Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

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  The newly renovated lake pavilion is available to rent.
  Cabins 11-20 have been renovated and are available for rent.  
   All cabins now have flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.
   Boat rentals are closed for the season.

One of Georgia’s oldest and most beloved state parks, Vogel is located at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest.  Driving from the south, visitors pass through Neel Gap, a beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia. Vogel is particularly popular during the fall when the Blue Ridge Mountains transform into a rolling blanket of red, yellow and gold leaves. Hikers can choose from a variety of trails, including the popular 4-mile Bear Hair Gap loop, an easy lake loop that leads to Trahlyta Falls, and the challenging 13-mile Coosa Backcountry Trail.
Cottages, campsites and primitive backpacking sites provide a range of overnight accommodations. The park’s 22-acre lake is open to non-motorized boats, and during summer, visitors can cool off at the mountain-view beach.  This park is rich in history, with many facilities being constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corp during our nation’s Great Depression.  The “CCC Boys” story is told in the park’s museum.
   Vogel State Park Business Plan

Upcoming Events
Annual Volunteer Day
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 7 AM to 12 PM
Civilian Conservation Corps Workday and Open House
Saturday, May 16, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
12th Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 8 AM to 12 PM
Handicapped Accessible July 4th Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 8 AM to 5 PM
Lake Trail Clean-up
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
Handicapped Accessible 12th Annual Mountain Music Festival
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 10 AM to 5 PM
10th Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015
Handicapped Accessible 12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 4:30 PM to 8 PM

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