Whether walking, riding, golfing, or just reminiscing, our area attractions have become an integral part of our culture and are an inspiring part of our history.
Tally Mountain Golf Course
For More Information: 770-574-3122
Open year-round (except Christmas Day), Tally Mountain features rolling hills with crowned Bermuda fairways. An 18-hole, championship golf course features a beautiful lake and clubhouse, driving range, putting green, and snack bar. A pool is open during summer months to customers.
Location: 593 Golf Course Road, Tallapoosa, GA 30176
West Georgia Museum of Tallapoosa
For More Information: 770-574-3125
This museum has something for all ages. A look back at the late 1800 early 1900 era, replicas of old stores, a barber shop and bank, will take you back to an earlier time. For the youngsters, a whole assemblage of dinosaurs greets visitors as they enter the museum. With a 30 ft. Tyrannosaurus Rex towering over several other smaller dinosaurs, it is indeed an awesome site that will inspire young, inquisitive minds. A horse drawn buggy and a restored 1923 Ford Peddlers wagon will bring out the realism of that long ago period. Hours: Monday – Friday from 10 am – 4 pm. Saturday – 11 am – 3 pm. Sunday closed.
Location: 185 Mann Street, Tallapoosa, GA 30176
Historic Walking Trail
For More Information: 770-574-3124
Enjoy the beauty of yesterday’s architecture on this in-city pedestrian trail that begins behind the Tallapoosa library.
Helton Howland Memorial Park
For More Information: 770-574-2345
Open all year long with a picnic Pavilion that is free to rent (all you need is a reservation), multiple picnic tables, horseshoes, authentic military vehicles and equipment on display. This unique park is a continuation of the Veterans Memorial with its displays of military vehicles. Enjoy a walk in the park or a picnic under the covered shelter. A fantastic fireworks display is held at the park in July.
Location: 2853 Hwy 78, Tallapoosa, GA 30176
Veteran's Memorial and Medal of Honor Park
For More Information: 770-574-2482
Solemnly dedicated to America’s Finest! Preserving the history and service of Haralson County Veterans while providing community service, awareness and education for current and future generations of Georgia, while honoring our fallen heroes. A memorial to the fallen on 9/11/2001 was added in a dedication on 9/11/2011. This includes a replica of the Twin Towers along with a mangled piece of iron from the New York Towers. Enjoy an audio tour of several of the monuments as you walk around the park. The site includes the Wall of Tears, the Medal of Honor Fountain and the League-Lowe Memorial. An Americana Fourth of July Celebration is held here each year to honor our veterans.
Location: Intersection of Hwy 100 N. and Robertson Ave., Tallapoosa, GA 30176
Bud Jones Taxidermy and Wildlife Museum
For More Information: 770-574-7480
Bud Jones Taxidermy is one of the few facilities that has mounted life-size African elephant (for the Anniston Alabama Museum of Natural History). They have also mounted giraffes and rhinos. In recent years, there has risen an interest in western decorative art. They furnish the decor for large restaurant chains and they keep on hand a large inventory of old saddles, boots, branding irons, western printers, and other regalia for the discriminating decorator. It’s open to the public Monday to Friday, 8AM-5PM and Saturdays from 9AM to Noon. Admission is free.
Location: 359 GA-120, Tallapoosa, GA 30176
Big Oak RV
For More Information: 770-574-5522
This RV Park is open all year long and has daily/weekly/monthly camping rates available. They have a total of 51 RV-full hook-ups, 46 pull thru hook-ups, 4 tent sites, and 5 back-up sites available. Other amenities include: a bathhouse, laundry, LP Gas, dump dumpster, office concession, and picnic sites.
Location: 1179 GA-100, Tallapoosa, GA 30176
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