George T. Bagby State Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
George T. Bagby State Park
2011.05.21.080736 George T. Bagby SP Fort Gaines Georgia USA.jpg
View from the East Bank
George T. Bagby State Park is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
George T. Bagby State Park
Location Clay County, Georgia
Nearest city Fort Gaines, Georgia
Coordinates 31°39′57.6″N 85°3′25.2″W / 31.666000°N 85.057000°W / 31.666000; -85.057000
Area 700 acres (280 ha)

George T. Bagby State Park is a 700-acre (280 ha) state park located in southwestern Georgia on the shore of Walter F. George Lake. The park offers a 60 room lodge, conference center, restaurant, cottages, and features the 18 hole Meadow Links Golf Course, as well as a marina and boat ramp. There is a 3-mile (4.8 km) nature trail, and fishing and boating on Lake Walter F. George.[1]

In 2013, George T. Bagby State Park was privatized and its management handed over to Coral Hospitality, a Florida-based hotel and resort management company.[2] Its official name was changed to George T. Bagby State Park & Lodge.

Facilities[edit]

  • 700 acres (280 ha)
  • 60-room lodge conference center
  • Restaurant and courtesy dock
  • 5 cottages
  • 18-hole Meadow Links Golf Course and Pro Shop
  • Tennis courts
  • 48,000 acres (190 km2) lake and swimming beach
Entrance sign

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George T. Bagby State Park Lodge". www.georgetbagbylodge.com. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Some Georgia parks moves to private management". OnlineAthens.com. Associated Press. May 27, 2013. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 

External links[edit]