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Go: Seminole State Park

Beverly Sparks on a kayak

Come out to the southwest corner of the state to enjoy this park on beautiful Lake Seminole, a 37,500-acre reservoir with excellent boating, fishing and birding. Cottages, many campsites and even picnic shelters sit near the water’s edge, offering excellent views and quick access to the lake. Wildlife is abundant…
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Go: Wormsloe Historic Site

Take a second and close your eyes. Now, imagine a beautiful driveway lined with Spanish moss dangling from old live oaks leading up to the ruins of a colonial estate. Intriguing, right? Welcome to Wormsloe Historic Site: home of Noble Jones, one of the first English settlers to come to…
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Go: F.D. Roosevelt State Park

With 9,049 acres, F.D. Roosevelt State Park is Georgia’s largest state park! The park boasts 40 miles of trails (!), creeks and small waterfalls. The park’s campground sits near a fishing lake, and privately operated stables offer guided horseback rides. The park has an active event calendar and hosts hikes, scavenger hunts, chili cook-offs, kids events and…
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Go: Sweetwater Creek Hike

Up for a challenge? Sweetwater Creek State Park has a way for you to take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather this weekend! Join the “Park Nights, City Lights” hike on Friday Night. The hike is described as a “strenuous 3 mile night hike”– but will be well worth it! Hikers will travel…
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Go: Brasstown Valley

Who says you have to “rough it” to get outdoors and get active? Did you know Georgia State Parks offer seven lodges that make an active weekend of hiking seem like a luxury vacation?! One of north Georgia’s most picturesque areas is the Chattahoochee National Forest. This protected area boasts over 750,000 acres…
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The Race to the Weekend!

We’re almost there… University of Georgia Cooperative Extension’s Walk Georgia program will host a Fall 5k and Family Fun Day on November 14 in partnership with Elijah Clark State Park, located about 30 miles northwest of Augusta on Clarks Hill Lake near Lincolnton. The event will begin at noon with…
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