Day Trips

Banks Lake National Wildlife Rescue

1 mile west of Lakeland


1,500-acre marsh and cypress swamp, boating and fishing

(Photo by WG Bailey)

Stephen C. Foster State Park

Fargo, GA


Birding, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, camping, lodging

Grand Bay Wildlife Management Area

North of Valdosta off Knights Academy Rd.



1,350 acres, boating, canoeing, hunting, observation tower

Suwannee River State Park

13 miles west of Live Oak, FL


Boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, camping

St. Augustine, FL

37 miles southeast of Jacksonville on Hwy 1


One of the oldest cities in the US! Beautiful beach, excellent shopping & historical sightseeing.

Ichetucknee Springs State Park

12087 S.W. US Hwy 27, Fort White, FL


Tubing, hiking, swimming, canoeing, snorkeling, cave diving

Sam’s Shortline

Americus Train Platform
W. Church Street

Americus, GA

A kid favorite! Ride the Rails through GA’s State Parks & Historic sites

Crooked River St Park

St. Mary’s, GA


Fishing, boating, kayaking, day trip to Cumberland Island National Seashore

FD Roosevelt State Park Pine Mountain, GA

706-663-4858 (Park)
706-628-7463 (Stables)

Horseback riding, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, and camping

Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park

5890 Battlefield Tr Rd
Olustee, FL 32087


Civil War Reenactment every February

Okefenokee Park

8 miles south of Waycross off US 1


Boat & train tours, butterfly garden, canoeing, wildlife

Providence Canyon State Park

Lumpkin, GA


“Georgia’s Little Grand Canyon”

Reed Bingham State Park

Adel, GA


1,613 acres, fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, camping



Grassy Pond

5360 Grassy Pond Rd.
Lake Park, GA 31636

(229) 559-5840

500 acre with cabins, cottages, fishing, hunting, nature trail, playgrounds, water play area and more.

Madison Blue Spring State Park

8300 NE State Road 6
Lee, FL 32059


Canoeing, Kayaking, scuba diving, swimming, birding, fishing, tubing