Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
General Coffee State Park

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"General Coffee State Park is a place for quiet rejuvenation where you can uncover the footprints of the past as you explore the diverse wiregrass region of South Georgia."

One of southern Georgia’s “best kept secrets,” this park is known for agricultural history shown at Heritage Farm, with log cabins, a corn crib, tobacco barn, cane mill and other exhibits. Children enjoy feeding the park's farm animals, which usually include goats, sheep, chickens, pigs and donkeys.  Overnight accommodations include camping, cottages and the Burnham House, an elegantly decorated 19th-century cabin perfect for romantic getaways.

Seventeen-Mile River and a boardwalk wind through cypress swamp where rare and endangered plants grow. Pitcher plants, shy Indigo Snakes and Gopher Tortoises make their homes in this wiregrass community. Birding and nature photography are exceptional.

For horse lovers, the park offers 13.4 miles of equestrian trails. Ride-in campsites are primitive, offering exceptional privacy surrounded by nature. Drive-in campsites offer nearby water spigots, pit toilets, grills, fire rings and picnic tables. Stables are not provided.

The park was donated to the state by a group of Coffee County citizens in 1970 and is named after General John Coffee, a planter, U.S. Congressman and military leader.
   School Programs at General Coffee
(Please be advised that Group programs must be scheduled a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.)
   General Coffee State Park Business Plan


GPS Coordinates:
N 31.509300 | W -082.755116

Located 6 miles east of Douglas on Ga. Hwy. 32.

46 John Coffee Rd
Nicholls, GA 31554
Coffee County
General Coffee State Park
46 John Coffee Rd
Nicholls, GA 31554 View Details

General Coffee State Park



Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Presenter/Location: General Coffee State Park
Join us to usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast and homemade refreshments.  Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Matt Muhmel
Assistant Park Manager, General Coffee State Park

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