Presidential Pathways / Pine Mountain

F. D. Roosevelt State Park

2970 Georgia Highway 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822

706-663-4858 | 800-864-7275
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  • Stone Cottage at FDR

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At 9,049 acres, Georgia's largest state park is a hiker's and backpacker's haven.  More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls.  Many visitors are surprised to find rolling mountains 80 miles southeast of Atlanta.  Above King's Gap is Dowdell's Knob where President Franklin D. Roosevelt sometimes picnicked and pondered world affairs.  A life-size sculpture of the president now welcomes visitors to the overlook. Several park amenities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, including cottages and the Liberty Bell Swimming Pool. A wooded campground sits near the edge of a small fishing lake, and privately operated stables offer guided horseback rides.  In 1921, FDR came to this part of Georgia to swim in naturally warm springs that offered relief from polio.  Visit the nearby Little White House Historic Site in Warm Springs.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Daily ParkPass $5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop, Lodging On Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Fall Hayrides

    Fall Hayrides

    11/27/2014 - 11/27/2014

    Hop aboard our wagon for a real hayride through the campground. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rides last about 15 minutes. Meet at the Trading Post in the campground. This event supports Friends of FDR State Park.

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  • Bird Walk

    Bird Walk

    12/12/2014 - 12/19/2014

    Join us for a stroll along the woodland edges to listen and look for feathered friends. Bring binoculars or share park loaners. We provide a checklist. Meet at the Fishing Dock on Lake Delanor in the campground.

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  • Lake Paddle with Santa

    Lake Paddle with Santa

    12/13/2014 - 12/13/2014

    Join Santa's flotilla on Lake Delanor. Hot chocolate and cookies are included. We provide basic paddle instruction for canoeing or kayaking. Must pre-register and prepay at the park office. There is limited space. Dress for the weather. Meet at the Fishing Dock on Lake Delanor.

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  • Holiday Crafts with Santa & Sleigh-Hayride

    Holiday Crafts with Santa & Sleigh-Hayride

    12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014

    Join us with our picture perfect Santa and his elves at their workshop. Create holiday ornaments and crafts to take home. Enjoy music, hot chocolate, and a 15-minute hayride around the campground. You may pay in advance at the park office and bring receipt. Cash only at the door. Meet at Group Shelter below Lake Delanor dam.

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  • Holiday Campsite Decoration Contest

    Holiday Campsite Decoration Contest

    12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014

    Show us your PG-13 rated creative side at your site. Make us believe you love the holiday season and camping. No nails or staples on plants. No unattended candles or fires. Leave no trace decorating ideas. Judging is from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at the campfire on December 21, 2014! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded.

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