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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

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5:10 AM EST on January 16, 2018
Expires:
5:00 PM EST on January 16, 2018
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A mix of clouds and sun. High 61F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Wednesday 01/17/2018 60%
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Snow showers before noon. Becoming sunny later. High around 40F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 60%.
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A mainly sunny sky. High 51F. Winds light and variable.
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Friday 01/19/2018 0%
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Sunny. High 58F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
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Mainly sunny. High 64F. Winds light and variable.


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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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