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2020 2020 Follow us and share your adventures. #GaStateParks GaStateParks.org Choose Your Own Adventure From mountains to lakes, and from salt marsh to streams, Georgia has dozens of places for you to kick back in the great outdoors. Tennessee North Carolina DADE Cloudland Canyon MURRAY WHITFIELD UNION Chief Vann House Fort GILMER Mountain 75 WALKER Resaca Battlefield CHATTOOGA Vogel Hardman Farm Smithgall Woods WHITE LUMPKIN New Echota Amicalola Falls DAWSON GORDON PICKENS Hike Inn James H. Floyd BARTOW 575 85 MADISON JACKSON BARROW 285 ATLANTA FULTON CLAYTON CARROLL Panola Mountain FAYETTE 20 Robert Toombs House Mistletoe TALIAGREENE FERRO COLUMBIA A.H. Stephens MORGAN 20 WARREN 75 JASPER BUTTS PIKE LAMAR UPSON 475 HARRIS CRAWFORD PEACH JEFFERSON BURKE Magnolia Springs MACON BIBB GriswoldvilleWILKINSON 75 Battlefield Ball’s Ferry TWIGGS TALBOT TAYLOR Hamburg JENKINS SCREVEN JOHNSON EMANUEL 0-150 16 WARNER ROBINS George L. Smith HOUSTON COLUMBUS LAURENS BLECKLEY CANDLER BULLOCH TREUTLEN MACON EFFINGHAM MARION CHATTAHOOCHEE MONTGOMERY SCHLEY PULASKI Florence Marina STEWART Providence Canyon Georgia Veterans SAM Shortline Excursion Train RANDOLPH Little Ocmulgee Gordonia-Alatamaha JEFF DAVIS BEN HILL ALBANY CALHOUN DOUGHERTY Kolomoki Mounds Flint RiverQuarium Jefferson DavisIRWIN APPLING GeneralBACON Coffee COFFEE WAYNE BAKER ATKINSON BERRIEN MITCHELL Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation BRANTLEY COLQUITT WARE COOK MILLER MCINTOSH Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island Fort King George GLYNN PIERCE EARLY Reed Bingham Laura S. Walker LANIER 95 CLINCH DECATUR Seminole Lapham-Patterson House GRADY 75 BROOKS CHARLETON LOWNDES Stephen C. Foster VALDOSTA THOMAS ECHOLS Florida GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES | 2020 Fort Morris LONG 95 TIFT WORTH CHATHAM Wormsloe Skidaway Island LIBERTY Fort McAllister TATTNALL TURNER George T. Bagby CLAY 75 LEE TERRELL SAVANNAH BRYAN TELFAIR WILCOX CRISP Fort Jackson EVANS TOOMBS SUMTER WEBSTER 16 WHEELER DODGE DOOLY QUITMAN SEMINOLE 4,500+ WASHINGTON 185 MUSCOGEE GLASCOCK JONES MONROE F.D. Roosevelt HANCOCK High Falls Jarrell BALDWIN Dames Plantation Ferry PARTNER ATTRACTION AUGUSTA 520 RICHMOND Elevation (Feet) Roosevelt’s Little White House GOLF COURSE HISTORIC AREA MCDUFFIE PUTNAM Indian Springs SPALDING PARK & LODGE HISTORIC SITE LINCOLN WILKES HENRY COWETA MERIWETHER OGLETHORPE Hard Labor Creek NEWTON 85 TROUP PARK Elijah Clark a lin ro Ca uth So ama Alab Chattahoochee Bend HEARD ROCKDALE 675 285 Watson Mill Bridge OCONEE WALTON DEKALB Sweetwater Creek ELBERT Fort Yargo ATHENS GWINNETT HARALSON Richard B. Russell 985 CLARKE Pickett's Mill Battlefield PAULDING 20 HART Victoria Bryant HALL COBB POLK Hart Don Carter GAINESVILLE Red Top Mountain Allatoona Pass Battlefield FULTON Etowah Indian Mounds Tugaloo FRANKLIN BANKS CHEROKEE 75 Traveler’s Rest HABERSHAM Dahlonega Gold Museum (5-mile hike from the park) Rocky Mountain FLOYD Black Rock Mountain TOWNS MoccasinRABUN Creek Tallulah Gorge Unicoi FANNIN CATOOSA Atlan tic O cean 59 CAMDEN Suwannee River Eco-Lodge (located 18 miles from the park) GaStateParks.org 1-800-864-7275 (PARK) #GaStateParks #See_Them_All Crooked River Family bonding? We’ve got you. In Sandy Springs, family vacations are a walk in the park—and our parks are exceptional. Enjoy the wooded scenery year-round, order an aquatic adventure right from the menu, or explore our unique playgrounds to make the most of your quality time together. visitsandysprings.org PLAY OUTSIDE ATLANTA. 