Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

F.D. Roosevelt State Park



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At 9,049 acres, Georgia’s largest state park is a hiker’s and backpacker’s haven.  More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls.  Many visitors are surprised to find rolling mountains 80 miles southwest of Atlanta.  Above King’s Gap is Dowdell’s Knob where President Franklin D. Roosevelt sometimes picnicked and pondered world affairs.  A life-size sculpture of the president now welcomes visitors to the overlook.

Several park amenities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, including cottages and the Liberty Bell Swimming Pool fed by cool springs. A wooded campground sits near the edge of a small fishing lake, and privately operated stables offer guided horseback rides.  In 1924, FDR came to this part of Georgia to swim in naturally warm springs that offered relief from polio.  Today, nearby Roosevelt’s Little White House Historic Site invites visitors to see his modest home, a museum and the pools that first drew him here.
 

Camera feed overlooking Pine Mountain Valley at FDR
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F.D. Roosevelt State Park


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   Join the 400-Mile Challenge at FDR!

At 9,049 acres, Georgia’s largest state park is a hiker’s and backpacker’s haven.  More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls.  Many visitors are surprised to find rolling mountains 80 miles southwest of Atlanta.  Above King’s Gap is Dowdell’s Knob where President Franklin D. Roosevelt sometimes picnicked


Holiday Crafts with Santa & Sleigh-Hayride
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 1 PM - 3 PM

Homeschool In The Park Day:Lake Life
Friday, Sep 18, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday, Sep 18, 2015 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Red Fox Fun Run
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 7 AM

Eye Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 8 AM - 4 PM

Farmer's Market
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Art in the Park
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 2 PM - 5 PM

Campground Bingo
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 7 PM - 8 PM

Movie on the Mountain: Big Hero 6
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 8 PM - 10:30 PM

Community Bluebird Box Build
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 8 AM - 12 PM
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Dog Splash at Liberty Bell Pool
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 1 PM - 4 PM
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Star Light, Star Bright
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 8 PM - 9 PM
Get Outdoors Georgia
Stable Volunteer Roundup – Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM - 12 PM
Get Outdoors Georgia
Lake Franklin Boat Flotilla and Fishing: Your State Park Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM - 3 PM

Pollinator Garden Build
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM - 12 PM
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Dulcimer Jam
Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 1 PM - 2 PM

Tailgate Party
Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 3:30 PM

Music & Dancing On the Mountain
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 7 PM - 9 PM

A Birthday Picnic with Eleanor Roosevelt
Sunday, Oct 11, 2015 6 PM - 7:30 PM
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Dutch Oven Cooking Class
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 10 AM - 11:30 AM
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Family Camping 101
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 1 PM

Going Batty
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 7 PM - 8 PM

Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 6 PM

Fall Campsite Decoration Contest
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 7 PM

Campground Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 7 PM

Homeschool In The Park Day:LEAVES
Friday, Nov 6, 2015 9:30 AM - 12 PM
Get Outdoors Georgia
Geocache 101 Workshop
Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 10 AM - 11:30 AM
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Dowdell's Knob Hike
Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 10 AM - 2 PM

Great Beaver Campfire
Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 7 PM - 8 PM

Turkey Bingo
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 7 PM - 8 PM

American Frontier Days
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 10 AM - 5 PM
Get Outdoors Georgia
Turkey Trek
Saturday, Nov 28, 2015 10 AM - 1:30 PM




Address
2970 Ga. Highway 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822


GPS Coordinates:
N 32.837533 | W -084.815616

Located just off I-185 near Callaway Gardens, west of Warm Springs on Ga. Route 190, or south of Pine Mountain off U.S. Hwy. 27.

Phone
(706) 663-4858
(706) 628-7463
(877) 696-4613 (fax)

 
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