Magnolia Midlands / Reidsville

Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park

162 Park Ln., Hwy. 280 W.
Reidsville, GA 30453

912-557-7744 | 800-864-7275
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  • Amphitheater at Lake

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  • Brazell's Creek Golf Course Pro Shop

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This Southeast Georgia park is a favorite for picnicking, family reunions and golf. Picnic tables and shelters surround a small lake where visitors can rent pedal boats and fishing boats during warmer months. Docks are available for anglers, and children will enjoy looking for beaver dams from the observation deck. Five rental cottages face the golf course, all with screened porches, fireplaces and televisions.

Gordonia-Alatamaha's unusual name comes from the rare Gordonia tree – a member of the bay family that once grew in the park – and the original spelling of the nearby Altamaha River. The park's Brazell's Creek Golf Course offers a pro shop and junior/senior discounts. The Par 71 layout plays to just under 7,000 yards from the tips, boasting five sets of tees. The signature 15th hole is a 207-yard Par 3, which plays over scenic wetlands to a large island green. A 1,500-yard winding bridge connects the original holes with the back nine. It is like playing two different courses.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

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

    Admission & Fees

    Daily ParkPass $5.00


    Golf on Site

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter

    General Information

    Number of Holes: 18

    Group Amenities



    Boat Rental, Canoe / Kayak

    Site Information

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals, Dump Station, Number of Sites, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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