Upcoming Events


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trail Maintenance
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Meet the trail maintenance crew form the Friends of Cloudland Canyon and help keep up the vast trail systems of the park. Meet at the Visitors Center. No experience necessary. 706-657-4050.
Adventure Camp
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Kids age 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $95 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 19, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Learn about Native American Culture. Shoot Arrows, Throw spears, Learn about fire safety, How to tell stories, Identify plants and animals, make crafts, play games with other Jr. Rangers, and more. Sign-up early; space is limited. Open to children age 6-12 years old. $50. 770-387-3747.
Junior Ranger Camp
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come explore the wonderful world of being a park ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 7 - 12)
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 10 - 12, runs from June 19 - June 21 (9 am-1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Register in advance, space is limited. $60 for one child $45 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Build Your Own Bird House
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us in the campground for this, family-friendly construction project. Build a birdhouse to decorate and take home. Space is limited, call the park office at (706) 541-0321 to register. $10 per birdhouse. Parking pass is required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Camp Ages 10-12
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This is a day camp like no other. Four days of hiking and adventures, learning new outdoor skills, making crafts, playing games, making friends, and so much more. Registration required and begins April 2nd. Call to register any time Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 - 5:00. Early bird special - $75 per child until June 1st. $100. 770-975-0055.
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 19, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 19, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This 5-day long day camp will teach children about the natural world. The camp will follow the Junior Ranger books teaching children about the outdoors, animals, plants, and history. There will be games, crafts, and tons of fun! Call the Visitor's Center for reservations and information at (706) 878-3087 $70 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Junior Ranger Camp
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 19, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Children ages 7-12 can come for our Jr Ranger camp where they will work on earning their Jr Ranger badges through different fun activities. Pack a lunch, water, and snacks and come dressed for the weather. Space is limited so call ahead to reserve your spot. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wild Cave Tours
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 10 AM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Explore the wild caves of Northwest Georgia with G3 Adventures! Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. Please visit www.G3adventures.com for a full schedule and to make a reservation (required). Multiple tours are offered daily. $30-$80 $5 parking. 706-913-7170.
Adventure Camp
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Kids age 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $95 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Ranger Camp June 20-22
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Have you wanted to attend Jr. Ranger camp but you have been too old? Then this camp is perfect for you. Ages 11-13 are welcome to join our staff for paddling, hiking, swimming, nature labs and more. $60.00 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Butterfly & Medicine Garden Installation
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Dig in with us as we start the prepping of our Butterfly & Medicine Gardens. We will be tilling & amending soil and planting native and historically used medicinal plants of the colonial era. Bring your Garden Gloves and Sun Hat. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 20, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Learn about Native American Culture. Shoot Arrows, Throw spears, Learn about fire safety, How to tell stories, Identify plants and animals, make crafts, play games with other Jr. Rangers, and more. Sign-up early; space is limited. Open to children age 6-12 years old. $50. 770-387-3747.
Stream Quest
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Dip in and get your shoes wet as you discover our stream inhabitants. Seine for crayfish and net a salamander. Discover who lives in our cold streams. We provides nets, catch buckets and viewing scopes. Correct change or pay in advance at office and bring receipt. Park in the Pool Parking Lot. Meet to the right of the Liberty Bell Pool Playground. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come explore the wonderful world of being a park ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Schools Out Get Out
Wednesdays 2 PM - 4 PM – Jun 20, 2018 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
School is out!! Get outside, get active, and have fun! Ages 6 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Summertime Walking Wednesdays
Wednesdays 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM – Jun 20, 2018 until Sep 26, 2018 
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park - Reidsville, GA
Get back in shape all summer by walking with us in the park. There are two walks each Wednesday starting the first Wednesday in May and continuing until the last Wednesday in September. Sign in at the park office and win prizes for your efforts. Some walks may be guided with the ranger; others may be self-paced for your own fun. $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
Summertime Walking Wednesdays
Wednesdays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM – Jun 20, 2018 until Sep 26, 2018 
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park - Reidsville, GA
Get back in shape all summer by walking with us in the park. There are two walks each Wednesday starting the first Wednesday in May and continuing until the last Wednesday in September. Sign in at the park office and win prizes for your efforts. Some walks may be guided with the ranger; others may be self-paced for your own fun. $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 7 - 12)
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 10 - 12, runs from June 19 - June 21 (9 am-1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Register in advance, space is limited. $60 for one child $45 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Camp Ages 10-12
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This is a day camp like no other. Four days of hiking and adventures, learning new outdoor skills, making crafts, playing games, making friends, and so much more. Registration required and begins April 2nd. Call to register any time Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 - 5:00. Early bird special - $75 per child until June 1st. $100. 770-975-0055.
