Supported by a local Friends chapter, this pretty park west of Augusta is best known for its equestrian facilities, Confederate museum and lakeside group camp. Horseback riders can explore 21 miles of trails and stay overnight in their own campground.
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
Supported by a local Friends chapter, Chattahoochee Bend State Park showcases a spectacular tract of wilderness in northwest Coweta County. Located in a graceful bend of the Chattahoochee River, the park is a haven for paddlers, campers and anglers.
F.D. Roosevelt State Park
Pine Mountain, 31822
Supported by a local Friends chapter, Georgia’s largest state park is a hiker’s and backpacker’s haven. More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls.
George L. Smith State Park
Twin City, 30471
Supported by a local Friends chapter, this secluded park is the perfect south Georgia retreat. It is best known for the refurbished Parrish Mill and Pond, a combination gristmill, saw mill, covered bridge and dam built in 1880.
Hamburg State Park
Supported by a local Friends chapter and with modern-day facilities amidst reminders of days gone by, Hamburg State Park offers a wonderful mix of history and outdoor recreation. A campground offers shaded sites along the edge of quiet Hamburg Lake fed by the Little Ogeechee River.
Hard Labor Creek State Park
Supported by a local Friends chapter, Hard Labor Creek offers a wide range of recreational opportunities in a beautiful wooded setting. A lakeside beach is popular with swimmers during summer months, and more than 24 miles of trails are available for hikers and horseback riders.
High Falls State Park
Supported by a local Friends chapter and located northwest of Macon, High Falls State Park is named for tumbling cascades on the Towaliga River. Boat rental, ramps and fishing docks provide easy access to the park’s lake, known as one of Georgia’s top fishing spots for hybrid and white bass.
Indian Springs State Park
Supported by a local Friends chapter and conveniently located near I-75 in middle Georgia, Indian Springs is one of the oldest state parks in the United States and a popular spot for outdoor recreation.
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site
Supported by a local Friends chapter and nestled in the red clay hills of Georgia, this cotton plantation was owned by a single family for more than 140 years. It survived Gen.