LAKE BLACKSHEAR, GA (WALB) - A lot of families spent Memorial Day at Veterans State Park on Lake Blackshear.
Families grilled out, enjoyed the beach, or put their boats in the water.
16-year-old Bethany Hall says although she enjoyed the holiday with family and friends she didn't forget the true meaning of Memorial Day.
"For the men and women serving our country because it means a whole lot to me and for all of the men and women that we've loss because I have family members that were loss in the military," said Bethany Hall, visitor.
State Park officials say they had nearly 2,000 visitors on Memorial Day.