In the News: Planned Upgrades for Chehaw Park

planned upgrades for Chehaw Park

One local favorite is working hard to attract new visitors with new features. Planned upgrades for Chehaw Park in the near future include expansions and improvements!

Possible upgrades for Chehaw Park

According to a recent report, the planned upgrades for Chehaw Park have been a work in progress. A few the improvements include several expansions. First, there is talk of expanding the play park at the front of the park.

Next, there will be expansions to the water park and campground. For the campground, expansion also includes extending campground availability in the hopes of better accommodating out-of-town guests.

Additional planned upgrades for Chehaw Park could include features such as a zip line, for instance. The main goal of the upgrades is to bring new visitors from Southwest Georgia and beyond to the park and Albany in general.

More about Chehaw Park

Chehaw Park has three main areas. The Zoo at Chehaw is currently home to more than 200 animals representing more than 73 various species. There are a variety of natural outdoor exhibits featuring animals such as black bears, alligators, black rhinos, cheetahs and more.

The Splash Park features water fun for all ages, and the Play Park is one of the largest in South Georgia. The 800-acre campground is situated among the tall Georgia pines. Currently, there are 40 RV sites, 18 tent sites, plus cabins and primitive campsites too.


Are you ready to visit Chehaw Park with or without the upgrades? Make your way to 105 Chehaw Park Road, which is about eight miles from Summer Lane Apartment Homes.

The park is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The zoo, however, is only open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Keep up with Chehaw Park on Facebook and Instagram for more park news and special events.


Are you ready to upgrade your living situation? We’re ready to welcome you home! Our grounds include a pool, a gazebo, green spaces and a pet park. That’s right. We’re pet-friendly too. Discover more about life at Summer Lane and life in Albany when you continue to read our blogs.