Tables

Grills

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Fielder Center 1500 Crane Street Rome, Georgia 30161 The Fielder Center is just two blocks from Banty Jones Park on Crane Street. Named in honor of Napoleon Fielder, a former Commissioner and long time Parks and Recreation Board member, this center hosts activities throughout the year including senior adult activities, community events and programs. The Fielder Center includes 12,480 square feet and offers a meeting room, banquet room, gym with two basketball courts, kitchen and a concession area. The center has 23, six-foot tables and 60 chairs available for rentals. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Brushy Branch 1 Montgomery Landing Rome, Georgia 30165 Located off Blacks Bluff Road, Brushy Branch Park is a small, beautiful park comprised of six acres, providing access to Lake Weiss, Big Cedar Creek and the Coosa River. Park amenities include a boat ramp, boat dock, restroom, picnic pavilions and weigh-in pavilion.

Services

Fishing

Boat Launch

Picnic Pavilions

Restrooms

River/Stream

Grills

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Coosa Park 52 Krannert Dr. NW Rome, Georgia 30165

Services

This peaceful 11-acre park is located off Krannert Drive in Coosa. The park has ball fields, picnic tables, a pavilion and space for open play. Park hours are from dawn to dusk.

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Practice Fields

Picnic Tables

Picnic Pavilions


E.S. Brown Park 38 Mill Street Cave Spring, Georgia 30124 This 10-acre park located in Cave Spring, has outdoor basketball courts, multi-purpose fields, picnic shelters, a playground, restrooms, softball/ baseball fields and tennis courts. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

Services

Basketball Court

Picnic Tables

Playground

Restrooms

Tennis Courts

Practice Fields

Picnic Pavilions

Grills

Batting Cage

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Etowah Park 1325 Kingston Highway Rome, Georgia 30165 Etowah Park offers 107 acres of leisure enjoyment with many amenities and recreation options, including playgrounds, a skate park, picnic pavilions, a walking trail, ball fields, tennis courts, golf driving range and more. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Services

Recreation Center

Golf

Skate Park

Trails

Playground

Picnic Pavilions

Restrooms

Practice Fields

Tennis Courts

Picnic Tables

Grills

Picnic Tables

Grills


Charles C. Parker Center 1325 Kingston Highway Rome, Georgia 30165 The Charles C. Parker Center for Active Adults, located in Etowah Park, is named in honor of Charles C. Parker, former Commissioner who was very instrumental in the development of the Center. The center serves as a hub for fun for Active Adults in Floyd County. It plays host to several programs, including Silver Sneakers Fitness Program, 50 and over Softball, Senior Funraisers, crafts and more. It also offers several rooms and amenities for parties and gatherings, featuring a banquet room, party room/meeting room, billiards room and commercial kitchen. The center has three, eight-foot table, 29, six-foot tables and 155 chairs. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Garden Lakes Park 2903 Garden Lakes Blvd. NW Rome, Georgia 30165 This 38-acre park is located off Newland Street behind Garden Lakes Elementary School offers many outdoor amenities, including a beautiful picnic area, soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts and serves as practice fields for adult and youth soccer leagues as well as youth baseball and softball. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Services

Basketball Court

Picnic Tables

Playground

Restrooms

Recreation Center

Tennis Courts

Practice Fields

Grills

Picnic Pavilions

Party Room

Athletic Fields


Anthony Center 2903 Garden Lakes Blvd. NW Rome, Georgia 30165 The Anthony Center, named in honor of Horace Anthony, a longtime Parks and Recreation Board Member is located across from Garden Lakes Elementary. The Anthony Center provides activities for all ages, including day camps, programs, senior adult activities and clubs as well as both basketball and volleyball leagues. The center has 16,260 square feet and offers meeting rooms/party rooms, a banquet room, activity room, gymnasium, and outdoor patio and grill. It has 29, sixfoot tables and 171 chairs available. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Heritage Park 255 Jewell Frost Drive Rome, Georgia 30165 Heritage Park is located in Downtown Rome behind the levee on Second Avenue. This eight-acre park is situated at the confluence of the Etowah and Oostanaula Rivers and offers an aesthetically pleasing and passive recreation opportunity for local residents and those who are visiting Rome and Floyd County. The park has a gazebo, picnic shelters, a playground, fishing and river access, and paved trails. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Services

