Main Lodge at Bagby State Park. Georgia

Insiders Guide: George T. Bagby State Park, GA

Map of area around Bagley State Park in SE Georgia.
Map of area around Bagby State Park in SE Georgia.

George T. Bagby State Park
Southeast Georgia

*Where is the nearest airport*
Tallahassee Regional Airport – 102 miles

Mileage from nearby Cities

Albany, GA-65m 1h 15m

Columbus, GA-69m 1h

Montgomery, AL-106m 2h
Atlanta, GA-177m 2h 40m

*Favorite hotel*

George T. Bagby State Park & Lodge.

The park offers a 60 room lodge, one group and 5 single cottages.

 

*5 places that visitors must see*

Enjoy the views and fun at the meadow Links Golf Course. George Bagby State Park Georgia
Enjoy the views and fun at the meadow Links Golf Course. George Bagby State Park Georgia

**Meadow Links Golf Course

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**Walter F. George Lake – 48,000 acre lake.

  1. Lake Walter F. George Dam, Lock and Powerhouse: Fort Gaines, Georgia
  2. https://www.sam.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Recreation/Walter-F-George-Lake-Lake-George-W-Andrews/

*Kolomoki Mounds State Park – This historically significant park is the oldest and largest Woodland Indian site in the southeastern United States, occupied by American Indians from 350 to 750 a.d
https://gastateparks.org/KolomokiMounds
**Roosevelt’s Little White House Historic Site – https://gastateparks.org/LittleWhiteHouse

**Callaway Gardens & Butterfly Center –  The 7,000-acre complex is in Pine Mountain

A must see the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center. Georgia
A must see the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center. Georgia

https://www.callawaygardens.com/the-gardens/places-to-explore/day-butterfly-center/

*Best local newspaper*
Albany Herald – https://www.albanyherald.com/
*Website for what’s going on about town*
https://www.albanyherald.com/
*Favorite fine dining restaurant*
Pilot House Grill http://www.georgetbagbylodge.com/default.aspx?pg=dining
*Favorite for Breakfast*
Blue Moon Coffee Shop https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g30514-d1073405-Reviews-Blue_Moon_Coffee_Shop-Eufaula_Alabama.html
*Best place to get a coffee*
Blue Moon Coffee Shop – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g30514-d1073405-Reviews-Blue_Moon_Coffee_Shop-Eufaula_Alabama.html

*Favorite museum*

National Civil War Naval Museum

One of thousands of exhibits at the Civil War Naval Museum in Columbus, GAl
One of thousands of exhibits at the Civil War Naval Museum in Columbus, GAl

https://www.portcolumbus.org
*Is your State Park friendly and accessible for persons with disabilities?*
Yes
Best sports venue(s) and outdoor activity:
Meadow Links Golf Coursehttp://www.georgetbagbylodge.com/default.aspx?pg=golf

*To live like a local, you must have this experience*
Fishing on Walter F. George Lake.

*Best neighborhood to explore on foot*
George T. Bagby State Park – On land and water. Many opportunities for adventure.

http://www.georgetbagbylodge.com/default.aspx?pg=state-park

*Your best travel tip?*
Explore everything the lodge and state park have to offer! Play a relaxing round of golf, go out on the lake and dine on delicious dishes at the Pilot House Grill.
*Website*
http://www.georgetbagbylodge.com/default.aspx?pg=home

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