Things to Do in Cordele
the kid in you craves a playground as big as the all outdoors, then
let Crisp County satisfy your sense of adventure. Land a trophy-caliber
largemouth bass. Slam-dunk to save the game. Serve an ace to win the
tennis championship. Chip your way to a tournament-winning birdie. Your dreams can come true
in Crisp County where all of these opportunities, and many more, are
available to you.
Lake Blackshear is the largest recreation facility in Crisp County.
is 8,700 acres of paradise for fishing, water skiing, and paddling pleasure,
Lake Blackshear offers many types of rewarding activities.
year the lake is the site of national bass fishing tournaments that
bring participants from all over the nation. The
tournaments are eagerly anticipated events that draw impressive crowds
to the shores of Lake Blackshear.
to Lake Blackshear is Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park. The park
which encompasses 1,322 acres also has recreation and leisure activities
available. For leisure there are two park museums that include exhibits
of American war artifacts. Displays of some of the most famous war
machines that ever fought can be seen at these museums. The park also
offers tent and RV sites, 10 rental cottages and group shelters for
picnics, reunions or other special gatherings. For more information
and reservations call, 1-800-864-PARK.
82 Tent & RV Sites
Swimming Pool & Beach
18-Hole Golf Course
Winterized Group Shelter
10 Rental Cottages
is also home to the fastest 3/8 mile paved oval speedway in the south.
Capital Speedway" is located at exit 104 off I-75 in Cordele,
they have races every other saturday night beginning at 8:00, the
gates open at 4:00. For more information call 273-9306, 273-5102 or
273-3101, please drop by and enjoy the excitement.
- June: Annual Sailplane Competition
- July: Watermelon Festival
Independence Day Celebration - Fireworks
Central Georgia Fair - Veterans Day Celebration
Christmas Tour of Homes
Information provided by the Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce