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Georgia Veterans State Park
Due to the Triathlon, please expect delays in leaving the campground. Be careful of participants. Times will be 8 a.m. - Noon. Thanks for understanding.

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For Reservations during Labor Day weekend please call the Park Office at 229-276-2371.
The park is taking reservations for waterfront and non-waterfront sites with Package deals.

Check Last Minute Availability

DISCOUNTS:  Labor Day Camping Packages
3-day minimum. Guaranteed water site: $150 (availability limited). Non-water site: $120. Packages include 1 hour canoe/kayak rental, disc golf, and tickets for slides. Call 229-276-2371 for reservations.


Established as a memorial to U.S. veterans, this park features a museum with aircraft (including a Boeing B-29A), armored vehicles, uniforms, weapons, medals and other items from the Revolutionary War through the Gulf War.  An 18-hole golf course and pro shop, along with 8,700-acre Lake Blackshear and proximity to I-75, make this one of Georgia’s most popular state parks.
 
A sandy swimming beach is the perfect place to cool off during Georgia summers. The Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club is a professionally operated conference center with 78 lodge rooms, 10 cottages and 2 restaurants. The SAM Shortline Excursion Train runs through the park on its way from Cordele to Plains, allowing riders to see an antique telephone museum, Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village, President Jimmy Carter’s boyhood farm and other attractions along the journey.

Weekend Programs
The Park offers a variety of programs such as museum tours, nature hikes, and bird watching. Please call the Park Office for more complete information.
 
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Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 31.968020 | W -083.912300

Located 9 miles west of I-75 (exit #101) near Cordele on U.S. Hwy. 280.

Address
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Unit A
Cordele, GA 31015
Crisp County
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Georgia Veterans State Park
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Unit A
Cordele, GA 31015 View Details


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Georgia Veterans State Park

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Phone
800-459-1230
855-330-4300
877-736-8897

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Georgia Veterans Memorial Triathlon
Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 8 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
The Georgia Veterans Triathlon is held at the Georgia Memorial State Park in Cordele, GA. This race is one of the best-kept secrets for those who want to race on a fast and very flat course. 400-Yard Swim*13.6 Mile Bike*5K Run  Registration fee. $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Contacts
Bobby Cline

Bud & Carmen Fitton
706-745-4713  campground host

Carmen & Bud Fitton

Curtis and Gladys Peacock
478-290-7805 

Susan Jenkins
229-276-0755  Office Clerk, SAM Shortline

Thomas and Hazel Lanier
478-955-4361 

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