Playground

Fishing

Restrooms

Boat Launch

Picnic Pavilions

Grills


Lock and Dam / Coosa River Trading Post 181 Lock & Dam Rd. Rome, Georgia 30161 A 73-acre park, located off Blacks Bluff Road, and listed on the National Registry of Historical Landmarks, Lock and Dam offers some of the best crappie and striper fishing in North Georgia. The park is prepared for both RV and primitive tent camping. Select sites feature direct sewer hook-up, river views, picnic pavilions and shelter, fire rings, restroom,

shower and laundry facilities, fishing and nature trails. Other amenities include horseshoe pits, open play areas and an observation overlook. The Coosa River Trading Post offers fishing and camping supplies, an exhibition center, live bait, tackle, fishing and hunting licenses and a boat ramp. It also has a 1,400-square foot room for rentals along with 18 chairs and seven tables.

Services

Boat Launch

Fishing

Pier Fishing

Trails

River/ Stream

Restrooms

Grills

Camping

Picnic Pavilions

Snack Bar

Playground

RV Camping

For more information, contact,

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Lock and Dam Park Map

Prepared by Joel Hargett, Boy Scout Troop 34 24

Rome Phone: (


Lock and Dam Road SW Rome, GA 30161 hone: (706)and 234-5001 Lock Dam Park Map

*Map prepared by Joel Hargett Boy Scout Troop 34

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Site 1-31 all have picnic tables, power, & water. All sites have or have access to a fire pit or grill. Sites 25-31 have sewer hook-up. Site

RV Size

Amp

2

36

50

4

37

1 3

5

37

42

50 50

On the Coosa River with a Pavilion/Limited Parking

50

On the Coosa River with a Pavilion

On the Coosa River

50

On the Coosa River with a Pavilion/Short Back In/Large Grass Area beside Site/Limited Parking

28

7

32

50

48

50

9

10 11

40 28 38

12

Tent

14

47

13

48

Pull Thru/Short Site/Shares Fire Pit w/8 &12/ Limited Parking

50

Pull Thru/Short Site/Shares Fire Pit w/8 &12

50

Short/Wide

50

Tent Site Only/Pull Thru/Narrow Site

On The Coosa River

50

Uneven/Short/Narrow/Limited Parking

50

Long / Wide

50

15

48

50

Next to Bath House

17

Tent

50

Short / Limited Parking

19

48

16

18

48 50

20

34

22

38

21

23

24

35

38 42

50 50 50 50 50 50 50

Across from Bath House Easy Back In Wide / Level Site Wide / Level Site Short Short/Tight Back In Short

50

Handicapped/Paved

30

Pull Thru

25

38

30

Pull Thru-Most Popular Site

27

40

30

Pull Thru W/Additional Parking Space

26 28

38 38

30

29

40

30

30

40

30

31

35

Shade

Hard to Back Large RV into/ If Backing In must have long power cord/ Additional Parking Space Hard to Back Large RV into/ If Backing In must have long power cord/ Additional Parking Space Hard to Back Large RV into/ If Backing In must have long power cord/ Additional Parking Space Hard to Back Large RV into/ If Backing In must have long power cord/ Additional Parking Space

