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"Inspired by the natural wonders of Pine Mountain Ridge, F.D. Roosevelt State Park bridges the hope of the past to preservation for the future."

At 9,049 acres, Georgia’s largest state park is a hiker’s and backpacker’s haven. More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls. Many visitors are surprised to find rolling mountains 80 miles southwest of Atlanta. Above King’s Gap is Dowdell’s Knob where President Franklin D. Roosevelt sometimes picnicked and pondered world affairs. A life-size sculpture of the president now welcomes visitors to the overlook.

Several park amenities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, including cottages and the Liberty Bell Swimming Pool fed by cool springs. A wooded campground sits near the edge of a small fishing lake, and privately operated stables offer guided horseback rides. In 1924, FDR came to this part of Georgia to swim in naturally warm springs that offered relief from polio. Today, nearby Roosevelt’s Little White House Historic Site invites visitors to see his modest home, a museum and the pools that first drew him here.

Upcoming Events
Stream Walk & Turtle Talk
Get Outdoors Georgia
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 AM to 1:30 PM
Golden Doughnut Dash & Splash
Get Outdoors Georgia
Friday, May 27, 2016 5 PM to 7 PM
Cool Pool Summer Splash Celebration
Saturday, May 28, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
Jr. Ranger Summer Discovery Camp
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 8 AM to 2 PM
Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 8 AM to 2 PM
Friday, Jun 3, 2016 8 AM to 2 PM
Volunteer to Help Us with Summer Programs and Events
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Friday, Jul 1, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Monday, Aug 1, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Friday Night Frog Walk
Friday, Jun 3, 2016 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, Jun 10, 2016 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, Jun 17, 2016 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
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Dowdell's Knob Loop- National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
Water Wonders - National Get Outdoors Day
Get Outdoors Georgia
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 12 PM to 1 PM
Liberty Bell Pool: A Hidden Gem
Hidden Gem
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 1:30 PM to 3 PM
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Petsmart Bark Camp I
Get Outdoors Georgia
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Dog Splash & Luau at the Liberty Bell Pool
Get Outdoors Georgia
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
Volunteer to Help Us with Halloween Events
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 4 PM to 9 PM
Volunteer to Help Us Bring Santa to the Park
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 11 AM to 9 PM

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