Enjoy George L Smith State Park in Twin City Georgia
With natural beauty, lakeside camping and cozy cottages, this secluded park is a wonderful south Georgia retreat.
Park Amenities - It is best known for the refurbished Parrish Mill, a combination grist mill, saw mill, covered bridge and dam built in 1880. Anglers and canoeists can explore the mill pond dotted with Spanish moss-draped trees and home to blue heron and white ibis.
1634 acres 1880 Parrish Mill that is a combination grist mill, saw mill, covered bridge and dam 25 tent, RV and trailer campsites 1 pioneer campground 5 Primitive Campsites 8 cottages - one is dog friendly4 picnic shelters 1 group shelter that seats 25 people playground bird watching 412-acre lake with boat ramp private boats allowed with 10 hp limits on motors 10 miles of water trails pedal and canoe and kayak boat rentals fishing 7 miles of hiking and biking trails Park Paddlers Club Historic Covered Bridge and Mill Mobility impaired accessibility This park scenery features beautiful moss-draped cypress trees. GeoCaching Playgrounds Birding
Campsites with Electricity - 40 foot campsites hold the following equipment: 1 tent, 2 tents, a pop-up trailer, a trailer up to 40', or a motorhome up to 40'. Each site has water, 30 amp electrical service, picnic table, grill and fire ring. No cable hookups. Comfort station has washer and dryer. Fish cleaning station located in the campground. Maximum 6 people per site. Maximum 2 vehicles per site.
Pioneer Campsite - This is a primitive, rugged site for groups only. Campers must walk 200 yards to area. No vehicles permitted. Site is located by itself. Site has 2 Adirondack shelters, 4 tent pads, benches and fire ring. Has water and electricity, and pit toilets. Minimum 10 persons.
Cottages - Two bedroom cottage. Each bedroom has two double beds and a full bath. Sleeps 8. Bed and bath linens provided. Fully equipped kitchen with microwave. Fireplace with gas logs (seasonal). Heat/AC. Direct TV with VCR. No phone. Screened porch. Grill and picnic table outside. Cottages 1 & 8 are ADA accessible. Cottages 1-4 are not on lake but in a wooded area approx. ½ mile from park office & lake. Cabins are 50'-60' apart and 200' from the road. Cottages 5-8 have lake view and are located on north end of park, approx. 1 mile from park office.
Group Shelter is an end shelter. It is located across from Park office. Has heat and air conditioning, stove, refrigerator, sink, tables and chairs. There is a small playing field and accesssible restroom. All visitors are required to have parkpass.
Picnic Shelter #1: Open-sided covered shelter located in shaded area. Shelter has water, electricity, lights, 4 outlets, 10 tables and large grill. Easy wheelchair access. Located near water, restrooms and playground.
Picnic Shelter #2: Open-sided covered shelter located in a shaded area. Shelter has water, electricity, lights, 4 outlets, 10 tables, and a large grill. East wheelchair access. Located near restrooms and playground.
Picnic Shelter #3: Open-sided covered shelter located in a shaded area. Shelter has water, electricity, lights, 4 outlets, small grill and 4 picnic tables. Located near restrooms and playground.
Picnic Shelter #4: Open-sided covered shelter located in a shaded area. Shelter has water, electricity, lights, 4 outlets, small grill and 4 picnic tables. Located next to ball field, near restrooms and playground. All visitors are required to have ParkPass.
Hours and Fees
Park Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 Parking Fee
Contact, Address, Driving Directions and Map
Phone: 478-763-2759 at 8 am - 5 pm - Campsite and Cottage Reservations: 1-800-864-7275 - Address: 371 George L Smith State Park Road, Twin City, GA 30471 - GPS Coordinates:
N 32.5585600 and W -82.1193700 - Located between Metter and Twin City off GA Hwy 23. Take I-16 Exit #104. Park Facilities Map
Reservations Cancellation Policy
Cancellation of a reservation must be made at least 3 days prior to the date of arrival in order to receive a refund. A cancellation/handling fee per reservation will be charged. Changes in arrival date made less than 3 days prior to the scheduled arrival will constitute a cancellation and forfeit of the deposit. 7-14 day Cottage Reservation Guidelines: All cancellations received 30 days in advance will receive deposit refund minus the cancellation fee per facility.
If a customer requests to cancel less then 30 days in advance but before 72 hours of arrival, the customer may request refund in witting to the site. If cottage is rebooked for the time period originally reserved, site will have Customer Service issue a full refund to the customer minus $10 cancellation fee. If reservation is cancelled within 72 hours of arrival date no refund of the one night deposit will be given. Deposits are required for all reservations. Credit card deposits are posted when the reservation is made.
Check-in - Check-in is between 1 pm and 10 pm and check-out is before 1 pm. Campers must register and present a reservation confirmation before setting up. If you do not arrive on the first night of your stay, you will be counted as a no-show, your reservation will be cancelled, and you will forfeit your deposit.
Reservation Changes (Changes in arrival dates, transfers, etc.) You may make one change without a charge, provided a 3-day notice is given. Additional changes will incur a per reservation handling fee.