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James H. ''Sloppy'' Floyd Park, Summerville
(4.4/5 based on 60+ 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 lovely small park is wonderful for a couple of days to get away from everything. We stayed in the one dog friendly cottage which was very spacious and incredibly clean. The limited hiking is fun ...  more »
  • The main trails , upper and lower lakes, have trails that require you to walk most of the time on roads that aren't shady. That sucked. The trail out to the mine was okay. 
  • This is the place to go for a lovely day of picnics, fishing, lake rides, trail walks, and being outdoors! Facility has nice restrooms, concessions, on duty park rangers. Playground could be better. N...  more »