Upcoming Events


Saturday, January 26, 2019

Tall Tales and Tasty S'mores
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Meet at picnic shelter #5 for a fun evening where you can roast marshmallows and swap stories among friends. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
A is for Archery
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Just learning to shoot a bow and arrow? Want to brush up? Here’s your chance to get a Ranger led course on basic archery. From solid stances, terminology, safety, and target practice our Ranger will help you improve your archery skills. $7 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Bass Bingo
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 4 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Bring the whole family for this fun spring-themed Bingo game at Magnolia Springs. Fun prizes will be handed out for the lucky bingo winners. Sign up in the Visitor Center or bring exact change and meet at the park spring. $2 - $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Orienteering: Medium Course
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come try your orienteering skills out on our nationally recognized orienteering course. We will be attempting to find all of the points in our medium level course. $5 per person plus parking pass required for each vehicle. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 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, Jan 26, 2019 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, Jan 26, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 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 
Seed Swap
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
There is no better way to increase biodiversity than by sharing seeds. Join us this National Seed Swap Day as we share some of the seeds from our pollinator garden. In exchange, we ask that you please bring native seeds that can be added to the garden to increase the diversity and beauty of our park. $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Astronomy Night
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 6:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us and the Coca Cola Space Science Center for a night under the stars. Learn about the night sky and view stars and planets through telescopes. Seating will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own lawn chairs for more comfort. $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Parks After Dark 
Night Hike
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 6 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Join a ranger on our Coastal Plains Trails under the to see the forest come alive at night. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes, bug spray, and a flashlight/headlamp. $3 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Parks After Dark 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 11 AM to 12:30 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.
Winter Tree Identification Walk
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what all those incredible trees on the park trails are? This 1.5-mile ranger-led hike will cover identification by bark and habitats(what trees tend to grow near water, or on ridges, for example), and sorting out the leaves that are still left on the ground. We will also be identifying our evergreens. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Art in the Park
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Bring any means of arts and crafts (paints and canvas or pencils and notepads) on a ranger-led tour inside the astonishing ruins and rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Create your own artwork while you enjoy beautiful views. Reservations required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Bring your four-legged hiking companion and join a ranger on our 1 and a half mile Red Trail and White Trail Combo. Dogs must be leashed at all times. We’ll explore areas of whitewater rapids (up to class IV) and see the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill, as seen in Hunger Games. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Nature Hike with Ranger Diane
Sundays 1 PM - 2 PM – Jan 27, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Ranger Diane will guide a tour on the Hannah Clark Nature trail. Bring Binoculars and get a close up look of the wildlife. Find out how the Native people used plants we will find along the way. This is an easy to moderate 1.5 Mile Hike. 706-359-3458.
Colonial Playtime
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Spend some time outside learning about and playing with our Colonial toys and games. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible 
Edible Plant Hike
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a beautiful and scenic hike with our park Naturalist and learn helpful tricks to identifying edible wild plants in Georgia. We'll be searching for local plants that have medicinal properties, some used for tea, seasonings, and ones that could be poisonous. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 5-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance. $10 cash only $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 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 
Snag the Swag Competition
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Complete a picture scavenger hunt throughout the park. If you complete the challenge you will have your choice of park giveaways as a prize $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 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.
