Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

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  Pedal boat & bike rentals are closed until spring.
  The lake pavilion and surrounding area are closed due to renovations.
  Cabins 11-20 have been renovated and are available for rent.  All have flat-screen TVs and free wifi.

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.

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Upcoming Events
Wildflower Walk (Earth Day Event)
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Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
Handicapped Accessible CCC Program/Trail Project
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Saturday, May 10, 2014 9 AM
Saturday, May 10, 2014 9 AM
Kids Fishing Rodeo
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Saturday, Jun 14, 2014
Independence Day at Vogel
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Friday, Jul 4, 2014
Handicapped Accessible Fall Hoedown
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Saturday, Oct 18, 2014
Handicapped Accessible Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014

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