Watson Mill Bridge State Park

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Known as one of the most picturesque state parks in Georgia, Watson Mill Bridge contains the longest original-site covered bridge in the state, spanning 229 feet across the South Fork River. Built in 1885, the bridge is supported by a town lattice truss system held firmly together with wooden pins. At one time, Georgia had more than 200 covered bridges; today, less than 20 remain. The park is an ideal spot for an afternoon picnic or an overnight stay at the campground. Hiking, biking and horseback riding trails allow visitors to enjoy the thick forest along the river or travel into the park’s backcountry. During summer, visitors often play in the cool river shoals just below the bridge.
1,018 Acres
21 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($15-$19)
Log Cabin Bunkhouse (sleeps 8, $45)
Covered Bridge
5-Acre Mill Pond
3 Picnic Shelters ($30)
Group Shelter (seats 100, $75)
Pioneer Campground ($20 and up)
Horse Stalls ($5) with 11 Campsites ($15-$19)
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Hiking – 7 miles of trails
Bicycling – 5 miles of trails
Horseback Riding – 12 miles of trails, camping areas, stalls, no horse rentals
Canoe and Pedal Boat Rental
Fishing – catfish, bass and brea

Phone: (800) 864-7275

Other Phone: (706) 783-5349

Latitude/Longitude: 34.022558 , -83.07866

Total Sites: 21


  • 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


Located 3 miles south of Comer off Ga. Hwy. 22.


Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 04/26/2018 80%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Cloudy early, then thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High 69F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 04/27/2018 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 74F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 04/28/2018 10%
Sunshine. High 77F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 04/29/2018 10%
Mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds light and variable.
Monday 04/30/2018 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 74F. Winds light and variable.

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