Northeast Georgia Mountains / Comer

Watson Mill Bridge State Park

650 Watson Mill Rd.
Comer, GA 30629

706-783-5349 | 800-864-7275
  • Watson Mill Bridge

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  • Watson Mill Bridge Playground

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  • Watson Mill Bridge Stables

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  • Watson Mill Bridge Log Cabin Bunkhouse

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  • Watson Mill Bridge Canoe

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  • Watson Mill Bridge Trail

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  • Watson Mill Bridge Horse Trails

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One of the most picturesque state parks in Georgia, Watson Mill Bridge contains the longest covered bridge in the state, spanning 229 feet across the South Fork River. Built in 1885 by Washington (W.W.) King, son of freed slave and famous covered-bridge builder Horace King, the bridge is supported by a town lattice truss system held firmly together with wooden pins. At one time, Georgia had more than 200 covered bridges; today, less than 20 remain.

The park is an ideal spot for an afternoon picnic or overnight stay in the quiet campground. Hiking, biking and horseback riding trails allow visitors to enjoy the thick forest and river. During summer, visitors often play in the cool river shoals just below the bridge. Watson Mill Bridge has become a popular destination for horse owners, who have their own camping area near stalls.

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


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Picnic Area, Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Site Information

    Number of Sites: 32

    Pull-thru Sites: 1

    RVs Permitted: 1

    Tenters Welcome: 1

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Equestrian Workday 2016

    Equestrian Workday 2016

    03/12/2016 - 03/12/2016

    Join other horse enthusiasts as they help improve equestrian trails and related facilities at the park. Lunch and goodies included. Volunteers should bring tools such as shovels, gloves and pruners.

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