Upcoming Events


Thursday, June 4, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, June 5, 2020

Looming Over the Lunar Eclipse
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 9 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for an evening hike and a solar system walk during a lunar eclipse night. Meet at Gopher Loop Trail head, and have fun with a ranger as we walk through our wiregrass conservation area. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, birding, outdoor survival and more as they work toward earning Junior Ranger badges in this three day camp. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Space limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Full Moon Hike
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
You will get a chance to hike to the suspension bridge and watch the moon rise over the gorge. This walk will take us down and up 620 stairs, you will want to bring water and snacks with you. No registration is necessary, but you should call the day of to make sure it has not been cancelled as it is weather dependent. No pets allowed. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark: Full Moon Hike
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Are you looking for a unique Savannah experience? Put on your hiking shoes, bring a flashlight, and join us for a full moon hike in the Wormsloe maritime forest. Get a rare view of a sunset over the Moon River and moon rise over our inter-coastal wetlands. The hike will start at the Visitors Center and be approximately 2 hours on a 3 mile trail. $5 - $13. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Junior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 7:30 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Kids 15 and younger can try to win prizes for largest fish or youngest angler, as well as a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 7:45 a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing in Lake Liberty. Refreshments will be available. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Guided Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Join us at the Museum for a guided hike celebrating National Trails Day. You will be guided through the woods to the God's Acre Cemetery, about one mile total. Along the way you'll see evidence of wildlife, identify native trees, identify birds, see an old roadbed, freshwater springs and learn other tidbits of Vann family history. $3. 706-695-2598.
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National Trials Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join a Ranger at the Sempervirens trailhead for a hike through our ever living forest where you'll learn about native plants found along the trail as well as their historical uses. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Dog Creek Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
We will be hiking the Dog Creek Outer Loop which is approximately 2 miles and offers gorgeous views of both Lake Lanier and Dog Creek. Register in advance by calling the park visitor center. $2 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
National Trails Day and Mud Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come take a short guided hike down the nature trail along the Etowah River with the Interpretive Ranger/Naturalist. After the hike come get closer to nature and play in the mud. Join us for clay sculpting and make gorgets, animals, or pottery as you learn about the different uses that Native Americans had for clay. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Alligator Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
You're invited to join in our annual event all about alligators. Learn about these mysterious reptiles through presentations, crafts, and a boat ride to search for them as they lurk under the waters of the Chattahoochee River. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
National Trails Day: Highlander Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow along on a Scottish Highlander's foraging trip around the wonderful trails at Fort King George to learn about local edible and medicinal plant life. 912-437-4770.
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National Trails Day: Nature Journaling Walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join one of our rangers on a walk around our grounds while creating or enhancing your own nature journal 912-437-4770.
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National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Participate in this nationwide effort to take care of our trails. Join a Ranger and hike around the park. We will meet by the Visitor Center. Bags, gloves and trash pickers will be provided. Hikers will collect trash as they hike around the Gahuti Trail. There is no charge for this hike. Please bring water. Please bring a snack and water. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Swamp Sunset Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Be adventurous for National Trails Day, and take a walk with us on our most photographed trail with the moon overhead. Hike will be on East River Swamp and will be about 1.5-miles. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Two Miles Hike on the Blue Trail - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take an exclusive, Ranger led, hike along meandering creeks with beautiful scenery. Learn about the ecology of the area. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes to hike this moderate path. Water, bug spray, and sunscreen are encouraged. Meet at the Trading Post (visitor center) prior to the start of the hike as we will caravan to the location. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Brantley Trail Scavenger Hunt - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
All along the Brantley Trail there are numbered markers that correlate to the Brantley Trail map. These markers tell about the land and trees along the trail. Stop by the park office to pick up a trail brochure and mark card. After you have marked out all of the boxes, return it to the park office for a prize. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll look for scorpions, millipedes and centipedes by using provided UV lights. Meet at the Visitor Center to walk along an easy/moderate 1 mile trail. Program suitable for kids ages 6 and older. Bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. Pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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National Trails Day: Falls to Farm 11 mile hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 8 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This hike is an 11-mile, one-way hike that celebrates the shared history of Hardman Farm and Anna Ruby Falls! Anna Ruby Falls was named after Capt. James Nichols’ daughter, Anna Ruby Nichols. Capt. Nichols built the Mansion at West End in the Nacoochee Valley in 1870. $40. 706-878-1077.