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 20, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 3 PM – Jun 20, 2018 until Nov 14, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Camp at Seminole (Ages 8 - 14)
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join AmeriCorps Rangers for a fun-filled three days of outdoor adventures. Camp is Wednesday - Friday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Call 229-861-3137 to register, limited spots. Camp activities are appropriate for ages 8 - 14 and include hiking, outdoor skills, water games, crafts, and more. $40 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
AmeriCorps 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 20, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This 5-day long day camp will teach children about the natural world. The camp will follow the Junior Ranger books teaching children about the outdoors, animals, plants, and history. There will be games, crafts, and tons of fun! Call the Visitor's Center for reservations and information at (706) 878-3087 $70 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Children's Nature Hike
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike for children (6 years and older) will focus on learning more about the beautiful Piedmont forest we live in, especially the animals and plants of this area. We will be hiking down to the five story Civil War-era mill. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Junior Ranger Camp
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 20, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Children ages 7-12 can come for our Jr Ranger camp where they will work on earning their Jr Ranger badges through different fun activities. Pack a lunch, water, and snacks and come dressed for the weather. Space is limited so call ahead to reserve your spot. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Animals of the Southeast!
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 4 PM to 5 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
What species of animals make their homes in the American Southeast? Test your skills with an animal mystery game at Possum Hollow! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Adventure Camp
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Kids age 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $95 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Butterfly & Medicine Garden Installation
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Dig in with us as we start the prepping of our Butterfly & Medicine Gardens. We will be tilling & amending soil and planting native and historically used medicinal plants of the colonial era. Bring your Garden Gloves and Sun Hat. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 21, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Learn about Native American Culture. Shoot Arrows, Throw spears, Learn about fire safety, How to tell stories, Identify plants and animals, make crafts, play games with other Jr. Rangers, and more. Sign-up early; space is limited. Open to children age 6-12 years old. $50. 770-387-3747.
Bluebirds and Butterflies
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us monitor our bluebird nest boxes and check on our butterfly garden. There is a short walk to five bluebird boxes and our demonstration pollinator garden. We will talk briefly on what it takes to attract both bluebirds and butterflies to your yard. Handouts provided. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Bug Out Crafts
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Learn way out things about local insects as you create two original craft projects. Turn “tree cookies” and other natural materials into beetles, butterflies, dragonflies and more. Correct change or pay in advance at office and bring receipt. Meet next to fishing dock. Cancelled if rain. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come explore the wonderful world of being a park ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 7 - 12)
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 10 - 12, runs from June 19 - June 21 (9 am-1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Register in advance, space is limited. $60 for one child $45 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Camp Ages 10-12
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This is a day camp like no other. Four days of hiking and adventures, learning new outdoor skills, making crafts, playing games, making friends, and so much more. Registration required and begins April 2nd. Call to register any time Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 - 5:00. Early bird special - $75 per child until June 1st. $100. 770-975-0055.
