While water hazards on the course challenge the
avid golfer, the Savannah River bordered by Riverwalk Augusta,
Strom Thurmond Lake and Dam, Lake Olmstead, the Augusta Canal, and
Savannah Rapids provide many leisurely activities throughout the
Swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and even cycling along the Canal
Augusta is recognized as the water sports capital of the Southeast and home to the Augusta Southern Nationals (the world s richest drag boat race) and several international rowing regattas
One can also enjoy the beauty of the wild at several state parks, as well as Aiken s Hitchcock Woods, the largest urban forest in America.