Best State Parks around Gainesville, GA

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A.H. Stephens State Park

A.H. Stephens State Park
456 Alexander Street North West
Crawfordville, GA
This pretty park west of Augusta is best known for its equestrian facilities, Confederate museum and lakeside group camp. Horseback riders can expl...
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Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge

Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge
280 Amicalola Falls State Park Road
Dawsonville, GA
It’s easy to see why Amicalola Falls State Park is one of the most popular Georgia State Parks with 829 acres of beautiful North Georgia moun...
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Black Rock Mountain State Park

Black Rock Mountain State Park
3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway
Mountain City, GA
Georgia's highest state park encompasses some of the most outstanding scenery in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Roadside overlooks provide s...
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Bobby Brown Park

Bobby Brown Park
2509 Bobby Brown State Park
Elberton, GA
FishingFishing Pier BoatingRamp And Courtesy DockHiking 1.9 Miles Of TrailsPicnic AreasDanny Guthrie PavilionPlaygroundSwinging Bridge665 Acres Of ...
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Calhoun Falls State Park

Calhoun Falls State Park
46 Maintenance Shop RD
Calhoun Falls, SC
Calhoun Falls State Park sits along several pine-covered points extending out into sparsely-developed Lake Russell. The Calhoun Falls cam...
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Centennial Olympic Park

Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave West North West
Atlanta, GA
The Park sponsors community-wide free events, including the Fourth of July Celebration, Wednesday Wind Down concert series and Fourth Saturday Fami...
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Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Chattahoochee Bend State Park
425 Bobwhite Way
Newnan, GA
Chattahoochee Bend State Park showcases a spectacular tract of wilderness in northwest Coweta County. Located in a graceful bend of the Chattahooch...
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Chief Vann House Historic Site

Chief Vann House Historic Site
82 Ga. Highway 225 N
Chatsworth, GA
During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman.  He established the largest and most prosperous plantati...
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Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site

Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site
1 Public Square
Dahlonega, GA
Twenty years before the 1849 gold rush in California, thousands of prospectors flocked into the Cherokee Nation in north Georgia, marking the true ...
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Devils Fork State Park

Devils Fork State Park
161 Holcombe CIR
Salem, SC
The mountain spring-fed Lake Jocassee encompassed by the Jocassee Gorges, waterfalls accessible only by boat and some of the best South Carolina tr...
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Don Carter State Park

Don Carter State Park
5000 North Browning Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA
Don Carter is Georgia’s newest state park, as well as the first state park on 38,000 acre Lake Lanier. Situated on the north end of the reser...
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Elijah Clark State Park

Elijah Clark State Park
2959 McCormick Highway
Lincolnton, GA
This park is located on the western shore of 71,100 acre Clarks Hill Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Southeast. With its boat ramps and acces...
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Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site
813 Indian Mounds Road, South West
Cartersville, GA
Home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow...
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Fort Loudon State Park

Fort Loudon State Park
338 Fort Loudoun Road
Vonore, TN
Fort Loudoun State Historic Park is 1,200-acres and is one of the earliest British fortifications on the western frontier, built in 1756. The fort ...
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Fort Mountain State Park

Fort Mountain State Park
181 Fort Mountain Park Road
Chatsworth, GA
A scenic drive on Highway 52 near the Cohutta Wilderness leads visitors to this mountain getaway. Hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders will...
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Fort Yargo State Park

Fort Yargo State Park
210 South Broad Street
Winder, GA
Located between Atlanta and Athens, this popular park features a 1792 log fort built by settlers for protection against Creek and Cherokee Indians....
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Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park

Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA
The Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of Volunteers who have incorporated with the purpose of pro...
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Gorges State Park

Gorges State Park
976 Grassy Ridge Road
Sapphire, NC
Gorges State Park is set in the midst of plunging waterfalls, rugged river gorges, sheer rock walls and a high concentration of rare species, and e...
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN
Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its...
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Hard Labor Creek State Park

Hard Labor Creek State Park
5 Hard Labor Creek Road
Rutledge, GA
While this park may be best known for its golf course, it also offers a wide range of recreational opportunities in a beautiful wooded setting. A l...
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