Upcoming Events


Saturday, February 1, 2020

Guided Tour
Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM – Feb 1, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 1, 2020 until Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Groundhog Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up to find groundhog answers.. Hunt with your phone. Not a timed event.Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone at 4:00 PM to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Winter Poker Walk
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10:30 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet up with the ranger for a woodland discovery adventure. At five special learning stops along your journey you will draw a playing card. Best hand at the end of the walk wins prize package. 1-mile natural surface trail not stroller accessible. Meet at Trading Post. Pay cash at the site. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Rides On The River
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a day filled with cool rides, local history, cannon and musket firings. Classic car owners are invited to show off their amazing autos and meet fellow automobile enthusiasts. Register in advance by calling the park office. Brought to you in cooperation with Richmond Hill Cars & Coffee. $9. 912-727-2339.
Roving Ranger
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Find the Roving Ranger table on your next visit to Fort Yargo! Each date and location will have different activities and teach guests about topics such as wildlife, fishing, the Old Fort, plant identification and more. Suitable for all ages. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Painting in the Park
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Please join us in the campground shelter for a morning of art and good company. We will be doing a painting and an instructional art program from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 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.
Opening Day at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm reopens for the season. Join us for a guided tour on the hour, with the first one at 10:00 a.m., and the last going out at 3:00 p.m. Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 , Youth: $7, Children under 6: free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 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.
Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 1, 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.
Food Truck and Vendor Bazaar
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This 1st annual Bazaar presented by Friends of Laura Walker State Park will be hosting food trucks that are sure to get your taste buds tingling whether you're in the mood for tacos, seafood, Bar-B-Que or baked goods. Vendor booths will be set up with items for purchase such as honey, jellies, wood crafts, fishing lures, soaps and so much more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Winter Nature Hike
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Get your blood pumping as you hop like a toad, run like a deer, do the tortoise slo-mo walk and more in this fun ½ mile interactive hike along the beautiful Woodpecker Trail. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Civil War Cooking
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come taste an authentic recipe from all the way back in the 1860's. Park staff will be cooking a dish that the soldiers would have eaten at their campfires. $3.00-$4.00 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Tales from Camp Lawton
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 3:30 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come listen to harrowing tales of thievery, attempted prison escapes, mad hatters, assassinations, and more in this half hour historically accurate program. Tour the museum and then sit down and enjoy the enthralling stories from a civil war period soldier or soldier's wife. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Venomous Snakes of Georgia
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us for a program on some of the most notorious animals living in Georgia! We have 6 venomous snakes located in our state and this is a great way to learn about each of them. We will also have a couple of non-venomous snakes for visitors to touch! The cost of the program is $3 per person, ages 3 and under are free. Meet at the Nature Center. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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ASL Signing Stroll
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Come learn some basic signs for nature as we stroll along the Rock Outcrop Trail. This is a free program for all ages. Trail is .75 miles and is easy, but not stroller accessible. You do not need to register for this event, just show up. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 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.
Rangers Off Trail: Gold Mine Hike
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to pre-register; limited spots available. Rangers will be leading a hike off trail to historic gold mines. We will also be exploring other features like a natural spring and possibly a 1990's research square. This will be an approximate 3 mile moderate to strenuous hike. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $30 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 1, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
All About Eagles
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Observe an active eagle's nest and possibly see a majestic eagle soaring over the water on this beginner friendly kayak tour. We'll travel approximately 1.5 miles round trip, stopping along the way to observe the eagle's nest and discuss fun facts about our national emblem. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Stars Over Seminole Hike
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Experience the beauty and serenity of a hike under the stars and listen to a symphony of sound provided by Mother Nature. This night hike will travel 1.5 miles round trip, stopping at our boardwalk to stargaze. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Sunset Boat Tour of the Swamp
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Sit back and relax while one of our rangers takes you on Billy's Lake for a beautiful Okefenokee sunset. Enjoy the wildlife and changing colors of the sky as the sun drops beneath the horizon. Listen for the sounds of frogs and barred owls echoing across the swamp and keep an eye out for alligators along the waters edge. $15 - $20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Trail Maintenance Day
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Beat the cabin fever and bring your gloves and water bottle to the park office. Spend an afternoon volunteering at your favorite state park. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Guided Tour
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 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.
