Presidential Pathways / Omaha

Florence Marina State Park

218 Florence Road
Omaha, GA 31821

229-838-6870 | 800-864-7275
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Situated at the northern end of 45,000-acre Lake Walter F. George, this park offers the perfect setting for those who love water sports. It is adjacent to a natural deep-water marina with an accessible deep-water fishing pier, boat slips and boat ramp. Birders are sure to see herons and egrets, and possibly bald eagles. The park's Kirbo Interpretive Center teaches visitors about Native Americans, nature and local history, and it displays snakes, turtles, fish and artifacts from the prehistoric Paleo-Indian period through the early 20th century. Ten miles southeast is Providence Canyon State Park, known as Georgia's Little Grand Canyon, with hiking trails and a visitor center.

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

    Lodging On Site, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Site Information

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Christmas On The Lake

    Christmas On The Lake

    12/06/2014 - 12/06/2014

    Make Christmas decorations out of natural ornaments such as pine cones, sweetgum balls, magnolia seedpods and seashells. We provide all the materials you will need. Then from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m, bring your wish list as pictures will be taken with Santa Claus.

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  • Junior Ranger Day Camp at Florence Marina

    Junior Ranger Day Camp at Florence Marina

    01/17/2015 - 01/17/2015

    Children ages 7 to 12 can learn about the great outdoors and Georgia's history. Activities include a nature hike, crafts and presentations. Bring a lunch.

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  • Kite Rally

    Kite Rally

    03/07/2015 - 03/07/2015

    Enjoy a day flying kites overlooking the lake. Make your own kite with furnished materials or bring one of your own. We will have prizes for the best-made kite and the highest flyer.

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  • Festival By The Lake

    Festival By The Lake

    04/04/2015 - 04/04/2015

    Want to spend a day by the lake? Enjoy our festival with craft vendors, food vendors, games and live entertainment. Boat rides will be departing on the hour. Easter egg hunt will be held at 1 p.m.

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  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt

    04/04/2015 - 04/04/2015

    Children 10 and younger are invited to bring their Easter baskets to hunt candy eggs and visit with a giant Easter Bunny. There are hundreds of hidden eggs for kids to find. Children ages 2 - 12 can hunt for prize eggs and candy eggs.

    This event is sponsored by W.C. Bradley Company.

     

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  • Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

    Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

    05/23/2015 - 05/25/2015

    Relax and spend Memorial Day weekend on the river. Enjoy boat rides and arts and crafts daily. The cost is $1 - $5.

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  • Alligator Day

    Alligator Day

    06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015

    See live alligators at the Kirbo Interpretive Center. Alligator experts and trappers will be on hand, sharing their knowledge. Lake Walter F. George is a beautiful location to view wildlife and birds. Pontoon Boat rides are available throughout the day.

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  • Fourth of July Celebration

    Fourth of July Celebration

    07/04/2015 - 07/04/2015

    Enjoy arts and crafts for the whole family. Pontoon boat rides offered all day. 

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