DIRT Events


Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Guided Hike on Bird Berry Trail
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join a ranger and explore all the Bird Berry Trail has to offer. While on the trail, we will be reading interpretive signage, listening for bird calls, and looking for wildlife. This is a 0.5 mile paved trail suitable for strollers. Registration is required - 9 spots available. Meeting location disclosed upon registration. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
DIRT Event 
I.D. That Tree
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
“What tree is that?” Come and find out. Our naturalist will point out a variety of trees along the trail. This hike requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to 10 participants, and social distancing will be required. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Cabin Life
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Step back into the past and experience what life was like on an 1850's homestead. Our cabin staff will demonstrate various aspects of everyday life and life way traditions. $5 parking. Call 770-443-7850. $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
DIRT Event 
Guided Marsh Hike
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a naturalist for a 2 mile guided hike through maritime forest and along our coastal salt marshes. The trails are close to the water and can be muddy in some spots, so bring sturdy shoes and insect repellent. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to 10 participants and social distancing will be required. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
DIRT Event 

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Guided Maritime Forest Hike
Thursday, Jul 23, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a naturalist for a guided hike through maritime forest and along our coastal salt marshes.The trails are close to the water and can be muddy in some spots, so bring sturdy shoes and insect repellent. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to 10 participants, and social distancing will be required. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Water Wonders
Saturday, Jul 25, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Investigate and identify life in our lake. This program is for children ages 6-12, parent participation required. Bring sunblock, insect repellent, bottled water, and a towel. Limit: 10 children, minimum of 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center. (912)287-4900 $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible DIRT Event 
June 27 Twilight Paddle-FULL
Saturday, Jul 25, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a Ranger-led twilight paddle on Lake Allatoona, great for beginners or experienced paddlers! $30 per participant. Minimum participant age - 10. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Program may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. $20 - $30 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 
Geology Hike
Saturday, Jul 25, 2020 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead this 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how they were formed. There will be a visit down into the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater Creek (up to class IV) Pre-registration is needed as space will be limited to 9 and social distancing will be required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
DIRT Event 

Monday, July 27, 2020

Beginner Birding Hike
Monday, Jul 27, 2020 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join our naturalist on an easy, one-mile hike along the marsh as we watch for birds along the trail. This birding hike is beginner friendly, but seasoned birders are welcome to come share their knowledge with the group. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to 10 participants, and social distancing will be required. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
DIRT Event 

Friday, July 31, 2020

Guided Marsh Hike
Friday, Jul 31, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a naturalist for a 2 mile guided hike through maritime forest and along our coastal salt marshes. The trails are close to the water and can be muddy in some spots, so bring sturdy shoes and insect repellent. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to 10 participants and social distancing will be required. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Kayaking 101
Saturday, Aug 1, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Meet at the park office for a beginners lesson in kayaking. Be sure to wear sun screen, closed toe shoes. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
DIRT Event 

Monday, August 3, 2020

Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Monday, Aug 3, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Camping and Exploration TBD plus $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
DIRT Event 

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Aug 6, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Aug. 8 Twilight Paddle- FULL
Saturday, Aug 8, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a Ranger-led twilight paddle on Lake Allatoona, great for beginners or experienced paddlers! $30 per participant. Minimum participant age - 10. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Program may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. $20-$30 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Don Carter "Rocks"
Sunday, Aug 9, 2020 2 PM to 5 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
What is Don Carter State Park’s Geology? Come join us at 2pm to find out. Author and Geologist Dr. William Witherspoon will be here to talk about the geology of the area and Lake Lanier. He is co-author of the Roadside Geology of Georgia. At 2pm he will be giving a presentation about the area’s geology. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
DIRT Event 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Aug 15, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Aug 22, 2020 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Astronomy at the Park
Saturday, Aug 22, 2020 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist as we use our telescope to observe constellations, planets, and stars. Ages 8 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult. Limit: 15 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center prior to day of event. (912)287-4900 $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Butterfly Garden Maintenance
Saturday, Aug 22, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Volunteers will help with the maintenance of our pollination garden by weeding, trimming back bushes, and spreading mulch. Bring work gloves and gardening tools. $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
DIRT Event 

