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Georgia's 7 Natural Wonders

November 15, 2013

Georgia residents don’t need to travel far to see awe-inspiring wonders of nature. The state has its own collection of seven natural wonders that are prime locations for day trips.

New Don Carter State Park Opens on Lake Lanier

September 16, 2013

This morning, Governor Nathan Deal will recognize the opening of Don Carter State Park, Georgia's newest state park and its only on Lake Lanier.

Caving Put on Hold

June 28, 2013

Caving opportunities in north Georgia and surrounding areas are being restricted due to a fatal fungus in bat communities affecting the East Coast.

Get Out to State Parks

May 8, 2013

As spring and summer settle in, the nearly 50 state parks flourish. Families gather to cave, hike, fish and geocache, while reunion parties make camp or rent lakeside cottages.

Share Your Stories About State Parks and Historic Sites

August 31, 2012

Whether you're an avid kayaker or Civil War buff, you likely have stories to share about your experiences in state parks. Aiming to collect many of these stories, the Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites invites you to enter its annual video contest.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Warm Springs

May 17, 2012

For two decades, Franklin Delano Roosevelt called Warm Springs home. In 1921, he contracted a paralytic illness which required him to use iron braces and a wheelchair.

Getting a Library Loan ParkPass

March 27, 2012

As summer approaches, your family may want to get outdoors and visit a local state park. If you don’t already hold a ParkPass or Historic Site Pass, you can head to your local library to check both passes out, just like you would check out books.