There are strong community commitments in Berrien County to helping others. Organizations like the Nashville-Berrien Rotary Club, Berrien County Family Connections and Communities in Schools, the Caring Place, and Berrien Toys for Kids have programs aimed at assisting the underprivileged. Fire Departments within the County are faithfully served by trained volunteers. Multiple churches and other places of worship are available throughout all of the towns and the rural county as well. Berrien County is no stranger to those who love serving and assisting our community members.
Berrien County resides take pride in being a community strong in faith. Whatever house of worship you seek, you will find a variety of churches representing the diversity of the area's religious heritage. The community's places of worship provide many opportunities to enhance growth, fellowship, and education in the county. Here, you will find faith in action as people abide by their strong values.
The Berrien County Recreation Department services over 1,500 area youth each year offering a variety of sports including baseball, softball, basketball, football, cheerleading, tennis and soccer. The Recreation Department also maintains three public tennis courts. For more information on the Berrien County Recreation Department call 229-686-6576. Be sure to follow them on Facebook for current updates.
Paradise Public Fishing
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Paradise Public Fishing Area is 1,341 acres offering outdoor activities for all ages. Berrien County shares this land with Tift County and includes 60 lakes and ponds with fishing access from the banks and boats, and wheelchair acces Lakes are managed to provide bass, bream, crappie, and channel catfish. The area has ample space for fishing, beautiful picnic sites, hiking, birding, wildlife observation, and relaxation. A designated camping area allows tent camping and provides plenty of room for enjoyment. Boat ramps, docks, and fishing piers are available at several of the lakes and ponds, and a fish cleaning station is located between the entrance and the office. Certain heavily stocked ponds offer seasonal fishing for special events for children to help ensure multiple catches.
Paradise Public Fishing Area is managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Management Section. More information may be found on their website by clicking the icon below.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Paradise Public Fishing Area
536 Paradise Drive
Enigma, Georgia 31749
Hours of Operation:
October 1-April 30 Sunrise to Sunset
May 1-September 30 24 hours/day