Lake Arrowhead Area Information

    Lake Arrowhead is located in an area of quality arts, schools, entertainment and recreation activities.

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    Reinhardt University is located in Waleska and founded in 1883 by The Methodist Church, this private four year liberal arts college has a 600 acre campus featuring numerous Arts and Cultural Venues: The Funk Heritage Center, The Fincher Visual Arts Center, and the Falany Performing Arts Center.

    Waleska Park includes baseball/softball fields, a playground, picnic pavilion & more. Cline Park in Waleska has a playground, walking track, tennis courts, splash pad for water play in the summer, volleyball court and a picnic pavilion. Boling Park and Heritage Park are located in Canton, and include soccer/softball/baseball fields, walking trails, playgrounds, handball/racquetball courts, and picnic pavilions.

    R.T. Jones Memorial Library is located in Canton and has adult & child reading areas as well as story time & cultural events.

    Canton Theater is located in historic downtown Canton, this venue was once used for movies and is now a live performance theater with shows for all ages.

    Cherokee County Arts Center is located in the historic section of Canton, the arts center has shows and classes for all ages.

    Riverfest Arts and Craft Show is a fall favorite that is held the last weekend of every September in Boling Park in Canton. Sponsored by the Service League of Cherokee County, this Canton arts and crafts festival is a weekend of guaranteed fun, with music, entertainment, and food.

    The Canton YMCA features an indoor pool, a basketball gym with balcony jogging trail, a large variety of exercise equipment, a teen center, a wellness center, group exercise studio, multipurpose activity rooms, a child watch area, locker rooms and more.

    Public Education

    Cherokee County School System 770-479-1871

    Pre-K – 6th Grade
    R.M. Moore Elementary School
    1375 Puckett Road
    Waleska, GA 30183

    Grades 7 & 8
    Teasley Middle School
    8871 Knox Bridge Highway
    Canton, GA 30114

    Grades 9 – 12 Cherokee High School
    930 Marietta, Hwy.
    Canton, GA 30114

    Higher Education

    Reinhardt College
    Waleska (approx. 4 miles away)
    Private liberal arts college affiliated with the Methodist Church

    Kennesaw State University (approx 30 miles away in Cobb County)
    KSU is the 3rd largest state university in GA with 20,000+ students

    Appalachian Tech
    Woodstock (approx 20 miles away)
    Appalachian Tech is a 2-year school

    Southern Polytechnic State University
    (approx 45 miles away in Cobb County)
    SPSU boasts the 3rd highest SAT scores of all GA public colleges

    Local Links

    City of Waleska 
    City of Canton 
    Cherokee County Government 
    Cherokee Recreation & Parks Authority 
    Cherokee Chamber of Commerce

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