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#43 of 64 state parks in Georgia

Best trails in Stephen C. Foster State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Stephen C. Foster State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

There are plenty of year-round activities available at Stephen C Foster State Park. Visitors can fish in crystal clear trout streams of the Dukes Creek Watershed, or hike through wildflower covered trails. Five miles of trails and 18 miles of roads allow hikers and bicyclists to explore hardwoods, streams and wildlife. Smithgall Woods is an angler’s paradise. One of north Georgia’s premier trout streams, Dukes Creek, runs through this spectacular mountain property and is a favorite for catch and release fishing. To ensure a quality experience, the number of anglers is limited and fishing is offered only on certain days. As a result, anglers should call ahead for reservations. Smithgall Woods is also an elegant mountain retreat, perfect for romantic getaways, small weddings or outings with friends. Six beautifully decorated cottages.

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Map of trails in Stephen C. Foster State Park
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5,664 acres
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#1 - Stephen C. Foster State Park Campground
Stephen C. Foster State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 36 m