National Trails Day: Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a 2 mile out and back guided hike along the Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail. This hike will lead you through several layers of history in White County, as well as the natural history of the Chattahoochee River. Meet in the Visitor Center. $5-$12. 706-878-1077.
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Rice Fields History Walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
An introductory presentation that will familiarize participants with the methods of Low Country rice culture. Following the presentation there will be a guided hike to the ruins of the plantation rice mill and the rice fields observation deck. Hike will be approximately 1/2 mile in length over uneven ground. $5.00 Youth (6 - 17) $8.00 Adult $7.00 Senior (62 and above) 912-264-7333.
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Plantation History Trail: National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 1 PM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a walk back in time on our half-mile history trail and explore the cotton plantation's 25 original buildings and 125 year history. This is part of American Hiking Society's National Trails Day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Trillium Trail Hike: National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet at Lake Yohola parking lot to explore the Trillium Trail which is 1.25 mile long. We will discuss the flora and fauna found along the trail on this ranger led hike. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring bottle water. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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CCC Exploration
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet at Group Shelter 2 as we discuss the role of the CCC at Kolomoki Mounds. They were here long after the Native Americans inhabited this land and brought a different story to the site. $2 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us on a 1.3 mile guided hike to celebrate National Trails Day at our park. Dress for the weather and bring water and bug spray. Meet at Visitor Center to join in on the fun. $5 parking. 912-297-4900.
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National Trail Day Hike to Hemlock Falls
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 8 AM to 10 AM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
The hike is a little over 2 miles and follows a scenic mountain stream and several small waterfalls. Meet and park at Hemlock Falls Trail head, all ages welcome. 706-947-3194.
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Hiking Safety Program
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
The park staff will present a Hiking Safety Program. Visitors will learn basic survival skills. The program will introduce the visitor to different skills including how to build a shelter, fire-starting, and more. The program will include a hike on a nature trail. Come and join the fun and learn a new skill that you can enjoy with your family. $5.50 - $7 $5 parking. 706-624-1321.
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National Trails Day - Panola Mountain Guided Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 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.
Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 8 PM to 10 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.
National Trails Day Hike - Dirt Paths Through History
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Walk through fields of history and forests of natural wonder on a guided tour by a ranger. Hike will be moderate, and distance is flexible per participant. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
White Blaze Trail Hike-National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Come celebrate the national trail system here at Providence Canyon! Join us on a 3-mile ranger led hike into and around the canyons, while learning about the history, ecosystem, and geology of the canyons. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
SOLD OUT-Birding Basics; National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register; must register to join. Spaces are full. Birding Basics: join a Ranger for a woodland walk along Whitetail Trail as we learn about native birds, their calls, feather ID, and best ways to help feathered friends! Bring your binoculars. It will be a moderate hike on uneven terrain for one mile. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
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Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Jun 6, 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.
D-Day 76th Anniversary Commemoration
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Living history portrayed by James Fowler as President Roosevelt and Robert Anzouni representing the U.S. Army Signal Corps. This briefing will inform FDR of the successes of D-Day followed by the President leading our nation in a prayer that took place on June 6, 1944 via radio. One performance at 11 am in the theater. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Jun 6, 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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National Trails Day: Guided Hike to Duke's Creek Falls
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 11 AM to 1:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Come celebrate National Trails Day with a guided hike! This hike will begin at the Visitor’s Center and we will walk approximately 1.3 miles toward the Smithgall Cottages in order to access the trailhead. Once at the trailhead, we will walk a 2-mile trail that winds along thickets of rhododendron and mountain laurel to Dukes Creek Falls. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Jones Island Trio Trek - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Hike all three trails on the park in one trek with a ranger. The Trembling Earth Nature Trail, Fitness Trail and Upland Pine Trail create a circuit around Jones Island, the location of the park. We will look for wildlife like deer, owls and turkey and talk about the unique characteristics of the different environments within the Okefenokee. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Kayak Twilight Paddle
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Get Outdoors in June 2020. Kayak Twilight Paddle – Watch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in the peaceful, ranger-led kayak trip along the Tugaloo peninsula on Lake Hartwell $15 per person, advance registration required $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
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Junior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 8 AM to 11 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Does your child enjoy the outdoors, fishing, spending time with their peers, and a chance to win great prizes? Then this Fishing Tournament is for them. The rodeo will be at the back pond. It is for children ages 16 yrs. or younger. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Volunteer on National Trails Day and help maintain the hiking trails at your favorite park. Bring your gloves and water bottles to the park office to get started. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Vogel State Park National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for an even that is celebrated nationwide! Our park staff will guide you on a family friendly hike. Please bring water, food, and wear sturdy shoes. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Learn the amazing history of Watson Mill Bridge as we hike to the bridge and then to the power house ruins. Be sure to bring water and wear closed toe shoes. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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National Trails Day - Hike to Battery Wymberly
