Sports & Recreation
The perfect getaway spot for relaxation and leisure, Macon's outdoor activities will quickly fill up your to do list. Whatever your age or interest, a host of affordable, challenging and fun-filled recreational opportunities await you. Kayak down the Ocmulgee River, hike the Ocmulgee National Monument or explore the Amerson River Park at the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail in our downtown. These Macon activities will keep you busy and free of idle time during your stay. If the water beckons you, visit Lake Tobesofkee with year round activities at three parks offering swimming, fishing, boating, camping and sailing. Putt around Macon's golf courses or test your backhand at our tennis center. Home to five colleges and universities, Macon has a very active sports community. With sports programs such as Mercer football back after a 70 year absence, the list of things to do in Macon is never ending.