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Georgia Veterans State Park

NOTICE: For the weekend of July 4th, campsites are divided between waterfront and non-waterfront reservations. Call the Park Office with questions. Expect travel delays before and after the fireworks on the 4th at 9:30 p.m.

NOTICE: July 4th will be considered a Special Event and all vehicles entering will be required to have a ParkPass.

LakeBlackshearResort.com
800-459-1230
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.

Make reservations for lunch and dinner cruises on Lake Blackshear.

HIDDEN GEM: B-29 Superfortress Plane
The Boeing B-29A Superfortress was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War. It was one of the largest aircraft operational during World War II and very advanced for its time.

Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 31.968020 | W -083.912300

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


Address
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Unit A
Cordele, GA 31015
Crisp County
BLUE-A-1
Georgia Veterans State Park
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Unit A
Cordele, GA 31015 View Details


  31.9651636
Georgia Veterans State Park

 


Phone
800-459-1230
855-330-4300

Cypress Grill Karaoke Night
Thursday 8:30 PM - 11 PM – Jun 30, 2016 
Presenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Join us for Thursday night Karaoke with DJ Dangerous playing our favorite songs. Doors open at 5 p.m. Karaoke begins at 8:30 p.m. No cover. $5 parking. 229-401-1295.
Fireworks on the Flint
Monday, Jul 4, 2016 9 PM to 9:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Georgia Veterans State Park
Celebrate America's day with fireworks over Lake Blackshear.  $5 plus $5 parking. 229-273-2371.
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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