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 21, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Camp at Seminole (Ages 8 - 14)
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join AmeriCorps Rangers for a fun-filled three days of outdoor adventures. Camp is Wednesday - Friday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Call 229-861-3137 to register, limited spots. Camp activities are appropriate for ages 8 - 14 and include hiking, outdoor skills, water games, crafts, and more. $40 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
AmeriCorps 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 21, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This 5-day long day camp will teach children about the natural world. The camp will follow the Junior Ranger books teaching children about the outdoors, animals, plants, and history. There will be games, crafts, and tons of fun! Call the Visitor's Center for reservations and information at (706) 878-3087 $70 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Sweetwater Creek Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for 6 hours of fun and education. We will be learning about nature and history. Highlights include walking down you and inside the Civil War era New Manchester mill alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek as well as taking pedal boats out on the lake. There will be other hikes and fun activities. Lunch is not included. AGES 6 TO 12. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Junior Ranger Camp
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 21, 2018 until Jun 22, 2018 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Children ages 7-12 can come for our Jr Ranger camp where they will work on earning their Jr Ranger badges through different fun activities. Pack a lunch, water, and snacks and come dressed for the weather. Space is limited so call ahead to reserve your spot. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Byron Herbert Reece Trail Hike
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 4 PM to 5 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Celebrate the start of your weekend with a hike of the BHR nature loop. Our naturalist explains the flora and fauna of the park and answers all your nature questions. Hike duration: 45 mins over mild terrain; bring water, no flip flops. Meet at trailhead (by vending machine). $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Campfire and S'mores
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Bring your own s'mores and drop in on our naturalist at Possum Hollow to get to know s'more about nature. Everyone is welcome! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, June 22, 2018

Hidden Gem Hike
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Meet the park naturalist at the Black Rock Lake parking lot for a short and relaxing hike to our Hidden Gem - Greasy Creek Falls.Enjoy the summer growth on the hike then relax by the falls and cool off in the clear waters at the foot of the falls. Bring water and a good pair of shoes. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Campfire 101
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Naturalist and learn how to build a campfire the ranger way! Afterwards stick around for BYO marshmallows and talk to the Naturalist about Bear awareness. (Weather Pending) $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Wild Cave Tours
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 10 AM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Explore the wild caves of Northwest Georgia with G3 Adventures! Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. Please visit www.G3adventures.com for a full schedule and to make a reservation (required). Multiple tours are offered daily. $30-$80 $5 parking. 706-913-7170.
Night Hike
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Enjoy a 2-mile hike on one of the best trails at the park. You will learn interesting facts about the geology and history of the canyon. By the end of the hike, we will be in the dark, enjoying the trail by moonlight and listening for night sounds. Ages 10 and older. Reservations Required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-913-7170.
Parks After Dark 
Campfire Fire & Tall Tales
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Experience the park at dark. Come join us around the campfire for some tall tales and then we will adventure into the woods for a night hike. Bring a flashlight. Meetup at the Archery Range. free plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 22, 2018 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Learn about Native American Culture. Shoot Arrows, Throw spears, Learn about fire safety, How to tell stories, Identify plants and animals, make crafts, play games with other Jr. Rangers, and more. Sign-up early; space is limited. Open to children age 6-12 years old. $50. 770-387-3747.
Map & Compass 101
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Learn the basics of map reading and compass skills as you participate in group activities and games. Geared towards ages 8 to adult. Correct change or pay in advance at office and bring receipt. Meet at the large stone picnic shelter at the end of the pool parking lot. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Waterlife Wonders
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Use our dip nets and scopes to investigate and identify animal life in our lake. Interesting discoveries of frogs, fish, and macroinvertebrates. Meet next to fishing dock. Correct change or pay in advance at office and bring receipt. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Survivor: FDR
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Become the campground castaways and accept our trivia challenges to see which team wins. Adults and families welcome. Two teams try to outwit and outplay each other to become the surviving group. Correct change or pay at the office and bring receipt. Meet at shelter next to Trading Post in the campground $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Friday at the Forge
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 4 PM to 4:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our fort blacksmiths are going to heat up some metal! Come and learn all about how a blacksmiths forge works. As we work the hot metal we will also be casting musket balls. $5-$9. 912-727-2339.