2020 Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites High Falls Table of Contents Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14–15 Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9, 11, 13 Advertiser Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Chart of Accommodations & Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–7 2020 Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Group Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 is published by: Historic Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 42–45 Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2600 Hwy. 155 SW Stockbridge, GA 30281 770-389-7286 State Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27–41 Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites are operated by the Department of Natural Resources. If you need this in an alternate format, contact the DNR. Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites accept no responsibility for errors of fact or omission in materials furnished by advertisers and contributors. No part of this publication may be reproduced without permission of the publisher. Fees, hours of operation and availability of facilities are subject to change. Visit GaStateParks.org or call the sites directly for the latest information. In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will not discriminate against qualiﬁed individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. © 2020 Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Share Your Adventures Follow us to learn more about Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, see beautiful photos from around the state, and stay up to date on exciting events. Share your own adventures with us! @GeorgiaStateParks @GaStateParks #GaStateParks #See_Them_All @GaStateParks @GaStateParks Cover: Tallulah Gorge by Lee Reese @brokephotog, Dog by @indythegoldendoodle Special thanks to our Instagram followers for sharing their photos. Tag us for a chance to be featured. GaStateParks.org 1-800-864-7275 (PARK) Facebook . c om / G e o r g i a S t a t e P a r k s 3 STATE PARKS 1 A.H. Stephens State Park, p. 27 2 Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge, p. 27 3 Black Rock Mountain State Park, p. 27 4 Chattahoochee Bend State Park, p. 27 5 Cloudland Canyon State Park, p. 28 6 Crooked River State Park, p. 28 7 Dames Ferry Campground, p. 28 8 Don Carter State Park, p. 29 9 Elijah Clark State Park, p. 29 10 F.D. Roosevelt State Park, p. 30 11 Florence Marina State Park, p. 30 1,177 4 54 829 14 24 40 1,743 10 44 25 2,910 3 37 3,538 16 500 11 1,316 8 10 60 10 50 7 40 72 6 40 63* 20 50 30 8 50 44 26 50 447 20 172 68 40 9,049 21 115 30 40 173 15 41* 20 + CIF 8 + CIFG 12 8 + CIFG 30 13 + 10 + 7 67 54 50 3,712 15 70 35 50 4 14 Fort Yargo State Park, p. 31 1,816 16 46 7 50 12 15 General Coffee State Park, p. 31 1,511 6 50 50 50 4 + 16 George L. Smith State Park, p. 32 1,634 8 24 5 40 4 + 17 George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge, p. 32 18 Georgia Veterans State Park and Resort, p. 32 50 700 5 1,308 10 82 40 9 29* 4 50 32 7 40 51* 6 45 42* 30 40 106 20 50 Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park, p. 32 662 741 21 Hard Labor Creek State Park, p. 33 22 Hart State Park, p. 34 23 High Falls State Park, p. 34 5,804 CIFG 2 + IFG 4 + CIFG CIFG + N/Y IFG IFG N/Y 20 147 1,050 CIFG Y/N CIFG 1,725 Hamburg State Park, p. 33 CIFG CIFG + 16 6 60 IFG + + Y/N IFG 16 1 CIFG + 24 Indian Springs State Park, p. 34 528 10 62 2 50 James H. “Sloppy” Floyd State Park, p. 34 561 4 24 9 50 26 Kolomoki Mounds State Park, p. 35 25 6 50 + Y/N IFG 626 6 44 5 40 + Y/N CIFG 1,360 10 54 12 50 + CIFG + IFG + IFG + 4 27 Laura S. Walker State Park, p. 35 28 Little Ocmulgee State Park and Lodge, p. 35 29 Magnolia Springs State Park, p. 35 1,070 9 26 6 40 3 30 Mistletoe State Park, p. 36 1,920 11 93 22 40 4 31 Moccasin Creek State Park, p. 36 53 9 40 Panola Mountain State Park, p. 36 32 1,635 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g 78 IFG 25 1,293 57 CIFG 12 Fort McAllister State Park, p. 30 19 N/Y + Fort Mountain State Park, p. 30 20 IFG 4 12 6 Y/N 12 13 32 4 otal 395 ) State Parks charge $5 parking. Historic Sites charge an admission fee. Some activity fees apply. Some amenities may be seasonal. Availability subject to change. Acre s (To tal 8 4,50 7) Cotta ges / Cabin s (To tal 4 Yurts 19) (Tota l 39) Cam per C abins (Tota l 6) Tent / Tra il e * som r / R V e or C all fu ampsite ll ho okup s (Total RV P 2,39 ull-Th 8) roug h Sit es (T o t Maxim al 80 2) um R V Le n g th (F Padd e le-In et) Tent Cam psite Walk s (To -In T tal 1 ent C 0) amp s it es (T Prim otal itive 178) Back coun try C amp Pion sites eer C (Tota amp l 89) ing ( Grou p s ) Grou p Ca mp / Lodg e: Ye s (Y) Cam ping No ( N) Firew Suppli es / ood (F) G Groce r ift Sh ie Lodg op (G s (C) Ic e Ro e (I) ) oms (T Accommodations & Activities 3 Y/N CFG IF + CIF 5 G 60 + CMA A 1 4 27 2 20 2 19 1 6 60 2 4 10 41 RPL 17 PL RP FKCPp KC RDP L LS NH L NH S HB L NHBM s NHM 2 5 3,600 RDL FKCPp L 4 10 38,000 RDPW KPp L B HM 2 3 35 71,100 RPW KC L B NH 2 2 120 40 DPL FKCP L P NH 1 1 25 45,000 RDPWM F L 1 2 35 RDP KCp s 1 6 117 17 PL FPKCp L B B 2 5 126 260 RDPL FKCPp L 2 7 58 4 PL KCP LS NHB 1 4 17 412 RDPL FKCP LS NH C 1 1 50 45,000 RDPWM CM 1 4 50 8,700 RDPWM 1 4 25 12 DPL 1 2 12 225 RPL 2 4 35 320 RPL FCP LS 55,590 RDPW A 1 5 50 650 RDPL FKCPp LS C 1 5 108 105 RDPL CFKP 4 50 51 RDPL FKPCp T Geo cach ing cCLRMT cCRM + + + + + + D + cCRMT 59 + + + M + cCRMT 95 + cR 75 + + cCRT 985 + + + + + + + + + + + + M + + + DM + + + + cCRM + + + cCRM + cCLRM T M M N + + + TV G NHBM + + + V GD FKp L S N + + V GMF FKCP LS NH + + + + H + + M LS NHM + + M L H + + + + L TSA NB P 2 4 15 130 RDPL FKCPp LS B NH 4 7 30 120 RDPLW K L B NB + + CMA 2 7 14 265 RDP C L PBS NH + + + 2 1 30 28 RDPL KCP L S NHB 1 4 24 71,100 RDPW C L B NHB 1 3 2,800 RDPW KCp LS 4 44 35 DPL KCPp NH NHBM + cCRM + cCM + cCRM + cCRM + + Facebook . c o m / G e or g i a S t a t e P a r k s 185 95 cCR cCRMT 85 CLR 75 cCRM + GM cRM cCR 20 cR + A 1 V PB A MA cRM PB NHB 20 + L B cCRMT + L FKC + + + + V + T TA + + T NHB + + + NHB NHBM A + + N MA + + NHBM TSA Tenn is (T ) Vo lleyb all (V ) Pic Golf kleba (G) ll (P) Disc Golf (D) Mini Mus Golf eum (M) , Exh Foot ibits Golf or N (F) ature Acce Cent ssibil er it y Lodg : Cam e Mus Room (L psite (c) eum Cotta /Visit ) Restro ge (C om ors C ) Near tr. (M (R) Inter ) Tra state il (T) (10 mi. o r less ) 5 Playg roun d 2 Boat Ram p (R) Limit Dock s on (D) Moto Priva rs (L te Bo ) Wa ats O tersk k Boat ii ng (W ay (P) Rent a ) Ma l: Fishin Peda rina l (P) g (M) Padd (F) Kay ak (K lebo ard ( ) Ca p) noe Fishin (C) g: La ke/P ond (L) S tream Swim /Rive ming r (S) : Poo Saltw l (P) ater (s) Beac h (B ) Sp Trails lash : Natu Pad re (N (S) ) Hik ing ( H ) Bik Eque e (B) strian Mult : Trail i-Use s (T) (M) Stalls Arch (S) ery R Acco mmo ange datio ns (A ) Bike Rent al Usua lly En Picn close ic Sh d (To elter tal 5 s, Us 9) ually Ope Picn n Air ic Sit es (T (Tota otal l 183 1,85 ) 8) Lake (Acre s) Con fere Amp nce Ce n hith eate ter (C) r (A Mee ) ting Grou Roo p Sh m( M) elter s, Rest aura nt 1 cR + 75 cCRM cCR M + cRM + V G + cRT + V GM cCLR + + + R + + V + cCRM + + V + cR + + + RMT 20 20 5 STATE PARKS (cont’d.) otal 395 ) State Parks charge $5 parking. Historic Sites charge an admission fee. Some activity fees apply. Some amenities may be seasonal. Availability subject to change. Acre s (To tal 8 4,50 7) Cotta ges / Cabin s (To tal 4 Yurts 19) (Tota l 39) Cam per C abins (Tota l 6) Tent * som/ Traile e or r / RV all fu Cam ll ho psite okup s (T otal RV P 2,39 ull-Th 8) roug h Sit es (T otal Maxim 802 ) um R V Le ngth Padd (Fee le-In t) Tent Cam p sites Walk (Tota -In T ent C l 10) amp s it e s Prim ( T o t itive al 17 Back 8) coun try C a Pion m p s eer C ites ( amp Total ing ( 89) Grou Grou ps) p Ca mp / Lodg e: Ye Cam s (Y) ping No ( Supp N) lies / Firew Groc ood eries (F) G (C) ift Sh Ice (I) Lodg op (G eR ) (T ooms Accommodations & Activities (cont’d.) 33 Providence Canyon State Park, p. 36 1,003 34 Red Top Mountain State Park, p. 37 1,776 35 Reed Bingham State Park, p. 37 1,613 36 Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island, p. 38 6,110 37 Richard B. Russell State Park, p. 38 2,508 20 38 Seminole State Park, p. 38 604 14 39 Skidaway Island State Park, p. 38 588 40 Smithgall Woods State Park, p. 39 5,664 6 120 9 41 Stephen C. Foster State Park (Okefenokee Swamp), p. 39 42 Sweetwater Creek State Park, p. 39 2,549 2,739 43 Tallulah Gorge State Park, p. 40 44 Tugaloo State Park, p. 40 45 Unicoi State Park and Lodge, p. 40 6 18 1 93 12 40 46* 22 50 27 3 6 35 50 27 40 87* 82 50 66 35 11 40 27 8 40 90 15 40 30 20 40 34 48 Watson Mill Bridge State Park, p. 41 1,118 6 12 49* 233 IF 3 IFG + G 17 CIFG 10 Y IFG 3 + IFG + CIFG 33 + CIFG 8 + IFG 18 + CIFG + IFG STATE HISTORIC SITES 6 6 49 Chief Vann House, p. 42 137 G 50 Dahlonega Gold Museum, p. 42 .25 G 51 Etowah Indian Mounds, p. 42 54 G 52 Fort King George, p. 42 27 53 Fort Morris, p. 43 66 54 Hardman Farm, p. 43 55 Hofwyl-Broadﬁeld Plantation, p. 43 56 Jarrell Plantation, p. 43 G + G 173 G 1,264 G 240 G 57 Jefferson Davis Memorial, p. 44 13 58 Lapham-Patterson House, p. 44 .5 59 New Echota (Cherokee Capital), p. 44 200 G 60 Pickett’s Mill Battleﬁeld, p. 44 765 G 61 Robert Toombs House, p. 45 4.33 62 Roosevelt’s Little White House, p. 45 163 G 63 Traveler’s Rest, p. 45 3 G 64 Wormsloe, p. 45 1,250 G 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g 10 + + 54 1 Victoria Bryant State Park, p. 40 CIFG + CIFG 52 29 Vogel State Park, p. 41 + IFG 105 1,050 46 CFG CIFG 5 20 47 1 50 10 393 502 6 1 + + 100 + + M 1 M 2 25 2 7 86 12,000 RDPWM M 4 7 33 1 375 RDPW 1 3 1 1 M 5 M 1 A 1 CMA 1 M 1 1 3 12 7 48 9 4 + + M 30 + + RM + + R + + RM 2 215 7 46 53 DPL 5 32 2 PL 1 4 30 22 PL 1 3 30 12 RP L 1 27 63 PL 7 45 55,590 RPDW KCp KCPp 20 7 13 6 1 N + + RM 95 N + + RM 95 2 M + + RMT 7 NB + + RM + + RM + RM + RM + RM + RM KC S S B NHBM NH 40 26,650 RDPW KC L B 4 15 37,500 RDPW KCPp LS B 5 28 5 7 KCP LS B NHB K s B N NHB + + + N + + + NHM + + + S RDPL FKC LR NB + + RDPL FKCPp LS NH + + + + T + + TV M LS B NHBM L B NH LS B NHB + LS P NHB + KPp LS B NH KCP S HB + + 12 + + + + + V G + cRM + + + V M + cCRM + + V + cR + + RM + + M N + + RM 75 TSA NH Facebook . c o m / G e or g i a S t a t e P a r k s + + + TP M + + V M NHB + N + N + NH + + + R + cCRMT + cR GD cCRT V M cCRMT + G + RM + cRMT + cCR 75 95 75 cCRM CRM cCRMT 20 85 cCLRM 85 75 95 75 95 7 Tenn is (T ) Vo lleyb all (V ) Pic Golf kleba (G) ll (P) Disc Golf (D) Mini Mus Golf eum (M) , Exh ibits or N a t u re Ce Acce nter ss Lodg ibility: C amp e Ro site ( om ( Mus c) L eum /Visit ) Restro Cottage om ( ors C (C) t r. 