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George T. Bagby State Park
Clay County
A 700-acre state park on the shore of Walter F. George Lake. A marina, boat ramp and beach offer easy access to the 48,000-acre lake. Numerous picnic sites and a three-mile nature trail, which journeys through hardwoods and pines to look for wildlife. 60-Room Lodge, Conference Center, Cottages, 48,000-Acre Lake & Swimming Beach, Meeting Facilities, Golf Course, Restaurant, Picnic Shelter, Swimming Pool, Marina, Gas Dock & Boat Ramp, Fishing, Boat Rental, Water Skiing, Canoe Rental, Swimming, Hiking, Tennis Courts, Bike Rental, Birding, Playground, Tennis, Volleyball
330 Bagby Pkwy, Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851, web site

Lake Walter F. George Wildlife Management Area
Clay County
This wildlife management area includes 1,200 acres with four different tracts of land that can be found at various points along the lake shore. A popular activity here is hunting, including deer, turkey, alligator, water fowl, small game and fur bearers. No camping allowed, but nearby campgrounds are available. Boating, Canoeing, Hunting, Lake Fishing, River Fishing, Wildlife Watching. North of Fort Gaines
, Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851, web site

Reed Bingham State Park
Colquitt County
National high-speed boat racers zoom through our waters. The 1,620 acre park encompasses a 375 acre lake, a 3.5 mile nature trail which includes a cypress swamp, a pitcher plant bog, and other habitats representative of South Georgia. The Reed Bingham Challenge powerboat races are held annually in May and welcome over 8000 visitors to the park. 46 Campsites, Pioneer Campground, Paddle-In Island Campsite, Picnic Shelters, Beach Pavilion, Swimming Beach, Boat Ramps, Fishing Docks, Pontoon Boat Tours, Boat, Canoe & Kayak Rental, Fishing, Hiking, Swimming, Miniature Golf (fee), Bicycle & Street Strider Rental, Playground, Birding
542 Reed Bingham Road, Adel, Georgia, 31620, web site

Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort
Crisp County
Established as a memorial to U.S. veterans, this park features a museum with aircraft (including a Boeing B-29A), armored vehicles, uniforms, weapons, medals and other items from the Revolutionary War through the Gulf War. The park provides 8,700-acre Lake Blackshear, 10 Cottages, 78-Room Lake Blackshear Resort, 77 Campsites, Championship Golf, Mega Boat Ramps, Picnic Shelters, Swimming Beach, Beach Pavilion, Pioneer Campground, Waterskiing, Canoe, Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals, Hiking
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W, Cordele, Georgia, 31015, web site

Silver Lake Wildlife Management Area
Decatur County
A 9,200 acre property offering hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, quail and waterfowl. The property supports 30 groups of red-cockaded woodpeckers, a significant population of Bachman's sparrows, gopher tortoises, nesting bald eagles and many other high priority species The property has a 350 acre lake and four smaller ponds. Hunting, Lake Fishing, Boating, Canoeing, Hiking Trails, Horseback Riding, Primitive Camping, Wildlife Watching, Picnic Sites
555 Yates Spring Rd, Brinson, Georgia, 39825, web site

Kolomoki Indian Mounds
Early County
This historically significant park is the oldest and largest Woodland Indian site in the southeastern United States, occupied by Indians from 350 to 750 A.D. Georgia's oldest great temple mound, standing 57-feet high, dominates two smaller burial mounds and several ceremonial mounds. The park's museum is built around an excavated mound. See who these people were and how they lived. Inside, visitors will find numerous artifacts and a film. 2 Lakes, Campsites, Picnic Shelters, Group Camp (sleeps 135), Pioneer Campgrounds, Boat Ramp, Swimming Beach, Fishing Dock, Museum & Gift Shop, 7 Indian Mounds, Fishing, Boating, Swimming, Canoe, Kayak & Pedal Boat Rental, Playground, Miniature Golf, Hiking
205 Indian Mounds Road, Blakely, Georgia, 39823, web site

Flint River Park
Mitchell County
The 16-acre park has a breathtaking view of the Flint River with several campsites on the river with RV hookups. This is a great area for fishing, bird watching or a picnic.
11151 Old GA Hwy. 3, Camilla, Georgia, 31705, web site

Flint River Outpost
Mitchell County
Located in the Flint River Park provides canoes, and kayaks for rent. The Outpost has several trips to offer, however, the most popular trip is from the Radium Springs landing to the Flint River Outpost which is approximately 8 miles.
11151 Old GA Hwy. 3, Camilla, Georgia, 31705,

Seminole State Park
Seminole County
This 604 acre southwest Georgia park is on beautiful Lake Seminole, a 37,500-acre reservoir. It provides 14 Cottages, 50 Campsites, Treehouse Camping, Pioneer Campground, Swimming Beach, Boat Ramps, Fishing Docks, Picnic Shelters, Boating & Water Skiing, Hiking, Kayak & Canoe Rental, Miniature Golf, Playground, Birding.
7870 State Park Drive, Donalsonville, Georgia, 39845, web site

Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area
Stewart County
Georgias Little Grand Canyon is a testament to the power of man?s influence on the land. Massive gullies as deep as 150 feet were caused simply by poor farming practices during the 1800s, yet today they make some of the prettiest photographs within the state. 1,003 acres with Picnic Shelters, Pioneer Campsites, Backcountry Campsites, Visitor Center, Hiking, Backpacking
8930 Canyon Road, Lumpkin, Georgia, 31815, web site

River Creek Wildlife Management Area
Thomas County
This is a 2,600-acre wildlife management area open to hunting deer, waterfowl, quail, dove, rabbit, squirrel, and turkey with primitive weapons, firearms and archery. Camping is available during managed hunts or for special youth hunts. Hiking, Hunting, Primitive Camping, River Fishing, Wildlife Watching
871 US-84 BUS, Thomasville, Georgia, 31792, web site


 

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