Top 5 National Parks Around Georgia

With Spring soon upon us the flowers will be in bloom and the trees will soon be budding. We are excited to visit some of Georgia’s best state parks and don’t want you to miss out either! So without further ado here is our top 5 parks around Georgia.

Georgia Veterans State Park 

This is an excellent state park with a wide variety of activities. Georgia Veterans State Park features a museum (filled with aircraft, armored vehicles, uniforms, weapons, medals, and other items from the Revolutionary War all the way to the Gulf War), a sandy swimming beach front to relax on, and an 18-hole golf course/pro shop. With numerous RV parks located around it, this is a must see! For more information check out their website

Sweetwater Creek State Park 

Sweetwater Creek State Park is a peaceful getaway for anyone who could go for a relaxing vacation. With historic landmarks, awesome fishing spots, and a pretty setting for feeding ducks and picnicking, this park is great for all ages! If you choose to go during the warmer time of year you can also rent fishing boats, canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards/pedal boats. Located just a few minutes from downtown Atlanta this is an easily accessible and fantastic experience. For more information check out their website.

Tugaloo State Park

Located on a peninsula surrounded by 55,590-acres of Lake Hartwell provides awe-inspiring views in every direction. With it’s amazing sunrise and awesome sunsets, Tugaloo State Park is a great spot to visit. Excellent fishing year round, plenty of hiking trails, and a variety of water sports makes this a fun park for all ages to visit. For more information check out their website.

Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Park

Known as Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon”, Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Park is filled with awesome views and some of the best and prettiest photo opportunities. This park is a great place to stop for a day or two if you just want some quiet and relaxation while being surrounded by some of the best views in Georgia. For more information check out their website.

Fort Mountain State Park 

A scenic drive on Highway 52 leads you to this mountain getaway. This is a great location for hikers, mountain bikers, or anyone who enjoys horseback riding on some of the most beautiful trails in Georgia. Fort Mountain State Park also provides a mysterious stone wall to explore and other interesting landmarks. For more information check out their website

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