Cobb County Government

Free Fishing Clinics for Youth

17 fishing clinicsA free fishing clinic for youth (ages 5 and up) will be held at Hyde Farm 8:30am-3pm on the following Saturdays: April 1, 8, 15 and 29. Fishing gear and lunch will be provided. "Teach a Child to Fish" is a nonprofit organization with the mission of mentoring youth through fishing programs and help them find their own true value of life, while preserving and protecting the great outdoors. Hyde Farm is located at 721 Hyde Road, Marietta. For more information, call (770) 528-8840 or visit

PARKS Seek Request for Qualifications for Volunteer Based Program

SA 064Cobb County PARKS is seeking statements of professional qualifications from experienced and qualified sports programs for the purpose of providing a youth baseball/softball program located at Shaw Park. This 33 acre facility offers 5 diamond shaped fields and support structures capable of providing baseball/softball for children ages 4-18 located at 900 Shaw Park Road, Marietta 30066 in North Central Cobb County.

The deadline to submit proposals is Tuesday, April 25th  at 5:00pm. Click HERE to download a copy of the RFQ.

It's time to hit the trail

Birds are chirping, daffodils are peeking out from their winter slumber and trees are beginning to bloom.  While we’re certain to have more cool days ahead, our thoughts are turning to spring.  It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy all that Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. has to offer.

Did you know that the county has more than 20 trails available for hiking, jogging, cycling and enjoying nature? The trails range in  length, so there are options for every fitness level. The shortest are at Skip Well Park (formerly Bells Ferry Park) and Rhyne Park with paths of two tenths of a mile. 

Help plan trails and greenways throughout the county

Cobb County is starting an exciting effort to develop a roadmap guiding the expansion of greenways and trails throughout the county. The plan will identify priority corridors for new greenways and trails and provide recommendations for building upon and improving the existing network to make them more accessible to everyone. As part of the process, staff will be reaching out to community members across the county to learn