Historic High Country / Summerville

James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park

2800 Sloppy Floyd Lake Rd.
Summerville, GA 30747

706-857-0826 | 800-864-7275
  • Marble Mine Trail

    1 of 9
  • Cottage

    2 of 9
  • 3 of 9
  • 4 of 9
  • Cottage Porch

    5 of 9
  • Camping at Sloppy Floyd State Park

    6 of 9
  • 7 of 9
  • Pedal Boat Rentals

    8 of 9
  • 9 of 9


Surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, this quiet park in northwest Georgia offers outstanding fishing on two stocked lakes. Visitors can hike along three miles of lake loop trails and relax in swings while watching for the many bluebirds that live in the park. The trailhead to the scenic 60-mile Pinhoti Trail is only a 1.6-mile hike away. Children especially enjoy the playground, feeding ducks from the lake's boardwalk and renting pedal boats. A small campground and four cottages are nestled on tree-covered hillsides. This park was named for Rep. James H. "Sloppy" Floyd, who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1953 until 1974.

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

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Rentals

    Canoe / Kayak

    Site Information

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals

    Number of Sites: 25

    RVs Permitted

    Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Christmas Lakeside Light Show

    Christmas Lakeside Light Show

    12/15/2017 - 12/22/2017

    On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting the last weekend in November, enjoy a drive through a winter wonderland at the picnic area by the lake. Several lit scenes will grace the roadside as we welcome the coming of Christmas. If you would rather walk, park at the office and walk across the boardwalk into the festivity of lights.

    read more

  • First Day Hike at James H. Floyd

    First Day Hike at James H. Floyd

    01/01/2018 - 01/01/2018

    Start your New Year off right with a ranger-led hike (2 miles) to the Marble Mine. This park is moderate in difficulty. Please meet at Park Office at 2 p.m. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.

    read more