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Guide to Georgia's Outdoors

Explore Georgia's scenic beauty, including picturesque waterfalls, gardens, trails, mountains and canyons.

  • Amicalola Falls State Park

    At 729 feet, Amicalola Falls is the tallest cascading waterfall in the Southeast.

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  • Gibbs Gardens

    Enjoy the serenity of nature and stroll along the streams with many waterfalls or around the water gardens with 22 reflecting ponds at Gibbs Gardens.

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  • Altamaha River

    Formed by the confluence of the Ocmulgee, Oconee and Ohoopee rivers, the Altamaha River watershed is the largest river system east of the Mississippi.

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  • George L. Smith State Park

    George L. Smith State Park's mill pond dotted with many cypress trees is a haven for anglers and canoeists.

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  • Indian Springs

    Indian Springs in Flovilla is one of the oldest state parks in the United States and a popular spot for outdoor recreation.

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  • Arabia Mountain

    The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area includes panoramic views, trails, creeks and historic sites.

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  • Big Oak

    One of the largest Southern Live Oak trees east of the Mississippi, the Big Oak in Thomasville has a limb span of more than 165 feet.

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  • Springer Mountain

    The Appalachian Trail begins, or ends, depending upon one’s point of view, at Springer Mountain in northwest Georgia.

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  • Providence Canyon State Park

    Providence Canyon in Lumpkin is also known as Georgia’s Little Grand Canyon.

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Georgia's Outdoors