Georgia Veterans State Park
U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele , GA 31015
Camping Reservations (800) 864-7275
Room/Lodge Reservations (800) 459-1230
Cottage Reservations (800) 459-1230
Golf Packages (800) 459-1230
Golf Pro Shop (877) 736-8897 (229) 276-2377
Park (229) 276-2371
SAM Shortline (877) 427-2457
Located 9 miles west of I-75 (exit #101) near Cordele on U.S.
State Park is a state park located in Cordele,
Georgia. It was established in 1931 as a memorial to U.S. Veterans. The 1,308-acre park features a museum with aircraft, vehicles,
weapons, uniforms and other memorabilia dating from the
Revolutionary War to the present.
Other attractions include 8,600-acre Lake Blackshear, a privately
operated conference center and golf club and the SAM Shortline
Excursion Train, which runs from Cordele to Plains.
- 77 campsites with cable TV hookups for tents, trailers or RVs
- Pioneer campground
- 18-hole golf course
- Lake Blackshear Resort
- Conference Center
- Cypress Grill & The Comedy Zone
- 78 rooms
- 10 cottages
- One-mile (1.6 km) nature trail
- Four picnic shelters
- Group shelter that seats 150
- R/C model airplane flying field
- Pontoon Boat Rentals
- Ski Boat Rentals
- Sea Doo Rentals
- Bike Rentals
- Disc Golf
- Veteran's Museum
- Sam Shortline Train
- Lake Blackshear boasts bass, crappie, catfish and bream.
Visitors are welcome to bring private watercraft.