Film & Photography in Georgia State Parks

The Hunger Games, A Walk in the Woods, Vampire Diaries and a Ken Burns’ PBS documentary: Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites have been a part of many film, video, and commercial photography projects in the state.

Projects have included:

  • Independent films & feature films
  • TV commercials & promotional videos
  • Live feeds, reality shows & documentaries
  • Music videos & fashion shoots
  • Print advertisements

Park locations offer some of the most outstanding outdoor spaces for filming including scenic overlooks, lakes, waterfalls, creeks and streams, historic settings and ruins, cozy cottages, camping, and lots of woods. They have been transformed into the Appalachian Mountains, Montana, Hawaii, and Christmas in Connecticut complete with snow.

Film and Photography

 Commercial Film/Photography Request Application Form

To explore Georgia State Parks for your next film, video or commercial photography project, complete the application and email to to provide the details. Filming applications must be submitted no later than 10 business days from the filming start date.

APPROVED film applications will be charged a $200 processing fee, as well as assessed a location fee. The location fee amount will be determined based on the scale and scope of each individual film project.

For more information, please contact

News Media

Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites welcomes news media organizations to cover our sites. If you are interested in visiting, please fill out the Media Film Application below and send it to The Media Film Application is for news coverage only. All other types of filming requests, including student film/art projects, need to complete the Commercial Film/Photography Request Application Form (above) instead.

 Media Film Application Form


Please read our park rules on drone usage and approval.