History and Mystery Hike and Tour
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Moderate 1.2 mile hike to the Civilian Conservation Corps fire watchtower, and go inside this piece of history. See the ancient stone wall, and discuss the theories behind who built the wall. Stop by the West Overlook, look out over the town of Chatsworth, and even see Lookout Mountain in the distance before heading back down the trail. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Roving Ranger
Fridays 3 PM - 6 PM – Jun 22, 2018 until Aug 10, 2018 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
A Ranger will be stopping by the campground to welcome campers to the campground, answer questions about the park, and discuss the weekend's events. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Stargazing
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 9 PM to 10 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join an AmeriCorps ranger in the field by the Bike Parking are for a stargazing program! See what constellations, planets and stars are out that night using star maps and moon binoculars. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark AmeriCorps 
Nature Hike
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come join your friendly neighborhood park ranger for a hike down George L. Smith’s 3 mile trail loop. Learn about the various species of wildlife that inhabit the area and hopefully a few will come out for pictures. Very easy and flat trail but be sure to bring good walking shoes and water. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Wildlife Loop Trail Hike
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 9 AM to 10 AM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Hike our one mile Wildlife Loop Trail and see what kind of critters you can find! The hike is easy to moderate and takes about one hour to complete. Wear good hiking shoes and bring water. 706-947-3194.
Junior Ranger Camp Ages 10-12
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This is a day camp like no other. Four days of hiking and adventures, learning new outdoor skills, making crafts, playing games, making friends, and so much more. Registration required and begins April 2nd. Call to register any time Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 - 5:00. Early bird special - $75 per child until June 1st. $100. 770-975-0055.
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 22, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Camp at Seminole (Ages 8 - 14)
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join AmeriCorps Rangers for a fun-filled three days of outdoor adventures. Camp is Wednesday - Friday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Call 229-861-3137 to register, limited spots. Camp activities are appropriate for ages 8 - 14 and include hiking, outdoor skills, water games, crafts, and more. $40 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
AmeriCorps 
Sunset Snapshot Paddle
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 7:45 PM to 10 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
If you've ever wanted a picture of a beautiful Lake Seminole sunset, this is your chance. This ranger guided sunset kayak tour will get you to the perfect spot to hopefully help you get that picture of a lifetime. Don't forget to bring water and a camera. $10 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Parks After Dark 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 22, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This 5-day long day camp will teach children about the natural world. The camp will follow the Junior Ranger books teaching children about the outdoors, animals, plants, and history. There will be games, crafts, and tons of fun! Call the Visitor's Center for reservations and information at (706) 878-3087 $70 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle the lake to watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Junior Ranger Camp
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 22, 2018 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Children ages 7-12 can come for our Jr Ranger camp where they will work on earning their Jr Ranger badges through different fun activities. Pack a lunch, water, and snacks and come dressed for the weather. Space is limited so call ahead to reserve your spot. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Naturalist Day
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Unicoi State Park and Lodge - Helen, GA
Unicoi State Park and Lodge Is your child interested in the natural world around them? Do they love plants, insects and mammals? How about exploring a river ecosystem? Unicoi’s Junior Naturalist Day is sure to get them excited about the world around them! Kids from ages 5-12 can hang out with Unicoi’s Master Naturalist and become a Junior Naturalist for the day! $30 plus $5 parking. 706-878-2201 ext. 549.
Arts and Crafts: Leaf Prints!
