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Georgia’s Top 7 Instagrammable Locations

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Wormsloe Historic Site
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Lush greenery, mountainous landscapes, and natural beauty beckon guests to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites year-round. When paired with a camera lens, photos taken in Georgia’s great outdoors spruce up any social media feed and will send friends, family, and followers into a frenzy over the jaw-dropping sites. No matter the season or reason, when venturing to any state park, snap a photo and watch as likes and comments soar. In no particular order, guests can take the perfect photo at these top seven Instagrammable Georgia State Parks & Historic Site locations.

Magnolia State Park
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Magnolia State Park
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Magnolia State Park
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  1. Magnolia Springs State Park

Popular for many state park-goers and frequented for the vast wildlife and gorgeous waters, Magnolia Springs State Park’s landscape pops with greenery and crystal flowing waters. A multitude of animals from turtles, birds, and alligators can be spotted by the naked eye throughout the park. Backdrops of the rustic bridge that stands over the spring and stream are some of the most popular photo ops. GaStateParks.org/MagnoliaSprings

Providence Canyon State Park
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Providence Canyon State Park
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Providence Canyon State Park
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  1. Providence Canyon State Park

A wonderous Georgia gem, Providence Canyon State Park is a site that will truly leave viewers in awe. This man-made canyon—the result of poor farming practices— provides the perfect dramatic scene for any sort of photo and encompasses the true meaning of beauty. Here, guests enjoy taking photos of the magnificent golden hues and enormous earth formations to share with friends. Perfect for a selfie of epic proportions, no filter is necessary at Providence Canyon. GaStateParks.org/ProvidenceCanyon

Cloudland Canyon State Park
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Cloudland Canyon State Park
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Cloudland Canyon State Park
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  1. Cloudland Canyon State Park

Head for the clouds and become enamored with the sounds and magic of nature that fill Cloudland Canyon State Park. The glorious views awarded to guests at the rim of the canyon are simply the bread and butter for a great photograph. Here, depending on the season, capture the canopies of colorful leaves, the flowing waterfalls, or the sweeping views below. GaStateParks.org/CloudlandCanyon

Victoria Bryant State Park
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Victoria Bryant State Park
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Victoria Bryant State Park
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  1. Victoria Bryant State Park

Victoria Bryant State Park has open landscapes and calming waters, making it the perfect playground for those who want to take a brisk walk in the woods. Here, guests enjoy taking and posting photos of family, friends and man’s best friend on trails that wind through hardwoods and across creeks. Wake up early to snap a shot as the fog is lifting off the ponds and be sure to keep eyes peeled for wildlife roaming the area. GaStateParks.org/VictoriaBryant

George L Smith State Park
Photo Credit Official Georgia State Parks website
George L Smith State Park
Photo Credit Official Georgia State Parks website
  1. George L. Smith State Park

Resembling a destination out of a pre-historic movie, George L. Smith State Park provides countless eye-catching material at every turn. Be it the vibrant flowers, colossal cypress and tupelo trees draped in Spanish moss, or the fascinating bird population, this secluded park is the perfect setting for Insta-worthy shots. The most popular photos taken at this park are from a kayak, where lucky photographers might be photo-bombed by an alligator swimming nearby. GaStateParks.org/GeorgeLSmith

Skidaway Island State Park
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Skidaway Island State Park
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Skidaway Island State Park
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Skidaway Island State Park
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  1. Skidaway Island State Park

A must-visit for a photo sure to spike the likes is Skidaway Island State Park. Visitors and followers adore Skidaway for the scenic nature paths and wooded walkways that twist through maritime forest and past saltwater marshes. The waspy trees, palms and coastal vibes set the mood for a must-share photo. To get the full effect, venture on a beautiful hike around the park to get shots of the bird life surrounding the island. GaStateParks.org/SkidawayIsland

Wormsloe Historic Site
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Wormsloe Historic Site
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Wormsloe Historic Site
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  1. Wormsloe Historic Site

Mirroring a scene straight out of a quintessential Georgia film, an avenue lined by live oaks with low-hanging Spanish moss leads way to a former colonial estate, which now serves as Savannah’s oldest standing structure. Setting the tone for a romantic scene worth capturing, visitors to the historic site will barely make it through the archway gate before having to get out to take a photo of the mile-long tree archway. A popular spot for wedding and engagement photos, Southern charm and scenery flourish at this one-of-a-kind Georgia site. GaStateParks.org/Wormsloe

While garnishing likes on Instagram has been made simple by the natural wonders of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, the experience does not have to stop after the picture is posted. Views and park amenities can be conveniently enjoyed for any allotted amount of time with a stay in one of the many overnight accommodations offered. Customize your state park experience with a stay in a yurt, cabin or lodge and build up your photo library. Reservations can be made at GaStateParks.org/Reservations.

For more great photos and picture ideas, visit and follow Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites at: Instagram.com/GaStateParksFacebook.com/GaStateParksTwitter.com/GaStateParks.

 

11 Comments
  1. Bernadette Callahan says

    That first photo is amazing! I went to the IG page 🙂 Such awesome and beautiful landscapes. All great IGers with some really good photography skills!

  2. Terri Beavers says

    I’ve been to all of these except GaStateParks.org/CloudlandCanyon and now I see I must. I love the gorgeous sites and places to travel in Georgia.

  3. Tina Grant says

    beautiful places and great pictures. Magnolia state park looks amazing. Kayaking is one of my passions. Would love to kayak there.

  4. Myrah Duque says

    Such a peaceful, relaxing place! Never knew Georgia had these beautiful places! Thanks for sharing, will have to visit sometime.

  5. Ruth I. says

    Oh my, I am in love! I would love to see these places in person. I like all these photos!

  6. Khushboo says

    Georgia looks so scenic. It will be a perfect place for fun family picnics and excursions not just for Instagram 🙂

  7. Chelsea Pearl says

    I never knew Georgia had such great state parks! Those tree “tunnels” look insanely beautiful. Definitely will have to see them in real life on my next visit.

  8. Rahul Sharma says

    I have never explored Georgia before neither visited nor searched over the web. But after reading your blog post i am really excited to explore about Georgia’s Instagrammble locations. Thank You So much…!

  9. Ayesha FArhad says

    My friends keep raving about how beautiful Georgia is! Definitely, have to make a trip to these locations next time I am there!

  10. Crystal says

    Wow, those locations are breath-taking. I never knew that Georgia had those kind of views.

  11. Heather Johnson says

    Those Instagram photos are truly amazing! What a great list of places to visit!

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