Hugh Gillis Public Fishing Area
Located in Laurens County, east of Dublin, the property contains a large 109 acres lake surrounded by 640 acres of gently rolling terrain. Major species found at the fishing area are largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, and crappie. The Fishing Area’s amenities include a concrete boat ramp, a fish cleaning station, a fishing pier, restrooms, and a covered pavilion picnic area. Open year round, seven days a week, sunrise to sunset.
Keens Crossing Rd. off of Hwy. 80 East, 478-296-6192
Shamrock Bowling Center
The bowling center provides family recreational bowling and leagues, a game room with a redemption center, party rooms, cafe, adult lounge and a pro shop for all of your bowling equipment needs. Open 7 days a week.
104 Bowling Lane, 478-272-2477.
Southern Pines Regional Park
Southern Pines Regional Park is a 120 acre facility developed for Dublin-Laurens County. The park features 15 baseball-softball fields, 5 soccer-football fields, a walking trail, a picnic area, a multi-purpose field and an Ag & Exposition Center. Southern Pines is the site of many youth and adult softball/baseball tournaments. The Park is conveniently located near I-16, restaurants and motels. Check out the Parks and Recreation Authority's website for details.
Southern Pines Rd, off of Hwy. 441, 478-277-5060
The Oconee River
The beautiful Oconee River is the site of the crossing of Spanish Explorer Hernando DeSoto and Sherman's Army. Near Dublin, the river is home of the Rubust Red Horse Sucker - a fish once thought to be extinct. The Oconee was one of the first of Georgia's rivers to support inland water navigation, and there are Mississippian period mounds located along the banks ofo the river.
Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area
12,000 acres along the Oconee River are home to white tailed deer, wild turkey, gray squirrel, bobcats, river otters, beavers, blue heron and kingfisher. To get to Beverdam Wildlife Management Area: turn right off of Hwy 441 North onto Old Toomsboro Road. Go approximately 5 mitles to Evergreen Church and turn right. Go approximately 3 miles and turn right at the boat ramp sign. The road will lead you to the Oconee River.
Dublin-Laurens Heritage Center
Housed in the Laurens County Library, the Dublin-Laurens Heritage Center offers accessible and historical information to the public. Their services include internet access, interlibrary loans, and research assistance. The Center’s collection consists of federal census records, microfilmed court records, death indexes, military abstracts, land lottery records, and so much more. The hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
801 Bellevue Avenue, 478-272-5710
The Museum serves as a resource for historical information about the area. The collections and exhibits include photographs, paintings, Native American relics, journals, letters and many other historical artifacts. The Carnegie Library Building, which houses the Dublin-Laurens Museum, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 1:00 to 4:30 and is free of charge.
Academy Avenue, Downtown Dublin, 478-272-9242
Built in 1934 and renovated in 1996, Theatre Dublin serves as a performing arts center. Theatre Dublin can accommodate over 600 people. The Theatre has featured musical acts, comedians, youth theatre, pageants, and dance performances.
Academy Avenue, Downtown Dublin, 478-277-5074
Market on Madison
Enjoy beautiful historic downtown Dublin. An added feature to our Main Street is Market on Madison. Located on Madison Street behind Theatre Dublin, it is host to a wonderful farmers market with local fruits, vegetables, jams, jellies, artists, and even live entertainment. Visit this wonderful facility and experience all Downtown Dublin has to offer.
Downtown Dublin, 478-272-2560.
Riverview Park Golf Course
Riverview Drive, off of Hwy. 19, 478-275-4064
Green Acres Golf Course
331 Rentz-Dexter Rd., Dexter, Georgia, 478-875-3110
Dublin Country Club Golf Course
689 Country Club Rd, off of Hwy. 441, 478-272-1469