Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

General Coffee State Park




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One of southern Georgia’s “best kept secrets,” this park is known for agricultural history shown at Heritage Farm, with log cabins, a corn crib, tobacco barn, cane mill and other exhibits. Children enjoy feeding the park's farm animals, which usually include goats, sheep, chickens, pigs and donkeys.  Overnight accommodations include camping, cottages and the Burnham House, an elegantly decorated 19th-century cabin perfect for romantic getaways.

Seventeen-Mile River and a boardwalk wind through cypress swamp where rare and endangered plants grow. Pitcher plants, shy Indigo Snakes and Gopher Tortoises make their homes in this wiregrass community. Birding and nature photography are exceptional.

For horse lovers, the park offers 13.4 miles of equestrian trails. Ride-in campsites are primitive, offering exceptional privacy surrounded by nature. Drive-in campsites offer nearby water spigots, pit toilets, grills, fire rings and picnic tables. Stables are not provided.

The park was donated to the state by a group of Coffee County citizens in 1970 and is named after General John Coffee, a planter, U.S. Congressman and military leader.
 
   School Programs at General Coffee
(Please be advised that Group programs must be scheduled a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.)
   General Coffee State Park Business Plan

General Coffee With A Ranger
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 8 AM - 9 AM

Volunteer Workday: Campground Improvement
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM
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National Trails Day Celebration Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 2 PM - 4 PM

1st Annual (Hot)dogs of Summer Contest
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 5 PM - 7 PM
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jun 8, 2015 - Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 9 AM - 2 PM
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Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2015 - Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 9 AM - 2 PM
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Heritage Farm Camp
Monday, Jul 6, 2015 - Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 9 AM - 2 PM
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Volunteer Workday: Rivers Alive Shoreline Clean-up
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 9 AM - 12 PM

Volunteer Workday: Fall Event Preparation
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 9 AM - 12 PM

Lovebug Festival
Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 10 AM - 2 PM
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Volunteer Workday: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM - 12 PM
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Moonlight Madness
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 1 PM - 10 PM
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Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM - 4 PM
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Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 6 PM - 8:30 PM




Address
46 John Coffee Rd
Nicholls, GA 31554


GPS Coordinates:
N 31.509300 | W -082.755116

Located 6 miles east of Douglas on Ga. Hwy. 32.

Phone
(912) 384-7082

 
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