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Cumberland Island National Seashore
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Indian Springs State Park
'Water Flow'
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Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve
'Peidmont Azalea'
© Christopher May 2012

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
© Jacqueline L. DeBusk, Use with permission from artist only.

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Jekyll Island State Park Authority
'Gathering Storm at Sunset'
© All Photos Copyright 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2008 Joseph W Cwik

Shot from the beach facing West in evening, 2004

Cumberland Island National Seashore
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High Falls State Park
© Copyright 2007-2010 Benjamin Prepelka All Rights Reserved

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Franklin D Roosevelt State Park
'overlook'
© Christopher May 2012

scenic overlook on Pine Mountain Traail, near Visitors Center

Franklin D Roosevelt State Park
'Tortise'
© Christopher May 2012

On Pine Mountain trail

Crooked River State Park
'View through twisted branches by St. Marys photogr'
© Jacqueline L. DeBusk, Use with permission from artist only.

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A view from Sempervirens trail at Crooked River State Park is framed by natures artistically twisted branches

Stone Mountain State Memorial Park
'Skyride'
© Photos courtesy of Julie Shumaker

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Riding the Skyride

Georgia's Historic High Country Region Parks


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State Historic Sites
1
National Recreation Area
1
National Forest
1
State Fish Hatchery
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State Parks

Parks in this region are near these Georgia Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
DALTON
WOODSTOCK
CANTON
DALLAS
RINGGOLD
CALHOUN
ROME
CARTERSVILLE
ACWORTH
CARROLLTON
VILLA RICA
CHATSWORTH
ROSSVILLE
CEDARTOWN
HIRAM
JASPER

Chattahoochee National Forest
In the Northwest portion of the Chattahoochee, on the other side of Interstate 75, the mountain peaks are lower and shaped in long, narrow ridges, separated by valleys. These valleys have been used for centuries as human and animal passage ways. Great armies clashed here during the Civil Was as Union ........more >
Chief Vann House Historic Site
During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman. He established the largest and most prosperous plantation in the Cherokee Nation, covering 1,000 acres of what is now Murray County. In 1804 he completed construction of a beautiful 2 -story brick home that was the ........more >
Cloudland Canyon State Park
Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state, offering rugged geology and beautiful vistas. The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton Gulch Creek, and elevation differs from 800 to 1,980 feet. The most spectacular view into ........more >
Ed Jenkins National Recreation Area
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Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site
Home to several thousand Native Americans between 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site contains six earthen mounds, a plaza, village area, borrow pits and defensive ditch. This is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in the Southeastern United States. While only nine percent of this site ........more >
Fort Mountain State Park
Fort Mountain derives its name from an ancient 855-foot-long rock wall which stands on the highest point of the mountain. The mysterious wall is thought to have been built by Indians as fortification against other more hostile Indians or for ancient ceremonies. Situated in the Chattahoochee National ........more >
George Washington Carver State Park
George Washington Carver State Park was a state park in the U.S. state of Georgia. It existed from 1950 to 1975, when it was assimilated into Red Top Mountain State Park.........more >
James H 'Sloppy' Floyd State Park
Surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, this quiet park in northwest Georgia offers outstanding fishing on two stocked lakes. Visitors can hike along three miles of lake loop trails and relax in swings while watching for the many bluebirds that live in the park. Access ........more >
James H Floyd State Park
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John Tanner State Park
This west Georgia park is best known for having the largest sand swimming beach of any Georgia state park. It is a recreational haven for water lovers looking for boating and fishing opportunities as well. Visitors can enjoy camping, picnicking, miniature golf, volleyball and horseshoes. A small lodge ........more >
New Echota Historic Site
In 1825, the Cherokee national legislature established a capital called New Echota at the headwaters of the Oostanaula River. During its short history, New Echota was the site of the first Indian language newspaper office, a court case which carried to the U.S. Supreme Court, one of the earliest experiments ........more >
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
Picketts Mill is one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. Visitors can travel roads used by Federal and Confederate troops, see earthworks constructed by these men, and walk through the same ravine where hundreds died. On May 27, 1864, the Federal Army, having been stopped ........more >
Red Top Mountain State Park
This popular park on 12,000-acre Lake Allatoona is ideal for swimming, boating and fishing. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent from Park Marine. Twelve miles of hiking trails wind through the park, providing opportunities for exercise and to explore a reconstructed 1860s log cabin open and staffed ........more >
Summerville State Fish Hatchery
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