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 3 PM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Meet at the Lake Pavilion to make a one-of-a-kind leaf print on fabric. Then decorate your creation with markers, and take it home with you! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Handicapped Accessible 
Wandering Ranger
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Our naturalist will be walking through campsites to answer any questions you may have about our upcoming programs, Vogel State Park, wildlife, and/or things to do during your camping trip. Be sure to say hi! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Handicapped Accessible 
Sounds of the Night - Hike
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 9 PM to 10 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Explore the Park after Dark! Our naturalist guides you around Lake Trahlyta and illuminates the plants, creatures, and stars of the night. Meet at the Visitor Center with a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Build your own hiking stick and Tri State Hike
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the Naturalist at the Tennessee Rock trail head for a build your own hiking stick and guided hike. This will be a 2.2 mile loop and will travel to the highest peak in the park. $5 for materials $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Build a Bird Feeder
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 2 PM to 5 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Create a unique way to feed our feathered friends. Build simple bird feeders that you can take home and place it where you can view the spectacular birds in your own backyards. $5 for materials. Please pay at the site. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Stargazing
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come to the Black Rock overlook at the Visitors' Center for exploration of the sky above us. Learn the ways to locate planets and stars in the Solar System. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
AmeriCorps 
Archery for Beginners
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Join us to participate in a staple of pre-historic Cherokee culture, and see if it is the hobby for you. We will provide the equipment you need to be hitting the bulls-eye in no time. Spaces are limited, call to pre-register now. Must be at least 9 years old to participate, but adults are welcome. Bad weather can cancel or reschedule this program. $10. 706-695-2598.
AmeriCorps 
Wild Cave Tours
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Explore the wild caves of Northwest Georgia with G3 Adventures! Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. Please visit www.G3adventures.com for a full schedule and to make a reservation (required). Multiple tours are offered daily. $30-$80 $5 parking. 706-913-7170.
Local History Boat Cruise
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise while learning local history and seeing unique historical sites along Camden County's waterways. Space limited. Preregistration required by 6 PM on the day prior to cruise. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Learn about some of the animals found in Coastal Georgia and get a chance to pet the reptiles that call our Nature Center their home and even have your photograph taken with your favorite critter. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Handicapped Accessible 
Terrific Turtles
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join a park ranger at the nature center where you'll meet and learn about some of our terrific turtles while you make a “stained glass” turtle to put on your window at home. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Handicapped Accessible 
Historic Saturday- Native American Craft Corn Husk Dolls and Rainsticks
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Ever wonder where the craft of corn husk doll making came from? Come to the Elijah Clark house and join us as we share Native American storytelling including the history of corn husk dolls. Create your very own corn husk dolls and rainsticks just like the Native Americans of the past. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Beginner's Archery
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Learn the basics of archery. We will provide all the equipment you need to be hitting the bulls-eye in no time. Must be 7 and up to participate. Call the Visitor's Center to preregister. $7 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Handicapped Accessible 
Target Archery
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
This stationary target shooting adventure is for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction equipment and unique shooting opportunities. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for a special time. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Meets across the street from the Park Office. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Reptile Bingo
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 4 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our exciting turtle, lizard & snake bingo game. It's a great adventure for adults and families. Live animals will be present. Fun and educational. Prizes for bingo winners.. Meet at the covered shelter near Trading Post.. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Night Venture
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 7 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet at the Large Group Camp Picnic Shelter 10 minutes from the campground for a woodland and lakeside walk near Lake Franklin. Listen to a nocturnal concert of insects, frogs and toads. Look for bats, owls and fireflies. Bring a flashlight. Correct change at the door or pay in advance at park office and bring receipt. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
March Forward into the Past