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Floyd ParkPass GaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275 (PARK) Call center open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Saturday–Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. You’ll pay only $5 to park at a Georgia State Park, and many activities are free. Frequent visitors can save money with a $50 Annual ParkPass. Senior and military discounts are available. Large passenger vans pay $30 and buses/motorcoaches pay $70. HANG ON REA RVIEW MIRROR THIS SIDE FAC ING WINDSHIELD, . JAN MAR APR Annual passes make great corporate gifts, and discounts are available for bulk sales. GaStateParks.org/ThingsToKnow Become a Friend Join Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites and you’ll get a free annual ParkPass, free camping and a variety of discounts. FriendsofGaStateParks.org 1-888-948-2092 8 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g JUL FEB AUG ParkPass 2020 MAY JUN SEP OCT NOV Purchaser ’s Sig nature DEC 5 GIFT CARDS GREAT IDEAS FOR f Bring Fido Along! Leashed dogs are welcome in campgrounds, select cottages and most trails. Join our Tails on Trails Club for a new adventure that includes a t-shirt for you and matching bandanna for Fido. GaStateParks.org/TailsOnTrailsClub Birthday f Retiremen t f Graduatio n f Holidays f Mother’s /Father’s Day Gift cards can be us ed for cabins, camping, golf, boat ren tal, gift shops, historic site admission and more. @echo_the_adventure_papillon Junior Ranpegd eprrogram Fort Mountain Our newly revam any age to earn invites guests of Ranger badges collectible Junior rks and historic from 59 state pa activity book at sites. Ask for an it. each site you vis g/ s. GaStatePark or JuniorRanger Field Trips eorgia rams meeting G Educational prog red to school andards are offe Performance St eschoolers. groups and hom org/ GaStateParks. ources EducationalRes Facebook . c o m / G e or g i a S t a t e P a r k s 9 Groups Have More Fun Don Carter 5 Celebrate THINGS TO Facilities for Everyone union f Family Re When your group gathers at a state park, everyone can enjoy a variety of recreation and be treated to beautiful scenery. We have facilities for all budgets and tastes. f Wedding f Birthday Getaway f Girlfriend at Church Retre f Group Camps: bunks, showers and kitchens f Group Lodges: dormitory sleeping, showers and kitchens f f Group Shelters: gathering halls with kitchens and grills f Picnic Shelters: covered picnic tables f Primitive Pioneer Campsites: private group space for tents f Suwannee River Eco-Lodge: near the famed Okefenokee Swamp f Reynolds Mansion: historic home on beautiful Sapelo Island f SAM Shortline Excursion Train: private rail cars near Lake Blackshear Gorgeous new event center on Indian Springs State Park’s sparkling lake. Located between Atlanta and Macon. Weddings | Reunions | Meetings Cloudland Canyon 10 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g Library Loan Program Special