parks

The state parks etc in Georgia 

Balls Ferry State Park

This property is managed by Irwin County.


Operated by Wilkinson County, Balls Ferry State Park provides access to a variety of recreation on the Oconee River, including fishing, boating, paddling and tubing. Amenities include a boat ramp, picnic pavilion and walking trails. Quota hunts are available in season. Camping is available nearby at High Falls and Indian Springs state parks.

Stephen C. Foster State Park

"From Stephen C. Foster State Park, let North America’s largest black water swamp’s current drift you through the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and disconnect you from the modern world on a journey to encounter primordial wildlife, touch history and see the universe unfold in the dark skies above."

Kolomoki Mounds State Park

This historically significant park is the oldest and largest Woodland Indian site in the southeastern United States, occupied by Indians from 350 to 750 A.D. Georgia’s oldest great temple mound, standing 57-feet high, dominates two smaller burial mounds and several ceremonial mounds. The park’s museum is built around an excavated mound, providing an unusual setting for learning who these people were and how they lived. Inside, visitors will find numerous artifacts and a film.

Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area

» Hiking Notice:
› Visitors are urged to use caution on trails and to not go beyond fences or overlooks. Erosion can cause the canyon walls to collapse.


"Uncover the layers of 'Georgia’s Little Grand Canyon' as you navigate the unusual geological formations created by erosion of the Coastal Plain after years of poor agricultural practices, hike miles of sandy nature trails, and gaze at dark skies while camping at Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area."