Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Georgia Veterans State Park

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PUBLIC NOTICE: The Georiga Veterans staff is currently on standby for favorable weather conditions to conduct a controlled burn at the park. Please contact the park office with questions.


Established as a memorial to U.S. veterans, this park features a museum with aircraft (including a Boeing B-29A), armored vehicles, uniforms, weapons, medals and other items from the Revolutionary War through the Gulf War.  An 18-hole golf course and pro shop, along with 8,700-acre Lake Blackshear and proximity to I-75, make this one of Georgia’s most popular state parks.
 
A sandy swimming beach is the perfect place to cool off during Georgia summers. The Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club is a privately operated conference center with 78 lodge rooms, 10 cottages and 2 restaurants. The SAM Shortline Excursion Train runs through the park on its way from Cordele to Plains, allowing riders to see an antique telephone museum, Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village, President Jimmy Carter’s boyhood farm and other attractions along the journey.

Weekend Programs
The park offers a variety of programs on history, nature and paddling, with astronomy programs on many Saturday nights.  Some fees charged.


   Georgia Veterans State Park Business Plan

Get Outdoors Georgia Pigs in the Park Golf Tournament
Friday, May 30, 2014 10 PM
Get Outdoors Georgia
Pigs in the Park BBQ and Music Festival
Saturday, May 31, 2014 9 AM




Address
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Unit A
Cordele, GA 31015


GPS Coordinates:
N 31.968020 | W -083.912300

Located 9 miles west of I-75 (exit #101) near Cordele on U.S. Hwy. 280.

Phone
(800) 459-1230
(855) 330-4300
(877) 736-8897

 
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