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Bring your hiking shoes and join us for a hike on our extended trails out to Battery Wymberly. A costumed interpretive guide will tell the story of Wormsloe along the way to one of Georgia’s best preserved Civil War earthworks. The hike will start at the Museum and be approximately 2 hours on a 3 mile trail. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Day of Discovery and Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Sunday, Jun 7, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Get outdoors in the D.I.R.T. and learn about Native American life, archaeology, and nature through fun activities like The Scavenger Hunt Challenge where guests get outside to see and do things around the park. $2 - $6. 706-387-3747.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jun 7, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
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Monday, June 8, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 8, 2020 until Jun 11, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - 80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Camp #1
Monday, Jun 8, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Spend a week with the park rangers and learn skills from Civil War soldier training to outdoor survival skills and archery. Become an official Junior Ranger! For ages 7-10 years old. Registration begins May 1. Payment is due upon registration. $100. 912-727-2339.
Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Monday, Jun 8, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Georgia Master Naturalist
Monday, Jun 8, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Georgia Master Naturalist In cooperation with the UGA Warnell School of Forestry, this is an eight-week long course that will cover a variety of subjects such as dendrology, herpetology, ichthyology, and ornithology. The program is a combination of classroom lectures and outside hands-on learning. This course will conclude with a certification as a GA Master Naturalist. $250 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Highland Walk Junior Golf Camp ( June 22nd - 26th )
Monday, Jun 8, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Whether a player is swinging the club for the first time or looking to refine his or her skills, Junior Golf Camp is a fun way for kids to learn the lifelong game of golf. By the end of the week, players will have learned fundamental skills, etiquette, rules and sportsmanship. $150 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6770.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp 2020
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for our 3 day Junior Ranger Camp here at the Bend! Kids will learn wilderness survival skills, take educational hikes, and participate in several fun activities such as archery and campfire building. They will earn their Junior Ranger badges at the end of the camp. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 9, 2020 until Jun 11, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - 80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp 2020
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for our 3 day Junior Ranger Camp here at the Bend! Kids will learn wilderness survival skills, take educational hikes, and participate in several fun activities such as archery and campfire building. They will earn their Junior Ranger badges at the end of the camp. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Girls Adventure Camp
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Girls ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Mini Camp 2020 Ages 5-7
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Campers will discover the natural wonders of the park from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for two fabulous days. $80 fee includes parking pass, nature and trail discoveries, craft project, wildlife activities and outstanding instructors. Camp meets in the enclosed Group Shelter below the dam in the campground. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 10, 2020 until Jun 11, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - 80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Jun 10, 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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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp 2020
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for our 3 day Junior Ranger Camp here at the Bend! Kids will learn wilderness survival skills, take educational hikes, and participate in several fun activities such as archery and campfire building. They will earn their Junior Ranger badges at the end of the camp. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Girls Adventure Camp
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Girls ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 11, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - 80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, June 12, 2020

Girls Adventure Camp
Friday, Jun 12, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Girls ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Historic Hike
Friday, Jun 12, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Join us for a mid-morning hike to discuss park history and promote interpretive awareness! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Friday, Jun 12, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Camping and Exploration TBD plus $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Music and Dancing On The Mountain
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join our talented local musicians, Randy and Darlene Dameron, and dance under the stars.Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day. Bring a picnic, a friend and a chair or blanket or enjoy cement seating. Dance and sing-a-long to 60's and 70's music. Meet at the Stone Amphitheater next to the Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Archery
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Learn archery basics from a ranger and then test out your new skills while you shoot at the targets. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Register at the Visitor Center. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Twilight Paddle - Get Outdoors Month
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided tour. We will scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A guide will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Space is limited, pre-registration required. Meet at the kayak rack near the beach area. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Star Gazing by Kayak - Get Outdoors Month
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Lake Rutledge after dark is the perfect getaway for looking at the night sky. Join a Park Ranger on this guided paddle around the lake after dark. If skies are cloudy, we will discuss history and/or night sounds. Bring water, flashlight, water shoes, ad bug repellent. Meet at the beach area. Pre-registration required, space is limited. $15 if you bring your own $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Victorian Wake
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 4 PM to 6 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
. The Victorian’s had interesting customs, superstitions and sense of style back in the late 1800’s. The Friends of Hardman Farm present a true Victorian Wake experience in conjunction with the passing of Augusta Latimer, Kate Nichols mother, 133 years ago. See how they dressed and what was customary of the day during a Victorian Era wake. $20. 706-878-1077.
Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Hofwyl Plantation Junior Ranger Saturday
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Walk the Hofwyl-Broadfield activity trail and tour the plantation house with a ranger. Learn about some little known aspects of the plantation while completing sections of the Junior Ranger book. $5 to $8. 912-264-7333.
Take a Walk on the Wildside
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Cindi Quay will be leading an herbal medicine program at the park. This program will teach the medicinal properties of certain plans and will help you make an herbal medicine bag. You will take a Walkabout to identify certain medicinal plants, then you will spend time with a refreshing cup of herbal tea as you rest and eat your lunch. $5.50 - $7 $5 parking. 706-624-1321.
Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. 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.
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South River Kayak Paddle
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger on a guided kayak paddle down the South River. We will travel roughly 4 miles down the South River as we discuss the area's rich history and look for local wildlife. The kayak trip will take roughly 2.5 hours. All kayaks, paddles, and life jackets are included with the program fee. $35 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. 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.
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Lost but Found Safe and Sound
2nd Saturday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from Jun 13, 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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Movies in the Park
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 9 PM to 11 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a family-fun evening in the park. We will be playing a family feature on our jumbo screen while your family relaxes in the park. Just bring your blanket or chairs. Concessions will be available for purchase from the Friends of Panola chapter. $5 Parking fee is required per vehicle. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Jun 13, 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.
Summer Swamp Birds: Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 8 AM to 9 AM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger on the Trembling Earth Nature Trail for this early hike. Look for some of the more common birds found in the Okefenokee during summer. Carolina Wrens, Cardinals, Great Egrets, Barred Owls, Pileated Woodpeckers and Swallow-tailed Kites could all make an appearance along this trail. Don't forget your binoculars. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Geobag 101 with the Georgia Geocachers Association
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 12 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what you're supposed to have with you while you Geocache? Think your bag could use some updating? Come and join the Georgia Geocachers Association and find out how to properly pack a geobag! The regular scheduled monthly GGA meeting will continue at 1 p.m., all are welcome to attend. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Family Field Day
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Bring your family and friends to the camp ground pavilion to compete and have fun. Prizes will be awarded! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Family Field Day!
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
June is national outdoors month, so come celebrate with us at the campground volleyball court. As we splash, compete, and have fun in the sun! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Kids 12 and younger come join us for our Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo. Wolf Creek will be stocked with plenty of trout and prizes will be given out to lucky ticket holders. An adult must accompany all children. Registration and Fishing start at 8 am in the Visitor Center parking lot. A limited amount of fishing poles will be loaned out. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Intermediate Archery
2nd Sunday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Jun 14, 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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Alexander Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 14, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for a guided paddle on Alexander Lake. This paddle is designed as a basic level paddle to teach beginners how to kayak, read the water, and general boating safety. All equipment is provided. This class is a prerequisite for the South River paddles. Call 770-389-7801 to register. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jun 15, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At our four day (Monday -Thursday) Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history and animals while playing games and making new friends. $60 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 15, 2020 until Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Monday, Jun 15, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Georgia Master Naturalist
Monday, Jun 15, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Georgia Master Naturalist In cooperation with the UGA Warnell School of Forestry, this is an eight-week long course that will cover a variety of subjects such as dendrology, herpetology, ichthyology, and ornithology. The program is a combination of classroom lectures and outside hands-on learning. This course will conclude with a certification as a GA Master Naturalist. $250 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jun 15, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Learn the ropes of outdoors exploration. This camp for 10 -15 year-olds will teach basic navigation, backpacking, archery, wilderness survival skills, and more! Must have 6 registered sign ups for the camp to happen. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $130 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 16, 2020 until Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Friends of Hardman Farm Monthly Meeting
3rd Wednesday of Month 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM from Jun 17, 2020 until Nov 18, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Friends of Hardman Farm Monthly Meeting: Third Wednesday of each month, at 9:30 a.m. the Friends and Board members of Hardman Farm get together to discuss what has happened over the past month and plan for the future. Join us and discover where your interests and talents can be put to great use helping to “bring the Farm back to life.” 706-878-1077.
