Little Ocmulgee State Park RV & Campground Guide

Georgia

If you love golf, then playing the Wallace Adams Course at Little Ocmulgee State Park near McRae-Helena, Georgia, should be on your bucket list. Alternatively, if swimming is your thing, then you will love the white sandy beach on the 256-acre lake, which is a natural diversion of the Little Ocmulgee River. You could also choose to spend an afternoon playing in the pool; your little ones will adore the splash pad. See if you can beat your crew during a challenging miniature golf game or build memories by hiking along the 2.6-mile nature trail. This park is located 2.9 miles from McRae-Helena, 21 miles southwest of Mount Vernon, 161 miles southeast of Atlanta, and 69 miles southeast of Warner Robbins, Georgia. 

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Spring 53-76 F
Summer 70-93 F
Fall 62-87 F
Winter 38-63 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Little Ocmulgee State Park

Little Ocmulgee State Park is a beautifully maintained place with a lodge and many amenities. To fully enjoy all that south-central Georgia has to offer, consider RVing through the area. If you do not have an RV, get a rental through RVshare.com

Towns Bluff Park

The Nature Conservatory has named Towns Bluff Park one of the 75 "Last Great Places in the World.” When you camp here, you can go hiking, visit the nature center, and play on the playgrounds. Rates start at about $25 per night.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Fishing, nature trail, playground, fire rings

General Coffee State Park

While you will have to drive about 45 miles, General Coffee State Park offers beautiful sites along the Seventeen Mile River. Bike and boat rentals are available. Rates start at about $24 per night at this campground.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Lake, bike rentals, boat rentals

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What to Do at
Little Ocmulgee State Park

Inside Little Ocmulgee State Park

This 1,360-acre Georgia state park was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Today, it's a popular lakeside retreat with plenty of recreation options. If you love to swim, then you will want to head to the pool as soon as you arrive. Then, lay on the beach and play on the river. There's a 2.6-mile hiking trail and an 18-hole golf course available for those who want to stay dry.

Outside Little Ocmulgee State Park

This state park is surrounded by delicious places to eat if you do not want to cook in your RV. There are also wonderful places to shop nearby. Also, you won't want to leave the area without seeing some of the neat south-central Georgia tourist attractions. 

Restaurants

Southern Star Grill

Be treated with Southern hospitality when you dine on baby back ribs, steak, shrimp, or chicken at Southern Star Grill. If you are looking for a lighter option, try one of their fabulous hand-formed hamburgers. 

Type: American

Location: 153 E Oak St, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Cedar Lane Supper Club

Find one of the largest salad bars in this part of Georgia at Cedar Lane Supper Club. You can choose to make the salad bar a meal or opt for steak, chicken, or seafood entrees to accompany it.

Type: American

Location: 150 Grahamville Rd, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Waylon's Family Restaurant

Get your favorite Southern favorites, like fried chicken, at this restaurant where the entrees come with three flavorful sides. 

Type: American

Location: 77 E Oak St, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Front Porch BBQ Grill

Get a large barbecue sandwich, hamburger, or another type of sandwich at Front Porch BBQ Grill. You do not want to miss their banana pudding or their freshly baked cakes.

Type: American

Location: 1 E Pine St, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Fairway Grill Restaurant

Fairway Grill Restaurant at Little Ocmulgee State Park offers scrumptious breakfast platters, a lunch buffet, and a steak and chicken menu. Check this restaurant's hours as they are opened based on the number of people staying at the lodge.

Type: American

Location: 80 Live Oak, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Shopping

Crossroads City Antiques and Flea Market

Jewelry, furniture, home décor, and collectibles are all available at Crossroads City Antiques and Flea Market. 

Location: 60 W Oak St, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Lumber City Hardware

Select from a wide assortment of hunting and fishing gear at Lumber City Hardware. You can also find supplies to make emergency repairs or complete your honey-do list when you get home.

Location: 208 S 3rd Ave, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

C.J.’s Flowers and More

Find hand-painted signs, boutique-style clothing, seasonal décor, and more at C.J.’s Flowers and More. They also sell fresh flowers.

Location: 101 S 3rd Ave, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Ryals Drug Store

Choose casual clothing for the whole family at Ryals Drug Store. You may also want to visit with them about your prescription needs.

Location: 12 S 2nd Ave, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Piggly Wiggly

Stock up on food for a barbecue or take care of your weekly grocery shopping needs at Piggly Wiggly.

Location: 309 E Oak St, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Sightseeing

Montgomery Lake

Montgomery Lake is an oxbow off the Ocmulgee River. World-record-setting bass have been caught in this lake.

Location: Telfair, GA

Sweetwater Horse Track

Bet on the horses at Sweetwater Horse Track. This facility usually hosts special children's events during their races, and they sometimes host trail rides. 

Location: 137 E 2nd St, Glenwood, GA 30428

Telfair County Recreation Center

Walk along the walking track at Telfair County Recreation Center. You can often catch a variety of youth ball games here. 

Location: 408 E. Oak St, McRae-Helena GA 31055

Telfair County Farmers Market

Head to the Telfair County Farmers Market on Saturday mornings to find seasonal produce, home-baked goodies, and artwork. 

Location: 139 N 3rd Ave, McRae-Helena, GA 31055

Sugar Creek Plantation

Make a tour to visit the Sugar Creek Plantation, which was constructed in 1937. This 12-room home has belonged to Georgia governor's Eugene Talmadge and Herman Talmadge. 

Location: 786 Golden Isles Pkwy, McRae-Helena GA 31055

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How to Get to
Little Ocmulgee State Park

Head east on Golden Isle Parkway out of McRae-Helena to reach Little Ocmulgee State Park. Turn left on US 319 North and left on County Road 133, which becomes Spanish Moss Drive. Finally, turn right on Live Oak Trail. 

Entering Little Ocmulgee State Park

A $5 parking fee is charged at this park, which is open for day-use from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Some facilities, such as the golf course and restaurant, may have different hours.

Per vehicle : $5

Little Ocmulgee State Park is managed by the great folks of North Georgia Mountains Authority and Coral Hospitality. You can find a lot to do here, including fishing, swimming, boating, and camping. If you're not experienced enough with your clubs to reserve a spot at the 18-hole golf course, try the miniature golf course. You can also cool off in the pool. Your children will love the splash pad and the playgrounds. With so much to do, you will want to head to this state park very soon. Camping at this state park, which features 54 campsites, gives you a wonderful opportunity to explore this park and the surrounding area. Renting an RV from RVshare is the perfect way to enjoy this park. If you visit and share on your social media, tag us so we can see! You can also send your photos and stories to [email protected]