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Georgia's 48 State Parks
Waterfalls and lakes, forests and swamps, wetlands and mountains . . . these are just some of the beautiful natural areas protected by Georgia's 48 state parks.  All offer abundant recreational opportunities, such as camping, hiking, fishing, boating, picnicking, golf, disc golf, mountain biking, horseback riding, concerts, birding and photography. Accommodations include modern campsites, backcountry campsites, rental cottages, hotel-style lodge rooms and yurts.

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Affordable family vacations. Cottages and campgrounds make great spring break and summer getaways.

 

 

Camping memories last a lifetime. S'mores, campfire stories and sleeping under the stars. Parents appreciate the hot showers and nature programs found at state parks.

 

 

Rent a canoe, pitch a tent, bait a hook or go backpacking. Learn camping and hiking tips from the pros.

 

 

Several state parks offer swimming pools and lakeside beaches.

 

 

South Georgia's quiet parks. Places to enjoy solitude, great fishing, Spanish moss-draped trees and diverse natural habitats.  

 

Active seniors' getaways. Take advantage of price discounts, solitude and unlimited golf play during the week.  

 

Georgia's only backcountry lodge. The Hike Inn at Amicalola Falls State Park is reached only by a five-mile trail through the forest.  

 

Retirees with RVs. More people are joining camping clubs and exploring the U.S. by motorhome.  

 

Golf at a price you can swing. State park golf courses are award-winning, challenging, surrounded by nature and surprisingly affordable.  

 

Leaf watching. When and where to enjoy the autumn season -- even in south Georgia.  

 

Georgia's natural springs. Touch the warm waters that brought President F.D. Roosevelt to Georgia and fish in the cool waters of Magnolia Springs State Park  

 

Easy hiking trails. Discover parks where families and beginners can exercise and explore.  

 

Driving to Disney? Break up the long trip with a refreshing stop at a state park near I-75.  

 

Family reunions. A wide range of group accommodations and picnic facilities make these gatherings easy to plan.  

 

Banish the winter blahs. The under-appreciated winter season offers special beauty, solitude and discounts.  

INFORMATION & RESERVATIONS: 1-800-864-7275

www.GeorgiaStateParks.org
Media Contact: Kim Hatcher
Telephone: 770-975-4223
Email: kimh@dnr.state.ga.us




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