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Go: Smithgall Woods State Park

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With more than 20 miles of roads and trails to explore, Smithgall Woods State Park is a paradise for walkers and hikers. Be sure to bring your camera with you; wildlife observation and photography opportunities are abundant.
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Go: George T. Bagby State Park

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Located in southwest Georgia on the shores of Lake Walter F. George (also known as Lake Eufaula), this resort park features a 60-room lodge, conference center and cottages. You can water ski, canoe, boat or fish from the marina, or enjoy activities like tennis, hiking, bike riding, golf and volleyball.

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State Park: Watson Mill

Watson Mill Covered Bridge

Looking for places to visit during spring break? One of north Georgia’s most picturesque state parks is Watson Mill State Park. This park features the longest remaining covered bridge in the state.
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Tools for Evaluating How Parks Promote Physical Activity

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Every year, millions resolve to live healthier lives. Physical activity is one of the main ways to get and stay healthy, yet this is a difficult task for many Americans. Parks may hold the key to getting people moving as they are normally close to our neighborhoods, have facilities intended for all sorts of physical activities and, best of all, don’t carry a price tag like gym memberships.
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