See and Do in Oconee

History, Tours, and Museums

Elder Mill Covered Bridge, 1897
1441 Elder Mill Rd, #1434, Watkinsville, GA 30677

The Elder Mill Covered Bridge is one of thirteen functioning covered bridges in Georgia, and the only covered bridge along the Georgia Antebellum Trail. Travel across the wooden trusses of the bridge that sits above Rose Creek.

Eagle Tavern Museum, 1801  
26 N Main St, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Once a stagecoach stop, the museum tour takes you into the life of a traveler in the 1800s. Tours are given Monday and Friday . Tour times are on the hour starting at 10 am and last tour of the day starts at 3 pm , closed noon to 1 pm .

William Daniell House, 1790
1070 Founders Blvd., Athens, GA 30606

The Oconee County Welcome Center is located in the historic William Daniell House (circa 1790), and is here to assist you during your time in Oconee County.

Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation
34 School St, Watkinsville, GA 30677

This art gallery showcases a variety of local, regional, and national art exhibitions throughout the year, including the largest pottery show in the state. Come view exhibits, take art classes, and peek into their artists’ studio.

Oconee County Civic Center
34 School St, Watkinsville, GA 30677

A county government community oriented civic facility available to host a variety of events in their Performing Arts Theatre and Banquet Room.

Explore the Outdoors

Classic City Clydesdales 
4190 Price Mill Rd, Bishop, GA 30621

A rare attraction to the South, the Classic City Clydesdale offers tours in which visitors can get up close and personal with a larger-than-life Clydesdale horse.  The farm is open for tours and trail rides by appointment only.

Oconee Joe   

Who is Oconee Joe? The world would like to know. What we can tell you is that he graces the Oconee River daily with his historical knowledge and ecology expertise offering guided half-day and over-night kayak excursions to visitors and locals. All sections of the Oconee River are available for tours with 70 miles of waterway to choose from.

Washington Farms
5671 Hog Mountain Rd, Bogart, GA 30622

Washington Farms is a local, family owned agritourism u-pick farm. In the spring, the farm offers strawberries for picking and holds events such as Super Spring Saturdays. During the fall, You can enjoy a 6.5 acre corn maze, pumpkins and sunflowers for picking. They also have family fun farm’s activities such as a petting zoo, corn maze, wagon rides, paintball gallery, inflatables, and more for your enjoyment.

Heritage Park  
2543 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Heritage Park is 364 acres of attractive park setting with woods, creeks, and the Appalachee River. The park is a quiet place to take a relaxing walk on the 2.5 miles of walking trails, a challenging bike excursion on the 9.5 miles of bike trails, a scenic ride on the 4.5 miles of equestrian trails, and a family picnic or just a place to breathe in fresh country air.

Georgia Bushcraft
1150 Carruth Rd Watkinsville, GA 30677

Georgia Bushcraft offers wilderness and survival training classes and products. They are the most reliable outdoor retailer and education center in Georgia.


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