Events & Programs Free passes to state parks and state historic sites are available at Georgia’s public libraries. Just show your valid library card. Join in on guided hikes, battle re-enactments, festivals, concerts, animal programs, hayrides and more. A calendar can be found on Explore.GaStateParks.org/Events and each park’s webpage. This year’s programming theme is DIRT: Discovery. Interpretation. Recreation. Travel. GaStateParks.org/ThingsToKnow Unicoi Love a Challenge? Join our activity clubs for brand new challenges and exclusive t-shirts. We have quests for hikers, mountain bikers, paddlers and dog lovers. GaStateParks.org/ParkClubs CANYON CLIMBERS MUDDY SPOKES Historic Sites American Indians Chief Vann House Etowah Indian Mounds Kolomoki Mounds New Echota Plantations Fort King George Colonial Wormsloe Jarrell Road Trip through Time Georgia’s State Historic Sites Celebrate Georgia’s varied past through living history, guided tours, re-enactments and special events. An annual pass to all state historic sites is available, and school groups are welcome with advance reservations. Hofwyl-Broadﬁeld Historic Homes Hardman Farm Lapham-Patterson House Robert Toombs House Roosevelt’s Little White House Traveler’s Rest Newly Renovated Dahlonega Gold Museum Military History Annual passes available at Historic Sites or GaStateParks.org/ThingsToKnow. Hardman Farm 12 A.H. Stephens Fort King George Fort McAllister Etowah Indian Mounds 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g Fort Morris Jefferson Davis Pickett’s Mill Battleﬁeld Roosevelt's Little White House 8 Golf Courses & Packages Affordable Golf 1 The Creek at Hard Labor Creek – Social Circle Narrow tree-lined fairways bring challenging play. 2 Highland Walk at Victoria Bryant – Royston Our PGA professionals are eager to host your next golf outing or fundraiser, handling all of the details to make your event a success. Golf packages include a variety of accommodations. Our Bluebird Cottage sleeps 8 and is right on the course. 3 Arrowhead Pointe at Richard B. Russell – Elberton Georgia’s own Bob Walker designed this 18-hole layout. 4 Meadow Links at George T. Bagby – Fort Gaines Eight Georgia State Park Golf Courses offer: f Stay-and-Play Packages f Hole-in-One Competitions 60-room lodge and restaurant; stay & play packages available. 5 Memorial Golf at Georgia Veterans – Cordele This Denis Grifﬁths-designed layout sits on Lake Blackshear. f Pro Shops f Tournament Prizes f Food and Beverage f Golf Clinics and Camps f Meeting Rooms COURSES FOR 6 Little Ocmulgee Wallace Adams Course – McRae 60-room lodge and restaurant for a weekend getaway. 7 The Lakes at Laura S. Walker – Waycross FootGolf now available at Brazell’s Creek. Three large lakes and native sand. 8 Brazell’s Creek at Gordonia-Alatamaha – Reidsville A great 18-hole, Denis Grifﬁths-designed layout awaits you. 1 5 2 3 6 8 4 7 GaStateParks.org/GolfPackages GaStateParks.org/Golﬁng Brazell’s Creek The Creek FootGolf at Brazell’s Creek Facebook . c o m / G e or g i a S t a t e P a r k s Highland Walk 13 Come Stay Awhile James H. Floyd Discounts & Deals Camping Whether you’re piloting a 40-foot motorhome or packing a four-pound tent, we have a campsite for you. Leashed pets are welcome at most campsites. Site-speciﬁc reservations may be made 13 months in advance. f Tent/Trailer/RV Campsites: Hot showers, water and electric hookups, dump stations, some sewage hookups, some RV pull-throughs, some walk-in