Laura S. Walker State Park


Friday, February 28, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Feb 28, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Leap Day Hike
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Take a leap and celebrate this special day that only comes around every four years with a guided hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Who was Laura Walker?
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Gather at Group Shelter 3 for an introduction to the lady for whom Laura S. Walker State Park was named and some history about the park as well. You may be surprised by some of the unique facts regarding our beautiful park. Registration deadline is February 29th at 4:00 PM. Call Park Office to Register. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The Great St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 7 AM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This March, 2 Shamrocks will be hidden each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday leading up to the 17th. Search between 7 AM- Sunset, redeem all found by March 31st at the Visitor Center to win a prize. On the 17th, a Leprechaun will be hidden for a special grand prize. Pick up your official list of rules, prizes and location hints at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, March 6, 2020

The Great St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Mar 6, 2020 7 AM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This March, 2 Shamrocks will be hidden each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday leading up to the 17th. Search between 7 AM- Sunset, redeem all found by March 31st at the Visitor Center to win a prize. On the 17th, a Leprechaun will be hidden for a special grand prize. Pick up your official list of rules, prizes and location hints at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Mar 6, 2020 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Leaf Craft
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Use real leaves to make a neat tapestry to hang on your wall at home.Call Park Office to register. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Book Hike
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come hike with a Park Ranger on a 1/2 mile night book hike. Discover pages as you walk along the trail, and by the end of the hike, each hiker will have completed this month's book of choice and have a copy to take home. Activity in partnership with Tatnall County Public Library in Reidsville. Call Park Office to register and pay. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Monday, March 9, 2020

The Great St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt
Monday, Mar 9, 2020 7 AM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This March, 2 Shamrocks will be hidden each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday leading up to the 17th. Search between 7 AM- Sunset, redeem all found by March 31st at the Visitor Center to win a prize. On the 17th, a Leprechaun will be hidden for a special grand prize. Pick up your official list of rules, prizes and location hints at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Great St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 7 AM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This March, 2 Shamrocks will be hidden each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday leading up to the 17th. Search between 7 AM- Sunset, redeem all found by March 31st at the Visitor Center to win a prize. On the 17th, a Leprechaun will be hidden for a special grand prize. Pick up your official list of rules, prizes and location hints at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, March 13, 2020

The Great St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Mar 13, 2020 7 AM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This March, 2 Shamrocks will be hidden each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday leading up to the 17th. Search between 7 AM- Sunset, redeem all found by March 31st at the Visitor Center to win a prize. On the 17th, a Leprechaun will be hidden for a special grand prize. Pick up your official list of rules, prizes and location hints at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Fright Night Movie
Friday, Mar 13, 2020 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
It's Friday the 13th, and we're setting up under the stars for a fright night movie special. Join us at the picnic shelter by the campground if you dare. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Let's Build a Kite
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Celebrate "The Windy Month" by building a kite with a Park Ranger. Afterwards, fly your kite around the park. Call Park Office to register. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Roving Ranger
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
One of our Rangers will be roaming the campground and day use area to answer any questions visitors may have about nature, wildlife and the park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The Great St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 7 AM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This March, 2 Shamrocks will be hidden each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday leading up to the 17th. Search between 7 AM- Sunset, redeem all found by March 31st at the Visitor Center to win a prize. On the 17th, a Leprechaun will be hidden for a special grand prize. Pick up your official list of rules, prizes and location hints at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Mar 20, 2020 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Tree Identification Hike
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a local Georgia Forestry Specialist on a hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail and learn how to identify native plants and trees. Make sure to bring water and wear bugspray. Space is limited, so call Park Office to register. Meet at park office day of. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Women's Wilderness Weekend
Friday, Mar 27, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a weekend filled with fun outdoor adventure. Women ages 18 and older will stay in park lodging Friday and Saturday night and enjoy activities such as archery, astronomy, kayaking, hiking, campfire cooking, nature crafts and more. Lodging and meals provided. Call office for details and to register/pay. $125-$160 $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Movie Night
Friday, Mar 27, 2020 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter by the campground for a PG movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, water, and bug repellent. All are welcome. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Apr 3, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Twilight Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring your flashlights and Easter Baskets. There will be four Easter Egg Hunts: Special Needs hunt at 6:30 PM, ages 0-5 starting at 7:15 PM, ages 6-9 starting at 8:00 PM all meet at the Interpretive Center. Ages 10-12 will meet at the Visitor Center at 8:30. Egg hunt is sponsored by Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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