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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.
Facilities
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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Activities
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


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



Weather

Chance of Rain
Saturday 03/25/2017 40%
Chance of Rain
Chance of late night showers. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 03/26/2017 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 76F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 03/27/2017 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then cloudy skies late. High near 80F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 03/28/2017 60%
Chance of Rain
Overcast with rain showers at times. Thunder possible. High 78F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 03/29/2017 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 84F. Winds light and variable.


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