tent sites. f Backcountry & Paddle-In Campsites: All gear and water is packed in by campers. f Equestrian: Horse owners will love our campsites and camper cabins that come with horse stalls. Indian Springs 14 Check GaStateParks.org/Specials,, Facebook and Twitter for the latest discounts and offers. A variety of discounts are available to seniors 62 and older, disabled veterans, military and Friends members. GaStateParks.org/ThingsToKnow Sign up to have deals and the latest news sent to your in-box. GaStateParks.org/enews Fort Mountain 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g Skidaway Island Yurts – Go Glamping! Luxury-loving guests will enjoy our version of “glamour camping.” Yurts are like a cross between camping and a cabin, with furniture and electrical outlets inside, and a grill and picnic table outside. Hot showers are a short walk away. Cottages & Cabins A wide variety of cottage styles are offered at more than High Falls 30 state parks. Guests enjoy ﬁshing and hiking right outside their door. Dogs are welcome in select cottages with advance reservations and a pet fee. Adventure Lodges & Retreats Stay in comfort at our hotel-style lodges with conference space, restaurants and golf courses. Adventure Lodges at Amicalola Falls and Unicoi offer thrilling sports like ziplining, wall climbing and mountain biking. Groups enjoy complete privacy at the Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island. GaStateParks.org/Reservations or 1-800-864-7275 (PARK) Call center open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Saturday–Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Amicalola Falls Fort Mountain Facebook . c o m / G e or g i a S t a t e P a r k s F.D. Roosevelt 15 EXPLORE ST. MARYS & CUMBERLAND ISLAND Wh ere Moth er Nature com es to Play An outdoor adventure every day VISITSTMARYS.COM 16 1-800-864-727 5 • G e or g i a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g Journey through history in Macon, Georgia. Explore newly designated Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park with its Earth Lodge, boasting original ﬂoors that date back 1,000 years, miles of hiking trails and free admission. 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Lake Chatuge…where beauty and adventure walk hand in hand. golakechatuge.com | 800-984-1543 your perfect mountain getaway. www.visitblairsvillega.com Home of Vogel State Park 18 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g Facebook . c om / G e o r g i a S t a t e P a r k s 19 Stay,Play, Eat, Repeat T hanks to the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and the PATH Foundation, bicycle riders can enjoy over 30 miles of paved multiuse trails in and near Panola Mountain. In addition to Panola’s spectacular monadnock, other sites along the way include Alexander Barn and a ride up and over Alexander Lake and then down across Serpentine Bridge. The Monastery of the Holy Spirit and Arabia Mountain also lie on this paved trail, and should not be missed. CONYERS WELCOME CENTER 901 Railroad Street, Conyers GA 30012 For more information: 1.800.CONYERS or visitconyersga.com Small Town, USA, is Fitzgerald, Georgia. 