Hard Labor Creek State Park

Hard Labor Creek State Park

Please note: the Hard Labor Creek Reservoir located in Walton County is not owned or operated by Hard Labor Creek State Park or the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Please visit hardlaborcreek.com for information on recreation opportunities at the reservoir.

"Hard Labor Creek State Park’s many beautiful Piedmont habitats intertwine with the historic landscape transformed by the Civilian Conservation Corps, providing solace and solitude for recreation and reflection."

While this park may be best known for its golf course, it also offers a wide range of recreational opportunities in a beautiful wooded setting. A lakeside beach is popular with swimmers during summer months, and more than 24 miles of trails are available for hikers and horseback riders. Horse owners even have their own private camping area near stalls. Other overnight guests can choose from fully equipped cottages or a modern campground. With so many ways to relax, it is ironic that the park’s name is thought to come from slaves who tilled summer fields or American Indians who found the creek difficult to cross.

Located between Madison and Covington off I-20, The Creek Golf Course provides one of Georgia’s best golf values, along with a pro shop, driving range, rental carts and special rates for seniors and children. The 18 hole course is a favorite for its challenging layout and well maintained greens combined with a pristine, natural setting.

Hard Labor Creek is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Reservations, Accommodations & Facilities

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Things To Do & See

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Golf Course

The Creek Golf Course

Nearby Attractions

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Outreach Programs

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Park 7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Office 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Fees & Passes

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Phone Numbers

Park 706-557-3001

Golf Course 706-557-3006

Reservations 800-864-7275


5 Hard Labor Creek Road
Rutledge, GA 30663
Morgan County

GPS Coordinates
N 33.6549850 | W -83.596848


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