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You may camp, or stay in a park cottage or lodge. Many pet friendly cottages and lodges are now available. Please call 1-800-864-7275 for camping reservations.
A. H. Stephens Historic Park - 456 Alexander St., Crawfordville, Georgia 30631
Phone 706-456-2602 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm -
Historic Site Hours - Tues-Sat at 9 am - 5 pm and Sun at 2-5 pm
Park Amenities - 1177 acres, 2 fishing lakes, seasonal fishing and pedal boat rentals. Private, electric-motor boats only allowed - 10 HP motor limits, Historic Site Amenities - A Confederate Museum with one of the finest collections of Civil War artifacts in Georgia, including uniforms and documents. Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, is renovated to its 1875 style, fully furnished and open for tours. Cost: $5 parking fee plus admission fee. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
Amicalola Falls State Park - 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Road, Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
Phone 706-265-4703 - Open at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm
Park Amenities - 829 acres, spectacular 729-foot Amicalola Falls Waterfall, which is the tallest cascading waterfall east on the Mississippi, streams throughout park. $5 parking fee.
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Black Rock Mountain Pkwy, Mountain City, Georgia 30562 Phone 706-746-2141 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee
Park Amenities - 1743 acres, 17-acre lake which has bass, bream, catfish, perch and trout fish, visitor center, 11 miles of hiking trails, numerous scenic overlooks with streams, waterfalls and lush forests.
Bobby Brown Outdoor Recreation Park - 2509 Bobby Brown State Park Rd., Elberton, GA
Phone 706-213-2046at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 665 acres, fishing, boat ramp, boat dock, private boats allowed, water-skiing, 70,000-acre Clarks Hill Lake, seasonal canoe and fishing boat rentals, seasonal swimming pool and concessions
Cloudland Canyon State Park - 122 Cloudland Canyon State Park Rd., Rising Fawn, Georgia
Phone 706-657-4050 - Open 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 Park Fee. Park Amenities - 3485 acres, swimming pool, 2 waterfalls, 600-step stair case that leads to the 2 beautiful waterfalls that cascade over sandstone and shale - worth the walk, Park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton Gulch Creek. Located on GA Route 136, 8 miles east of Trenton and I-59, and 18 miles west of LaFayette.
Crooked River State Park - 6222 Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy, St. Marys, Georgia 31558
Phone (923) 882-5256 at 8 am - 10 pm except Thurs. at 8 am - 5 pm
Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 500 acres, saltwater fishing, boating, boat dock and ramp, Nature trail winds through maritime forest and salt marshes, Wildlife: gopher tortoise, fiddler crabs, herons, snakes and turtles, The Cumberland Island ferry and a kayaking outfitter are nearby. Visiting Cumberland Island is a must do!
Elijah Clark State Park - 2959 McCormick Hwy, Lincolnton, Georgia 30817
Phone 706-359-3458 at 8 am - 10 pm except Thurs. at 8 am - 5 pm. Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities- 447 acres, Located on western shore of 70,000-acre Clarks Hill Lake, 4 boat ramps, private boats allowed, water-skiing, fishing lake, pier, swimming beach.
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F. D. Roosevelt State Park - 2970 GA Hwy. 190, Pine Mountain, Georgia 31822
Phone 706-663-4858 - Sat-Thurs 8 am - 5 pm and Fri 8 am - 10 pm. Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 9049 acresl, 2 lakes, boat dock, fishing boats for rent, fishing, Lake Liberty Bell, beach
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, Georgia 31821
Phone 229-838-6870 - Sat-Thurs 8 am - 5 pm and Fri 8 am - 10 pm. Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 173 acres, Situated in northern end of Lake Walter F. Georgel, lake marina with 66 boat slips for rent, boat ramp, boat dock, fishing boats for rent, lighted fishing pier, hikers and bird viewers may see herons, egrets and bald eagles wildlife.
Fort McAllister State Park - 3894 Fort McAllister Rd., Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324 - Phone 912- 727-2339 at 8 am - 5 pm Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1725 acres, seasonal canoe and kayak rentals, boat ramp, boat dock, private boats allowed, water skiing, saltwater fishing, fishing pier.
Fort Mountain State Park - 181 Fort Mountain Park Road, Chatsworth, Georgia 30705
Phone 706-695-2621 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities 3712 acres, 17-acre lake with swimming beach, seasonal pedal and fishing boat rentals. Located 8 miles east of Chatsworth via GA Hwy 52. Take I-75 Exit #333 off I-75 to GA Hwy
Fort Yargo State Park - 210 S Broad Street, Winder, Georgia 30680 - Phone 770-867-3489 or 770-867-6123 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1814 acres, Park surrounds 260-acre Marbury Creek Reservoir Lake with beach, 2 boat ramps, fishing, seasonal canoe, pedal and fishing boat rentals, 260-acre lake with beach, handicap access.
