Camping Events


Friday, February 22, 2019

Campfire S’mores and Stories
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Roast marshmallows and swap stories with friends and family, ask the ranger about the ghosts at the park, or simply enjoy the warmth of the fire. We will meet at picnic shelter 5. Please register at the park office. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Knot Tying
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Learn how to tie useful knots for camping, packing, and hauling in this hands on instructional class. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Campground Amphitheater. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Tall tales and Tasty S’mores
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Meet at picnic shelter #5 for a fun evening where you can roast marshmallows and swap stories among friends. $5 parking $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, March 8, 2019

Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Have a blast with us as we ignite our campground fire pit, play games, converse, eat a marshmallow, or just stay warm. Meets at Campground #2 Firepit. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Campground Amphitheater. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Sprouts Planting Seeds
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Gather the family and watch the seeds you plant with us at Hard Labor Creek grow! Supplies including seeds (vegetable and wildflower---NATIVE), soil, and compostable pots will be provided. No previous gardening experience required! Call the park office to register, limited spaces available. Meet at picnic shelter #2 $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Junior Ranger Overnight Camping Adventure
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 2 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Geared towards those Junior Rangers and family who have never been camping before, this overnight program will teach you valuable skills on things such as pitching a tent, starting a campfire, cooking outdoors, archery, fishing, survival skills, roasting marshmallows and more as you work towards earning your Junior Ranger badges. $75 - $100 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, April 5, 2019

Junior Ranger Overnight Camping Adventure
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Geared towards those Junior Rangers and family who have never been camping before, this overnight program will teach you valuable skills on things such as pitching a tent, starting a campfire, cooking outdoors, archery, fishing, survival skills, roasting marshmallows and more as you work towards earning your Junior Ranger badges. $75 - $100 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Campers' Easter Egg Hunt (Overnight Guests Only)
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Cottage and campground guests under the age of 12 are welcome to participate in this year’s Easter Egg Hunt! Participants will be split into two age groups (5 and under, 6-12) to hunt. Meet at the campground picnic shelter at 10:00am. There will be a short walk from there to the hunting area. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Women's Wilderness Weekend
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 1:30 PM to 11:59 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Ladies ages 16 and up are invited to join us for a weekend enjoying the outdoors. Hiking, swimming, paddling, yoga, camping, and astronomy, this will be an overnight event. Minors must be accompanied by adult, no pets allowed. This event is weather dependent. Space in limited so call to register before May 16th! $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Women's Wilderness Weekend
Sunday, Jun 2, 2019
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Ladies ages 16 and up are invited to join us for a weekend enjoying the outdoors. Hiking, swimming, paddling, yoga, camping, and astronomy, this will be an overnight event. Minors must be accompanied by adult, no pets allowed. This event is weather dependent. Space in limited so call to register before May 16th! $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, June 14, 2019

Father's Day Weekend Camp-Out and Campfire
Friday, Jun 14, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Here's a big "thank you" for all the hard work you do as a father. Fathers who bring out their children for tent camping the 14th - 16th, will get a 25% discount on camping fees. Includes a campfire Friday night at 8:00 pm at the campground assembly shelter. The perfect time to bring the kids camping for some quality time with Dad. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Campground Trick-or-Treat (Overnight Guests Only)
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Campground and cottage guests age 12 and under are invited to participate in this year's Campground Trick-or-Treat! Bring your costume and visit with your fellow campers. Campground guests will be handing out candy at their campsites. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.