Tag Archives: Georgia State Park

Georgia DNR Launches Interactive Recreation Map

From the majestic ridges and valleys of northwest Georgia to the marshes of Glynn County on the coast, the state of Georgia is fortunate to have a diversity of natural and cultural resources for residents and visitors to enjoy. The … Continue reading

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Warm Deals for Snowbirds at Georgia State Parks

The seasons have changed and winter has arrived, which means that Georgia State Parks has one for the birds — the sun-seeking snowbirds, that is. It’s time for the annual migration when residents from points north seek warm southern sunshine. … Continue reading

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Georgia: Don Carter State Park Construction Update

Work on Don Carter State Parkoff northeastern Lake Lanier is on track. “We’re pleased that we’re moving forward and everything is on schedule,” said Kim Hatcher, public affairs coordinator for the Parks, Recreation, and Historic Sites division of the Georgia … Continue reading

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Discover the Joys of Camping

For those of you who have wanted to try camping, but weren’t sure how to begin, Georgia State Parks can help. Through the parks group First-Time Camper Program, you’ll get borrowed gear, a lesson in Camping 101, two nights’ accommodations, … Continue reading

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Rx for Fitness: Where Fitness is a Walk in the Park

Everyone knows that exercise is one key to being healthy, but not everyone enjoys going to the gym. Georgia’s State Park system has teamed up with the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA) to make healthy living a bit more … Continue reading

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Changes Ahead for Georgia State Parks

Stung by deep budget cuts and its fifth round of layoffs, the state division in charge of Georgia’s parks, recreation, and historic sites has begun a top-to-bottom review so it can make the parks system rely as little as possible … Continue reading

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Georgia: New State Park Opens

During the past two years most states have cut state park spending, prioritizing other services such as education and health care. In May, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced plans to save money by closing up to 70 state parks. In Georgia, funding … Continue reading

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Georgia: Lake Lanier gets second state park

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is preparing to build its first park at Lake Lanier despite recent budget cuts that have curtailed services at other parks, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The 1,040-acre Don Carter State Park is … Continue reading

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