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Fort Gaines and Clay County Georgia Attractions

Lake Walter F. George Wildlife Management Area
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

Fort Gaines Walking Tour
Take a self-guided tour of historic Fort Gaines and see the city's Historical District and Frontier Village, which includes a cemetery, the large wood carved statue of a Creek Indian chief and a Civil War cannon. Audio tour available at George T. Bagby State Park or Clay County Library.
208 Hancock St., Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851,

Walter F. George Lock and Dam
Lake Walter F. George occupies an impressive 85 miles of the Chattahoochee River, separating Alabama and Georgia with 48,000 acres of freshwater perfect for boating, fishing, skiing and swimming. The lock, a focal point of commercial and pleasure craft traffic, with a lift of 88 feet, is the second highest east of the Mississippi.
, Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851,

Outpost Replica
Reconstructed circa 1816-1830. Used to protect settlers from Creek and Seminole Indian attacks.
100 Bluff St., Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851,

Frontier Village
Located on a spectacular bluff high above the Chattahoochee River, this historic spot served as a frontier fort in 1816, an Indian fort in 1836 and a Confederate fort in 1863. Highlights include the historic cemetery, Civil War cannon and the giant wood carved statue of a Creek Indian Chief. Included in the Fort Gaines Self-Guided Walking Tour.
Bluff Street, Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851,

George T. Bagby State Park
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

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