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Georgia Veterans State Park

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DISCOUNTS:  Memorial Day, July 4th and 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 concerts. Call 229-276-2371 for reservations.

BURN NOTICE: The park will conduct a prescribed during the week of March 23. Parts of Yellow Trail will be closed.



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.
 
Georgia Veterans State Park Business Plan

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

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Guided Kayak and Canoe Tour
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 3 PM to 5 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
It's spring, so that means it's time to get out on the water. We have a great way for you to experience nature up close and personal with a guided kayak/canoe tour of beautiful Lake Blackshear.  $8 plus $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
S'mores & More
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Been inside all winter? Ready to get outside?? Then come camping at Georgia Veterans the weekend of 3/27-3/28 and enjoy our first s'mores and more of the season. There will be delicious treats, songs, laughter, and a great family time!!  $3 per person $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Easter "Egg"stravaganza
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Special Guest will include the Easter Bunny. All kinds of delicious candy will be on hand. Come out and see just how many Eggs you can get. There will be over 4,000 eggs to pick from.  $1 per child $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Easter in the Park
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 10 AM to 10 PM
Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Georgia Veterans St. Park will be having a whole day of Easter Activities and they inlcude: Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Bunny Hope Nature Trail Hike at 3 p.m. Movie on the Lawn at 8:30 p.m. $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Sunday Morning Stroll
Sunday 10 AM - 11 AM – Apr 5, 2015 until Apr 26, 2015 
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Come out for a lovely stroll through the pines along the edge of the beautiful Lake Blackshear. Enjoy a guided stroll that's great for the whole family.  $1 per person $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Storytime With Craft
Sunday 12 PM - 1 PM – Apr 5, 2015 until Apr 26, 2015 
Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Would you like to get out of the house and have some quality time with your little fella or gal? Then bring them to Georgia Veterans State Park for Storytime and Crafts. It will be a great time for each of you!!  $1 person plus $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Kayak/Canoe Tour of Lake Blackshear
Saturday 3 PM - 5 PM – Apr 11, 2015 until Apr 25, 2015 
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Feel like getting out on the water and experiencing nature first hand and up close? Then there is no better way than a guided kayak & canoe tour of Lake Blackshear. You could see fish, turtles, birds, and even bald eagles on a good day.  $8 per person $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Smores & More
Saturday 7 PM - 8 PM – Apr 11, 2015 until Apr 25, 2015 
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
There's nothing like making smores on an open campfire. Call ahead to check availability.  $2 per person $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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