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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


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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State Park: Etowah Mounds Historic Site


Home to Native Americans one thousand years ago, this 54-acre historic site protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, and more. The Etowah Indian Mounds is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in the Southeast.
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State Park: What’s New for 2017

Black Rock Mountain State Park

A new year means new changes, updates and additions to elevate visitors’ experiences at Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites. With these new offerings guests to Georgia’s state parks will find new ways to get out, discover and explore.
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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: 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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