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Georgia Veterans State Park, Cordele

4.5
#34 of 112 in Nature in Georgia
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Georgia Vererans State Park is a state park located on Lake Blackshear in Crisp County, west of Cordele, Georgia. It was established in 1931 as a memorial to U.S. Veterans. The 1308acre park features a museum with aircraft, vehicles, weapons, uniforms and other memorabilia dating from the Revolutionary War to the present.
Other attractions include 8600acre Lake Blackshear, a privately operated conference center and golf club and the SAM Shortline Excursion Train, which runs from Cordele to Plains.
77 campsites with cable TV hookups for tents, trailers or RVs Pioneer campground 18-hole golf course Lake Blackshear Resort Conference Center Beach Marina Cypress Grill & The Comedy Zone 78 rooms 10 cottages
Four picnic shelters Group shelter that seats 150 R/C model airplane flying field

Boating Waterskiing Pontoon Boat Rentals Ski Boat Rentals Sea Doo Rentals Bike Rentals Fishing Birdwatching Disc Golf Veteran's Museum Sam Shortline Train
Lake Blackshear boasts bass, crappie, catfish and bream. Visitors are welcome to bring private watercraft.
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  • We were staying at the Resort for just one night and one of the reasons we picked the resort was because there are nice walking trails and this memorial. We were not disappointed - would visit again. 
    We were staying at the Resort for just one night and one of the reasons we picked the resort was because there are nice walking trails and this memorial. We were not disappointed - would visit again.  more »
  • We had the best camping spot in the park ! The weekdays were so quite, the fishing was good. Lots of small adventures here. Walks in the woods with friends. The comfort station closest to us was... 
    We had the best camping spot in the park ! The weekdays were so quite, the fishing was good. Lots of small adventures here. Walks in the woods with friends. The comfort station closest to us was...  more »
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  • Have really enjoyed staying at both the cabins and the campground at Georgia Veterans State Park over the years. Nice open areas throughout the park to do about anything you can imagine. Camp sites are large with lots of space between sites so you don't feel crowded. The sites on the lower loop all have nice views of the lake and almost all have nice shade for those hot summer months. If they had full hookups, I'd give them a 5. However, there are 2 dump sites which are nice with easy access. Highly recommended.
  • Nice state park but camping prices are way too high. In my opinion the campground is not part of the resort. Love the history of this place and taking the boat out on the lake. Wish they would host more kid friendly events

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