General Coffee State Park

Supported by a local Friends chapter, General Coffee State Park is known for agricultural history shown at Heritage Farm, with log cabins, a corn crib, tobacco barn, cane mill and other exhibits. Children enjoy feeding the park's farm animals, which usually include goats, sheep, chickens, pigs and donkeys. Overnight accommodations include camping, cottages and the Burnham House, an elegantly decorated 19th-century cabin perfect for romantic getaways. Seventeen-Mile River and a boardwalk wind through cypress swamp where rare and endangered plants grow. Pitcher plants, shy Indigo Snakes and Gopher Tortoises make their homes in this wiregrass community. Birding and nature photography are exceptional. For horse lovers, the park offers 13.4 miles of equestrian trails. Ride-in campsites are primitive, offering exceptional privacy surrounded by nature. Drive-in campsites offer nearby water spigots, pit toilets, grills, fire rings and picnic tables. Stables are not provided. The park was donated to the state by a group of Coffee County citizens in 1970 and is named after General John Coffee, a planter, U.S. Congressman and military leader.

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Equestrian Workday - General Coffee

Sponsored by the Georgia Equestrian Trail Riders in partnership with Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, the 13th Annual Statewide Equestrian Workday will be held at equestrian sites around the state on Saturday, March 9, 2019.  

This is a rain or shine event.  Please sign up in advance using the contact listed below.  Lunch and drinks will be provided to those who sign up in advance.  Please sign up by March 3 so we can plan for food.

Please bring tools such as shovels, gloves, pruners, etc.

To sign up for this event at General Coffee, contact Jackie Clay at 912.384.7082 or jackie.clay@dnr.ga.gov

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