Why you'd want to live in Rockdale County
Explore the heart of Rockdale County in the city of Conyer’s historic Olde Town. Stroll the quaint streets and enjoy unique shopping, delightful eateries, entertainment, and festivals of this Main Street community. Join us for the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival and many other festivals of this Main Street community. Make your first stop at the Conyers Welcome Center located in the Olde Depot to map out your visit. Wander through the Lewis Vaughn Botanical Garden or imagine riding the rails on the Milstead 104 "Dinky" Steam Locomotive. The Georgia International Horse Park is a world-class facility that hosted equestrian and mountain bike venues for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Today, this 1400-acre horse park is a multi-purpose facility featuring horse and car shows, fairs, festivals, concerts, picnics, and banquets year-round. “Play the Run” at Arnold Palmer-designed Cherokee Run Golf Club. Discover Big Haynes Creek Nature Center, a protected 173 acres wildlife preserve, located within the Park. Just minutes from the Horse Park is Black Shoals Park, a 650-acre reservoir and recreational facility offering fishing, canoeing, boating, picnicking and hiking. Located on the site is the Georgia Veterans Memorial Park, "Walk of Heroes." South of Interstate 20, renew your spirit at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, home to Cistercian monks for over 65 years, or spend a day at Panola Mountain State Park, Georgia's first conservation park.