Indian Springs State Park

Indian Springs State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 770-504-2277

LAKE NOTICE: Lake McIntosh's water level is low while repairs to the dam are being made. The lake is far below full pool, which has caused the beach and boat ramp to close. Swimming and fishing is not available; however canoes and kayaks are permitted. 
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"Indian Springs State Park is one of the oldest state parks in the nation, drawing people to its mineral rich healing waters and tranquil natural setting, offering you a journey through time from its Creek Indian origins to the stone buildings built by the CCC."

Conveniently located near I-75 in middle Georgia, Indian Springs is one of the oldest state parks in the United States and a popular spot for outdoor recreation. For centuries, Creek Indians collected the spring water for its healing qualities, and during the 1800s, the area was a bustling resort town. Today, visitors can still sample the spring water flowing inside the stone Spring House built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.

Park guests can enjoy wading in Sandy Creek or swimming in McIntosh Lake, named for Creek Chief William McIntosh who signed an illegal treaty deeding Indian land to Georgia in 1825. A small museum, open seasonally, highlights Creek Indians, the resort era and CCC history. Cottages and campsites may be reserved for overnight stays.

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Park Hours:

7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Office Hours:

8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Accommodations & Facilities:

• 528 Acres
• 10 Cottages ($150–$165) — #2 & #6 are dog friendly ($45/dog, max 2)
• 60 Campsites ($27–$30)
• 105-Acre Lake
• Swimming Beach — closed due to dam repairs
• 7 Picnic Shelters ($35)
• Group Shelter (seats 130, $325)
• Stone Pavilion (seats 130, $500) — call to reserve
• Group Camp (sleeps 130, $625)
• Pioneer Campground ($45)
• Museum
• Boat Ramp
wireless connection Available in the park office

Things To Do & See:

• Boat Rental — private boats allowed; 10HP limit
• Kayak & Aquacycle Rental
• Hiking — 4 miles of trails
• Biking
• Miniature Golf (fee)
• Geocaching
• Playground
Weddings — park approval required

Nearby Attractions:

High Falls State Park
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site
Oconee National Forest
Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge
The Indian Springs Hotel/Museum
The Village at Indian Springs

Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns

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Campground Trick-or-Treating for Overnight Guests
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Our campground and cottage guests age 12 and younger are invited to participate in this year's Campground Trick-or-Treat. Bring your costume and visit with your fellow park fans. Campground guests will be handing out candy at their campsites. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Tour the Museum
Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Tour the park museum and learn about the history of Indian Springs State Park! The Indian Springs State Park Museum will be open the first Saturday of each month from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. A staff member or park volunteer will be available to answer questions about the park, its history, and upcoming events. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Storytime with Santa
Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 6 PM to 9 PM
Santa Claus is coming to Indian Springs State Park! Children will enjoy stories with Santa, reindeer games, crafts, cookies, and hot chocolate. Remember the evening with a free picture with Santa! Meet at the Stone Pavilion. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Indian Springs State Park
678 Lake Clark Road
Flovilla, GA 30216
Butts County

GPS Coordinates:

N 33.247433 | W -083.923450
From I-75 southbound, take exit #205 to Jackson; proceed south on Highway 42 to the park. From I-75 northbound, take exit #188; proceed north on Highway 42. Approximately 15 miles from exits.

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Indian Springs State Park
678 Lake Clark Road
Flovilla, GA 30216 View Details

Indian Springs State Park