Cost/Night $29.00 $29.00

On the Coosa River with a Pavilion

50

6

8

26

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Site Notes

On the Coosa River with a Pavilion

$29.00 $29.00 $29.00 $29.00 MIN

$27.00

X

$29.00

X

$27.00

MIN X

$27.00 $27.00

X

$23.00

X

$27.00

X

$27.00

X

$27.00

X

$23.00

X

$27.00

X X X X X

MIN

$27.00 $27.00 $27.00 $27.00 $27.00 $27.00 $27.00

X

$29.00

X

$29.00

X

$29.00 $29.00

X

$29.00

MIN

$29.00

X

$29.00


Midway Park 125 Midway Park Rd. SE, Silver Creek, Georgia 30173 Located off Wax Road in Silver Creek, this 12acre park has three ball fields, tennis courts, three picnic pavilions, basketball court and playground.

Services

Playground

Picnic Pavilions

Batting Cage

Tennis Courts

Practice Fields

Restrooms

Grills

Basketball Court

Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Parks Hoke Park 200 Hardy Avenue Rome, Georgia 30161

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Services

Parks Hoke is a quaint little park in the South Rome area. With an outdoor basketball court, the park also features a playground, a multipurpose field and picnic tables.

Basketball Court

Picnic Tables

Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

Playground

Practice Fields

Grills


North Floyd Park 102 North Floyd Park Road, Rome, Georgia 30165

Services

Located just off of Martha Berry Highway across from Armuchee High School, North Floyd Park features four baseball and two soccer fields.

Playground

Picnic Pavilions

Recreation Center

The park features playgrounds, outdoor basketball courts, batting cages as well as picnic pavilions and grills.

Restrooms

Batting Cage

Athletic Fields

Basketball Court

Party Room

Grill

Park hours are from dawn to dusk.

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Thornton Center 102 North Floyd Park Road, Rome, Georgia 30165 The 27,000 square foot facility is perfect for hosting meetings, parties, gatherings and reunions. The center is located inside North Floyd Park and is situated with convenient access to the Selman ball fields, playground and picnic pavilion. The center features the following: - One full size gymnasium ( 2 Cross Court Basketball Courts) - Banquet room with kitchen access - Meeting/Activity rooms - Playground - Commercial grade kitchen - Banquet Room: Can hold 18 Round Tables & 7 Rectangle Tables 250 metal folding chairs - Activity Room: Can hold 6 Round Tables & 2 Rectangle Tables 50 folding chairs ​ e center has 20, six-foot round tables, 11, sixTh foot rectangle tables and 250 chairs. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Northside Park 501 Kingston Avenue Rome, Georgia 30161 Northside Park is located next to the swim center and features a playground, picnic pavilion, grills and picnic tables.

Services

Picnic Tables

Picnic Pavilions

Grill

Playground

Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Ridge Ferry Park 393 Riverside Pkwy. Rome, Georgia 30161 Ridge Ferry Park is Rome’s most popular park with a large central playground, picnic areas and river views. The park offers great access to the multi-purpose trail system, which runs through Downtown Rome. This 60-acre park consists of a multipurpose pavilion, a large concert stage, fishing and river access, picnic shelters, playgrounds, restroom facilities, natural and paved trails, two sand volleyball courts, wetlands demonstration area, an ADA accessible tree house and a dog park. The Rome/Floyd E.C.O. River Education Center and Pollinator Gardens are also on property and available for visiting. Ridge Ferry Park hosts events throughout the year, including the Patriotic Party in the Park, Trout Unlimited Chili Cookoff, Chiaha Arts Festival and a seasonal Farmer’s Market.

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Services

River/Stream

Volleyball

Canoeing

Restrooms

Picnic Pavilions

Trails

Playground

Grill


Riverside Park 215 Chatillon Road, Rome, Georgia 30161

This eight-acre park is a small neighborhood park consisting of a softball/baseball field and unlit basketball court. The park serves as a practice facility for youth and adult sports.

