Come Camping This Summer and Save 50% in August

If you stay with us in June or July, you'll get a promo code for 50% off camping to redeem later in August. It's a great excuse to explore a new part of Georgia. Camping discount details.


Site-Specific Camping Coming to Select Parks August 1

Campsite at Reed BinghamHeads up, campers! Site-specific reservations will be available at four state parks beginning August 1. Soon you’ll be able to request your favorite campsite number and be sure it’s still available when you arrive. The entire campground at James H. Floyd (Summerville) and Richard B. Russell (Elberton) will be site-specific, while select sections of Reed Bingham (Adel) and Laura S. Walker (Waycross) will be site-specific. Mark your calendars for August 1 to make new reservations


Tails on Trails Dog-Walking Club

Tails on Trails Club LogoWoof! You're invited to join Georgia State Parks' newest club, Tails on Trails. Explore 7 unique parks with your favorite pup and earn a t-shirt and bandana for your hard-earned tail-wagging fun! Tag your photos #tailsontrails and #gastateparks. Learn more about the Tails on Trails Club.


Celebrate Our 85th Anniversary: Hidden Gems, Geocaching & Hikes

85th AnniversaryHappy birthday to us! Come celebrate our 85th anniversary at a Georgia State Park or Historic Site near you. There will be giveaways, contests, promotions, hikes and so much more planned this year, so stay tuned and check back frequently for updates. Trivia: Did you know Georgia has two of the oldest state parks in the nation? Indian Springs and Vogel. Treasure-hunt fans have a new quest that takes them from Georgia’s mountains to marshes. Georgia Geo-Campers volunteers have created a birthday geocaching game; only 1,000 of the limited-edition coins are out there, so get caching! View upcoming anniversary events and promotions.


Hidden Gems of Georgia

Hidden GemsTo kick off our 85th Anniversary Celebration, we've asked park rangers to share their favorite secret spots. Think you’ve seen it all? Explore the undiscovered side of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites. From a tour of the historic plantation ruins at Sapelo Island, to seeing the bald eagle nest at Chattahoochee Bend, you don’t want to miss these special programs planned throughout 2016. Find a Hidden Gem.


The Georgia Outdoor Recreation Plan

SCORPThis recreation plan is a statewide blueprint for maintaining and sustaining public outdoor recreation resources to meet the demands of Georgia's diverse and growing population. Georgia Outdoor Recreation Plan.


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