Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Magnolia Springs State Park


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Beautiful Magnolia Springs State Park is known for its crystal clear springs flowing 7 million gallons per day.  A boardwalk spans the cool water, allowing visitors to look for alligators, turtles and other wildlife near the springs. A small lake is available for fishing. Overnight guests can choose from cottages and a campground.  Magnolia Springs State Park is part of the Muddy Spokes Club, encouraging bikers to finish a 3-mile loop and work toward earning a members-only t-shirt.
 
During the Civil War, this site was called Camp Lawton and served as “the world’s largest prison.” Today, little remains of the prison stockade; however, the earthen breastworks which guarded it may still be seen. During 2010, Georgia Southern University archaeology teams uncovered the stockade wall and numerous personal articles from soldiers.  Their discovery has been heralded as one of the most significant finds in recent history.  Artifacts are currently on display at the university.


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Address
1053 Magnolia Springs Dr
Millen, GA 30442


GPS Coordinates:
N 32.873333 | W -081.961633

Located 5 miles north of Millen on U.S. Hwy. 25.

Phone
(478) 982-1660

 
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