The Auburn campus adds something unique and special to our town. That feeling you get when you are watching football in Jordan-Hare Stadium or rolling Toomer’s Corner after every Auburn victory is all a part of the culture. Auburn offers the community things to engage in and a place to congregate.
Auburn is full of the benefits of urban life while still having rural gems. Chewacla State Park and Lake Chewacla attract people from all over to enjoy hiking, mountain biking, fishing, non-motorized boating, and swimming. The park has 696-acres of land with facilities for RV and tent camping.
Located on 529 Chadwick Lane off Wire road, Kiesel Park is a large area with a pavilion, garden, pond, and 2 ¼ miles of walking trails. It is known for two off-leash dog areas for both large and small dogs. It remains dog-friendly throughout the rest of the park and trails. Kiesel Park is also the host of the Annual Auburn City Fest.
There is a variety of boutiques, restaurants, and experiences in downtown Auburn! The growth and life of downtown Auburn make it the perfect destination for visitors and residents. Just northeast of campus, downtown Auburn has plentiful events and nightlife all within walking distance of the university. Explore the countless boutiques and restaurants that downtown Auburn has to offer!
Good food is everywhere in Auburn, AL and that includes The Hound. The Hound is a high-end restaurant and bar in downtown Auburn, perfect for special occasions. The Hound serves classic American favorites like shrimp and grits and offers bourbon and 28 craft beers on tap.
One of Auburn’s most famous locations is Toomer’s Drugs. Founded in 1896, Toomer’s has brought the tradition of “rolling Toomer’s Corner” after every football victory or good happenings in Auburn. Toomer’s has Auburn University merchandise as well as freshly made lemonade, food, and desserts.