New Interactive Park Set to Come to Columbia County Area
Columbia County recently announced that Martinez Park/Blanchard Park will soon be home to an interactive playground. The playground will be inspired by nature and feature hand-painted designs of Georgia animals.
An exact date has not yet been released, but it has been said that it wont be open until a few more weeks.
The programs and events manager Janet Wheatley says via Facebook:
“This new playground is going to be different from any other playground we have in Columbia County. Keep an eye on this page for pictures and updates.”
Update: Climbing structures are now up. There is also paint on the playground, giving it that realistic nature look.
They are looking to have kids be able to play on the park by November 1st.
10 Best Parks in the Augusta Area
Looking for the best parks in the Augusta area?
When it comes to the best parks in the Augusta area, it can definitely be debatable! It all depends on what you’re looking for in a park. Whether you’re looking for walking or running paths, playgrounds, water to kayak, or just a place to find some peace, you’re sure to find a great park in Augusta! We decided to do some research for you to help discover the area’s best parks for any adventure.
Spring is here! We’ve had some great weather days already, with more on the way! After being cooped up all winter, it’s refreshing to get outside, breathe the fresh air and move your body.
When it comes to the best parks in Augusta, we looked at Yelp to see which parks were highly rated. Some of these are more for hiking, walking, running, and biking, while others have activities for the kids. Each park around the CSRA is unique and special in its own way. Maybe you’ve visited these parks, or maybe you’re new to town and looking to explore!
Augusta has a lot of variety. We are blessed to have a great combination of outdoor venues, combined with indoor activities like shopping, movie theaters, dining, museums and more.
One thing to remember when visiting some of these parks, they are home to wildlife, including alligators. Please observe all of the park rules and don’t feed the wildlife. And be respectful! Clean up after yourselves, respect others visiting the park and leave it like you found it.
Ready to see which parks ranked highest in Augusta according to Yelp reviews?