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Address: 371 George L. Smith State Park Road, Twin City, GA 30471
Phone Number: +1 912 763 2759
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Park, campground, lake with boat ramps and picnic tables.

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Great Local State Park

This Georgia state park is very popular. It has several hiking trails, a large stocked pond, cabins, picnic areas and picnic shelters. Kayaking with Mill Pond Kayak is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
farmgirl285
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Garfield, Georgia
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Garfield, Georgia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Georgia state park is very popular. It has several hiking trails, a large stocked pond, cabins, picnic areas and picnic shelters. Kayaking with Mill Pond Kayak is a favorite activity here. During full moon nights, the park will sponsor a moonlight paddle. Great fun.

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Statesboro, Georgia
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I've been here a few times over the past decade. I live in Statesboro which is a short drive away. It's a nice place to go if you want to canoe or kayak the pond, however, for fishing I think you best stick to the Ogeechee river. Each time I've been here in the hopes of catching a fish, those... More 

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Thank rdstarling
Georgia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The cypress pond is a beautiful place for paddling for folks of all ages. The water is calm and the water trails are well-marked. Along the way, you can paddle through a rookery and also spot the osprey who make this place their home. I have also camped at this park. The sites are well-shaded and very clean with great... More 

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Thank BicycleK
Augusta, Georgia
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121 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

The landscape of the lake with trees is amazing and that made our kayak ride much more fun to avoid the trees! We stayed overnight at the primitive campsite #4, it's well indicated and the trail to reach the campsite is short and easy. We appreciated a lot to have a real fire pit! We had our own kayaks but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I grew up about 6 miles from here. It is in a quite, peaceful location. Most of the sites are on a big lake with cypress trees growing in the lake. Easy online reservations. We have not camped here in 4 years. Before you could call on Monday and select site. That has changed. Now you pick your site on... More 

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Thank Marty P
S.E Michigan
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65 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were camped 5 days at Gordonia-Altamaha State Park, just a wee bit south of here, as we awaited reservations for a coastal GA. park to come due. Not much going on at the small Reidsville, GA park, so we drove here to check it out. WoW ! Extremely glad that the kayaks were on the roof. This was a... More 

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Thank S2sailor
Savannah, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We Love this campground,it is small but very nice! Met a very friendly Duck,she would come around every evening,my husband would scratch her back...everyone is very nice!!

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Thank janeymae014
Atlanta, Ga.
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140 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

George l Smith is a small yet lovely park with 24 tent/RV sites situated along a 412 acre lake. There is one comfort station with laundry. They are clean and adequate. There is a large field with a large playground and three open air shelters. An additional closed shelter with a/c & heat is also available. They also have eight... More 

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Thank Leslieonthego
Valdosta, Georgia
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

As our third stop on our GA paddler's club itinerary, the kayak rentals and trails were not as great as the other 2 state parks we've visited thus far. George L Smith has ocean kayak rentals which would be really nice for the summer, but in the winter it was wet and cold! Still had a great 4 hour kayak,... More 

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Thank Ashley B
Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed In a cottage for a weekend. We have stayed at a few other state parks here in Ga. It was a awesome stay and will be back to stay again soon. The cottage came with all the things you need for a great weekend. The park its self was neat. Great hiking trails for short hikes.

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