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GO: Tugaloo State Park + Hidden Gems Hike!

Sunset on Lake Hartnell

On the shores of Lake Hartwell lies Tugaloo State Park. Known for its spectacular views of the lake, the park is a popular camping site. The 393-acre park offers a well quipped playground, miniature gold, a swim beach with a bath house, and many scenic picnic areas. The hiking trails…
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GO: Panola Mountain State Park + Dog Days of Summer!

Dog on Obstacle Course

Nestled within the metro Atlanta area is a recreational haven with an interesting history. Panola Mountain State Park was created to protect a 100-acre granite outcrop – Panola Mountain. The area is witness to early settlers, immigrant rock cutters, freed slaves, and Trappist monks. Designated a National Natural Landmark, it…
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Go: Hard Labor Creek State Park + Perseid Shooting Star Party

milky way and perseids

Walk Georgia is stopping by Hard Labor Creek State Park for this outdoors feature. This state park is located between the towns of Madison and Covington right off of I-20. Hard Labor is famous for its Creek Golf Course. The pristine, well-maintained golf course draws golf enthusiasts from all over to…
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Go: Smithgall Woods State Park + Gold Fever

Today we’re making a trek to Helen, Ga. in White County to explore Smithgall Woods State Park. This state park is situated in the North Georgia mountains. With 5 miles of trails and 18 miles of roads, hikers and bicyclists alike can explore the area at their leisure. There is also…
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Go: Reed Bingham State Park + Twilight Pontoon Tour!

Reed Bingham State Park lies eight miles west of the city of Adel in Cook County. Surrounding a 375-acre lake, the park is a popular tourist attraction in southern Georgia. While hiking the adventurous trails, you can come across verdant swamps, carnivorous pitcher plant bogs, and sandhill habitats. With such…
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Go: Fort King George Historic Site + Paddle Trip!

The city of Darien, originally known as New Inverness, is located on Georgia’s coast. The second oldest planned city in in the state, Darien is home to Fort King George. The fort was built by the British in 1721 and has been preserved as Fort King George Historic Site. The…
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