Mountains, hang-gliding, museums, festivals, galleries, outdoor
exploration, historic re-enactments—there's no end to the sights,
activities and discoveries in Walker County!
There's so much to do outdoors in Walker County! Whether flying through
the air on a hang-glider or climbing to the top of a boulder at Rock
Town, there's something for everyone to do in the great outdoors!
From crafts and collectibles to the South’s largest antique mall
nearby, shopping is a delight and an adventure in Walker County. While
we have our supercenters here, we also have charming downtowns filled
with unique boutiques and local specialties, with service as a
hallmark. Whether you seek the cutest children’s outfit at a store on
Main Street or an antique quilt at an eclectic shop of vintage
treasures on a winding country road, Walker County has it.
Walker County has a very rich military history. From the Civil War to
the Fighting 6th, you'll be amazed at the shear amount of history that
Follow the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail, which interprets the Civil War
campaign along its historic route, while leading visitors along many of
the same roads once used
by soldiers wearing blue or gray. Or celebrate the fascinating military history of the “fighting Sixth” at
the the 6th Cavalry Museum. This legendary unit formed in 1861 as a
U.S. Cavalry Regiment. It was stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe
from 1919 until 1942 and serves today in Germany and Korea. Located on
the Post’s original parade ground, the area is listed on the
National Register of Historic Sites. Visited by presidents, military
heroes and Hollywood celebrities, the museum houses 6,500 square feet
of artifacts, uniforms, weapons, photos, a Patton Tank,
a Cobra Gunship Helicopter and more.
Visitors flock to Rock City, a phenomenon of nature featuring massive ancient rock
formations, gardens with more than 400 native plant species and
breathtaking vistas where you can see sevens states. Discover the wonders of a walk
along the Enchanted Trail where nature reveals her magic. Explore the
extraordinary Fairyland Caverns and Mother Goose Village, visit one of
our regional gift shops and dine at the Big Rock Grill or in the new
Rock City Pavilion. Rock City is a year-round wonderland of
Enjoy heart-pumping rides, food, miniature golf, concerts, special
events, water attractions and more at Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park. This
family amusement park is the perfect place for a picnic or party, an
educational outing for students and those who simply want to play!