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FIRST-DAY HIKES on New Year's Day
Those wishing to increase their metabolism and decrease their waistline are invited to start 2015 with a healthy walk in the woods. Dozens of parks have planned ranger-led hikes as part of the national “First-Day Hikes” movement sponsored by America’s State Parks. Find a First-Day Hike near you on our calendar. Want to celebrate New Year's Eve in the parks? A few sites still have cabins, yurts and campsites available for the holiday.
 
SNOWBIRDS CAMPING DEAL
Save 50% when you stay 30 days or longer.
Campers, make plans now to save big this winter.  Several parks in southern Georgia are offering 50% discounts on long-term stays of 30 days or more.  For most parks, the offer is good November 2014 through February 2015.  Tell your Northern friends to come enjoy our Southern weather and hospitality – for around $15 per night.  Press Release
 
STOCKING STUFFER IDEA -- GIFT CARDS 
We have the perfect gift for your favorite outdoor enthusiast.
We make holiday shopping easy with our new gift cards that 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.
 
TEE IT UP FOR $20.15  
Meadow Links Golf Course at George T. Bagby.Welcome the Holidays with Golf Deals
This holiday season, come play at our spectacular golf courses. Join us on Christmas Eve Day and New Year's Day with these holiday golf deals.
     
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You can choose from Wildlife/Nature, History, Conservation, State Parks/Historic Sites, Fishing/Hunting categories.
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- Discover the joys of sleeping under the stars with our First-Time Camper Program
- Become a member of our RV Club and save!
- EARN A LIMITED EDITION CIVIL WAR BADGE!
- Find out more about the American Civil War's 150th Anniversary at
GeorgiaStateParks.org/CivilWar-150th and GaCivilWar.org
 
  JOIN OUR HEART-PUMPIN' CLUBS:
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!
 
GO FOR A STAY. ~ CABINS ~ YURTS ~ CAMPSITES ~ LODGE ROOMS ~
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 Tee it up for $20.15!
"SNOWBIRD CAMPING DISCOUNT"
PGA Tour Championship Golf Discount
"Hike Inn Deal" at AMICALOLA
"Cottage Christmas Special" at MISTLETOE
"Camping and Cottage Winter Special" at SEMINOLE
More Specials...

 
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