General Coffee State Park - 46 John Coffee Road, Nicholls, Georgia 31554
Phone 912-384-7082 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee
Park Amenities - 1511 acres, Park is known for its interpretation of agricultural history., A 17-mile river winds through a cypress swamp where the park has rare and endangered plants, indigo snakes, gopher tortoise in a wiregrass community, 4-acre lake, seasonal canoe and pedal boat rental, fishing, Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired
George L Smith State Park - 371 George L Smith State Park Road, Twin City, Georgia 30471 Phone (478) 763-2759 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1634 acres, 412-acre lake with boat ramp, private boats allowed with 10 hp limits on motors, 10 miles of water trails, seasonal pedal and canoe boat rentals, fishing, 1880 Parrish Mill that is a combination grist mill, saw mill, covered bridge and dam
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George T. Bagby State Park - 330 Bagby Parkway, Fort Gaines, Georgia 39851 -
Phone 229-768-2571 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities- 700 acres, Located on shores of 48,000-acre Walter F. George Lakel, marina with gas dock, boat ramp, private boats allowed, water-skiing, fishing, seasonal canoe and fishing boat rentals, swimming beach. Located 4 miles north of Fort Gaines off GA Hwy 39.
Georgia Veterans State Park - 2459-A U.S. Hwy. 280 W, Cordele, Georgia 31015
Phone 229-276-2371 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1308 acres, swimming pool and beach, fishing on lake for bass, crappie, catfish and bream.
Gordonia Alatamaha State Park - I-16 at Exit #98, Reidsville, Georgia 30453
Phone 912-557-7744 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 462 acres, 12-acre lake, fishing, seasonal pedal and fishing boats rental, Docks are available for land-loving anglers, An observation deck for looking for beaver dams.
Hamburg State Park - 6071 Hamburg State Park Rd., Mitchell, Georgia 30820
Phone (478) 552-2393 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm. Park Amenities - 741 acres, 225-acre lake, fishing for largemouth bass, crappie and bream, seasonal canoe, pedal and fishing boats with electric motor rentals, surf bikes, $5 Parking Fee
Hard Labor Creek State Park - P. O. Box 247, Rutledge, Georgia 30663
Phone 706-557-3001 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 5804 acres, 2 lakes, fishing, seasonal canoe, pedal and fishing boats for rent, swimming beach, bath house , Visit Hard Labor Creek Observatory
Hart State Park - 330 Hart State Park Road, Hartwell, Georgia 30643
Phone 706-376-8756 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 147 acres, lake, 1 boat ramp, seasonal canoe, pontoon and Jon boat rentals, fishing for largemouth bass, hybrid bass, striper, black crappie, bream, rainbow trout, wall-eyed pike fish
High Falls State Park - 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson, Georgia 30233
Phone 478-993-3053 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1050 acres, 650-acre fishing lake, seasonal canoe, kayak and fishing boat rentals, private boats are allowed with a 10 HP motor limit, swimming pool, 4 miles of hiking trails, Hike along the Towaliga River to a scenic waterfall and the remains of an 1880s gristmill.
Indian Springs State Park - 678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla, Georgia 30216
Phone 770-504-2277 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities 528 acres, 105-acre lake, swimming beach, boat ramp, private boats allowed with 10 hp limits on motors, seasonal fishing and pedal boats for rent, One of the nation’s oldest parks, it is known for its natural curative springs and historic buildings. For centuries, Creek Indians used the spring water to heal their sick.
James H. 'Sloppy' Floyd State Park - 2800 "Sloppy" Floyd Lake Rd., Summerville, GA 30747 - Phone 706-857-0826 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm. Park Amenities - 561 acres, 2 lakes, boardwalk, handicapped pier, 2 boat ramps for electric motors only - private boats allowed, 10 HP motor limit, 2 fishing docks, fishing boat rentals, 3 miles of nature hiking trails access to scenic 60-mile Pinhoti Trail. $5 Parking Fee
John Tanner State Park - 354 Tanner’s Beach Rd., Carrollton, Georgia 30117
Phone 770-830-2222 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 138 acres, 12-acre and 16-acre lakes, private boats (with electric motors only) allowed with 10 HP motor, limit seasonal canoe, pedal and fishing boat rentals, fishing, largest Georgia state park swimming beach. Located 6 miles west of Carrollton off GA Hwy 16.