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Take a detour from the expected, and find www.visitperry.com Home to the Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry is bustling year-round with rodeos, sports championships, agricultural shows, and the Georgia National Fair. Yet, there’s more to Perry than roller coasters and cotton candy... Take a ride on the local side and explore all the unique charms that Perry has to offer! yourself in Albany, GA. WHERE history A N D nature flow DiscoverAlbanyGA.com Facebook . c om / G e o r g i a S t a t e P a r k s 21 A Slice of Southern Heaven! #VisitThomsonGA • Little River Water Trail • Historic Downtown with Shopping & Dining • Local History Museum • Art Gallery 149 Main Street Thomson, GA 30824 VisitThomsonGA.com Camden County, Georgia KINGSLAND VisitKingsland.com (800) 433-0225 z 22 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g D VOTE US 0 Top 1 nd l Toy a FREE ADMISSION Open Mon–Sat 9–5 & Sun 10–5 300 N.O.K. Drive, Cleveland, GA 30528 706-865-2171 www.CabbagePatchKids.com f:Cabbage Patch Kids Fan Page • t:@cpkusa © 2020 O.A.A., Inc. Facebook . c om / G e o r g i a S t a t e P a r k s 23 In the heart of Georgia, the CITY OF FORSYTH, located on I-75, is a great place to stop, relax, refresh and renew. It will charm you with a diverse history, star-studded past, and warm, hospitable people. There is plenty to offer those who want to choose their own adventure—from High Falls State Park, to hiking and riding trails, to boating and ﬁshing, to bird watching at the Rum Creek WMA. CITY OF FORSYTH Convention & Visitors Bureau (478) 974-1460 | forsythcvb.com 68 North Lee Street, Forsyth, GA 31029 24 1-800-864- 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g Looking for a new place to explore? Come discover Carrollton. With everything outdoors, tasty local eats, live music, brewery tours, and year-round festivals and L]LU[Z`V\^PSSÄUK*HYYVSS[VUHS[VNL[OLYVYPNPUHS Come for f the e outdoors. f the indoors. Stay for Find out more at visitcarrollton.com J ust 30 minutes south of Atlanta is a place so charming, so historic, so embracing of the past, yet so welcoming to the future… Coweta County! Before you hike and camp at our 3,000 acre Chattahoochee Bend State Park, stop by the Coweta County Convention & Visitors Bureau located on the court square in downtown Newnan and let us help you plan some more adventures! Expand your adventure in Columbus with ALL OUT ACCESS to unforgettable outdoor activities. Plus more local restaurants, arts and entertainment, historical sites, and boutique shopping than you can fit into a weekend. 200 Court Square, Newnan, GA | 770-254-2627 | explorecoweta.com GoAllOutColumbusGA.com or call 800.999.1613. Facebook . c om / G e o r g i a S t a t e P a r k s 25 FREE-RANGE adj: Free to EXPLORE without BOUNDARIES. FREE-RANGE Outdoors. Explore the Upper Lanier Water Trail, a 14-mile section of Lake Lanier that continues the Upper Chattahoochee River Water Trail. ExploreGainesville.org @ExploreGainesvilleGA at am ica l rk Hik e Inn e ol a falls stat pa Everyone who makes the ﬁve-mile trek to the Hike Inn does so for a different reason. But no matter the reason, the result is the same: Everyone leaves with a sense of belonging. HIKE-INN.COM 800-581-8032 Mention this ad for 10% off your next booking 26 1- 800- 864 - 7 2 7 5 • G a S t a t e P a r k s. o r g Amicalola Falls State Park A.H. Stephens Historic Park S T A T E P A Visitors will discover spectacular mountain vistas and the tallest cascading waterfall in the Southeast. The park has comfortable lodge rooms, cabins and conference space, along with great food, exceptional naturalist programming and two gift shops. 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