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Great responses everyone. Keep up the great work!  We also need some dates kicked around. Veterans state park appears to be most votes so far. I would say it is roughly 2 1/2 hours below Atlanta for those in north Georgia area.
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Veteran's looks like a great place to camp, except for the fees. If I read it correctly, it's 25-30$ a night. Is that correct? Veteran's would be close enough to us, but way over our budget.

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Just reading this without all its knowledge of when. My zip is 35773 and wondering how far out this is. Been looking for a trip to rally with fellow campers.

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GEORGIA VETERANS MEMORIAL STATE PARK 

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I don't think we will find a full facility camp ground for under $20.00 per night. Last Rally at McKinney rates were $24-28. 
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boomerang, it is in Cordele, GA,  ETA for you would be 6+ hours I beleive

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I have been looking at travel distances and I came across Wind Creek State Park Alabama. It is on Lake Martin and looks like a nice place. I have never been there, so all I know about it is what I read. Looks like Mtnkube would be the furthest away (about 4.5 hours). Everyone else is 3.5 hours or less. I may have overlooked someone, if so sorry :-[ It's not really close to no one, but equally long distance for everyone. Lol.
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I don't think we will find a full facility camp ground for under $20.00 per night. Last Rally at McKinney rates were $24-28.

I had forgotten the rates, probably because we got a good discount. Do you know if the America The Beautiful Senior Pass applies at Veteran's like it did at McKinney?

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http://www.alapark.com/windcreek/Camping/

this link has there rates and more to review....


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Do you know if the America The Beautiful Senior Pass applies at Veteran's like it did at McKinney?

I believe the "America the Beautiful pass" only applies to federal facilities. Both Veterans memorial and Wind Creek are state parks. McKinney was federal.
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Well, both Veteran's and Windcreek's would certainly work for us. We'll just have to stay 2 nights rather than 3 if we don't get a discount. Either way, I know we'll have a super time, with super camper/friends.

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I have been looking at travel distances and I came across Wind Creek State Park Alabama. It is on Lake Martin and looks like a nice place. I have never been there, so all I know about it is what I read. Looks like Mtnkube would be the furthest away (about 4.5 hours). Everyone else is 3.5 hours or less. I may have overlooked someone, if so sorry :-[ It's not really close to no one, but equally long distance for everyone. Lol.

It's pretty darn close to us.  ;D

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I dont know why I didnt think about Wind Creek. I was there several years ago and it was very nice. I also didnt realize it would be an equal drive for everybody either. My vote would be for Wind Creek. 3 hours closer to our house than Cordele, GA.
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5 hours driving for us.  That'd be a bit too much after work/school on Friday and again Sunday afternoon before school on Monday.  If there's a holiday involved, we might swing it.
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We were at Windcreek SP this past March, its a very large park.  It being a state park, normally you can not reserve a specific site.  Not sure how it would be handled for a rally.  The COE have some great CG, but in Alabama most of the are on the West side of the state. There are a couple located on West Point Lake on the AL/GA line.
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