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James H. ''Sloppy'' Floyd Park, Summerville

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4.5/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
James H. Floyd State Park is a 561 acre (2.27 km²) Georgia State Park located near Summerville at the base of Taylor Ridge (Georgia). The park is named after Democrat James H. "Sloppy" Floyd who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1953 until 1974 and was from the area. Surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, the park offers many activities, including camping, hiking and fishing. In addition, the park contains two lakes that total 51 acres (0.21 km²) and a children’s playground. The Pinhoti Trail is accessible through the park.Facilities25 Tent/Trailer/RV Sites4 Cottages (Log Cabins)2 Playgrounds1 Pioneer Campground4 Picnic Shelters4 Backcountry Campsites (coming soon)Annual eventsLucky Cover Cruise In & BBQ (March) Twisted Ankle Marathon (May)Outdoor Adventure Day (September)Taylor Ridge Jamboree (October)
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  • This place is very well maintained . We hiked to the reflection pool. We also went boating as well as kayaking for very nominal rate of $8 per hour. We also camped and had a wonderful time . Close to ...  read more »
  • We passed through after we heard it was a pretty place. It's a lake with a bridge across it and that's it. It wasn't dog friendly and there was nothing to do there. Plus you have to drive through junk...  read more »
  • This a park that is worth one day for me. There are not many hiking trails and not much beauty to be seen. If you are interested in hiking just for the exercise then go for it, i prefer to have some s...  read more »
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