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Madison’s Best Picnic Spots!

Madison's Best Picnic Spots

Learn more about Madison, Georgia here!

July is National Picnic Month, so start planning to have as many picnics with your friends as possible. Grab a sandwich from Madison Produce Co. or a pizza from Amici Livery, pack your basket and head on over to these picnic-worthy locales! Here’s our roundup of the best picnic spots in Morgan County:

Town Park

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After enjoying a day in downtown Madison, take your picnic basket over to Town Park, lay out a blanket, and enjoy a nice evening by the fountain. Finish your night by walking over to Scoops for some ice cream! Click here to see a list of events and concerts in the park this summer!

 Hard Labor Creek State Park

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Head over to Rutledge and have a picnic at Hard Labor Creek. There are concerts in the park almost every Friday and you can order food directly from Yesterday’s Cafe or The Caboose! After your picnic, roast some s’mores over a fire, or visit downtown Rutledge for a sweet treat!

 Madison Morgan Cultural Center

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In the heart of Madison’s Historic District, the front lawn of the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center is the perfect place to have a picnic and take in the historic homes. You can even join Madison for the annual 4th of July Picnic and Concert that concludes the Chamber Music Festival (Uncle Sam may even make an appearance)!

Sugar Creek Marina

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Take your picnic out on a boat! Put your boat in the water where (the real) Buckhead meets the banks of Lake Oconee, grab a fishing pole, and spend your day in beautiful, Georgia’s Lake Country out on the water.

Thanks for reading, y’all!


115 E. Jefferson Street
Madison, GA 30650

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