Located along US/19/129 at roughly 2,500 feet in elevation, this mountain parkland offers a cool temperature advantage during the summer heat. Vogel State Park is considered one of the finest state parks in all of Georgia. Cradled deep within a cove along the lower northern slopes of Blood Mountain, the parkland is uniquely laid out forming a mountain atmosphere like non-other. Vogel State Park offers access to a Visitor Center, campsites, cottages, picnic shelters, tables and grills, restrooms, showers, and a picturesque lake stocked with trout. Licensed fishing is allowed.
Lake Trahlyta access to water recreation includes a swimming beach and paddle-boats, none motorized boating is allowed on the lake. There’s a playground and miniature golf course near the Visitor's Center . The park also houses a historic exhibit in honor of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC); who built the parklands, trails and other sites throughout these mountains in the 1930’s, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’ program.
Vogel State Park also provides several trails (listed below) plus up close access to the towering Wolf Creek Falls located below the far western edge of Lake Trahlyta. The parklands are ideal for day visitors looking for the cool waters of a hidden lake plus access to short and long hiking trails.
Cottages & Campsites: The park has 36-cottages available for reservations. There are also 95 camping sites with water and electric hookups plus an additional 15 sites without. Reserve sites in advance, especially during peak vacation and holiday times. 706-745-2628.