The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)


Georgia National and State Parks and Recreation

Georgia has no national parks, but it has 61 State Parks, 3 State Forests, 2 State Memorials, 4 State Fish Hatcheries, 1 State Nature Preserve, 1 State Wildlife Management Area, 1 State Wildlife Refuge, 2 National Forests, 2 National Historic Sites, 9 National Wildlife Refuges, 3 National Recreation Areas, 1 National Seashore, and 11 Wilderness Areas.


State Parks

State Forests

State Memorials

State Fish Hatcheries

State Nature Preserve

State Wildlife Management Area

State Wildlife Refuge


National Forests

National Historic Sites

National Wildlife Refuges

National Recreation Areas

National Seashore

Georgia Wilderness Areas

There are eleven wilderness areas in the state of Georgia.

  • Big Frog Wilderness
  • Blood Mountain Wilderness
  • Brasstown Wilderness
  • Cohutta Wilderness
  • Ellicott Rock Wilderness
  • Mark Trail Wilderness
  • Okefenokee Wilderness
  • Raven Cliffs Wilderness
  • Rich Mountain Wilderness
  • Southern Nantahala Wilderness
  • Tray Mountain Wilderness