Georgia Travel Destinations

Georgia Travel Destinations


This little state park is located within Chattahoochee National Forest, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Georgia. It has mixed forests and a 20-acre lake.

Activities: There are 19 miles of trails in the area, with most falling outside of state park boundaries. Included are the strenuous 12.7-mile Coosa Backcountry Trail loop, a section of the Duncan Ridge Trail, and also the Appalachian Trail. Fishing is available, and hunting is allowed in season.

Camping Regulations: Primitive camping is limited to the Coosa Backcountry Trail, along with sections of the Appalachian Trail and Duncan Ridge Trail outside of the park.

A free permit is required to use the Coosa Back-country Trail, and backpackers should check inlpon returning. There are no designated campsites, but suitable sites are available along the trail. Campfires are strongly discouraged.

For Further Information: Vogel State Park, ^oute 1, Box 1230, Blairsville, GA 30512; 404)745-2628.

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