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.


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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Tuesday 05/02/2017 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High near 80F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 05/03/2017 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High near 85F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday 05/04/2017 100%
Thundershowers following a period of rain early. High 71F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
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Friday 05/05/2017 20%
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Partly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 64F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

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