Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
George L. Smith State Park

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With natural beauty, lakeside camping and cozy cottages, this secluded park is the perfect south Georgia retreat. It is best known for the refurbished Parrish Mill and Pond, a combination gristmill, saw mill, covered bridge and dam built in 1880.  A group shelter near the bridge is popular for family reunions and parties.  Some campsites sit right on the water’s edge, while cottages with gas fireplaces and screened porches are nestled into the woods.
The park’s mill pond beckons anglers and paddlers to explore thick stands of cypress and tupelo trees draped with Spanish moss.  Canoeists and kayakers can join the Park Paddlers Club.  While on the water, nature enthusiasts can look for beaver dams, blue heron, white ibis and other wading birds.  The park rents boats, and nearby outfitters offer guided paddle trips.  Hikers can stretch their legs on seven miles of trails while searching for gopher tortoises, Georgia’s state reptile.

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GPS Coordinates:
N 32.5585600 | W -82.1193700

Located between Metter and Twin City off Ga. Hwy. 23. Take I-16 exit #104.

371 George L. Smith State Park Rd
Twin City, GA 30471
Emanuel County



Morning Yoga in the Park
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM until Aug 1, 2014 
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9 AM - 10 AM – Aug 1, 2014 
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: George L. Smith State Park
Come out and get fit with Yoga in the park with Hanna from 10:30 - 11:30.  $5 per person per session $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Moonlight Paddle
Friday, Aug 8, 2014 7 PM to 9 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: George L. Smith State Park
Join us for a moonlight canoe and kayak paddle under the stars. Register through the office any day prior to the event between 8 AM and 5 PM.  $15 includes equipment, $8 if you bring your own. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
George L. Smith Volunteer Day - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 8 AM to 1 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: George L. Smith State Park
Join us by helping to clean up and beautify the park for our volunteer program. T-shirts, water bottles, and other give-away items will be offered throughout the morning. 478-763-2759.
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