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 17, 2020 until Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Get Outdoors Georgia - Selfies and the Stones
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guests that visit that day will be encouraged to visit the Walk of States and take a "selfie" with the stone of their state and post on our Facebook page. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Jr. Ranger Camp Roosevelt
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Historical, environmental and recreational education and activities are on the program in this one-day camp at Roosevelt's Little White House. For children ages 8 to 12. Please call to sign up. $20 Student - $12 Parent No special passes honored on program dates. 706-655-5870.
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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Hollywood at Hardman
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This is a special event celebrating our 150th Anniversary at Hardman Farm! View props from the 1950’s movie I’d Climb the Highest Mountain that was filmed right here in the Sautee-Nacoochee Valley and meet residents who participated in the filming project. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase. 706-878-1077.
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, June 19, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 19, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Homeschool Archery
3rd Friday of Month 2 PM - 4 PM from Jun 19, 2020 until Dec 18, 2020 
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.
Cosmic Archery
Friday, Jun 19, 2020 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.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Senior Fishing Rodeo: a Get Outdoors Event
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 7:30 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
This tournament will be held at Lake Liberty. Anglers 55 years and older can try to win prizes in several categories, as well as win a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 7:45 a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing. Refreshments will be available. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Primitive Arts DIY Class: Bark Basket Crafting
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Containers played an important role in the lives of traditional cultures around the globe. Join artist Andrew Lee to acquire the skills and materials necessary to create and take home your own folded bark basket with natural vine handle. Love basket weaving? Try this basket folding class. Age 18+. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.
Fire & Shine Dinner
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 5 PM to 8 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a Hardman Farm signature dining experience complete with black powder and moonshine demonstrations. Featured dishes by Cowboys & Angels will include southern favorites like chuck wagon beef tips, collards and peach cobbler. $55. 706-878-1077.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 to Sunday, Jun 21, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Teddy Bear Picnic; Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a snack and a stuffie to walk the paved Lakeside Trail and find all the hidden teddy bears! Rangers will kick-off the event at 10 AM with a story and Animal Ambassadors at the Visitor Center's back porch. Inclement weather may cancel this event. All vehicles must display 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 – Jun 20, 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.
National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Tails on the Trails – Enjoy a midmorning hike with your four-legged friend and learn more about what makes Tugaloo’s “Land of Spirits” such a unique place. $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 21, 2020 to Monday, Jun 22, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 21, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Monday, June 22, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 22, 2020 until Jun 25, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - $80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Rangers - D.I.R.T.
9 AM - 1 PM from Jun 22, 2020 until Jun 26, 2020 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Children ages 7-12 will enjoy this educational and fun day camp. The week is full of hands-on activities, games, crafts, and projects that enrich the understanding of our shared history and the natural world around us. The theme this year is D.I.R.T. Discovery. Interpretation. Recreation. Travel. $100. 912-884-5999.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Junior Ranger Water Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.
Georgia Master Naturalist
Monday, Jun 22, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Georgia Master Naturalist In cooperation with the UGA Warnell School of Forestry, this is an eight-week long course that will cover a variety of subjects such as dendrology, herpetology, ichthyology, and ornithology. The program is a combination of classroom lectures and outside hands-on learning. This course will conclude with a certification as a GA Master Naturalist. $250 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 23, 2020 until Jun 25, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - $80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Junior Ranger Water Camp
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Homeschool Day: Archaeology Day!
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Learn about historic artifacts and the archaeologists who study them. We’ll show you the tools and steps archaeologists use to uncover the past. Rangers will host activities on reading soil stratigraphy, how to “bag-and-tag” artifacts, and how to read an archaeological site map and even grid a historic building for yourself. $5.50 706-695-2598.
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Boys Adventure Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Boys ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 24, 2020 until Jun 25, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - $80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Junior Ranger Water Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
DIRT Event 
Outdoor Adventure Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Boys Adventure Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Boys ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
DIRT Event 
Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
8 AM - 3 PM from Jun 25, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - $80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Junior Ranger Water Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
DIRT Event 
Outdoor Adventure Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.
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