Magnolia Midlands / Nicholls

General Coffee State Park

46 John Coffee Rd.
Nicholls, GA 31554

912-384-7082 | 800-864-7275
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One of southern Georgia's "best kept secrets," this park is known for agricultural history shown at Heritage Farm, with log cabins, a corn crib, tobacco barn, cane mill and other exhibits. Children enjoy feeding the park's farm animals, which usually include goats, sheep, chickens, pigs and donkeys. Overnight accommodations include camping, cottages and the Burnham House, an elegantly decorated 19th-century cabin perfect for romantic getaways. Seventeen-Mile River and a boardwalk wind through cypress swamp where rare and endangered plants grow. Pitcher plants, shy Indigo Snakes and Gopher Tortoises make their homes in this wiregrass community. Birding and nature photography are exceptional. For horse lovers, the park offers 13.4 miles of equestrian trails. Ride-in campsites are primitive, offering exceptional privacy surrounded by nature. Drive-in campsites offer nearby water spigots, pit toilets, grills, fire rings and picnic tables. Stables are not provided.

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

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Complimentary Parking, Gift Shop, Lodging On Site, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Rentals

    Bicycle, Canoe / Kayak

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Lovebug Festival

    Lovebug Festival

    09/06/2014 - 09/06/2014

    Explore the wonderful world of insects at the parks first annual Lovebug Festival. Activities will include edible bug programs, kids insect related crafts, arts and craft section, dragon fly hikes, beekeeping demonstrations and much more.

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  • Heritage Farm Fixer-Upper: Your State Parks Day

    Heritage Farm Fixer-Upper: Your State Parks Day

    09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014

    We need your help as we tidy up the grounds, buildings and pondshore at the General Coffee State Park Heritage Farm. We will be repairing fences, working in the vegetable garden, cleaning up in the pastures, and organizing equipment. Bring work gloves and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Tools will be provided. Meet at the farm parking area.

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  • Halloween Moonlight Madness

    Halloween Moonlight Madness

    10/25/2014 - 10/25/2014

    Kick off your Halloween activities with a kids carnival from 1-4 p.m at General Coffee State Park. The annual haunted house and haunted hayrides will begin at dark and run until 10 p.m.

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  • Pioneer Harvest Festival

    Pioneer Harvest Festival

    11/15/2014 - 11/15/2014

    Celebrate the history of farm life in the wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers and more.

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  • Christmas on the Pond

    Christmas on the Pond

    12/13/2014 - 12/13/2014

    Join us to usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast and homemade refreshments.

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