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High Falls State Park
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Cumberland Island National Seashore
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Indian Springs State Park
'Water Flow'
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Stone Mountain State Memorial Park
'Skyride'
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Riding the Skyride

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
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Crooked River State Park
'View through twisted branches by St. Marys photogr'
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A view from Sempervirens trail at Crooked River State Park is framed by natures artistically twisted branches

Jekyll Island State Park Authority
'Gathering Storm at Sunset'
© All Photos Copyright 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2008 Joseph W Cwik

Shot from the beach facing West in evening, 2004

Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve
'Peidmont Azalea'
© Christopher May 2012

Franklin D Roosevelt State Park
'overlook'
© Christopher May 2012

scenic overlook on Pine Mountain Traail, near Visitors Center

Franklin D Roosevelt State Park
'Tortise'
© Christopher May 2012

On Pine Mountain trail

Georgia's Northeast Mountains Region Parks


2
State Historic Sites
15
State Parks
1
State Wildlife Management Area
1
State Fish Hatchery
1
1
State Memorial
2
reservoirs

Parks in this region are near these Georgia Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
CUMMING
GAINESVILLE
WINDER
FLOWERY BRANCH
DAWSONVILLE
DAHLONEGA
CLEVELAND
JEFFERSON
TOCCOA
BLAIRSVILLE
HARTWELL
ELBERTON
HOSCHTON

Amicalola Falls State Park
Its easy to see why this is one of Georgias most popular state parks. Amicalola, a Cherokee Indian word meaning tumbling waters, is an appropriate name for these 729-foot falls the tallest east of the Mississippi River. An eight-mile approach trail leads from the park to Springer Mountain, the southern ........more >
Black Rock Mountain State Park
Black Rock Mountain State Park, named for its sheer cliffs of dark-colored biotite gneiss, encompasses some of the most outstanding country in Georgias Blue Ridge Mountains. Located astride the Eastern Continental Divide at an altitude of 3,640 feet, Black Rock Mountain is the highest state park in ........more >
Blackburn State Park Lake
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Bobby Brown State Park
This pretty park offers watersports enthusiasts a quiet oasis on 70,000-acre Clarks Hill Lake. Located where the old town of Petersburg once thrived during the 1790s, the park is named in memory of Lt. Robert T. Brown, U.S. Navy, who gave his life in World War II. Petersburg was situated where the Broad ........more >
Chatuge State Park
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Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site
Twenty years before the famed 1849 gold rush in California, thousands of prospectors flocked into the Cherokee Nation in north Georgia, marking the true beginning of our country's first gold rush. Their dramatic story is told inside the historic 1836 Lumpkin County Courthouse, the oldest courthouse ........more >
Fort Yargo State Park
Located between Atlanta and Athens, Fort Yargo offers a fun camping, hiking and fishing experience. The park surrounds Marbury Creek Reservoir, a 260-acre lake with a swimming beach, fishing areas and boat ramps. Many campsites are near the waters edge, and hiking/biking trails follow the lake shore. ........more >
Georgia State Fish Hatchery
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Hart State Park
Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing at Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hart State Park in northeast Georgia. Large mouth bass, hybrid bass, striper, black crappie, bream, rainbow trout and wall-eyed pike can be found in the sparkling waters of this 55,590-acre reservoir. The parks boat ........more >
Lake Russell State Wildlife Management Area
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Moccasin Creek State Park
Known as the park where spring spends the summer, Moccasin Creek is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the shores of lovely 2,800-acre Lake Burton. Despite its mountain location, the park is relatively flat, offering easy navigation for large RVs, childrens bicycles and wheelchairs. A fully accessible ........more >
Nancy Hart State Park
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Reece State Memorial
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Richard B Russell State Park
Located on a 26,500-acre lake, Richard B. Russell State Park offers some of the states finest fishing and boating. The parks campground and fully equipped cottages are located on or near the waters edge for a relaxing getaway. A nature trail follows the shoreline to one of the oldest steel pin bridges ........more >
Smithgall Woods
North Georgia's premier trout stream, Dukes Creek, runs through this spectacular mountain property and is a favorite for catch-and-release fishing. Five miles of trails and 18 miles of roads allow hikers and bicyclists to explore hardwoods, streams and wildlife. Smithgall Woods is an elegant mountain ........more >
Tallulah Gorge State Park
One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. Visitors can hike rim trails to several overlooks, or they can obtain a free permit limit 100 per day to hike down to the gorge floor. A suspension bridge sways 80 feet above the rocky ........more >
Travelers Rest Historic Site
Travelers Rest, a stagecoach inn and plantation home, was built around 1815 by James R. Wylie, a stakeholder in the Unicoi Turnpike, a busy thoroughfare that passed nearby. Wylie operated the inn until the 1830s when he sold the place to Devereaux Jarrett, the richest man in the Tugaloo Valley. Among ........more >
Tugaloo State Park
Situated on a wooded peninsula, Tugaloos cottages and most campsites offer spectacular views of 55,590-acre Lake Hartwell in every direction. Some cottages even have private boat docks for overnight guests. Tent campers can choose between the developed campground or primitive campsites located a short ........more >
Unicoi State Park
Nestled in the north Georgia mountains just two miles from the Alpine village of Helen, Unicoi is one of Georgias most beloved state parks. Throughout the year, the park offers outstanding programs which focus on natural, cultural, historical and recreational resources. Groups can make advanced reservations ........more >
Unicoi State Park Lake
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Victoria Bryant State Park
Nestled in the rolling hills of Georgias upper piedmont, this is one of northern Georgias best kept secrets. A beautiful stream flows through the park, providing the perfect setting for an after-picnic stroll. Hikers can follow either the short nature trail or the longer perimeter trail that winds through ........more >
Vogel State Park
One of Georgia's oldest and most popular state parks, Vogel is located at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Driving from the south, visitors pass through Neel Gap, a beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia. Vogel is particularly popular ........more >
Watson Mill State Park
Known as one of the most picturesque state parks in Georgia, Watson Mill Bridge contains the longest covered bridge in the state, spanning 229 feet across the South Fork River. Built in 1885 by Washington W.W. King, son of freed slave and famous covered-bridge builder, Horace King, the bridge is supported ........more >
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