Georgia has a vast array of options for anyone seeking green spaces for recreational activities, such as hiking, camping, fishing and generally experiencing nature. We invite you to explore and enjoy!

Take a forest break!

GFC and Southern Group of State Foresters have launched a communications campaign to educate the public about the benefits of forests. The campaign invites internet visitors to ‘Take a Forest Break’ by providing a listing of forested public areas by zip code.

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It can be easy to give the outdoors to your kids.

The “Discover the Forest” website has put together a list of activities that have all the information you need to get started — including what to do, what to bring, and what activities are near you.

Discover the Forest

Remember – experiences are meant to be shared!

Discover easy, family-friendly activities for enjoying the outdoors, no matter where you are. Go for a hike or ride along a local trail near you.

Find a Hiking Trail

Choose your own adventure.

From mountains to lakes, and from salt marshes to streams, Georgia has dozens of places for you to kick back in the great outdoors. See and do it all in beautiful Georgia State Parks and historic sites. Many State Parks & Historic Sites have cabins and campsites available to rent.
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Explore America the Beautiful and Georgia National Parks!

From national seashores to historic battlefields and glorious scenic trails, national parks and national wildlife refuges offer something for everyone! A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites.

Annual passes covers entrance fees at Georgia’s National Park Service sites.
Get An America The Beautiful Pass

Discover nature and wildlife!

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Georgia) has numerous refuges, hatcheries, and ecological services to experience. Wildlife lovers can see all kinds of fish, birds and other animals in breathtaking natural habitats.

Plan An Okefenokee Visit