Kolomoki Mounds Historic State Park - 205 Indian Mounds Rd., Blakely, GA 31723 Phone 229-724-2150 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1293 acres, 50-acre lake, 80-acre lake, fishing, boat ramp, boat dock, private boats allowed with 10 HP limits on motors, seasonal canoe and pedal boat rentals, swimming pool.
Laura S. Walker State Park - 5653 Laura Walker Rd., Waycross, Georgia 31501
Phone 912-287-4900 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm- $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 626 acres, 120-acre lake, fishing boat ramp, boat dock, private boats are allowed with 10 HP motor limit, water skiing, seasonal canoe and fishing boat rentals, Near the northern edge of the Okefenokee Swamp. Located 9 miles southeast of Waycross on GA Route 177.
Little Ocmulgee State Park - P.O. Drawer 149, McRae, Georgia 31055
Phone 229-868-7474 - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1360 acres, 55 tent, RV and trailer campsites, pioneer campground, 60 lodging rooms, 254-acre lake, boardwalk, boat ramp (no motor boats allowed), boat dock, fishing, seasonal canoe and pedal boat rentals, swimming pool.
Magnolia Springs State Park - 1053 Magnolia Springs Dr., Millen, Georgia 30442
Phone (478) 982-1660 t 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm. Park Amenities - 1071 acres, swimming pool, 28-acre lake, fishing, accessible dock, seasonal canoe and fishing boat rentals, Wildlife animals: alligators and turtles during warm seasons, Park is well known for clear natural springs, a scenic boardwalk and a fresh water aquarium. $5 parking fee.
Mistletoe State Park - 3725 Mistletoe Road, Appling, Georgia 30802
Phone 706-541-0321 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Amenities- 1972 acres, boat ramps, fishing for bass fish, accessible dock, swimming beach, seasonal canoe and fishing boat rentals, Located on 72,000-acre Clarks Hill Lake.
Moccasin Creek State Park - 3655 GA Hwy 197, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523
Phone 706-947-3194 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 32 acres, 2800-acre Lake Burton, boat dock and ramp, wheelchair accessible fishing pier, seasonal canoe and Jon boat rental, trout rearing station, lake fishing for bass, crappie and bream, stream fishing for trout, 2 miles of Hemlock Falls hiking trails with waterfall in trail.
Red Top Mountain State Park - 50 Lodge Rd., SE, Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Phone 770-975-0055 at 8 am - 5 pm. Visitor Center 770-975-4226 - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1562 acres, marina with 2 ramps and 2 docks, private boats allowed with no horsepower limit, water-skiing, fishing lake, swimming beach.
Reed Bingham State Park - 542 Reed Bingham Road, Adel, Georgia 31620
Phone 229-896-3551 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1613 acres, 375-acre lake, 3 boat ramps, accessible fishing pier for bass, crappie, catfish and bream fish, seasonal canoe boat rental, boat tours, swimming beach, Wildlife: gopher tortoise, buzzards, alligators, bald eagles, limpkin, herons, indigo snakes. They are protected by park.
Richard B. Russell State Park - 2650 Russell State Park Rd., Elberton, Georgia 30635
Phone 706-213-2045 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities 2508 acres, 26,500-acre Richard B. Russell Lake, seasonal canoe and pedal boat rental, rowing area, fishing ramps, boat ramps, water-skiing, swimming beach, volleyball, all facilities are designed for wheelchair accessibility.
Sapelo Island Reserve State Park - Sapelo Island Visitors Center Route 1, Box 1500, Darien, Georgia 31305 Phone for Reynolds Mansion and Group Camping 912-485-2299 Group Tours 912-485-2300 - Individual Tour Reservation 912-437-3224. Hours - See below for hours. Park Amenities - 6110 acres, 16,006 acre barrier island composed of salt marsh, and complex beach and dunes systems, guided tours - reservations required, guided tours highlight Hog Hammock African American community, University of Georgia Marine Institute, Reynolds Mansion and the 1890 Lighthouse marsh and beach walks, Guided Tours Wed 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (lighthouse and island), Sat 9 am - 1 pm and Sun 1:30 - 5 pm., people may camp near the beach on Sapelo's Cabretta Island.
Seminole State Park - 7870 State Park Dr., Donalsonville, Georgia 39845
Phone 229-861-3137 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 604 acres on 37,500-acre Lake Seminole Reservoir, swimming beach, 5 boat ramps, 3 boat docks, seasonal canoe rentals, 2.2-mile gofer tortoise hiking trails - see gofer tortoise burrows, wetland boardwalk, Wildlife animals: gopher tortoise, alligators, osprey and bald eagles. Accessibility for mobility-impaired.
