Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Vogel State Park

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  The newly renovated lake pavilion is available to rent.
  Cabins 11-20 have been renovated and are available for rent.  
   All cabins now have flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.
   Boat rentals are open for the season.
   Construction is in process on a new mini golf course between cabins 9 and 18.

One of Georgia’s oldest and most beloved state parks, Vogel is located at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest.  Driving from the south, visitors pass through Neel Gap, a beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia. Vogel is particularly popular during the fall when the Blue Ridge Mountains transform into a rolling blanket of red, yellow and gold leaves. Hikers can choose from a variety of trails, including the popular 4-mile Bear Hair Gap loop, an easy lake loop that leads to Trahlyta Falls, and the challenging 13-mile Coosa Backcountry Trail.
Cottages, campsites and primitive backpacking sites provide a range of overnight accommodations. The park’s 22-acre lake is open to non-motorized boats, and during summer, visitors can cool off at the mountain-view beach.  This park is rich in history, with many facilities being constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corp during our nation’s Great Depression.  The “CCC Boys” story is told in the park’s museum.
   Vogel State Park Business Plan



GPS Coordinates:
N 34.765883 | W -083.925416

Located 11 miles south of Blairsville via U.S. Hwy. 19/129.

405 Vogel State Park Road
Blairsville, GA United States 30512
Union County
Vogel State Park
405 Vogel State Park Road
Blairsville, GA 30512 One of Georgia's oldest and most popular state parks, Vogel is located at the base of Blood Mountain...
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Vogel State Park


Hours of Operation
Park Hours: 7AM-10PM
Office Hours: 8AM-5PM


10th Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015
Presenter/Location: Vogel State Park
Enjoy the arrival of autumn at Vogel’s 10th Annual Fall Festival. There will be hay rides, a cake walk, concessions, square dancing and storytelling. Festivities begin at 12pm. Volunteers will assist with set-up and clean-up and the concessions. Fee for hay rides and $5 park pass fee applies. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Halloween Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 4 PM to 6 PM
Presenter/Location: Vogel State Park
Have a hauntingly good time at Vogel State Park and bring your little ghouls to enjoy trick or treating through the campground 4-6 p.m. Prizes to be awarded to best decorated campsite and cabin. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Halloween Festival
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 6 PM to 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Vogel State Park
Come join in the Halloween fun with games and crafts at Lake Trahlyta Pavilion. Prizes will be awarded to best costume for various age groups at 8PM. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Christmas Decorating Volunteer Day
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
Presenter/Location: Vogel State Park
Volunteers should meet at the ball field to help decorate the ball field from 1-3pm weather permitting. Rain day to be scheduled later. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Tree Decorating Volunteer Day
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Vogel State Park
Volunteers should meet at the ball field to decorate the Blue Spruce for the Annual Tree lighting. Decorating will start at 1pm. Volunteers are also wanted to help clean-up after the tree lighting on December 13th. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Handicapped Accessible 12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 4:30 PM to 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Vogel State Park
Join us for the 12th Annual Tree Lighting of a 35-foot live Blue Spruce. There will be caroling, hayrides, Santa Claus visit, bonfires, and refreshments. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child 0-12 years of age, no toy guns or knives... $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Randy Gambrell
706-745-2628  Assistant Park Manager, Vogel State Park

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