Frequently Asked Questions

Membership discounts such as 10% off overnight stays cannot be combined with other discounts available at the parks such as existing senior discounts or specials.

Your membership should arrive via first class mail in one to two weeks. If you have not received your material by this time frame, please contact our office at 770-383-8900.

If you are interested in upgrading your membership, please contact 770-383-8900. You simply pay the difference between the two levels and our staff will mail the new membership material to you with the existing expiration date.

The current blackout dates are the following:

Memorial Day - May 25th -28th, 2018

Independence Day- June 29th - July 8th, 2018

Labor Day- August 31st- September 3rd, 2018

Additionally, some parks may have blackout dates around certain events.  Be sure to check with the park before making your reservations to be sure.


A Friends of Georgia State Parks membership is recognized at all Georgia state parks and historic sites operated by the Parks & Historic Sites Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.  For a complete list, visit

Your free night(s) of camping will be applied when you check in.  Make your reservation as you normally would for camping.  You will need to pay any required deposit(s).  Then, when you check in for your stay, simply present your Friends membership card and your free night(s) will be credited to your stay!


Please be sure to bring your membership card when checking in for your reservation. This is required to redeem the free night of camping!