46 John Coffee Road, Nicholls Georgia 31554
912-384-7082 Toll Free: 800-864-7275 Fax 912-389-1086
One of southern Georgia's best kept secrets, this park is known for interpretation of agricultural history at its Heritage Farm, with log cabins, a corn crib, tobacco barn, cane mill, barnyard animals and other exhibits. Seventeen-Mile River winds through a cypress swamp where the park hosts rare and endangered plants. The threatened indigo snake and gopher tortoise make their homes in this sawgrass community.
Overnight accommodations include camping, cottages, and the Burnham House, an elegantly decorated 19th century cabin perfect for romantic getaways. The park was donated to the state by a group of Coffee County citizens in 1970 and is named after General John Coffee, a planter, U.S. Congressman and military leader.
Located 6 miles east of Douglas on Ga. Hwy. 32.
Other Georgia State Parks nearby:
(Nicholls) General Coffee State Park
(Waycross) Laura S. Walker State Park
(Adel) Reed Bingham State Park
01/23 Coming to The Nicholls area
Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond.
Springtime Tallahassee Tallahassee FL April6 The festival includes a lot of fun for families and friends, such as: the Grand Parade, Jubilee in the Park, Children's Park, and the entertainment stages throughout the Jubilee with local and national entertainment acts.
George's Music Springing the Blues Festival Jacksonville Beach FL April5-7 Springing The Blues is a free outdoor blues music festival designed to celebrate America's indigenous musical form and promote support of the arts. The three-day oceanfront event features a number of renowned blues performers as well as numerous displays and activities geared for the entire family.
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival Tallahassee FL April20-21 This annual two-day event draws tens of thousands of people to Tallahassee's downtown Chain of Parks from around the Big Bend/Southeast region to see 100+ artists who have traveled from all over the country to display their original works of fine art for sale and be judged by a juried panel in their media category.
Rose Show and Festival Thomasville GA February25 Held in beautiful downtown Thomasville, the Rose Festival has been a Southwest Georgia tradition since the 1920's! Enjoy roses, roses, and more roses, plus two parades, live music and street dance, arts and crafts, fantastic food and so much more!