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Bring your four-legged hiking companion and join a ranger on our 1 and a half mile Red Trail and White Trail Combo. Dogs must be leashed at all times. We’ll explore areas of whitewater rapids (up to class IV) and see the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill, as seen in Hunger Games. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Eco-Explorers Club
Monday, Jan 28, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn and explore local ecology and become part of the community of nature. "Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free." - Aldo Leopold $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! We will meet at the visitors center and begin our program promptly at 10:30 am. Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Senior Ranger Program
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Junior Ranger is not just for kids! Join us for our monthly Senior Ranger Programs from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. We will meet at the visitors center and begin promptly at 9:00 am. This program is for senior citizens. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Canine Ranger Hikes
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Tails on the Trails is getting a make over! Join us for our new monthly guided hike: Canine Ranger! Each hike will be 2.5 miles or less. Meeting places will switch each time. While this is a hike exclusively for dog owners and lovers, we require that your furry friend be kept on a leash at all times. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Introduction to Birdwatching Hike
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike is designed for anyone 12 years or older who is interested in learning more about birds, the important habitats critical to some species, and organizations like the Audubon Society which are dedicated to bird conservation. No pets please. Meet at the park's Visitor's Center. Bring you're own binoculars. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Home school students are invited to join us for a ranger-led, educational program. We will meet the last Thursday of every month to cover a different topic. This is a 9 part series, you can attend all or pick and choose which ones interest you. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, February 1, 2019

Roving Ranger
Friday, Feb 1, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Meet a Park Ranger in the campground to ask questions you might have about the park wildlife, events or the surrounding areas. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Feb 1, 2019 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Parks After Dark 
Stargazing and Constellation Stories
Friday, Feb 1, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Listen to myths and origins of the constellations in the sky. Blankets are recommended. Meet at the amphitheater near Picnic Shelter 5 $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Super Bowl Weekend Fandom Challenge
5 PM - 8 PM from Feb 1, 2019 until Feb 3, 2019 
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Campers are encouraged to decorate their campsites with team spirit in honor of this year’s Super Bowl taking place right here in Georgia. A grand prize will be awarded, the announcement will come just hours before kick-off of the big game. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Feb 1, 2019 8 PM to 9 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 
February Homeschool Day
Friday, Feb 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Unicoi State Park and Lodge - Helen, GA
Unicoi State Park and Lodge February's Homeschool Day topic will be dissecting owl pellets. After a brief presentation about owls and birds of prey, students will get to dissect their own owl pellets to learn first hand about the feeding habits of barn owls. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-878-4727.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8 AM - 4:30 PM – Feb 2, 2019 until Feb 23, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Valentines Day Pinecone Craft
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us to make Valentine’s day decorations with pinecones. All supplies will be provided, meet at visitor center porch. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 
Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 10 AM to 11 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Meet and greet the animals who make coastal Georgia their home in this exciting and informative live animal presentation. Learn about their behaviors, why they look and live the way they do and gain a better understanding of why they are so important to our world. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Handicapped Accessible 
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4 PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. Hunt changes all the time so you can participate all throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Amazing Mammals Discovery
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by and chat with the Park Ranger inside the warm Trading Post. Investigate local mammal pelts, skulls, and tracks. Test your mammal IQ and see what you know about our furred neighbors. Meet at the Trading Post inside the Campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cars & Coffee at Fort McAllister
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a day filled with cool rides, local history, and cannon and musket firings. Classic car owners are invited to show off their amazing autos for both the public as well as other automobile enthusiasts. Register in advance by calling the park office. Free lunch and admission for registered car owners. Open to the public. 912-727-2339.
Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Campground Amphitheater. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Guided Geocaching
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
With the help of a ranger, enjoy exploring nature with family while finding Hard Labor's treasures. Bring a smart phone, a toy for trading, and water. Wear closed-toed shoes for this off-trail program. Meet at the visitor center. Please download the free Geocache mobile app at: www.geocaching.com/play/mobile before coming to the park. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike on the Mountain Bike Red Trail will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Groundhog Day Hike
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the park Naturalist on a two mile hike on our Tranquility Trail to learn more about Groundhogs and to look for early signs of Spring. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Wonders of Wildlife at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn all about native wildlife and their adaptations from our Park Naturalist. Meet Mercedes the Gopher Tortoise, touch real furs, skulls, talons and more in this interactive educational presentation that gets you up close and personal to the wonderful world of wildlife. $3 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Beaver Trail Bonanza
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join our Park Ranger for an easy 1-mile hike on the beautiful Beaver Trail and learn all about the native flora and fauna of the park. Although the trail is flat, be sure to bring good walking shoes and plenty of water. Meet us at the Beaver Trail entrance (next to our rental canoes) and be prepared to have fun. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 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.
