Georgia Travel Destinations

Georgia Travel Destinations

VOGEL STATE PARK

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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