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Several Georgia State Park and Historic Site employees were honored recently during a statewide Rangers Conference. More than 120 assistant managers, park rangers, interpretive rangers, maintenance technicians and other staff gathered at Georgia Veterans State Park in Cordele for the event. This was the first time since 2019 that an in-person ranger conference was held. After two days of hands-on training and sharing ideas, the conference ended with an awards ceremony celebrating the efforts of those who make more than 60 State Parks and Historic Sites outstanding destinations for Georgia’s citizens and visitors.


A new multi-use trail connecting Winder with Fort Yargo State Park has recently opened to joggers, bikers, dog walkers and other users. State and local dignitaries gathered April 22 at the park for a dedication ceremony and to celebrate 50 years of accessible recreation for all abilities. A new historical marker for Will-A-Way Recreation Area was also unveiled during the event.