Wellness Hike
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Celebrate wellness week by joining us on a 3-mile naturalist hike into and around the canyon. Not only will you get great exercise, but you'll also learn about the history of the canyon, the geology, and the ecology of the area. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
"Aldo Leopold Inspired" Tree Hike
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
If trees could talk, what would they tell us? Join us on the Aldo Leopold inspired hike to learn more about the the environmental and conservation history of Providence Canyon, and learn how to identify a few tree species without the use of technology or field guides. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Constellation Cruise
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger for a guided motor boat tour as the last light of the sun fades into the night. Whether you choose a moonlit night or a night with no moon at all you can view the silhouettes of cypress trees against the night sky, watch for gator eyes glowing at the edge of the water and spy stars, satellites and maybe even a few meteors overhead! $15 - $20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Bleeding Hearts Archery Games
Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for Valentines archery games! The archery course will be located in the Pioneer Campsite in Area B. Guest may park in the area B parking lot. $3 for five arrows. Ages 6 and older. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Super Bowl Weekend Fandom Challenge
5 PM - 8 PM from Feb 3, 2019 
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Campers are encouraged to decorate their campsites with team spirit in honor of this year’s Super Bowl taking place right here in Georgia. A grand prize will be awarded, the announcement will come just hours before kick-off of the big game. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 6 PM to 8 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.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, February 8, 2019

Elijah Clark & Heroes of the Hornets' Nest Remembrance Day
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Revolutionary War Hero Elijah Clark led Georgian Patriots in many battles leading to the Colonies freedom from English rule. Beginning at 10:30 AM - Elijah Clark Homestead will host tours of the cabins including colonial life demonstrations. At 12 PM - Free Chili Luncheon. At 1:30 PM - Heroes of the Hornets' Nest Wreath Ceremony will commence. Fees have been paid by the sponsoring organizations. 706-359-3458.
Homeschool In The Park: Bird Bonanza
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us at the park to discover all about birds. Programs geared towards families who homeschool. Indoor and outdoor investigative bird labs and learning stations on bird basics and adaptations. Cost per child ages 4 & up Must pre-register. & Pre-pay. Meet at the enclosed Lake Franklin Event Center near the stables next to Lake Franklin. $7 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 8 PM to 9 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 
Colonial Faire and Muster School Day
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come and learn about early Georgia and Colonial Savannah at our annual Colonial Faire and Muster School Day. Experience the 18th century military encampment, military demonstrations, shopping in Sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, music, dancing, and more. Food concession will be available. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8 AM - 4:30 PM – Feb 9, 2019 until Feb 23, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
"Bee Mine" Valentine's Day Craft
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us to paint tree cookies and make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Meet at visitor center porch. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4 PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. Hunt changes all the time so you can participate all throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Winter Bird Workshops: Bluebirds 101 and Bird Feeding Basics
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join our resident bluebird expert, Lamar Hamrick, as he gives insight to attracting and housing one of our favorite feathered friends at 10:00 AM. At 12:00 PM join the ranger to discover the best bird foods, plantings for birds, feeders and bird baths. What should you buy? Who are you attracting? Resources provided. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Amazing Mammals Discovery
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by and chat with the Park Ranger inside the warm Trading Post. Investigate local mammal pelts, skulls, and tracks. Test your mammal IQ and see what you know about our furred neighbors. Meet at the Trading Post inside the Campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Valentine's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your sweetheart to our one-of-a-kind Valentine's date not to be forgotten! Enjoy a candlelit meal in a beautiful, historic setting with period music and dancing. Take part in a fireside chat with our historical interpreters. Space is limited. Reserve your table today by calling our park office. Price is per person. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Pollinator Workshop
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Naturalist at the Birdberry Trail to learn more about pollinators found in your backyard and to build a bee home to take to your own garden. During this program guests will learn how to ID different pollinators, learn about their nesting habits, and how to build and maintain a habitat for them. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Pollinator Workshop
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Naturalist at the Birdberry Trail to learn more about pollinators found in your backyard and to build a bee home to take to your own garden. During this program guests will learn how to ID different pollinators, learn about their nesting habits, and how to build and maintain a habitat for them. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy keeping the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fort Yargo Living History Society's Dinner In Time- Registration is Full
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for a Dinner in Time. Guests will have a special opportunity to dine inside the old fort and enjoy a three course meal prepared and served in methods consistent with the late 1700's when the fort was occupied. Price per participant is $40 or $70 per couple. RSVP now by calling the park office 770-867-3489. $40 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Come and Tie the Knot
