Long-time campers know the fun of making s’mores over the fire, but for those who have never slept in a tent before, spending the night outdoors can be an unfamiliar adventure. Through our First-Time Camper Program, curious guests can see if they enjoy sleeping under the stars before investing in their own gear. This year, the program expands to include 13 Georgia State Parks.
Planning your spring break for the great outdoors? Your family can fill the days with hiking, fishing, boating, geocaching and more -- and the nights with gooey s'mores and stories around the campfire. We have cabins, campsites, lodge rooms and even funky yurts for rent. Some state parks, like James H. Floyd in Summerville and Tugaloo on Lake Hartwell, have March deals as well.
Great for birthdays, anniversaries or "Just Because"
We have the perfect gift for your favorite outdoor enthusiast. Georgia State Park gift cards can be used for campsites, cabins, yurts, retail shops, picnic shelters, historic sites, boat rentals, golf and numerous other outdoor activities. Call 1-800-434-0982 or stop by park offices. Buy a Georgia State Parks gift card.

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You can choose from Wildlife/Nature, History, Conservation, State Parks/Historic Sites, Fishing/Hunting categories.
And more!
- Discover the joys of sleeping under the stars with our First-Time Camper Program
- Become a member of our RV Club and save!
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Hiking,  Paddling,  Biking, Geocaching, RV Camping

Hikers, bikers, paddlers, geocachers and RVers have their own clubs or challenges that will take them all across our beautiful state. Tired of treadmills? Lace up your sneakers and come play in the great outdoors! Experience Canyon Climbers Club, Muddy Spokes Club, Park Paddlers Club, Geocaching Challenges and RV Club today!
Stay with us and wake to lakes, forests and waterfalls right outside your door. Hotel-style LODGES have restaurants, lofts and suites. CABINS have fully equipped kitchens and porches. Sleep under the stars in our CAMPGROUNDS with hot showers, or try luxury camping and reserve a YURT. Weekends fill up quickly so make your reservation today!

Reservation Promotions
From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Colonial Coast, Georgia State Parks offer an exceptional variety of resources: Mountains, Canyons, Forests, Fields, Marshes, Waterfalls, Lakes, Swamps & Rivers, Battlefields, Historic Homes & Native American Sites. Come once, come often!
Staff Tools and Resources
The Georgia State Parks System began in 1931, with the reorganization of the State Board of Forestry. The reorganization act created a Commission to administer the Department of Forestry and Geological Development.
Georgia’s state parks have accommodations for all preferences and budgets. Outdoor enthusiasts can choose from numerous campsites, while others may prefer cozy cottages or hotel-style lodge rooms.
Looking for a scenic getaway close to home? The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has published a free guide to state parks and historic sites that showcases Georgia’s beautiful landscape and interesting history. The 72-page magazine includes color photographs and descriptions of all 63 sites, a calendar of events, and prices for cottage rental, camping, picnic shelters and more.
Georgia is known for having one of the best state park systems in the nation, protecting more than 77,500 acres of natural beauty.
Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites is host to around 17 million visitors a year. Many of our visitors are interested in attending a guided trail hike, wildlife demonstration or interpretive tour. Every day bus loads of school, church and scout groups visit and request an interpretive program, hike or lecture.
If you're handy with power tools and have construction skills, we need your help with light construction projects. Volunteers offer important service in maintaining the park and historic site grounds. If you are interested in spending a few hours mowing or working the flower beds this maybe the area for you.
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fall leaf Money-Saving SPECIALS "Hike Inn Deal" at AMICALOLA
"Cottage Deal" at GENERAL COFFEE
"Camping and Cottage Deal" at JAMES (SLOPPY) FLOYD
"Cabin and Yurt Deal" at TUGALOO
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