General Park Information
Lodge facilities and restaurants are available at Amicalola Falls, Red Top
Mountain, and Unicoi state lodge parks. The lodges vary in size from
30 to 100 guest rooms, with special features such as sleeping lofts and suites
bedrooms and porches. Accessible and non-smoking rooms are available at each
Pets not allowed in cottage area or lodge rooms.
Most of the parks have cottages for rent. All
cottages are fully equipped with stoves and refrigerators, all necessary
serving utensils, towels, bed linens and blankets. Dish soap is not provided.
have heat and most have air conditioning. Many cottages have porches/decks and
wood-burning fireplaces/stoves (firewood not provided). Accessible cottages are
at many of the parks. Pets not allowed in cottage area or lodge rooms.
Camping facilities are available at nearly every
park. Choose from Tent/Trailer/RV, Walk-In, Primitive and Pioneer. Leashed pets
(770-389-PARK in metro Atlanta)
Campsites, Cottages, Lodge Rooms, or
Open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For free Brochures call (404) 656-3530 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Most Georgia state parks are open to the public year-round 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Park Office Hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily; however, tours may vary at some parks.
Georgia Park Pass:
A ParkPass is required to be displayed on all vehicles parked at a Georgia
The ParkPass is a $2 daily or $25 annual parking pass valid at all state parks.
All visitors are required to purchase and display ParkPasses in their vehicles,
and the passes are
valid for all sites visited that day.
Every Wednesday is a free day.
ParkPass fees are collected in several ways:
Daily passes are dispensed from collection boxes at parking areas at the sites.
Overnight guests pay a one-day rate per vehicle at registration that is valid
for the duration of
Annual passes are sold at all parks and historic sites, at the Atlanta office
(404) 657-9851 or
through a mail order form (ask about senior discounts). Annual passes may also
when making a reservation. Annual passes are hung from the rearview mirror and
transferrable between vehicles registered to the same household.
Pets are not allowed in cottages or lodges; however, they are allowed on state
parks and in campgrounds if
kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet and accompanied by their owner at all
times. Owners are responsible for conduct of pets and must clean up after
them. Kennels are not available at the parks.
Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites make every effort to be accessible to
disabilities. Many parks have accessible camping, cottages and lodge rooms and
are equipped to deal with most special
needs. Call the specific site for more details.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are honored at all parks; in
addition, Diners Club
is accepted at the lodges.
Georgia State Parks website
for further information.