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 11 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
An educational, yet entertaining experience touring the grounds with a Ranger. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
March Forward into the Past
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
An educational, yet entertaining experience touring the grounds with a Ranger. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort's plantation house will be open and ready to be explored. A park ranger and a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to civil war medicine. $5-$9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Fishing Fun: Growing Up Wild
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 5:30 PM to 6 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
This environmental education curriculum from Growing Up Wild is so much fun! Children will get to go "fishing" for paper fish with magnetized "hooks". Learn about fish, and then get to practice the Japanese art of printing, gyotaku.Registration is required. Register in Visitor Center 8am to 5pm $2 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Sunset Hike to the West Overlook - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The sunset from the West Overlook has been called one of the best views in Georgia. Join a ranger on this approximately 1.1 mile hike, and see the sunset for yourself. The hike is easy to moderate. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Cypress Lake Paddle
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come on out and enjoy a tranquil 2 hour paddle with a Ranger down the 412 acre Cypress Lake at George L. Smith State Park. Beginners and experienced paddlers are welcome, be sure to bring drink/water, bug spray and clothes/shoes that can get wet. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Jun 23, 2018 until Jul 28, 2018 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
The Friends Of Hamburg State Park would like to invite you to step back into time! The Agricultural Museum and Hamburg Grist Mill will be open from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays in June and July. Afterwards, visit the country store/park office to purchase fresh ground meal and grits (upon availability) $2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Handicapped Accessible 
Volunteer Day
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This volunteer workday is a great way for individuals, families, or community service oriented groups to do some great outside work. Meet other volunteers of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work, company, and the outdoors. Work could include cutting back brush, raking, helping construct bridges or putting up directional signs. 706-557-3001.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 7 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A guide will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your boat, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Observatory Open House
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory (HLCO) will have an open house monthly, March through October. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. $5 parking. 404-275-3974.
Parks After Dark 
Tee's To Dye For
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Just because it is getting hot outside doesn't mean you can't create something cool. Bring a clean, pre-washed tee shirt, bandanna, or even a pair of socks to tie dye and show your creativity. $2 - $5. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 
Art In The Park
4th Saturday of Month 1 PM - 2:30 PM from Jun 23, 2018 until Aug 25, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come and be inspired by nature and create works of art by using a variety of materials, paints, and found objects. Be surprised by the Park Ranger while you are enjoying the beauty of Magnolia Springs. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 2 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Movies in the Park
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a family-fun evening in the park. We will be playing a family feature on our jumbo screen while your family relaxes in the park. Just bring your blanket or chairs. Concessions will be available for purchase from the Friends of Panola chapter. $5 Parking fee is required per vehicle. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Get Outdoors Days in the Outdoor Classroom
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 12 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy an afternoon of fun in the Outdoor Classroom, located along the beautiful shores of Lake Allatoona. Make music, build forts, paint, craft with a ranger, and more. Great for kids of all ages. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
AmeriCorps First Time Camper Program
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 1 PM to 1 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Never gone camping in a state park before? Or has it been awhile since your last camping trip? This is your opportunity to go camping at Red Top Mountain State Park for a night and see what it is all about. Fun activities, use of camping equipment, 1-night camping accommodation, and ranger guidance is provided. Call Mon-Thurs to register. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark AmeriCorps 
Summer Movie Nights at Red Top
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. Fun for the whole family! All movies rated G or PG. Bring a towel, lawn chairs, and snacks. Movie will take place at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Events will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Blackwell Bridge Trail Hike-- Get Outdoors Month
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Learn about the park's history and see the iconic Blackwell Bridge that is famous to the park. Meet at the beach parking lot. $5 parking. 706-213-2045.
