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Indian Springs State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 770-504-2277




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LAKE NOTICE: Indian Springs Lake will be fully drained September 2015 to allow replacement of the gate valve. The lake may be dry through February 2016. All lake activities will be unavailable during this time.

Conveniently located near I-75 in middle Georgia, Indian Springs is one of the oldest state parks in the United States and a popular spot for outdoor recreation. For centuries, Creek Indians collected the spring water for its healing qualities, and during the 1800s, the area was a bustling resort town. Today, visitors can still sample the spring water flowing inside the stone Spring House built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.
 
Park guests can enjoy wading in Sandy Creek or swimming in McIntosh Lake, named for Creek Chief William McIntosh who signed an illegal treaty deeding Indian land to Georgia in 1825. A small museum, open seasonally, highlights Creek Indians, the resort era and CCC history. Cottages and campsites may be reserved for overnight stays.
 
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Park Hours: 7AM-10PM
Office Hours: 8AM-5PM
$5 parking. Annual passes available.
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ACCOMMODATIONS & FACILITIES:
    • 528 Acres
    • 10 Cottages ($150-$165) -- #2 and #6 are dog friendly ($45 per dog, max 2)
    • 60 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($27-$30)
    • 105-Acre Lake and Swimming Beach (seasonal)
    • 7 Picnic Shelters ($35)
    • Group Shelter (seats 130, $325)
    • Stone Pavilion (seats 130, $500) -- must call park
    • Group Camp (sleeps 130, $625)
    • Pioneer Campground ($45)
    • Museum (limited hours)


THINGS TO DO & SEE:
    • Boating – ramp, private boats allowed, 10 HP limit
    • Fishing Boat, Aquacycle and Pedal Boat Rental
    • Lake Swimming and Creek Wading
    • Walking - 3/4-mile nature trail
    • Hiking and Biking - 3.25-mile multi-purpose trail, links to Dauset Trails Nature Center.
    • Miniature Golf (fee)
    Geocaching
    • Playground
    Weddings (park approval required)


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Events
Tour the Museum
Saturday, May 2, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
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The Indian Springs State Park Museum will be open the first Saturday of each month from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. A staff member or park volunteer will be available to answer questions about the park, its history, and upcoming events. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Memorial Day Miniature Golf Tournament
Saturday, May 23, 2015 10 AM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaShow your skills at this year’s miniature golf tournament! Compete against your friends and family as you celebrate the holiday. Wear something patriotic and you may find yourself on our park Facebook page.  $5 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
National Trails Day - Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 8 AM
Tons of FunJoin fellow volunteers in trail clean up and maintenance projects along the 3/4 mile nature trail or the 3 mile multi-use trail. Projects may include gathering trash and debris from the trails, removing low tree limbs, and general trail beautification. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jun 15, 2015 until Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunWant something fun to do this summer? At Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history, and animals while playing games and making new friends. Children will earn badges to take home. Join your child for International Picnic Day on the last day of camp! Open to children ages 6-12. Register at the park office before June 1, 2015.  $40 per child $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Indian Springs Volunteer Project - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM
Join the Friends of Indian Springs State Park for a volunteer project on the park. There is no parking fee for volunteers on Your State Parks Day, so stay for the day and enjoy Your State Park! 770-504-2277.
Sock Hop
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 6 PM to 9 PM
Dust off your poodle skirts and letter sweaters and join in the Sock Hop! Enjoy music, dancing, and refreshments at the Stone Pavilion.  $5 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Storytime with Santa
Saturday, Nov 28, 2015 6 PM to 9 PM
Santa Claus is coming to Indian Springs State Park. Children will enjoy stories with Santa, reindeer games, crafts, cookies, and hot chocolate. Remember the evening with a free picture with Santa! Tours of Idlewilde, the historic house used as the park office, will be available. Meet at the Stone Pavilion. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Address/Directions
Indian Springs State Park
678 Lake Clark Road
Flovilla, GA 30216
Butts County


GPS Coordinates:
N 33.247433 | W -083.923450

From I-75 southbound, take exit #205 to Jackson; proceed south on Ga. Hwy. 42 to the park. From I-75 northbound, take exit #188; proceed north on Ga. Hwy. 42. Approximately 15 miles from exits.

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Indian Springs State Park
678 Lake Clark Road
Flovilla, GA 30216 View Details


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Indian Springs State Park


Make reservations using the options above or call 1-800-864-7275 (Monday-Friday, 8AM-8PM; Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-5PM EST).
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