A.H. Stephens Historic Park

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A.H. Stephens Historic Park

Georgia

(706) 456-2602

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Things To Do

Overview

Visitors to this quiet park can enjoy camping, fishing, horseback riding and other activities while also learning about a key officer in the American Civil War. Named after the vice president of the Confederacy and governor of Georgia, the park features a Confederate museum with one of the finest collections of Civil War artifacts in Georgia, including uniforms and documents. Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, is renovated to its 1875 style, fully furnished and open for tours. This site combines the recreational fun of a state park with the educational resources of a historic site.

Map of A.H. Stephens Park (GA)

Latitude, Longitude: 33.568772, -82.894209

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boating is available on the parks two lakes, with boat rental and private boats allowed. A pedal boat rental company operates within the park for additional options.

  • Camping

    The park has 38 campsites including those for tent, RV, equestrian and group sites that can accommodate up to 150 people. Campsites have a picnic table, grill, fire ring, and comfort station with washer/dryer. There are also cottages available for rent.

  • Fishing

    The park has two fishing lakes, two acres and 18 acres that are open to fishing. Boat rentals are available on site and private boats are allowed however electric motors are required.

  • Hiking

    There are four miles of hiking trails, including one ADA accessible trail.

  • Historic Sites

    The park museum offers one of the finest collections of Civil War artifacts in Georgia, including uniforms and documents all housed in Liberty Hall. Open Wednesday-Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed Monday (except holidays), Tuesday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Last tour at 4 p.m.

  • Horseback Riding

    There are 12 miles of horseback riding trails for visitors to enjoy. There is also a dedicated stay primitive campground for horseback riders.

  • Picnicking

    There are three designated picnic areas in the park that are available for reservation.

  • RVing

    The park has 38 shared tent/RV camp sites with water, 30 amp electrical service (50 amp sites are first come, first- served), picnic table, grill, fire ring, comfort station with washer/dryer.

Seasonality/Weather

The park is open throughout the season with day use facilities open 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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Directions

Driving

Located 2 miles north of I-20 off Exit #148 (Hwy. 22). Turn right at the junction of Hwy 22 and Hwy 278. Turn left at the traffic light. Go 2 blocks, turn left, then make an immediate right. Follow signs to park office. If RV is taller than 12' 10", exit at #148. Go 2 miles and cross the junction of Hwy. 22 and Hwy. 278. Turn right onto MLK Jr. Dr. Go 1 mile, then turn left onto Alexander Street. Follow signs to park office.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(706) 456-2602

Permits

(800) 864-7275

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