Victoria Bryant State Park

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Victoria Bryant State Park is a 502-acre (2.03 km2) Georgia state park located near Franklin Springs.[1] Nestled in the rolling hills of Georgia's Piedmont plateau, this park offers facilities ranging from picnic sites and a swimming pool to an 18-hole golf course. The North Fork of the Broad River flows through the park, adding several water hazards to the course. The park also offers a short nature trail plus a long perimeter trail that takes hikers through hardwood forests. In addition, the park is home to many species of birds, plants, and reptiles.

Facilities

Annual events

  • Junior-Senior Catfish Rodeo (Memorial Day weekend)
  • Father-Son Golf Tournament
  • Civil War Enactment (June)

History

The site was originally owned by Paul Bryant, who donated the land in the early 1950s as a state park, with the condition it be named after his late mother, Victoria Bryant.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Visit Victoria Bryant State Park in Royston Georgia". Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  2. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 241. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.

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