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Sep 3, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Lovebug Festival
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Explore the wonderful world of insects at the park's annual Lovebug Festival. Activities will include edible bug programs, kids insect-related crafts, pollinator programs and much more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
DIRT Event 
NatureFest
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 12 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
In celebration of both Arbor Day and Earth Day, join us at Panola Mountain for an afternoon full of fun and adventure. We are partnering with nature inspired organizations across GA to allow our guests to explore, experience, and engage with nature in new and meaningful ways. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Outdoor Cooking Class - Hobo Style
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
This class will focus on the preparation, cooking, and cleaning involved with cooking a meal outdoors using aluminum foil. We provide the equipment and ingredients, but participants may bring spices of their choice. Preregistration required. $10. 770-443-7850.
DIRT Event 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Sep 12, 2020 8 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Archeology Day
Saturday, Sep 12, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Archeology Day at New Echota State Historic Site will feature a presentation by a USDA state archeologist about the importance of archeology to parks. The day will include archeology based activities and discussions about archeology at the park. This program is good for all ages. This program requires pre-registration. $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Big Bass Fishing Tournament
Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 8 AM to 3 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join us at High Falls State Park to try your hand to catch a record breaking Large-mouth Bass. Check-in will begin at 7:00 AM at the Park office and weigh in will begin at 3:30 PM at Buck Creek. One or two-person teams. Please call the park office to register. Space is limited so register now! $35-$40 $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
DIRT Event 
Volunteer Training Iron Pour at Red Top Mountain State Park
Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 9:30 AM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain Iron Pours are kicking off with a Training Pour on September 19th, 2020. This training session is mandatory for ALL volunteers and staff that would like to join us for the 2020-2021 Iron Pour Season. Anyone interested needs to email the Red Top Mountain Interpretive Team at redtopprogram@gmail.com for more details. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 
Kayak Twilight Paddle
Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 6 PM to 7 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Get Outdoors in June 2020. Kayak Twilight Paddle – Watch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in the peaceful, ranger-led kayak trip along the Tugaloo peninsula on Lake Hartwell $15 per person, advance registration required $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
DIRT Event 
Tails on the Trails!
Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Bring your four legged friends to the park office as we walk 1.5 miles on the beaver creek trail. Be sure to wear closed toe shoes and bring you water bottle. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
DIRT Event 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 to Monday, Sep 21, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Your State Parks Day-Free Admission to Volunteers
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Bring the family and bring the friends to help maintain your local park. We are offering free admission and and a t-shirt to volunteers. Projects include: cleaning the nature trail, shrubbery pruning, garden clearing. Bring water, sun protection, bug-spray, closed toed shoes. Free admission includes the Vann House, log-cabin exhibits, and museum. 706-695-2598.
DIRT Event 
Site Beautification: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help keep Jarrell Plantation beautiful by helping rangers clean up the gardens and grounds and finish the day with a guided tour. 478-986-5172.
DIRT Event 
SAVE our State Parks Volunteer Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be sprucing up the old Cherokee Capital of New Echota with projects including trail work, cemetery clean up, landscaping work and more. 706-624-1321.
DIRT Event 
Trail Clean up - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come enjoy your state park while lending a helping hand. Volunteers can come lend a hand in one of our native garden areas or pick up litter and help clean up our trails. Parking fee is waived for volunteers on this day. 706-754-7981.
DIRT Event 
Your State Park Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Landscaping around the Inn - Come join the Friends of Traveler's Rest on September 28th between 9am-12pm and help us spruce up some of the flowerbeds around the Inn for the upcoming festive season $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
DIRT Event 
Working in The Woods! - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Enjoy a day of volunteering with the staff and the "Friend's of Victoria Bryant State Park" we will be working towards beautifying and managing our forest. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, and a free hot dog lunch, as a "Thank You" for giving back! Meet at park office. 706-245-6270.
DIRT Event 

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Oct 1, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, October 3, 2020

70th Anniversary Celebration Iron Pour
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 12 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain celebrates its iron mining history with iron pours! Watch as Ranger's melt down iron and pour it in to molds and scratch blocks. To Register for hayride call the Visitor Center at 770-975-0055 on Mon-Thurs from 9 AM - 5 PM. Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 7:30 PM. Click event title for more information. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Till Its Fate Is Determined
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
On November 25, 1778, Lt. Colonel McIntosh defiantly replied to the British demand of surrender that he would not "till its fate (USA) is determined". Learn more about this period of time, the vital international seaport town of Sunbury, and Fort Morris which protected it. Hourly musket and cannon firings offered 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
DIRT Event 
Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 7:15 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Animal Tracks Program
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
The objective of this program is to introduce the visitor to common animals found in the area. The visitor will learn what different animals look like, identify different animal tracks, identify animal scat, and see what owls eat. The visitor will understand how fragile the animal ecosystem can be. $5.50 - $7 $5 parking. 706-624-1321.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 to Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Cabin Life: The Way We Were
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Go back in time with our living historians, and experience everyday life in the early 1860's. Lifeway demonstrations, spot talks, and tours will be ongoing throughout the event. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
DIRT Event 

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 to Monday, Oct 19, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Cast Iron Chefs 2: Hear The Dinner Bell Callin
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Once again our cast iron chefs will gather to demonstrate their skills.Come out to observe, learn, and sample familiar and unfamiliar dishes. $3- $6. 770-443-7850.
Accessible DIRT Event 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, November 21, 2020

"Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War Reenactment
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
The event commemorates Colonel John McIntosh's defiant reply to a British demand for surrender: "Come & Take It!" Watch colonial demonstrations, musket and cannon drills, 18th century music and wreath laying ceremony by the Sons of the American Revolution. $5. 912-884-5999.
DIRT Event 
Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 5:45 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 to Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Molten Moonlight Iron Pour
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain celebrates its iron mining history with iron pours! Watch as Ranger's melt down iron and pour it in to molds and scratch blocks. Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 6 PM. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 to Monday, Nov 23, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 to Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Iron Pour
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain celebrates its iron mining history with iron pours! Watch as Ranger's melt down iron and pour it in to molds and scratch blocks. Scratch blocks go on sale at 10 am. Pour begins at 1 PM. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 

Sunday, December 20, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 to Monday, Dec 21, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 

Friday, January 1, 2021

First Day Hike 2020
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come get started with your New Year’s resolutions; by joining us on a pet-friendly ranger-led hike. On the hike we will explore the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps and Alexander H. Stephens. We will meet at Lake Liberty, which is located in front of our park office. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. $5.00 program fee $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
DIRT Event