The owners of Indian Springs Calistoga, John and Pat Merchant, are handing over management of the resort to Woodside Hotels, based in Menlo Park. Woodside has been in talks with Indian Springs over the past several years, said Greg Alden, CEO of Woodside Hotels.
Did Indian Springs burn?
INDIAN SPRINGS — An outside fire scorched about 2 acres Monday afternoon in the area of Galilee Road west of Indian Springs, emergency officials said. The fire was caused by a controlled burn Sunday that was extinguished by people overseeing it, according to a spokesman for the Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co.
What is Indian Spring?
Conveniently located near I-75 in middle Georgia, Indian Springs is one of the oldest state parks in the United States and a popular spot for outdoor recreation. For centuries, Creek Indians collected the spring water for its healing qualities, and during the 1800s, the area was a bustling resort town.
Is Indian Springs water safe to drink?
Anyone is allowed to visit, bottle, and take some of the mineral dense water home with them for free. Some even claim that it’s the only water they’ll drink.
Are dogs allowed at Indian Springs?
The Pool welcomes Resort guests only, and guests under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. We welcome service animals in compliance with federal and state laws, however pets are not permitted in the hotel, restaurant, pools, and spa. Indian Springs Calistoga is a smoke-free resort.
What happened at Indian Springs?
The First Treaty of Indian Springs, or more formally the Treaty with the Creeks, 1821, entailed the Creeks ceding their remaining land east of the Flint River in Georgia to the United States. The treaty made the Creek National Council even more determined to cede no more land.
Can you swim in Indian Springs State Park?
You can swim in the lake or go fishing. Parking fee is $3 / day. There’s even a little museum with a very friendly staff that tells about the history of Native Americans. There’s a natural spring located close to the museum and you can even get yourself some water from there.
Can you swim at Indian Springs State Park?
While the lake is closed to swimming and fishing, the park’s aqua cycles, canoes and kayaks are still able to navigate the shallow water in the reservoir, park officials said. Indian Springs State Park is located at 678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla.
Are natural springs safe to drink from?
Untreated springs are largely considered unsuitable as a drinking water source. Anyone considering drinking spring water should boil it for several minutes or use special water treatment filters prior to consumption.
How much does it cost to get into Indian Springs state park?
1-12 passenger vehicles $5 per day or $50 annual ParkPass; 13-30 passenger vehicles $30 per day or $75 annual ParkPass; 31 or more passenger vehicles $70 per day or $250 annual ParkPass; Georgia active duty military/veterans $3.75 per day or $37.50 annual ParkPass.