Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
F.D. Roosevelt State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 706-663-4858
Stables local 706-628-7463

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"Inspired by the natural wonders of Pine Mountain Ridge, F.D. Roosevelt State Park bridges the hope of the past to preservation for the future."

At 9,049 acres, Georgia’s largest state park is a hiker’s and backpacker’s haven.  More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls.  Many visitors are surprised to find rolling mountains 80 miles southwest of Atlanta.  Above King’s Gap is Dowdell’s Knob where President Franklin D. Roosevelt sometimes picnicked and pondered world affairs.  A life-size sculpture of the president now welcomes visitors to the overlook.

Several park amenities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, including cottages and the Liberty Bell Swimming Pool fed by cool springs. A wooded campground sits near the edge of a small fishing lake, and privately operated stables offer guided horseback rides.  In 1924, FDR came to this part of Georgia to swim in naturally warm springs that offered relief from polio.  Today, nearby Roosevelt’s Little White House Historic Site invites visitors to see his modest home, a museum and the pools that first drew him here.

Camera feed overlooking Pine Mountain Valley at FDR
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Park Hours: 7AM-10PM
Office Hours:
  - 8AM-5PM Monday-Thursday
  - 8AM-8PM Friday
  - 8AM-6PM Saturday and Sunday

Dowdell's Knob Hours:
  - 8AM-8PM April-September
  - 8AM-5PM October-March.

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Liberty Bell Swimming Pool Schedule:
    • Memorial Day Weekend | May 24-26, 2014
    • Wednesday-Sunday | 11AM to 6PM | May, June, & July
    • Weekends Only | August through Labor Day Weekend. Fee charged.
    Swimming lessons and private parties available.

    • 9,049 Acres
    • 21 Cottages ($110–$175) -- #18 and #19 are dog friendly ($45 per dog, max 2). Read this recent review of our cottages
    • 140 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($26-$30)
    • 16 Backcountry Campsites ($10/person)
    • 7 Picnic Shelters ($50)
    • Group Shelter (seats 85, $95 - $165)
    • 1 Group Camp (capacity 75, $450)
    • Pioneer Campground ($55)
    • 2 Lakes (15-acre Lake Delanor and 25-acre Lake Franklin)
    • Liberty Bell Swimming Pool
    • Gift Shop



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Homeschool In The Park Day:Rockin' Rocks
Friday, Dec 4, 2015 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Join us for an exciting natural trail discovery geared towards families who homeschool. Discover more about geology in an investigative lab. Make a craft to take home. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park on your own afterwards. Meet at Group Shelter below Lake Delanor dam.  $5 per child ages 4 & up. Parents free. Extra adults $5 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Winter Pine Mountain Trail Hike
Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
Join up with guides from the Pine Mountain Trail Association for a trek from Molly Hugger Hill Parking Lot to Fox Den Cove Parking lot. 4.9 moderate miles. Bring water and a snack. Dress for the weather. Geared towards ages 10 & up. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
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Team up (1-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office anytime. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize on Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Lake Paddle with Santa
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Join Santa’s flotilla on Lake Delanor. Hot chocolate & cookies included. We provide Santa & basic paddle instruction for canoe or kayak. Must pre-register & prepay at the park office. Limited space. Dress for the weather. Meet at Fishing Dock.  $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Saddle Up with Santa
Sunday, Dec 13, 2015 11:45 AM to 1 PM
Saddle up with Santa Claus and wrangler elves to celebrate the holiday season with a 1-hour, guided horseback ride through the woodlands. Includes a special gift. Bring a picnic lunch and drinks for after the ride. Must pre-register.  $35 plus $5 parking. 706-628-7463.
Holiday Bingo & Ugly Sweater Contest
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Celebrate the holidays by wearing your brightest, boldest, and possibly ugliest holiday sweater or sweatshirt to play BINGO. Bring a batch or bag of your favorite cookies to share! We will provide hot chocolate. Prizes for ugliest canine, child & adult sweater. Judging at 3:00PM. Prizes for BINGO. Pay cash on site or pre-pay at office.  $3 per bingo card. No charge for sweater contest. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Holiday Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 6 PM to 7 PM
Show us your PG-13 rated creative side at your site. Make us believe you love the holiday season and camping. No nails or staples on plants. No unattended candles or fires. Leave no trace decorating ideas. Judging from 6:00-7:00 PM. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Ribbons/prizes placed at winning campsites. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Jr. Ranger Winter Discovery Camp
Monday, Dec 21, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Discover the trails, mammals and birds of the park. Fee includes outdoor adventures, indoor labs, craft projects, outstanding instructors for two days. Camp meets in the Group Shelter below Lake Delanor Dam in the campground. Limited space. Fills quickly. Must pre-register. For more information and registration forms contact the park.  $60 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
F.D. Roosevelt State Park
2970 Ga. Highway 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Harris County

GPS Coordinates:
N 32.837533 | W -084.815616

Located just off I-185 near Callaway Gardens, west of Warm Springs on Ga. Route 190, or south of Pine Mountain off U.S. Hwy. 27.

F.D. Roosevelt State Park
2970 Ga. Highway 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822 View Details

F.D. Roosevelt State Park

Make reservations using the options above or call 1-800-864-7275 (Monday-Friday, 8AM-8PM; Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-5PM EST).
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