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George T Bagby State Park.
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George T Bagby State Park.
Description - George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge features a 30-room lodge, restaurant, five cottages, and 18-hole golf course. The park's marina and boat ramp offer easy access to the 48,000 acre lake for fishing and boating. The large picnic shelters and 50 picnic sites are perfect places for families to enjoy their catch. Visitors can look for wildlife along the three mile nature trail which winds through the hardwoods and pines of this 700 acre state park. A swimming beach and tennis courts are also available.

Recreation - Boating and fishing enthusiasts will enjoy George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge. There is plenty of fishing and boating on Lake Walter F. George and private boats are permitted. Visitors should also take advantage of the nature trails, picnic facilities, swimming beach, tennis courts, and 18-hole golf course.

Climate - Georgia has a warm climate, especially in the southern regions of the state. Expect high temperatures and humidity levels during spring and summer months. The area can offer a relatively warm escape for snow-free outdoor recreation during the winter months.

Location - George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge is located near the border of Alabama and Georgia in the Plains Region of southwestern Georgia. The park is situated on the shores of Lake Walter F. George just four miles north of Fort Gaines off Georgia Hwy. 39.

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Filed By: Scott Wessinger (Tifton, Ga)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Beautiful park! I agree last post, room reservations a bit messy. Sunday buffet very good. Found out their marina rents boats, and had a wonderful experience and never even driven a boat! Marina staff very knowledgable and friendly. We look forward to coming back for labor day! Good job Bagby!

Filed By: ELLEN JORDAN (sylvester, ga)
Number of People Encountered: 50+ ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Great place for a family reunion! We have 2 a year at the covered picnic shelter in the park. The lodge Sunday lunch is good. The cabins are great fun to stay in with private beach and coastline. Toughest part-need more cabins and motel rooms at lodge! reservations are hard to get sometimes.

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Contact Information:
George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge, Route 1, Box 201 , Fort Gaines, GA, 31751, Phone: 912-768-2571

Additional Information:
Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites - There are 54 State Parks in Georgia, located throughout the state. The northern part of the state has the most parks with a high concentration along the coast as well.
Georgia's Lakes and Reservoirs - Georgia's Lakes and Reservoirs range from huge reservoirs covering several thousand acres, to small lakes tucked away in the Georgia countryside.
Plains Region - This area is located at the western edge of Georgia along the Alabama state line and south to the Florida line. Columbus is the major city in the area. These areas include lakes and rivers as well as historic home sites.

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