Indian Springs State Park near Jackson broke ground today on a new conference facility within the park.
Senator Burt Jones, Representative Susan Holmes, Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Williams, DNR Deputy Commissioner Walter Rabon, Jackson Mayor Kay Pippin, Butts County Commissioner Robert Henderson and State Parks Director Becky Kelley attended the celebration, along with nearly 100 in attendance.
The new venue will have a capacity for 500 people, welcoming visitors for family reunions, parties, meetings, weddings and other large gatherings. It will be located in the park’s day-use area with views of 105-acre Lake McIntosh.
Indian Springs is one of 63 state parks and state historic sites operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. It is a popular destination for collecting natural spring water, picnics, family reunions, camping and cabin rental. In recent years, it has become a sought-after venue for weddings due to its historic stone pavilion near the spring house and beautiful scenery. To learn more, visit GeorgiaStateParks.org/IndianSprings or call 770-504-2277.