Skidaway Island State Park - 52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, Georgia 31411
Phone 912-598-2300 & Visitor Ctr. 912-598-2301 at 8 am - 5 pm
Hours
- 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 588 acres, Colonial Coast 3-mile Big Ferry birding trail, visitor center, 1 mile Sandpiper Nature accessible trail, observation towers, Located near historic Savannah, this barrier island has both salt and fresh water due to estuaries and marshes that flow through the area. The park borders Skidaway Narrows, a part of the intra-coastal waterway., Two nature trails wind through marshes, live oaks, cabbage-palmettos and longleaf pines, allowing visitors to watch for wildlife animals: deer, raccoon, shore birds and rare migrating birds such as the Painted Bunting.
Smithgall Woods State Park - 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen, Georgia 30545
Phone 706-878-3087 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 5664 acres, North Georgia's popular trout stream, Duke's Creek, flows through this mountain property, Trout fishing on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday only (daily for lodge guest). All visitors must register at visitor center.
Sprewell Bluff Recreation Park - 740 Sprewell Bluff Road, Thomaston, Georgia 30286
Phone 706-646-6026 Hours - Thurs-Sun at 7 am - Sunset - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1372 acres, boat ramp for canoes, kayaks and anglers, Flint River access, fish for bass and catfish
Stephen C. Foster State Park - 17515 Hwy 177, Fargo, Georgia 31631
Phone 912-637-5274 Office Hours - Fall/Winter at 8 am - 5 pm - Spring/Summer at 7 am - 6 pm. Hours - Fall/Winter at 7 am - 7 pm and Spring/Summer at 6:30 am - 8:30 pm - $5 Parking Fee - Park Amenities - 80 acres, lake, boat ramp, boat dock, private boats allowed with 10 HP motor limit, fishing and canoe boat rentals, 25 miles of day-use waterways, guided boat tour, Wildlife Animals - Visitors can look for alligators, turtles, raccoon, black bear, deer, birds and numerous other creatures while on the park’s elevated boardwalk trail or on a guided boat trip., Suwanee River, Note: Gates are locked at closing. Located18 miles northeast of Fargo via GA Hwy 177.
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, Georgia 30122
Phone 770-732-5871 at 8 am - 5 pm. Hours - 7 am - 10 pm. $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 2549 acres, playgrounds, 215-acre George Sparks Reservoir, Lake bait shop, 2 fishing docks - Private boats and canoes allowed.
Tallulah Gorge State Park - U.S. Hwy. 441, Tallulah Falls, Georgia 30573
Phone 706-754-7970 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee
Park Amenities - 2689 acres, 63-acre lake with beach, seasonal - swimming, fishing . Note: Pets are not allowed on gorge floor or trails accessing the gorge. *Permits are required to access the gorge floor and can be obtained at the Interpretive Center. Number of permits is limited, so please call first.
Tugaloo State Park - 1763 Tugaloo State Park Rd., Lavonia, Georgia 30553
Phone 706-356-4362 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Amenities - 393 acres, seasonal canoe rentals, 2 boat ramps, fishing lake with largemouth bass, swimming beach, bath house, scenic views of Lake Hartwell, 4 miles of hiking trails, The Crow Tree and Muscadine trails wind through oak, walnut, mulberry and cherry trees.
Unicoi State Park - GA Hwy 356, Helen, Georgia 30545
Phone 706-878-3982 at 8 am - 4:30 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee
Park Amenities - 1050 acres, 53-acre lake, seasonal canoe and pedal boat rentals, seasonal swimming beach, accessible fishing dock, beach house that seats 100 people.
Victoria Bryant State Park - 1105 Bryant Park Rd., Royston, Georgia 30662
Phone 706-245-6270 at 8 am - Noon & 1 pm - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - Dark. $5 Parking Fee. Park Amenities - 502 acres, fishing pond open to campers and disabled visitors only, swimming pool, 8 miles of bicycle and nature hiking trails.
Vogel State Park - 7485 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville, Georgia 30512
Phone 706-745-2628 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities- 233 acres, 20-acre lake, seasonal pedal boat rental, swimming beach.
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - 650 Watson Mill Rd., Comer, Georgia 30629
Phone 706-783-5349 at 8 am - 5 pm - Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 parking fee. Park Amenities - 1018 acres, fishing lake for catfish, bass and bream, 5-acre mill pond, seasonal canoe and pedal boat rentals, Watson Mill Covered Bridge.
 
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