Paddling Sunset to Moonrise
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 8 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Ranger led Kayaking on Lake Antioch. Experience the Beautiful Rocky Mountain Sunset and Moon Rise from the water. Bring your own kayak to enjoy a special evening watching the sunset and moon rise over Lake Antioch. Event will be subject to good weather and date may be adjusted. Please arrive 1 hour prior to sunset for registration. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Parks After Dark 
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 23, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Birding By Boat Paddle
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Bald Eagles, Blue Herons, Ospreys, and Egrits are some of the birds guests may see on this beginner-friendly kayak tour.We'll paddle approximately 2 miles, stopping along the way to see an active eagle's nest and observe wading birds in their natural habitat. $10 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Ask-A-Naturalist:History Under The Lake
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 1 PM to 5 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of our historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. Ask our park naturalist about underwater indian mounds, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. A Native American artifacts display will be available for guests to see and touch. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Summer Sunset Paddles: Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Get Outdoors and take in a beautiful sunset deep within the Okefenokee Swamp. Get comfortable in a canoe or kayak and follow one of our rangers onto Billy's Lake while learning about the swamp. Keep an eye out for birds flying to roost and listen close for the loud calls of some the swamps frogs. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 
New Manchester Days
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 5 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This living history event will bring to life the New Manchester Community that prospered up to the end of the Civil War. Visit a Civil War-era encampment, take a historical tour to the New Manchester Mill, and learn about Civil War-era uniforms and firearms during black powder demonstrations and infantry drilling. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Parks After Dark 
2-Day Junior Ranger Camp
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join a ranger for a two-day adventure full of learning, crafting, and exploring. Open to children ages 6-12 years old. Registration required in advance as spaces are limited. Children will be working on Level I or II Junior Ranger badges. $20 plus $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Music in the Park: Country Cousins
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 8 PM to 9 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Come out to the Lake Trahlyta Pavilion and join us for an evening of music and fun. Musical Talent: Country Cousins! Donations Welcome $5 parking. 706-745-2628.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Greasy Creek Hike
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Start your day with a short hike through the summer growth on the the Greasy Creek trail. Our destination is Greasy Creek Falls and here you can relax by the foot of the falls and cool off in the clear waters. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Wild Cave Tours
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 10 AM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Explore the wild caves of Northwest Georgia with G3 Adventures! Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. Please visit www.G3adventures.com for a full schedule and to make a reservation (required). Multiple tours are offered daily. $30-$80 $5 parking. 706-913-7170.
A Walk with Nature
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a ranger for an informative stroll on the scenic trail to the fortress. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
March Forward into the Past
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
An educational, yet entertaining experience touring the grounds with a Ranger. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Magnolia Trail Hike
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This is a very easy and slow-paced hike. Good for beginner hikers or families. Along a 3 mile trail. We will talk about the wildlife along the trail and about the marsh ecosystem. Wear sturdy shoes and bring some water. No reservation required. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Sunday Morning Wildflower, Waterfall and Pollinator Walk and Talk-Get Outdoors
Sundays 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM – Jun 24, 2018 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join the Park Naturalist on this easy to moderate one hour hike around the Lake and Big Rock Trails. See the waterfall, learn about wildflowers, and stop by the pollinator garden for a quick lesson on pollinators. Registration is required. Please register at the Visitor Center, 8am to 5pm. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Fitness Hike
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Just need to get some exercise in between busy work weeks? Then come out to George L. Smith State Park and hike with one of our rangers down our 3 mile Deer Run Trail. We will see some nature on the way of course, but the main purpose will be burning those work week calories off. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 2 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 24, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Life on the Creek- Native American Hike
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 12:30 PM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us on a peaceful hike along Sweetwater Creek as we discuss the life of the Cherokee and Lower Creek tribes who called Sweetwater Creek State Park home. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. We will go inside the mill, as see in the "Hunger Games" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of the creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle the lake to watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, June 25, 2018

5 Points Bike Ride
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 10 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Six-mile bike ride in the on easy-level trails of the 5 Points recreation area. No drop. Call the park office to make a reservation. Please mention if you will be renting a bike from the park. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Wild Cave Tours
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 10 AM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Explore the wild caves of Northwest Georgia with G3 Adventures! Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. Please visit www.G3adventures.com for a full schedule and to make a reservation (required). Multiple tours are offered daily. $30-$80 $5 parking. 706-913-7170.
Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 8 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. Junior Rangers will experience nature first-hand as they enjoy recreational activities and educational programs specific to Coastal Georgia. $75 - $80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Camps
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 to Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a summer adventure? Over three days (choose from three series) campers will learn outdoor skills and participate in a range of activities that will allow them to earn their Junior Ranger badges. Each child must bring a packed lunch each day of the camp. Registration required. Children ages 6 – 12. $75 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors, some activities include outdoor skills, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 9-12 years old. Class limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.
