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Leaf Watching this Fall in Georgia

October 5, 2015

See firsthand the beauty of changing leaves by visiting one of Georgia's state parks.

Your State Parks Day 2015

September 25, 2015

Roll up your sleeves and give back to the community on September 26 for Your State Parks Day!

The Jekyll Island Master Plan: A Case Study in Collaboration

October 16, 2014

Each year, more than a million people visit Jekyll Island, a state-owned coastal barrier island and “the nearest faraway place” for many Georgians.

Free “Get Outdoors Georgia Day” set for June 14

June 10, 2014

Stand-up paddle boarding, archery and tree climbing are just some of the free activities offered during

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.

Your State Parks Day

September 24, 2013

Be sure to take advantage of "Your State Parks Day" where you will receive free admission to the state parks and have volunteer opportunities to help keep Georgia beautiful.

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.

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.

Visit State Parks & Historic Sites for Free This Weekend

September 25, 2012

This Saturday, Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites invites all Georgians to get out and experience state parks. Friends will be providing free parking and free admission at participating parks all over the state for Your State Parks Day.

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.