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F.D. Roosevelt State Park

 
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"Inspired by the natural wonders of Pine Mountain Ridge, F.D. Roosevelt State Park bridges the hope of the past to preservation for the future."

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.

F.D. Roosevelt State Park
 
360º Tour
Check Last Minute Availability
Join the 400-Mile Challenge at FDR!
"Inspired by the natural wonders of Pine Mountain Ridge, F.D. Roosevelt State Park bridges the hope of the past to preservation for the future."

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


Group Swim Lessons Session II
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 8 AM - 10:30 AM

Wonderful Wednesday Water Aerobics
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 10 AM

One Fish, Glow Fish
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 8 PM - 9 PM

Volunteer to Help Us with Summer Programs and Events
Friday, Jul 1, 2016 9 AM - 5 PM

Bluebirds and Butterflies
Friday, Jul 1, 2016 10 AM - 11 AM

Friday Night Frog Walk
Friday, Jul 1, 2016 8:15 PM - 9:30 PM

Fairy House Playground Workshop-National Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 10 AM - 11 AM

Pine Mountain Trail Summer Ramble
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 10 AM - 1:30 PM

Cool Pool Summer Splash Celebration
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 1 PM - 4 PM

Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 2 PM - 4 PM

Water Wonders - National Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 2 PM - 3 PM

Campers To Campers Game Challenge
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 7 PM - 8 PM

Liberty Bell Pool: A Hidden Gem
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 1:30 PM - 3 PM

Swimming Lessons Session III
Monday, Jul 18, 2016 8 AM - 10:30 AM

Star Light, Star Bright
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 9 PM - 10 PM

Mermaid Swim
Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Safe Swim Day
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 10 AM - 1 PM

Petsmart Bark Camp I
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 10 AM - 3 PM

Volunteer to Help Us with the Labor Day Pool Splash Celebration
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 9 AM - 4 PM

Dog Splash & Luau at the Liberty Bell Pool
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 1 PM - 4 PM

Volunteer for Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 10 AM - 12 PM

Going Caching 2016
Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday, Oct 14, 2016 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, Oct 16, 2016 9 AM - 5 PM

Volunteer to Help Us with Halloween Events
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 4 PM - 9 PM

Fall Celebration
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Volunteer to Help Us with Our Fall Homeschool Program
Friday, Nov 4, 2016 8 AM - 1 PM

Volunteer to Help Us Bring Santa to the Park
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 11 AM - 9 PM

Lake Paddle with Santa
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 2 PM - 3:30 PM




Address
2970 Georgia Highway 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 32.837533 | W -084.815616


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

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

 
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