Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to most questions (including rates and directions) are found on the park's individual pages. Below are some of the most popular questions. If you are not able to find the answer to your question below, please ask a question.


Are ATVs and off-road vehicles allowed in state parks?

ATVs and off-road vehicles are not allowed in state parks. All vehicles are subject to license safety requirements and regulations of the Georgia Department of Public Safety. Park roads are public roads.


Where do I find boat registration and rules?Hardman Farm State Historic Site

Please visit Wildlife Resources Division's website for more information.


Where can I purchase a fishing license?

Please visit Wildlife Resources Division's website for more information.


Where can I purchase a hunting license?

Please visit Wildlife Resources Division's website for more information.


Where do I find job and internship postings with the State of Georgia?

Explore career and intern opportunities available with the state of Georgia.


Is Lake Allatoona, Lake Lanier, or Stone Mountain owned by the state of Georgia?

Lake Allatoona is operated by the Army Corps of Engineers at Red Top Mountain State Park, Lake Lanier is operated by the KSL Recreation Corporation and Stone Mountain is operated by Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation. This means that these properties do not fall under state park rules and regulations.


Pets

Dogs are welcome at state parks and campgrounds if leashed (no longer than six feet) and accompanied by the owner at all times. Dogs are allowed in select "dog friendly" cottages with advance reservations. A fee per dog (limit 2) is charged. All state parks that offer cottages have at least one cottage that allows dogs. Kennels are not available. Owners should clean up after pets. Read more about pets in state parks.


Rates

Rates are listed on each site’s reservation page.


How do I make a reservation?

Please call 800-864-7275 or visit www.gastateparks.org/reservations.


What are the rules for state parks?

Read our rules and regulations page.


Contact Us Page

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