Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Georgia Veterans State Park


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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 such as museum tours, nature hikes, and bird watching. Please call the Park Office for more complete information.
 
Georgia Veterans State Park Business Plan

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Camping Deal
Camping Discount through January 1
For stays of two nights, receive a 40% discount.  For stays of 3 or more nights, receive a 50% discount.  No other discounts or rates are available.  Coupon must be requested upon check-in to receive discount.

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Lights on the Lake
Wednesday through Thursday Every Other Week from Dec 24, 2014 until Dec. 25, 2014 6 PM - 9 PM

New Year's Eve Celebration
Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014 - Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 8 PM




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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