Watson Mill Bridge State Park

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Campground Description

One of the most picturesque state parks in Georgia, Watson Mill Bridge contains the longest covered bridge in the state, spanning 229 feet across the South Fork River. Built in 1885 by Washington (W.W.) King, son of freed slave and famous covered-bridge builder Horace King, the bridge is supported by a town lattice truss system held firmly together with wooden pins. At one time, Georgia had more than 200 covered bridges; today, less than 20 remain.
Contact: State Government
Posted by: TrailAPI on December 29, 2012
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    Campground Activities

    Hiking - 7 miles of trails
    Bicycling - 5 miles of trails, Muddy Spokes Club
    Horseback Riding (trail fee, annual pass available) - 14 miles of trails, camping area, stalls, no horse rental.
    NOTICE: Horse trails open at 8 a.m. A current negative coggins test for each horse must be in the rider's possession.
    GeoCaching
    Fishing - catfish, bass and bream
    Playground
    Photography
    Picnicking
    Weddings (park approval required)

    Campground Amenities

    1,118 Acres
    Covered Bridge
    20 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($25-$28)
    11 Horse Campground Campsites ($25-$28)
    22 Horse Stables ($11)
    3 Log Cabin Bunkhouses (sleep 8, $65)
    Group Shelter (seats 100, $105)
    3 Picnic Shelters ($40)
    3 Pioneer Campsites ($33)

    Reservation info

    Reservations (800) 864-7275 Park Office (706) 783-5349

    Camping Fees

    See above.

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