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park - Reidsville, GA
What better way to celebrate in February than to "tie the knot". Learn sheetbends, square or reef, granny, hitches, and bowlines. After the program, you will be ready to use these knots while camping in our park or boating on our lake in the summer. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Make Your Own Bat House
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 11 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join Habitat For Bats to learn about these nocturnal creatures and their habitats! During the workshop, discover how bats live, what they eat, and why they are essential to the environment by constructing a bat house of your very own! After the event, take your box home and see what kind of bats live in your backyard. $20 per bat house $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Found Object Forts
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Use your shelter building skills to create a structure out of found objects in the forest. Construct a fort from fallen branches, make a hut out of leaves, or look for examples created by native animals in the park. Meet at the visitor center. Preregistration required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire S’mores and Stories
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Roast marshmallows and swap stories with friends and family, ask the ranger about the ghosts at the park, or simply enjoy the warmth of the fire. We will meet at picnic shelter 5. Please register at the park office. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Woodland Valentine's
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the park Naturalist in the Day Use Area to create your own Valentine's card for your human and woodland friends! $2 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
A is for Archery
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Just learning to shoot a bow and arrow? Want to brush up? Here’s your chance to get a Ranger led course on basic archery. From solid stances, terminology, safety, and target practice our Ranger will help you improve your archery skills. $7 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton civil war prison sites. Learn about the fascinating events that transpired here and take a walk back in time. Museum entry fees are included. $4 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 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, Feb 9, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 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 
Valentine's Day Couples Hike
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Looking for something new to do with your valentine? Bring them to Panola Mountain a guided hike through our conservation area, watch the sunset over downtown Atlanta, have your photos taken on top of the mountain, and roast chocolate covered strawberry inspired s'mores over the campfire. Space is limited. Call to reserve spots. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Parks After Dark 
Valentine's Day Singles Archery
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Single this Valentine's Day? Why not spend it doing something new? While we can't promise you'll find a new love you may just find something new that you love doing. Join us for this indoors intro to archery. Who knows you could end up becoming your own cupid. Ages 18 and up. All equipment provided. Must register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Field Journal Journeys: Trekking for Tracks
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join us for Trekking for Tracks at Red Top Mountain. We will be walking the lake shore looking for animal tracks and documenting the cool things we find! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4-7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Wormsloe Colonial Faire and Muster
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come and join us at Wormsloe for some early Georgia and Colonial Savannah fun at our annual Colonial Faire and Muster. Experience the 18th century military encampment, military demonstrations, shopping in Sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, music, dancing, and more. Food concession will be available. FREE ADDMISSION Saturday and Sunday. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 3:30 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to the A.H. Stephens State Historic Site and enjoy a free tour of the site. On the tour you will learn about some of the weapons used during the American Civil War, the life and times of Alexander H. Stephens and his role in the creation of our state park. $0. 706-456-2602.
Handicapped Accessible 
Super Museum Sunday - Free admission all day
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Bring your family to the Vann House for an open house tour of the historic Vann House, two outdoor cabin exhibits, and of course our museum and 15-minute history film. 706-695-2598.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Experience our state's rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest throughout the state of Georgia, will open their doors to the public, providing and exceptional opportunity to experience history in your own backyard. This year over 60 cultural institutions will participate. 706-864-2257.
Handicapped Accessible 
Etowah's Super Museum Sunday 2019
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Free entrance to the archaeological museum and site. Guided tour of the site at 10:00 AM and Lecture at 1:00 PM 770-387-3747.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Free admission all day! There will be colonial toys and games, soldier talks, as well as musket firing demos presented. 912-437-4770.
Super Museum Sunday at Fort McAllister
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 8 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society, we are offering free admission. Come for a self-guided tour anytime or take part in our guided tour at 2 p.m. ending with a musket firing. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Super Museum Sunday at Sunbury
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Visit Fort Morris State Historic Site, located at Sunbury, and receive FREE admission. Enjoy interacting with an American Continental Soldier, and be treated to musket firing demonstrations on the hour. 912-884-5999.
