Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
General Coffee State Park

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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



Halloween Moonlight Madness
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 1 PM to 10 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: General Coffee State Park
Kick off your Halloween activities with a kids carnival from 1-4 pm. The parks annual haunted house and haunted hayrides will begin at dark and run until 10 pm...  $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
A.M. Yoga Stretch
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Presenter/Location: General Coffee State Park
Join us in the parks campground shelter for an easy yoga program led by one of our talented volunteer instructors. This program is appropriate for all ages and physical abilities. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Handicapped Accessible Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 10 AM to 4 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: General Coffee State Park
Celebrate the history of farm life in the wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, and arts and craft show, local entertainers, and more.  $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-1581.
Handicapped Accessible Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/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.
Matt Muhmel
Assistant Park Manager, General Coffee State Park

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