Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Seeing History at the New Echota Cherokee Capital

New Echota Historic Site

If you are interested in learning more about the Cherokee lifestyle before and around the time the Trail of Tears, you may want to visit the state historic site called the New Echota Cherokee Capital. This site is open Thursday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and features the reconstruction and restoration of several historic buildings that were prominent in Cherokee history…
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Relaxing at James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park

Sloppy Floyd State Park

The James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park is a lovely park for a refreshing hike around a peaceful lake. You can fish in one of the two lakes after you explore the impressive boardwalk. Escape your hectic schedule by sitting in a swing and enjoy the many beautiful birds that fly by…
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George T. Bagby State Park

Sailboats at George Bagby Park

George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge is located on the 48,000-acre Lake Walter F. George. Its 60-room lodge and conference center is one of five found in Georgia’s state parks…
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Skidaway Island State Park

Scenic view of Skidaway Island

This barrier island is rich in wildlife typically found in a maritime forest and salt marsh such as fiddler crabs, egrets and raccoons.  The interpretive center introduces you to the natural diversity of the area and offers a birding station…
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