Antioch Trail Cleanup Day
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean and clear an existing trail. meet at the Visitors Center. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants and boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. 706-802-5087.
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Trail Cleanup
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 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. 706-802-5087 $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
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Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 2, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist and "Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park" president John Johnston will lead a moderately strenuous three mile hike identifying rock types and explaining how they formed. Explore the beautiful Jack's Branch area and the seldom-visited quarry of the New Manchester mill. Meet in the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed toe shoes required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Ask the Naturalist
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask our Naturalist questions about the history or the site, surrounding features and wildlife. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Homeschool Wednesdays
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 9:30 AM to 1 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
The Vann House is hosting a full season of homeschool days for the 2019-2020 school year. Starting in September, Homeschool Wednesdays will take place once a month and will cover many diverse topics about the people who have lived on the Vann Plantation and the daily activities they took part in. Pre-registration required. $5.50 706-695-2598.
River Walk
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Walk the Etowah River with the Naturalist and learn about the history, and wildlife surrounding it. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Skulls and Skins
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about skull and animal hide identification and how Native Americans at Etowah utilized bones and fur. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Healthy Soil = Healthy Forest
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This Dine and Discover event will cover topics of forest diversity, forest health for habitat and forest health for timber management. Dinner will be provided free of charge. Space is limited to 30. Call the Golden Triangle RC&D to register or email jandrews@goldentrianglercd.org. $5 parking. 229-723-3841.
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Homeschool Days
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 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.
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Friday, February 7, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Homeschool In The Park: Nature Journaling
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Learn about journaling and sketching in nature. Local artists will be on hand. Program geared towards families who homeschool. $10 for ages 4 & up includes 30-page, unlined journal.. Students under 3 may want to bring notebook or we will have extra paper. Must pre-register. & Pre-pay. Meet at enclosed Group Shelter below the dam. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 6 PM to 7 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Have a blast with us as we ignite our campground fire pit, play games, converse, roast a marshmallow, or just stay warm. Meets at Campground #2 Fire-pit. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Feb 7, 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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Tie the Knot
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come tie the knot at our Interpretive Center. Try your hand at tying a variety of useful knots for everyday life and take home a cool knot craft. Limited to 20 participants. Call park office to register and pay. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Stars Over Seminole Hike
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Experience the beauty and serenity of a hike under the stars and listen to a symphony of sound provided by Mother Nature. This night hike will travel 1.5 miles round trip, stopping at our boardwalk to stargaze. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Colonial Faire and Muster School Day
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 10 AM to 2 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 8, 2020

Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 1 PM to 2 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.
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Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 8, 2020 until Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Sweetheart Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up to find sweetheart answers. Hunt with your phone. Not a timed event. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone at 4:00 PM to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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National Scout Day Hike
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 9:45 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet guides from Pine Mountain Trail Assoc. for a scout ceremony at the flagpole and a 4.3-mile, moderate hike along the highest point of the Pine Mountain ridge. Meet at Dowdell’s Knob Parking Lot. Dress for the weather. Bring water and a snack Geared towards ages 10 and up. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Make A Walking Stick with a Scout
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate National Scouting Day and make a bamboo walking stick with a paracord grip. Pre-register and pre-payment suggested, Walk-ins ok with correct change. Meet at Group Shelter below the dam. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Valentine's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 6 PM to 9 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. registration opens January 8th. Price is per person. $50. 912-727-2339.
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All About Archery
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 9 AM to 10:30 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Want to learn archery? Join us on the range to learn how to use a compound bow. Get the chance to show off your skills, and maybe find your next hobby. Call the Visitor Center to reserve your spot, space is limited. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 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.
Pioneer Games
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Play some historical games with a ranger and learn what life was like without screens. Play a variety of games, such as graces, cat & mouse, hide the slipper, and more. Meet at the Relihan building down by the Heritage Farm. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 8, 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.