Indoor Basic Archery
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 2 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 25, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Master Naturalist
Mondays 9 AM - 4 PM – Jun 25, 2018 until Jul 23, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This 9-week long course is in partnership with Warnell School of Forestry at UGA. It will cover courses in herpetology, ornithology, mammalogy, ichthyology, entomology, and many more. Increase your knowledge of the natural world and receive certification as a Master Naturalist. $200 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Junior Ranger Camp (Ages 9-12)
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Unicoi State Park and Lodge - Helen, GA
Unicoi State Park and Lodge Kids from ages 9-12 will enjoy activities like guided hikes, fishing, nature-based learning activities, a Birds of Prey demonstration, stream ecology, scavenger hunts,, swimming at Unicoi Beach and many more crafts and activities throughout the week. Pre-registration is required. Please call or email m.stone@unicoilodge.com for more information. $75/week $45/3 days $20/day $5 parking. 706-878-2201 ext. 549.
Junior Ranger Camp (Ages 9-12)
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 9 AM to 3 PM
Unicoi State Park and Lodge - Helen, GA
Unicoi State Park and Lodge Join Ranger Maranda for a week of learning about Georgia State Parks wildlife and ecology! Kids from ages 9 to 12 will enjoy activities like guided hikes, fishing, nature-based learning activities, a Birds of Prey demonstration, stream ecology, scavenger hunts, swimming at Unicoi Beach and many more crafts and activities throughout the week. 1 day fee- $20 per child 3 days fee- $45 per child Full week fee- $75 per child $5 parking. 706-878-2201.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Junior Ranger Camp
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 9 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for a junior ranger adventure! Learn to canoe, build campfires and survival shelters. Ages 7 and up. Kids must bring their own lunch, water, and wear appropriate clothing for the outdoors. Call the office for details and registration. Registration required. Two camps will be hosted in June. The dates are June 5-7 and June 26-28. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
A time for the little ones and their parents to discover nature through games and crafts. Open to children 2 – 5 years old and their parents/guardians. Meet at the beach shelter (#3). Bring water, snacks, and sunscreen. $5 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 8 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. Junior Rangers will experience nature first-hand as they enjoy recreational activities and educational programs specific to Coastal Georgia. $75 - $80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 13 - 15)
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 13-15, runs from June 26 - June 28 (9 am-1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Register in advance, space is limited. $60 for one child $45 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 10 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
During this 3 day camp, children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work towards earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities will include nature hikes, archery, geocaching, alligators, fishing, archaeology, the splash pad, and much more. Call or visit the park to register. Space is limited and registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Wildlife Loop Trail Hike
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 9 AM to 10 AM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Hike our one mile Wildlife Loop Trail and see what kind of critters you can find! The hike is easy to moderate and takes about one hour to complete. Wear good hiking shoes & bring water. 706-947-3194.
Outdoor Adventure Camp
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.
Jr. Ranger Camp: Session 2
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Children ages 9-12 come earn your Jr. Ranger Badge! Participate in nature hikes, bird watching, crafts, games, animal programs, and other fun outdoor activities! Register by 6/19/18 by calling or visiting the park office. $45 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM from Jun 26, 2018 until Jul 13, 2018 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Camp (Ages 9-12)
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Unicoi State Park and Lodge - Helen, GA
Unicoi State Park and Lodge Kids from ages 9-12 will enjoy activities like guided hikes, fishing, nature-based learning activities, a Birds of Prey demonstration, stream ecology, scavenger hunts,, swimming at Unicoi Beach and many more crafts and activities throughout the week. Pre-registration is required. Please call or email m.stone@unicoilodge.com for more information. $75/week $45/3 days $20/day $5 parking. 706-878-2201 ext. 549.
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