Bleeding Hearts Archery Games
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for Valentines archery games! The archery course will be located in the Pioneer Campsite in Area B. Guest may park in the area B parking lot. $3 for five arrows. Ages 6 and older. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Super Museum Sunday @ Hardman Farm
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! We will be open for free grounds tours ONLY due to much needed winter projects going on at the Farm. Hardman Farm boasts 173 acres and 15 outbuildings (not including the Mansion) to explore. 706-878-1077.
Singles Hike
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Single this Valentine's Day? Join use for a two mile hike to discover why solitude is pretty great. Meet at the Tranquility Trailhead. $4 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Hofwyl-Broadfield Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Join us at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation for free admission as part of the Georgia Historical Society's Super Museum Sunday. Ranger guided tours of the plantation house will begin every hour, from 10 AM until 4 PM. 912-264-7333.
Plantation House Tours: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a stroll around the historic grounds of the plantation free of charge, and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat until its donation in 1974. House tours run from 2 - 4 pm. 478-986-5172.
Super Museum Sunday: Art of the AtlAtl
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Learn more about this unique hunting tool that the Native Americans used on site. Try your hand at using the atlatl and other tools from the site. The first presentation starts at 10 AM and another at 2 PM outside the visitor center. Free entry into the museum from 8 AM until 5 PM Call the park office for more details. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns: adults a traditional oil lamp, and kids a mini LED lantern. $10 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Free Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
In cooperation with the Georgia Historical Society, this free-admission day encourages visitors to tour the museum, watch the 17-minute film in the visitor center and join the park rangers and Friends of New Echota volunteers for a tour of the historic buildings, grounds and nature trails at New Echota. 706-624-1321.
Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 1 PM to 4 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.
Intermediate Archery
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Improve your archery skills in this class that focuses on accuracy and shooting farther distances. Students must attend three basic archery classes before attending this program. Meet at Alexander Lake pavilion. Participants must call Nature Center to register no later than the day before the class is scheduled AND pay in advance. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 12 PM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
FREE admission for this Super Museum Sunday special event. Enjoy guided hikes at 1 pm and 3 pm. There will be a local Civil War relic display and Artifact I.D from noon - 3 pm. Michael Scaffer will present a program entitled, "In memory of self and comrades at 3 pm. There will be military and civillian living history activities throughout the day 770-443-7850.
Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
To celebrate Georgia’s diverse and fascinating history, the State Parks and Historic Sites Division of the Department of Natural Resources is offering free admission to the Little White House on Sunday, February 10. Presentation Program: Georgia's Warm Springs - A Natural Wonder in the theater at 11:00 a.m.& 2 p.m. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Road Trip Gone Wrong: Wilderness Survival
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
What would you do if suddenly you found yourself stranded in the wilderness? Learn survival skills from a knowledgeable park ranger as you journey through different situational stations. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Wormsloe Colonial Faire and Muster
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come and join us at Wormsloe for some early Georgia and Colonial Savannah fun at our annual Colonial Faire and Muster. Experience the 18th century military encampment, military demonstrations, shopping in Sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, music, dancing, and more. Food concession will be available. FREE ADDMISSION Saturday and Sunday. 912-353-3023.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp: Field Journal Discoveries
Monday, Feb 11, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This 2 day Junior Ranger Camp is for ages 7-12 years old. It will be focusing on Field Journal Discoveries. We will have activities like Trekking for Tracks, lake walk, hiking, archery, and wilderness survival. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Junior Ranger road Trip Adventures at Etowah: Primitive Fire Building and Fire Safety
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers will learn about fire, fire safety, and how to successfully build fire for warmth and cooking, using primitive technology. Pre- registration required: see details $24 -$26. 770-387-3747.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camp: Field Journal Discoveries
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This 2 day Junior Ranger Camp is for ages 7-12 years old. It will be focusing on Field Journal Discoveries. We will have activities like Trekking for Tracks, lake walk, hiking, archery, and wilderness survival. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Homeschool in the PArk- Unique Trees
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist to learn about native trees found in Georgia along with a craft to take home! Meet at the cabin's picnic shelter. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 
Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 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.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Homeschool Wednesday: Pioneer Valentine's
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This month will be about Valentine's Day traditions of the Pioneers. For ages 5 and up. Call to register. This event is outside, so please dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Homeschool Day: Yum Yum Food Webs