Cozy Book Reading with a Ranger
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come warm up as you enjoy a family-friendly book read by one of our Park Rangers. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Cool Weather Craft
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy timeless indoor crafts in this hour long program. Each week we teach a new skill such as fiber spinning, natural dyes, knitting, or quilting and learn about it's historical significance. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Lost but Found Safe and Sound
2nd Saturday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from Feb 8, 2020 until Nov 14, 2020 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This FREE class will be taking place at our Nature Center. There will be a short video and then a K-9 demonstration with Keegan and a question and answer session with one of our Search and Rescue members. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a ranger-led hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire, where we'll enjoy s'mores! Bring flashlights, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
GDRA 1864 Camp of Instruction
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for a gathering of reenactment soldiers on a day of training, practice, and drills. Black powder and tactical demonstrations will be open for public observation.There will also be a presentation by author Michael Shaffer. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 8, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
All About Eagles
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Observe an active eagle's nest and possibly see a majestic eagle soaring over the water on this beginner friendly kayak tour. We'll travel approximately 1.5 miles round trip, stopping along the way to observe the eagle's nest and discuss fun facts about our national emblem. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Sunset Snapshot Paddle
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
If you've ever wanted a picture of a beautiful Lake Seminole sunset, this is your chance. This Park Naturalist 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. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Sunset Boat Tour of the Swamp
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Sit back and relax while one of our rangers takes you on Billy's Lake for a beautiful Okefenokee sunset. Enjoy the wildlife and changing colors of the sky as the sun drops beneath the horizon. Listen for the sounds of frogs and barred owls echoing across the swamp and keep an eye out for alligators along the waters edge. $15 - $20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Sweet Heart String Art
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the Nature center behind the park office to create the perfect gift just in time for Valentines day. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Colonial Faire & Muster
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free admission. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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.
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Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Bring your family to the Vann House for a free-flow tour of the historic Vann House, hosted by Friends of the Vann House volunteers. You will also be able to tour our two-story cabin exhibit, 1800s Cherokee Farmstead outdoor exhibit, and of course our museum and 15-minute history film. 706-695-2598.
A Golden Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Enjoy free admission to the Dahlonega Gold Museum on this special day. Learn about America's first major gold rush in Georgia's oldest existing courthouse. We have two floors of exhibits and show a wonderful 17 minute long film every 30 minutes. 706-864-2257.
Super Museum Sunday at Etowah
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Don't miss your chance to visit Etowah Indian Mounds for free. Guided tours of the site start at 10:00 a.m, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m Join us in welcoming renowned author and archaeologist Adam King, who will be giving a lecture on Native American Iconography at 2:00 pm. 770-387-3747.
Guided Tour
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Admission is FREE on Super Museum Sunday! Musket demonstrations will be offered throughout the day from 10am to 4pm. Check out Georgia History Festival's website here: georgiahistoryfestival.org/2020-super-museum-sunday 912-437-4770.
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Super Museum Sunday at Fort McAllister
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 12 PM to 4 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. 912-727-2339.
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Super Museum Sunday at Sunbury
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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.
Roving Ranger
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Find the Roving Ranger table on your next visit to Fort Yargo! Each date and location will have different activities and teach guests about topics such as wildlife, fishing, the Old Fort, plant identification and more. Suitable for all ages. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday Hardman Farm Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! Hardman Farm boasts 173 acres and over 19 outbuildings to explore. It is also home to the second most recognized feature in the State of Georgia, the Nacoochee Indian Mound. 706-878-1077.
Super Museum Sunday: African American Genealogy
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Dr. William H.A. Collins, Curator of the Burning of Darien Museum, and historical genealogist, Amy Hedrick will discuss the lives and genealogy of the enslaved families who labored at Hofwyl Plantation and their role in the cultivation and development of the rice fields of the Altamaha River Delta. 912-223-7900.
Steam Sunday: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Jarrell Plantation will offer free admission Sunday, February 9, 2020 for Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday, so come out and explore the museum, take a stroll around the historic plantation grounds, and from 1-4 pm enjoy plantation house tours and an antique steam engine demonstration. #GHF2020 478-986-5172.
Brain Tanned Buckskin- Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join Ben Kirkland as we discuss the uses of a buckskin and get hands on experience as we go step by step to tan the hide as they did years ago. Meet at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take advantage of free admission to our Camp Lawton Museum and see artifacts found here on site. There will also be several musket demonstrations throughout the program. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
New Echota: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
As part of the state-wide Super Museum Sunday activities, tour the historic Cherokee Capital with a Park Ranger or enjoy a self-guided tour of the grounds, historic buildings and nature trails for free today. Guided tours at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Reservations NOT required. 706-624-1321.
Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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
2nd Sunday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Feb 9, 2020 until Dec 13, 2020 
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.
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Super Museum Sunday - Soldier Stories
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 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 2 pm. There will also be local Civil War relic displays, artifact identification, a special program by author Brad Butkovich on soldier's stories, and black powder firing demonstrations. 770-443-7850.
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Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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 9. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 9, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Super Museum Sunday - Traveler's Rest Historic Site
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 12 PM to 4 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Traveler's Rest will be open with Free Admission from 12pm until 4pm Come explore the historic 1815 stagecoach inn and all its artifacts. Guided tours will be offered at 11am, 1pm and 3pm 706-886-2256.
Colonial Faire & Muster
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free admission. 912-353-3023.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Love Tunnel Hike
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring your sweetheart for a stroll under the love tunnel tree canopy in this easy 1.5 mile hike alongside the lake. Limited to 30 hikers. Call park office to register and pay. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Homeschool Tuesday: Pioneer Valentine's
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 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. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Nature Sketching
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come draw or color some of the beautiful scenery in the park $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Museum Tour
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a tour of our Museum with the Naturalist and learn about the artifacts. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Friday, February 14, 2020

Nature Sketching
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come draw or color some of the beautiful scenery in the park $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Couples Craft
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Grab your significant other and join us for a valentine’s day craft. $1 per craft $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Valentine's Day Twilight Wagon Tour
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a twilight wagon ride with the ones you love on this special day. This family-friendly wagon ride will feature a guided tour of the night sky with a stop for s'mores at our boat ramp that overlooks scenic Lake Rutledge. Meet at the beach. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve a spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
A Night to Remember - Valentine's Evening Hayride
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Celebrate Valentine's evening with your special someone on a nighttime hay ride. Enjoy a guided tour by a park ranger on the ride. Cozy up to a fire and have s'mores while enjoying the beautiful night sky over Lake Rutledge. This hayride is geared towards couples. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve your spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Sunset Paddle Trip
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy Valentine's Day with a sunset paddle. Come enjoy this peaceful paddle as we watch the sunset and listen to nature come alive. Sign up at the Visitors Center before 3 pm or call the office to register $5-15 $5 and $15 per boat $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Homeschool Archery
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Bring your homeschoolers (ages 6+) to our monthly homeschool archery class. Cost is $8/child. Meet at the Nature Center. All levels welcome. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Valentine's Day Couples Hike
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 5:15 PM to 7:15 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.
Valentine's Day Singles Archery
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 7:30 PM to 9 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.
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Sunset Snapshot Paddle
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
If you've ever wanted a picture of a beautiful Lake Seminole sunset, this is your chance. This Park Naturalist 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. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1 PM to 2 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.
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Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 15, 2020 until Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Sweetheart Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up to find sweetheart answers. Hunt with your phone. Not a timed event. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone at 4:00 PM to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Arbor Day Adventure Walk
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate Georgia's Arbor Day along the trail with our Master Naturalist, Hal Massie. Bring a picnic for after the walk then head up to the park office and test your tree IQ and pick up your free tree seedling, one per family. Meet at the Group Shelter below the dam in the campground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Sweetheart Ride At Roosevelt Stables
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your sweetheart and enjoy a unique,2-hour winter woodland, horseback adventure. Includes wine and cheese tasting by the fire after the ride. Must pre-register. Call Roosevelt Stables to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 706-628-7463.