Services

Basketball Court

Athletic Fields

Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766

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Riverview Park 255 Frost Drive Rome, Georgia 30165 This 34-acre park is located behind the levee on the Coosa River and consists of a youth sports complex. The complex includes a four-field baseball complex, two-field football complex and playground. All areas are lighted and equipped with concession stands, restrooms and public address systems. The football complex hosts the Unified Youth Football program. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Services

Fishing

Practice Fields

River/Stream

Trails

Restrooms

Playground

Picnic Pavilions

Snack Bar

Batting Cage


Tolbert Park At Charlton Road and Oakwood Road This 11-acre park set on a lovely creek, offers an outdoor basketball court, multipurpose field, picnic areas and shelter, playground, and two unlit tennis courts. This park also serves as a practice facility for youth football teams. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

Services

Basketball Court

Playground

Picnic Pavilions

Tennis Courts

River/Stream

Practice Fields

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Shag Williams Park 40 Minshew Road NE, Shannon, Georgia 30172 Shag Williams Park is located in Shannon and includes the Shannon Scout Hut and recreation center addition. This 22-acre park offers covered outdoor basketball courts, one multi-purpose field, picnic areas, a playground, restrooms, two softball/baseball fields, tennis courts and a paved fitness trail. This park also boasts an 18-hole disc golf course. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Services

Recreation Center

Picnic Tables

Playground

Tennis Courts

Basketball Court

Practice Fields

Restrooms

Trails

Grill

Picnic Pavilions

Disc Golf


Shannon Center 40 Minshew Road NE Shannon, Georgia 30172 The Shannon Center is located in Shag Williams Park and is available for rentals including weddings, showers and parties. The Shannon Center features two banquet rooms, game room, playground, full-size kitchen and outdoor patio and grill. The center has 6,500 square feet and offers 20, six-foot round tables, 11, six-foot rectangle tables, 160 folding chairs and 97 upholstered chairs. The scout hut is 2,500 square feet and has room for 14 tables and 95 chairs. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Wolfe Park 106 Park Avenue Lindale, Georgia 30147 Wolfe Park is located in Lindale and features tennis courts, two baseball fields, one multi-purpose field, a playground, a walking trail, a pavilion and a basketball court. It is named after Richard Wolfe, a long-time plant manager at Pepperell Mills. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Services

Grill

Recreation Center

Picnic Pavilions

Playground

Practice Fields

Restrooms

River/Stream

Trails

Party Room

Tennis Courts

Basketball Court


Gilbreath Center 106 Park Avenue Lindale, Georgia 30147 Gilbreath Center, named in honor of Otis Gilbreath, a long-time coach at nearby Pepperell High School, is home to the Lindale WWII Memorial Plaques, which were constructed with bricks from the historic Lindale Mill. Located beside Wolfe Park on Park Avenue, the center offers an activity room and amenities for parties, reunions, meetings, and gatherings along a gymnasium. The center has 27, six-foot rectangular tables, 65 plastic chairs and 13 metal chairs. The center is open for scheduled programs and events, and is available for private rentals. For rental information, call 706.291.0766.

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Coosa River Nature Preserve Blacks Bluff Road The preserve encompasses 220 acres located adjacent to the Lock and Dam Park. It is owned by the Department of Natural Resources and is maintained by Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority. Access is granted through the Lock and Dam store as a day pass only. No unauthorized use is allowed. This nature preserve has several trails and wildlife viewing areas. There is no hunting of any species and unauthorized motorized vehicles are not allowed.

Services

River/Stream

Trails

Parks Division Headquarters 170 North Avenue Rome, GA 30161 This one-acre property houses the supplies, vehicles and equipment for the Parks Division along with RFPRA training rooms, a kitchen, two bay shop, storage and an employee fitness area.

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Simms Mountain Trail Huffaker Road This trail starts at Huffaker Road and runs for roughly four miles to the Floyd County - Chattooga County line. The trail is constructed on old railroad bed. The trail is foot traffic, bikes and horses and no unauthorized motorized vehicles are allowed.

Services

River/Stream

Trails

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