Our park rangers are eager to share their love for camping and the great outdoors. When you arrive, someone will greet your group, help you set up camp and provide insider tips. You’ll even get an emergency phone number to call during the night.
Gear From REI
Test out great gear provided by REI (Recreation Equipment Incorporated). You won’t get to keep it, but you will get coupons for future purchases. REI.com offers helpful videos and expert advice. (Please bring your own sleeping bag or blanket, and a pillow.)
• 1 REI Kingdom Tent (6 person)
• 4 Sleeping Pads (self-inflating)
• 1 Camp Stove with Fuel
• 4 Roasting Forks
• 1 Lantern
• 2 Camp Chairs
Choose from six Georgia State Parks. Campsites have water and electric hookups, picnic tables, grills and campfire pits. Bathrooms and hot showers are within walking distance. Call the Park directly to make your reservations and be sure to identify yourself as a First-Time Camper!
• A.H. Stephens State Park (Crawfordville)
• Fort Mountain State Park (Chatsworth) - groups only April 21 and August 18
• Fort Yargo State Park (Winder)
• James H. Floyd State Park (Near Rome)
• Reed Bingham State Park (Adel)
• Skidaway Island State Park (Savannah)
• Victoria Bryant State Park (Near Lavonia)- individuals & groups
• $45 for two nights in a campground, gear rental, expert advice and a welcome kit.
• $5 ParkPass for the duration of your stay.
• Many park activities are free, such as hiking, geocaching and fishing. Some activities have a fee, such as mini-golf, boat rental or swimming pools.
Anyone who has never camped in a Georgia State Park may participate. Once you’ve stayed the night, you’ll get a coupon for your next camping adventure.
For more information, go here! Happy camping, y'all! Peace, B.