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Everyone Finds Their Own Piece of Heaven

Published on April 2, 2018 by Cathy


Embrace the Southern lifestyle and spend your time doing activities that engage, excite and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. At Lake Blackshear there is a relaxing atmosphere that will soothe the soul and, for the adventure seekers, the lake  provides options sure to please the toughest crowd.

The lake area boasts an 18-hole golf course with a fully functional clubhouse to meet your needs. All aboard the SAM Shortline Excursion Train for day trips to visit our neighbors in Americus and Plains. Enjoy the Veterans State  Park grounds for exploring, geocaching, nature trails for hiking and biking, boat rentals, fishing pole rentals, kayak and canoe rentals, 18-hole Disc golf course, outdoor fitness center, swimming beach and a model airplane flying field. The Resort also offers private kayak and canoe tours of the lake for groups, family outings and birthday parties.

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Golfing- If golfing is your idea of heaven, then we have the perfect place for you.
Georgia Veterans Memorial Golf Course is open seven days a week throughout the year from 8 a.m. through dusk and is ranked by Golf Digest as a four star course. You will be challenged by expertly placed mounds, water hazards, and plenty of sand bunkers defining the holes and enhancing the sport.

The well-stocked lake is a paradise for sport fisherman. It is abundant with bass, bream, crappie and catfish and it’s a great pastime for relaxing.

There are numerous hunting facilities located in our region. If guided hunts are preferred, experienced guides are available that know the area so you can focus on the experience. If you would like to bring your own dogs, that can be arranged also.


With endless possibilities including camping, a model airplane flying field, an 18-hole Disc Golf course, the Veteran’s Museum, biking, kayaking, canoeing, a hummingbird and butterfly garden and three playgrounds you will want to stay for several days.

Take a trip back in time as you enjoy a scenic ride through the rolling countryside on the SAM Shortline Excursion Train.Jimmy Carter- Plains, GA

The Military Museum pays tribute to veterans from the Revolutionary War through the present day. Visitors may visit the museum and learn about the history of our veterans and walk the outdoor static displays which include: a B-29A Super fortress, jets, a helicopter, tanks, landing craft and artillery.

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In the heart of Georgia’s Presidential Pathway, Lake Blackshear  is the perfect jumping off point to explore the history, attractions and culture of this region. The area offers many diverse opportunities to be entertained and delighted. There is something for everyone!

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