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Go: Sweetwater Creek State Park + Mother’s Day Lake Paddle

Wow, it’s such a busy time of the year! Mother’s Day is coming up and graduation is just around the corner. That’s all the more reason to find some time to relax. Sweetwater Creek State Park is just the place to balance yourself and find some tranquility. This park boasts a dazzling…
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Go: New Echota Historic Site

This week’s state park feature is the New Echota Historic Site. New Echota is located in Calhoun, Ga. in Gordon County. As its name suggests, New Echota holds significant historic value for the state of Georgia. It housed the capital of the Cherokee Nation from 1825 to 1832. The Cherokee…
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GO: George L. Smith State Park

For this state park feature we’ll make a quick stop at Twin City, GA in Emanuel County to visit George L. Smith State Park. This park boasts an impressive 1,634 acres with seven miles of hiking trails. George L. Smith’s famous Parrish Mill Pond is lined with beautiful cypress and tupelos…
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Go: Indian Springs State Park

Indian Springs State Park is located right off of I-75 in Butts County. This 528-acre state park is famous for the springs that it draws its name from. Legend says that the Creek tribe of Native Americans who originally lived in the area collected the spring water because of its healing…
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Go: Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation was the site of a booming rice farm in Brunswick, GA during the early 1800s. Family members have kept the plantation open as a historic site. The trails that criss-cross the plantation are great for anyone who loves walking and hiking! Many of these trails overlook the beautiful…
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Go: Little Ocmulgee State Park

Have any Spring Break plans? If you don’t, you should head on down to Little Ocmulgee State Park. Located just off of 441 in South Georgia, it’s the perfect family vacation spot! Settled beneath the oaks and Spanish moss is the campground, 60-room lodge, and beautiful lake front cottages (some…
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Go: Stephen C. Foster State Park

Stephen C. Foster State Park is the perfect getaway for anyone who wants a quick escape into nature. This 80-acre park is located at the entrance to Okefenokee Swamp, which is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. The calm waters are perfect for a gentle kayaking session, while…
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