Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Seminole State Park

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Gateway to Lake Seminole
This southwest Georgia park is on beautiful Lake Seminole, a 37,500-acre reservoir with excellent boating, fishing and birding. Cottages, many campsites and even picnic shelters sit near the water’s edge, offering excellent views and quick access to the lake. Because the park surrounds a small cove, visitors usually enjoy smooth water for skiing and tubing. A sand swimming beach is also provided for lake lovers.
 
Wildlife is abundant throughout Seminole, and a nature trail leads past gopher tortoise burrows and one of the largest longleaf pine forests in a Georgia state park. Observant visitors may also see alligators, osprey, bald eagles and other wildlife. Nearby wildlife management areas provide great duck and deer hunting.
 
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Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 30.805016 | W -084.879200

Located 16 miles south of Donalsonville via GA Highway 39 or 23 miles west of Bainbridge on GA Highway 253/Spring Creek Road.
From Tallahassee (approx. 1 hour, 10 minutes) take Highway 27 north into Bainbridge then Highway 253/Spring Creek Road west.

Address
7870 State Park Drive
Donalsonville, GA 39845
Seminole County
 


Phone
229-861-3137

Guided Gopher Tortoise Hike
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Join one of our Rangers for a hike along our 2.1 mile Gopher Tortoise Trail  $3.00 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Craft Day
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Join us to discuss Native American history in our area and making Indian pottery with air-dry clay.  $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Pancake Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 7 AM to 11 AM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Come join us for a delicious pancake breakfast with Chef Michael then stay for a traditional Easter Egg Hunt for the kiddies. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Mother & Daughter Craft Day
Saturday, May 7, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Come join us to discuss the role of mothers in nature while making nifty crafts for mom  $3 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Dewberries At the Old Hunting & Fishing Camp
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Join Park Rangers in picking Wild Dewberries. Explore the area and identify animal tracks. If time permits, learn cooking tips for the wild dewberries that you pick. Please call to make reservations.  $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Hidden Gem
Father & Son Nature Hike
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Come join one of our Rangers for a hike and discussion of the roles of fathers in nature  $3 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Fireworks at the 'Nole
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 10 AM to 10 PM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Celebrate an early Independence Day with fireworks over Lake Seminole.  $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Evening Kayak Excursion
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 6 PM to 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led outing as we watch for wading birds and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. You may choose a canoe or kayak for this trip.  $10 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Labor Day at the Nole
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 4 PM to 6 PM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Come join our staff as we celebrate Labor Day with hay rides, nature programs, games, swimming and lots of fun.  Hay rides $2. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Paddle with a Ranger
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Take a guided tour of Lake Seminole by kayak or canoe. Canoe or kayak, paddles and life jackets will be provided. Space is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis. We will meet at the park office 15 minutes prior to tour.  $10 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Kayak With A Ranger
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 4:15 PM to 6 PM
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Tour parts of Lake Seminole with one of our rangers.  $10 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Halloween Hayride
6:30 PM - 10 PM from Oct 22, 2016 
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Come enjoy a hayride along our Gopher Tortoise Trail while listening to spooky stories about the area's history. You might even see a spirit or two. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Seminole Nights of Lights
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 25, 2016 until Dec 26, 2016 
Presenter/Location: Seminole State Park
Drive through the park decorated like a Winter Wonderland filled with holiday lights. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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