Big Creek Greenway at Mansell Road Mansell Rd, Alpharetta, GA30022 The Big Creek Greenway is 6.15 miles long, from Webb Bridge Road to Mansell Road. This trail features a variety of…More wildlife, including deer, ducks, Canada geese and other small animals. The linear park was built for conservation, recreation and alternative transportation. Parking for this location can be accessed behind the movie theater. This also is the location where Alpharetta's Big Creek Greenway connects to Roswell's trail system.
Rock Mill Park 3100 Kimball Bridge Rd, Alpharetta, GA30022 This park incorporates environementally friendly and sustainable features, according to the city's Web site and…More educational signs at the site. A green roof pavilion complete with ground level examples of this sustainable building feature educates visitors on a "green" way to help cool a building. It also controls runoff from a typical impervious surface, the roof of a building. An outdoor classroom is surrounded by examples of native plants suited for the climate and how wetlands help manage an ecosystem. Trails connect the park to the Big Creek Greenway.
Ed Isakson-Alpharetta Family YMCA 3655 Preston Ridge Rd, Alpharetta, GA30005 Flanking the Big Creek Greenway, the YMCA offers plenty of its own opportunities for recreation and exercise. An outdoor…More pool complete with a big slide is easy to spot on the short drive down Preston Ridge to reach the building. All members of any Metro Atlanta Y location can use the facility. The front desk checks membership I.D.s before patrons take more than a few steps inside. Then they can participate in exercise classes, swim for exercise, play basketball, volleyball or a myriad of other recreational sports. The Jay Levergood Teen Leadership Center offers teens a place to safely socialize under supervision, with concerts and other social events scheduled.