Spring is warming up, and summer's right around the corner. It's time to gear up and celebrate the season of adventure with these unforgettable experiences across Georgia.
Adventure Lodges of Georgia
Surrounded by awe-inspiring natural wonders, Amicalola and Unicoi state parks make the most of Georgia's mountain playground. With unique lodging and an incredible collection of outdoor activities, the Adventure Lodges offer a summer camp experience the whole family will enjoy.
Fly through the trees on thrilling ziplines, try kayaking or paddleboarding, and hit the trails with a mountain biking guru. Level up your wilderness skills with expert courses on survival, fly fishing, archery and more. Both parks serve up delicious meals, and lodging ranges from primitive camping and RV sites to rustic lodges and cozy cabins.
Paddling & Rafting
From world-class rapids to North America's largest blackwater swamp, Georgia's waters always lead to extraordinary experiences. Join expert outfitters for a rush of high adventure rafting the rapids of the Chattachoochee or Chattooga National Wild & Scenic Rivers.
The Chattahoochee picks up the pace in Columbus, producing some of the biggest rapids in the Eastern United States. Whitewater Express takes full advantage of daily dam-controlled releases to offer the thrill of class IV and V rapids, as well as family-friendly class I-III rapids.
For a more laid-back experience, explore the six water trails featured in Georgia State Parks' Park Paddlers Club and earn a commemorative t-shirt. Six participating parks offer kayaking and canoeing, showcasing the diversity of Georgia's waterways.
Georgia offers an abundance of unique camping experiences in some of the most spectacular destinations in the Southern United States. Georgia campers enjoy the most brilliantly starry skies in the South, the coastal paradise of the Golden Isles, moonlight through the pines, and fall asleep to the sound of rushing waterfalls.
Explore the wilderness of maritime forest and roam historic mansion ruins on Cumberland Island.
Backpack into the colorful geology of the "Little Grand Canyon," at Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area.
Indoor Fun for Outdoorsy People
Discover new perspectives at the many indoor venues celebrating nature with interactive exhibits, wildlife encounters, artwork and activities.
Browse amazing landscape paintings and photography from world-renowned artists at Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, and don't miss the fantastic visitors center museums at Tallulah Gorge State Park and Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.