Broken Heart Archery
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1:30 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Didn’t get your candy or flowers? Take it out on the broken heart targets and powder balloons. Stationary target shooting adventure to celebrate Valentine’s Day for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Walk-ins ok. Pay cash at the site. Park at Fishing Dock. Walk down to range. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Winter Sky Viewing
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the Columbus Coca-Cola Space Science Center staff for a night sky talk. Intro program then telescopes will be set up for viewing.Staff will be on hand to answer questions Bring a chair or blanket for sitting on grass. No restrooms at the site. Baseball Field across from Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort's plantation house will be open and ready to be explored. An interpretive ranger portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to candle making. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 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.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Children's Nature Walk
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Enjoy the fall colors with us and make a necklace of the different colors that you see! Walk the Squirrel trail and pick up nature's colors as we head to a shelter to put our necklace together. All ages are welcome! Sign up at the Park Office prior to the event. $2 per person $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
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Valentine's Day Twilight Wagon Tour
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a twilight wagon ride with the ones you love on this special day. This family-friendly wagon ride will feature a guided tour of the night sky with a stop for s'mores at our boat ramp that overlooks scenic Lake Rutledge. Meet at the beach. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve a spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
A Night to Remember - Valentine's Evening Hayride
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Celebrate Valentine's evening with your special someone on a nighttime hay ride. Enjoy a guided tour by a park ranger on the ride. Cozy up to a fire and have s'mores while enjoying the beautiful night sky over Lake Rutledge. This hayride is geared towards couples. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve your spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 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.
Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 15, 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.
Paint with Faye
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come out to the park and paint like a pro with Faye Fletcher, a certified Bob Ross instructor. All materials provided and painting is your to keep. Minimum of 10 for class to make. Call Faye for details and to register and pay. $48 plus $5 parking. 229-560-1575.
Winter Nature Hike
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Get your blood pumping as you hop like a toad, run like a deer, do the tortoise slo-mo walk and more in this fun ½ mile interactive hike along the beautiful Woodpecker Trail. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Volunteer Spruce Up the Park Day
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come out and help spruce up Magnolia Springs State Park on this volunteer day. 478-982-1660.
Civil War Cooking
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come taste an authentic recipe from all the way back in the 1860's. Park staff will be cooking a dish that the soldiers would have eaten at their campfires. $3.00-$4.00 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Museum and Musket fire
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come visit the Museum and see live firing demonstrations of a musket by a civil war soldier. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Date Night on the Park
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 5 PM to 7 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us for this fun date night on Valentine's Weekend! Couples will get the opportunity to compete against one another in several primitive camping skills. It's $20 per couple. Space is limited, call the park office to register. We will be meeting at the Beach House. $20 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 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.
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 to Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Molten Moonlight Iron Pour: Valentine's Special
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 6:30 PM. It's the day after Valentine's, so come out with your special someone to this Molten Moonlight Iron Pour. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. All vehicles require a park pass. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 15, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
Military Order of the Purple Heart and Triple Nickels
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Find out if you or someone you know is entitled to The Purple Heart during this meet-and-greet. The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) is composed of men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. Meet US Army Rangers who are perpetuating this legacy. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
All About Eagles
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Observe an active eagle's nest and possibly see a majestic eagle soaring over the water on this beginner friendly kayak tour. We'll travel approximately 1.5 miles round trip, stopping along the way to observe the eagle's nest and discuss fun facts about our national emblem. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Sunset Snapshot Paddle
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
If you've ever wanted a picture of a beautiful Lake Seminole sunset, this is your chance. This Park Naturalist 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. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Stars Over Seminole Hike
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Experience the beauty and serenity of a hike under the stars and listen to a symphony of sound provided by Mother Nature. This night hike will travel 1.5 miles round trip, stopping at our boardwalk to stargaze. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 7:30 PM to 8:30 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.
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Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 6 PM to 8 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 lovely rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only, exact change please. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Cupid's Archery
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the archery range for a beginners lesson in archery. Reservations must be made in advance please call the park office at (706)-245-6270 for availability $15 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Guided Tour
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Presidents' Day Picnic at Dowdell's Knob
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 12 PM to 1:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your picnic fare and enjoy a revisit to Dowdell’s Knob one of FDR’s favorite sites. Sweeping valley views and great company will complement our park staff as we chat about the parks human and natural history. Meet at Dowdell’s Knob Overlook. No restrooms at the site. Dress for the weather. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Sweetheart Ride At Roosevelt Stables
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your sweetheart and enjoy a unique,2-hour winter woodland, horseback adventure. Includes wine and cheese tasting by the fire after the ride. Must pre-register. Call Roosevelt Stables to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 706-628-7463.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 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.
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