Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

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   Cottage and Campsite Special - 30% off from January 3 to March 3, 2016. Valid on reservations made after December 22, 2015. Call 706-663-4858 for more information.
  5k Cotton Trail Run Application - March 19th, 2016
   Join the 400-Mile Challenge at FDR!
"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.

Camera feed overlooking Pine Mountain Valley at FDR
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   School Programs at F. D. Roosevelt
               - F. D. Roosevelt School Program Application
   F. D. Roosevelt State Park Business Plan

Upcoming Events
Great Backyard Bird Count
Get Outdoors Georgia
Friday, Feb 12, 2016 8 AM to 11 AM
Pine Mountain Trail Hike
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 10 AM to 2:30 PM
Volunteer To Help US With Arbor Day In The Park
Friday, Feb 19, 2016 8:30 AM to 2 PM
American Frontier Days
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday, Mar 13, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Picnic Supper Hike
Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 5 PM to 8 PM
Volunteer To Help With The Night Eggstravaganza
Friday, Mar 18, 2016 3 PM to 8:30 PM
Night Eggstravaganza
Get Outdoors Georgia
Friday, Mar 18, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
5K CottonTrail Rabbit Run
Get Outdoors Georgia
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 8 AM
Cool Pool Summer Splash Celebration
Saturday, May 28, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 1 PM to 4 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
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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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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