2459-A Highway 280 West, Cordele Georgia 31015
229-276-2371 Toll Free: 800-864-7275 Fax 229-276-2372
Established as a memorial to U.S. veterans, this park features a museum with uniforms, weapons, medals and other items from the Revolutionary War through the Gulf War. Aircraft, armored vehicles and guns from World War I through Vietnam are also displayed. Near the park is the Museum of Aviation. An 18-hole golf course with pro shop, a swimming beach on 7,000-acre Lake Blackshear and a conference retreat center make this park popular with both vacationers and local citizens. Several cottages and campsites are found right near the cool lakes edge.
Located 9 miles west of I-75 (exit #101) near Cordele on U.S. Hwy. 280.
Other Georgia State Parks nearby:
(Cordele) Georgia Veterans State Park
09/27 Coming to The Cordele area
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features Great Live Music, Wonderful Foods,
Arts & Craft Vendors, Children's Activity Area,
Sonic's Popular Hotdog Eating Contest,
the Crawdad 5k Run, Walk, or Crawl and much more!
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.
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!
Georgia Strawberry Festival Art and Craft Show Reynolds GA April27 The Georgia Strawberry Festival Arts and Crafts Show invite you to Reynolds, Georgia for a funfilled day of arts and crafts, food, fun and entertainment as we celebrate strawberry season.
Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.