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
What does a snake eat? A grasshopper? How about a large-mouth bass? Play games, make crafts, go on a hike, and learn all about food webs and why they're important. $10 - $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parents' Night Out
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 4 PM to 8 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Want your kids out of the house on Valentine's Day? Then bring them to our Parents Night Out. Children ages 6-12 will get explore the Nature Center after dark and learn about the basics of camping. $30 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Astronomy Night with your Love
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Meet in front of the Interpretive Center where you will get the opportunity to look through the telescope and learn a little bit about the sky above. Perfect event for a Valentine's date night. This program is dependent on the weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip Parks After Dark 

Friday, February 15, 2019

Sunset Hike
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist to hike the river trail and enjoy the sunset on the way to the lookout tower. Meet at Day Use boat ramp. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Parks After Dark 
"Great Backyard Birdcount" Guided Walk
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Fort Yargo State Park in Winder Georgia has some great habitat for birds including marshland, mixed hardwood Forest, and an expansive open lake. Join us at the Birdberry Trail to participate in the citizen science program The Great Backyard Bird Count, which was launched by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Valentine's Musical Bingo
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Test your ability to recognize iconic love songs at this special addition of campground bingo. Meet at the River Campground Pavilion (Campers only). $1 per card $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Jr. Ranger Day Camp: Exploration
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 8 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park rangers for this fun filled day of exploration at the park. Kids from 7-12 yr old will hike the trails, visit the museum and participate in crafts throughout the day. Pre-registration is required. Call the park office for a multiple child discount. $25 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Homeschool Day: Yum Yum Food Webs
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
What does a snake eat? A grasshopper? How about a large-mouth bass? Play games, make crafts, go on a hike, and learn all about food webs and why they're important. $10 - $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Ole’ Fashion Date Night on the Park
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
In honor of valentine’s day weekend Mistletoe is offering a date night at our assembly shelter in the campground. We will prepare food on a cast-iron skillet, teach fire making skills, and end the program with homemade hot coca over the fire. $20 per couple $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Parks After Dark 
Cosmic Archery
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Archery Instructor for this spectacular program! During our Cosmic Archery program you will get to fine tune your archery skills in the dark with the assistance of black lights, glow in the dark targets, and glow sticks. Cost is $25/person (ages 18+). Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 8 PM to 9 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 

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8 AM - 4:30 PM – Feb 16, 2019 until Feb 23, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our staff in cleaning up the park and planting donated trees in the park in celebration of Arbor Day! Free to all guest, meet at visitor center. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4 PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. Hunt changes all the time so you can participate all throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Molly Hugger Trail Hike
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet guides from Pine Mountain Trail Association for a ramble along the ridge. Meet at Molly Hugger Hill parking lot along highway 190 and you will hike to Fox Den Cove parking lot. There will be a shuttle back. Dress for the weather. Bring water and a snack for this 5- mile, moderate hike Geared towards ages 10 and up. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 11 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate Trees during our walk and talk and free tree seedling give-a-way. Test your tree IQ and discover how important trees are to all of us. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 11 AM to 2:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
11:00 AM The Story of the Longleaf Pine Forest….Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Learn about these important pine trees and the fascinating habitat they create with presenter, LuAnn Craighton, Outreach Director, Nature Conservancy. 1:00 PM Tree Walk Join local forester, Davis Tyler along a 1-mile, woodland trail to learn about our native trees. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Junior Ranger Saturday
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Junior Rangers (ages 8 to 12) and their families are invited to join us in the Great Backyard Bird Count. With help from the Columbus Georgia Audubon Society, participants will learn about the different bird species in our area, how to identify them, and how the information gathered helps scientists protect birds and their habitats. $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
"Great Backyard Birdcount" Guided Walk
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Fort Yargo State Park in Winder Georgia has some great habitat for birds including marshland, mixed hardwood Forest, and an expansive open lake. Join us at the Birdberry Trail to participate in the citizen science program The Great Backyard Bird Count, which was launched by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for an afternoon activity? Join us at the Campground Amphitheater for a Junior Ranger Activity! Activities will vary date to date. $1 per participant will cover all materials. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
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