Summers in the South are known for high temperatures, perfect for days spent by the water. Whether you prefer a fast-paced ride down a slide or a lazy float down the Chattahoochee, Cobb County has the perfect spot for you to cool off. Get ready to dive headfirst into summer fun with our list of six sweet spots to cool off in Cobb!

summer fun at elizabeth porter park
Beat the heat under the fountains of the sprayground at Elizabeth Porter Park! Reserve your time slot on the city’s website ($2 for Marietta residents and $3 for nonresidents). Opens Friday, May 5, 2023.
370 Montgomery Street, NE
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 794-5073

couple paddle boarding on Lake Acworth

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of paddleboarding, kayaking and fishing in a scenic setting. On Lake Acworth, no gas-powered motors are permitted, so you can unwind in the tranquil surroundings of this family-friendly lake. The beach is open from dawn until dusk from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
4425 Beach Street
Acworth, GA 30101
(770) 917-1234

seven springs water park

This community water park features 2 water slides, a lazy river and a splash pad area with zero depth entry! With full-service concessions available, Seven Springs Water Park has everything you need for a full day of summer fun! Open on weekends through Labor Day from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
3820 Macedonia Road
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(770) 528-4036

six flags white water

At 70-acres, Six Flags White Water is the largest water park in the Southeast. With numerous water-themed rides, games and activities, this fun-filled amusement park is a top spot for those seeking a way to cool down this summer. Opens May 13, 2023 with a new children’s AquaPlay structure, Caribbean Cove!
250 Cobb Pkwy N #100
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 590-4067

kids playing at swift-cantrell splashpad


Cool down from the summer heat at Swift-Cantrell Park’s splash pad, a 3,200 square-foot play structure including a fountain spray, ground geyser, jet stream and magic mist. Admission is $2 per person. Children 2 and under are free. The Splash Pad season runs from Memorial Day to Labor day from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Mondays – Saturdays (closed on Thursdays) and 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Sundays.
3140 Old 41 Hwy NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 422-9714

two children tube down the chattahoochee


Shootin’ the Hooch is a must for anyone visiting Atlanta or looking to escape the summer heat. Floaters can B.Y.O.T. (bring your own tube) or use a rental service for a relaxing ride down the Chattahoochee River. River tubing opens May 20, 2023.

3444 Cobb Pkwy.
Atlanta, GA 30339
(678) 538-1200

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