What to do in Sprewell Bluff State Park

This little-known gem on the Flint River is one of Georgia's newest state parks. It rests in the Plains Region of Georgia offering an outdoor haven for water sport enthusiasts. Paddleboaters, anglers and rock skippers are attracted to the 1,372-acre parcel. Recreation ranges from a pleasant cool-off in the gently flowing river to exciting kayak runs among the river's boulder-strewn waters. Rocky bluffs and a mixture of pine and hardwoods grace the Flint River shores. Day users will find limited yet pleasant recreation attractions. Wildflowers add their beauty to the park along with a variety of wildlife including deer, raccoon, rabbits, squirrels and birds such as wood thrushes, woodpeckers and mockingbirds.

Recreation
Sprewell Bluff State Park is a day use facility offering picnic areas with grills, a 3-mile hiking trail from the river's shore to rock bluff high above the Flint River and numerous shoreline fishing locations. Anglers can expect to catch bass and catfish. Land lovers enjoy picnicking and horseshoe tossing amid the park's grassy fields. Canoeists and kayakers will find the boulder-strewn river exciting. A cartop boat launch is provided as well as seasonal canoe rental. The river's rocky shores lend themselves to rock skipping which has become an annual park event each Labor Day. Folks needing overnight amenities will find accommodations at F.D. Roosevelt State Park that rests 25 miles away.

Location
Located 8 miles west of Thomaston off GA Hwy. 74. Go to Old Alabama Road, turn left. Go south 5 miles from GA Hwy. 74 to reach Sprewell Bluff.

Climate
Georgia generally experiences mild, comfortable winters and warm to hot, humid summers. Be prepared for occasional cold weather during the winter.

Address
740 Sprerwell Bluff Road
Thomaston, GA 30286

Phone: 706-646-6026

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