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Georgia Veterans State Park

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Established as a memorial to U.S. veterans, this park features a museum with aircraft, armored vehicles, uniforms, weapons, medals and other items from the Revolutionary War through the Gulf War. The Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club is a privately operated conference center with 78 lodge rooms, 10 cottages and a restaurant. The SAM Shortline Excursion Train runs through the park on its way from Cordele to Plains, allowing riders to see an antique telephone museum, Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village, President Jimmy Carter’s boyhood farm and other attractions. An 18-hole golf course and pro shop, along with 8,600-acre Lake Blackshear, make this one of Georgia’s most popular state parks.



Phone: (229) 276-2371

Other Phone: (800) 864-7275


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi

Directions

Located 9 miles west of I-75 (exit #101) near Cordele on U.S. Hwy. 280.


Pet Policy

Pets are welcome at state parks and campgrounds if leashed (no longer than six feet) and accompanied by the owner at all times; however, they are not allowed in or around historic sites, cottages, lodges, group camps, swimming areas, or Panola Mountain’s trails. Kennels are not available. Owners should clean up after pets.



Weather

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 04/27/2017 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 88F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 04/28/2017 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 92F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 04/29/2017 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 93F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 04/30/2017 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 93F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph.
Thunderstorm
Monday 05/01/2017 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely. High 79F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80%.


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  • kakelli
  • Member Since: November 20, 2012
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Very Nice Park Very Clean. We took our two year old and had a great time. Lots to do in the surrounding area.

Date:

March 27, 2007

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