FLORENCE MARINA STATE PARK, GA

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Sitting at the northern end of 45,000-acre Lake Walter F. George (also called Lake Eufaula) this quiet park offers the perfect getaway for those who love water sports. It is adjacent to a natural deep-water marina with an accessible fishing pier, boat slips and boat ramp. Overnight guests ...

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Description

Sitting at the northern end of 45,000-acre Lake Walter F. George (also called Lake Eufaula) this quiet park offers the perfect getaway for those who love water sports. It is adjacent to a natural deep-water marina with an accessible fishing pier, boat slips and boat ramp. Overnight guests can choose from a variety of accommodations, including fully equipped cottages, small efficiency units and a modern campground.

Florence Marina is popular with nature enthusiasts as well. Birders are likely to see herons, egrets and even bald eagles. The Kirbo Interpretive Center showcases area wildlife and plants, local history and Native Americans, including artifacts from the prehistoric Paleo-Indian period through the early 20th century. Ten miles southeast is Providence Canyon State Conservation Park, known as Georgia’s Little Grand Canyon.

Recreation:

Boating – ramp, dock
Fishing – lighted pier, boat rental, state record blue catfish caught at Walter F. George Lake
Birding
2 Playgrounds
Walking -- 3/4-mile Nature Trail
Miniature Golf (fee)
GeoCaching
Wildlife Photography
Visit Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area

Facilities:

173 Acres
6 Cottages ($125) – cable TV -- #3 and #10 are dog friendly ($45 per dog, max 2)
8 Efficiency Units ($75) – cable TV
43 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($25-$29) – cable TV & sewage hookups
Picnic Shelter ($40)
Group Shelter (seats 125, $195)
Kirbo Interpretive Center
Marina - 66 boat slips for rent

Nearby Attractions:

Americus-Sumter County, Georgia
Andersonville National Historic Site
Coca-Cola Space Science Center
Columbus, Georgia
Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge
Fort Benning Base and Museum
George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge
Meadowlinks Golf Course at George T. Bagby
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area -- Canyon Climbers Club
The National Prisoner of War Museum
Westville Historic Village

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Ramps
  • Boat Rental
  • Boat Slips
  • Boating
  • Dry Storage
  • Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Laundry
  • Miniature Golf
  • Museum
  • Naturalist
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Staff Residence
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court
  • Trading Post
  • Washer/Dryer
Alerts and Important Information
Parkpass is required for all vehicles.
ParkPass fees: 1-12 passenger vehicles $5 per day or $50 annual ParkPass;
13 - 30 passenger vehicles $30 per day or $75 annual ParkPass;
31 or more passenger vehicles $70 per day or $250 annual ParkPass;
Georgia active duty military/veterans $3.75 per day or $37.50 annual ParkPass.

Daily or Annual ParkPass is available at the park office. Overnight guests pay only one fee for the duration of their stay. Annual Parkpass can be purchased by calling (770) 389-7401, Reservation Administration.

OMAHA, GEORGIA

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

FLORENCE MARINA STATE PARK
218 FLORENCE ROAD
OMAHA  GA  31821

Phone Number:

Information:  (229)838-6870