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#21 of 64 state parks in Georgia

Best trails in Watson Mill Bridge State Park

250 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Watson Mill Bridge State Park, Georgia? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 8 easy trails in Watson Mill Bridge State Park ranging from 0.8 to 7.4 miles and from 521 to 669 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Known as 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. The Watson Mill Bridge State Park is an ideal spot for an afternoon picnic or an overnight stay at the campground. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking and horseback riding trails along the thick forest along the river or travel into the parks backcountry. During summer, visitors often play in the cool river shoals just below the bridge.

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Map of trails in Watson Mill Bridge State Park
Park information
Acreage:
1,118 acres
Park hours
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
(800) 864-7275
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Top trails (8)
#1 - Watson Mill Bridge State Park Loop
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
#2 - Watson Mill Bridge Walking Trail
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 57 m
#3 - Watson Mill Beaver Creek Trail
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
#4 - Horse Trail 1 Green, Horse Trail 2 Blue, Horse Trail 3 Grey, Horse Trail 4 Brown Loop
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
#5 - Watson Bridge White, Brown, Green Loop Trail
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
#6 - Watson Mill Ridge Loop Trail
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 22 m
#7 - Horse Trail 8 (White), Horse Trail 4 (Brown), Horse Trail 1 (Green),
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
#8 - Horse Trail 8 (White), Horse Trail 4 (Brown), Horse Trail 3 (Gray), Horse Trail 4 (Brown)
Watson Mill Bridge State Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m