List of Georgia State Parks

List of Georgia State Parks
Georgia State Parks offer an abundance of activities for the outdoor enthusiast to enjoy as he mingles with the tall pines doing what he loves. For campers there is a choice between campsites; one being more primitive than the other. Regular camping facilities are more suitable for families with children. For history buffs, visit the special features each historic site has to offer including museums. Pack extra supplies on biking, walking, hiking or backpacking outings to take into account inclement weather.

Fort McAllister Historic Park

Fort McAllister Historic Park is located on the shore of the Great Ogeechee River south of Savannah, Georgia. Well preserved, the park boasts its earthwork fortification to be the best in the Confederacy. After many attacks, the mud and earthwork did not fall to ruins until the fort was captured in 1864 by Gen. William T. Sherman while conducting the "March to the Sea." Nowadays the park provides ample opportunity to go camping in its wilderness areas and provides RV and tent pitching and Pioneer Campsites with basic facilities. Hiking or biking is an ideal activity to take in the scenery at your leisure and spot the abundant wildlife that call the park home.

Fort McAllister Historic Park
Reservations: (800) 864-7275
Park: (912) 727-2339

A.H. Stephens Historic Park

A.H. Stephens Historic Park was named after the vice president of the Confederacy and the governor of Georgia, A.H. Stephens. This State Park features a Confederate museum with extensive collections of Civil War artifacts including documents and uniforms. The park comprises 25 campsites and one Pioneer campsite as a base for your outdoor activities. Hiking and biking the numerous trails around the park may be enjoyed by all age groups.

A.H. Stephens Historic Park
Reservations: (800) 864-7275
Park: (706) 456-2602
Historic Site: (706) 456-2221

Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park

Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park has 24 campsites and 2 pioneer campsites as well as 7 picnic shelters. Circa A.D. 250 to 950 seven earthen mounds were built by the Swift Creek and Weeden Island Indians.The mounds include 2 burial mounds and 4 mounds built for ceremonies. The park's museum sits inside one of these excavated mounds. Area activities include hiking, fishing and boating. The museum is open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park
Reservations: (800) 864-7275
Park: (229) 724-2150

Article Written By Victoria Ries

Victoria Ries is a freelance writer whose work has been published in various print magazines, including "Guideposts," "BackHome," New Homesteading" and "Mother Earth News." Ries enjoys working on diverse topics such as travel, animal rescue, health and home business. Ries is currently working on her B.A. in psychology.

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