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Stephen C. Foster
Fargo, Georgia
80 acres
Located entirely inside Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Stephen C. Foster State Park offers visitors several ways to explore the unique ecosystem of the Okefenokee Swamp. The abundant wildlife in the park includes alligators, turtles, raccoons, black bears, deer, ibis, herons, wood storks, and red-cockaded woodpeckers. Visitors can walk on a boardwalk which goes through the swamp, fish in the nearby Billy Lake, take boat tours of the swamp, or look at exhibits in the Museum. 

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Tallulah Gorge
Tallulah Falls, Georgia
Created in 1993
2,689 acres
Located in the northeast corner of Georgia, the centerpiece of the this state park is the 1,000-foot deep, 2-mile long Tullalah Gorge, which is considered to be one of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern United States. Visitors to the park can hike or bike along the rim of the canyon, browse exhibits at the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center, swim, fish, go whitewater paddling, or walk a suspension bridge which crosses the canyon 80 feet above its bottom. The park has 50 campsites, a gift shop, picnic shelters, and tennis courts. 

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Fort Mountain
Ellijay, Georgia
Created in 1938
3,712 acres
Fort Mountain State Park is located on the 2,851-foot Fort Mountain, which is named for an ancient 885 foot long rock wall located on its peak. While not much about this wall is known, it is thought to have been built by early Indians as a fortification. Other theories suggest that it was built by Hernando De Soto's Conquistadors, or was used for ancient ceremonies. Elsewhere, visitors can explore a 50-foot stone fire tower built by the CCC, hike on the park's 14 miles of trails, or fish and swim in Fort Mountain Lake. The park has 80 campsites, 15 cottages, 10-walk in campsites, and 6 platform campsites. 
Other State Parks in Georgia
A.H. Stephens State Park
Amicalola Falls State Park
Black Rock Mountain State Park
Bobby Brown State Park
Buck Shoals State Park
Chattahoochee Bend State Park
Chief Vann House State Historic Site
Cloudland Canyon State Park
Crooked River State Park
Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site
Don Carter State Park
Elijah Clark State Park
Etowah Indiana Mounds State Historic Site
F.D. Roosevelt State Park
Florence Marina State Park
Fort King George State Historic Site
Fort McAllister State Park
Fort Yargo State Park
General Coffee State Park
George L. Smith State Park
George T. Bagby State Park
Georgia Veterans State Park
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park
Hamburg State Park
Hard Labor Creek State Park
Hart State Park
High Falls State Park
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site
Indiana Springs State Park
James H. "Sloppy" Floyd State Park
Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site
Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site
John Tanner State Park
Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park
Lapham-Patterson House Historic Site
Laura S. Walker State Park
Little Ocmulgee State Park
Little White House Historic Site
Magnolia Springs State Park
Mistletoe State Park
Moccasin Creek State Park
New Echota Historic Site
Panola Mountain State Park
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
Providence Canyon State Park
Red Top Mountain State Park
Reed Bingham State Park
Richard B. Russell State Park
Robert Toombs House Historic Site
Sapelo Island Reserve and Reynolds Mansion
Seminole State Park
Skidaway Island State Park
Smithgall Woods Conservation Area
Sprewell Bluff State Park
Standing Boy Creek State Park
Sweetwater Creek State Park
Traveler's Rest Historic Site
Tugaloo State Park
Unicoi State Park
Victoria Bryant State Park
Vogel State Park
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
Wormsloe Historic Site


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