Take a break from the busyness of life, from the concrete jungle, from cellphones and video games…..and unplug in Blairsville, Ga. Take the #urbanchallenge, and unplug today. Reconnect with your family. Sometimes slow is just the perfect speed. We’ve got dozens of ways for you to turn off the noise, and revive that close family feeling.
I love the Ocmulgee National Monument! It is one of those places that just has everything you need for a fun day with the family. It has 6 miles of hiking trails, an awesome visitor center, and Mississippian Indian mounds … Read More
When my kids were younger, Providence Canyon State Park was the impetus for a spring break trek across west Georgia. We based our entire trip on visiting this Georgia State Park gem. Long before children or Pinterest, I had cut … Read More
Lake Blackshear Resort sits in Middle Georgia, with beautiful views of the lake created from the Flint River. Cypress trees and Spanish moss dot the edges of the lake, creating a spectacular view from the resort. With the proximity within Ga Veterans State Park and the SAM Shortline, this is a relaxing and memorable place to bring the family for vacation.
Your membership, gift membership, donations and volunteer efforts allow Friends of Georgia State Parks to support our park system and historical sites. You. You make this magic happen. Here are 11 things you probably didn’t know about Friends of Georgia State Parks…about why their efforts are so important.
Most of the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites have identified their “hidden gems” – those special attributes, trails or unusual elements that make them special. Some of these are available for anyone to see them (as long as you know what to look for) and others are only available through guided walks at certain times of the year. Below is a list of the hidden gems for each park, as well as a link to the special “Hidden Gem” events happening throughout the year.
Looking for a unique and exciting way to explore Helen, Ga? Georgia State Parks launched a new program at Unicoi State Park (and Amicalola, for those in Dawsonville) – Adventure Programs! We stayed at Unicoi while visiting Helen recently (see our post of AMAZING things to do in Helen,) and explored this new program. It’s the “no-hassle” way of discovering everything wonderful about Unicoi State Park, Ga.