Upcoming Events


Saturday, January 25, 2020

Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 12 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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Terrific Turtles
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come out to the Nature Center to meet and learn about some of our terrific turtles while you make a “stained glass” turtle to put on your window at home. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Campfire Bingo
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 5 PM to 6 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us in the campground at the Interpretive Campfire by the information kiosk for some bingo and prizes next to a warn and toasty fire. For an added treat, bring your own marshmallows and roasting sticks. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Tomahawk Toss
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Test your skills with our game of Tomahawk Toss! Learn the history of the game, and if you score a bulls-eye you win a prize! Limit 1 prize person. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Guided Tour
Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM – Jan 25, 2020 until 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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Ask the Naturalist
Saturday, Jan 25, 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.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Discovery Station
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning station with displays of of local flora and fauna. Test your nature IQ. Chat with the Ranger. Meet at park office on Highway 190. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Archaeology: Dig through History
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come dig through history at our mock archaeology dig site and explore what its like to be an archaeologist. Keep what you find! $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 3 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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Civil War Drills
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
With the aid of wooden muskets, children will learn how to march and "load in nine times", just like a Civil War soldier. A musket demonstration will conclude the program. Educational for kids and adults alike. 912-727-2339.
Bark in the Park - Dog Hike
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Bring Fido and friends along for this dog friendly 2-mile hike along a section of the yellow recreational trail. All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times and should be socialized prior to the hike. Please bring water and bags for your pups. Meet in the Area B parking lot 10-15 minutes before the hike. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Roving Ranger
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 3 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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Junior Ranger After Dark
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Take the night off and send the kids to camp! JRAD is a Saturday night full of adventures, from night hikes to campfire stories. Campers will create crafts, go on a night hike, and of course enjoy some s'mores. Campers will need closed toe shoes, a flashlight or head lamp, and a water bottle. Please have campers eat dinner before or pack food. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jan 25, 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.
Winter in the Woods Hike
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Come on a guided hike to enjoy our park as it prepares for the cold and learn about winter adaptations. Meet at the Overland Nature Trailhead (in the Spring Picnic Area). $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 25, 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.
Bookmark Craft
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Spice up reading time with these fun animal bookmarks. Participants can make up to 2 critters and can choose from a penguin, fox, frog, snake, sea turtle, cat and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Saturday, Jan 25, 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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Hay Rides and S'Mores
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Meet at the campground picnic shelter to join us on some fun hay rides through the park. Great family fun can also be had after the ride making s'mores around our campfire. Hayrides limited to 12 riders. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Cozy Book Reading with a Ranger
Saturday, Jan 25, 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, Jan 25, 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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Canyon Overlook Hike
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
This will be a very short and easy educational hike on our Canyon Overlook Trail! Hikers will get the opportunity to learn about the unique formations found throughout Mistletoe. The cost is $2 per person. Ages 3 and under are free. We will be meeting at the Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Jan 25, 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.
Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Jan 25, 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.
Starlight Nature Serenade Hike
Saturday, Jan 25, 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 time guided hike will travel 1 mile round-trip, stopping at our boardwalk to stargaze. Meet at the trail head parking lot across from cabin 1. Flashlight required. Open to ages 10 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Craft a Cardinal
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join our naturalist at picnic shelter #2 to craft a cardinal. This event is a great opportunity for children to learn about the birds that are living in the park and ask the naturalists any questions they may have about nature. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Make a Pinecone Bird Feeder!
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Interested in what kind of birds live in your backyard, and how to attract them? Join us in making pinecone bird feeders! Stop by and learn about Georgia backyard birds while making something for them to eat. CAUTION: This craft will be using peanut butter. It is not safe for those with peanut allergies. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Piedmont Forest Hike
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join a park ranger for a hike through our beautiful Piedmont forest as we identify the trees and flowers and discuss the animals, reptiles, and birds along the way to a tour of the inside of the New Manchester mill alongside the magnificent rapids of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Snowman Buddy
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Break the cabin fever by coming to the Nature Center behind the Park Office to create the perfect snowman! Please bring a old white sock. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Meet The Reptiles
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Have you ever wondered how a Snake swallows its food? Join us to witness and learn about native reptiles firsthand. Pet a live Snake. Meet @ Park Office. Free Event. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Guided Tour
Sunday, Jan 26, 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, Jan 26, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 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.
Hands-on Colonial Craft Series
Sundays 2 PM - 3:30 PM – Jan 26, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join our rangers for a unique experience as we provide hands-on colonial crafting courses. Every class you will help you develop new skills and leave you with a one-of-a-kind memento. Each week will cover a different craft so feel free to sign up for any one or all of them but pre-registration is required and space is extremely limited. $15. 912-437-4777 ext. 0.
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Cannon Ball Crater Hike
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Some of the largest weapons of the civil war were naval artillery pieces known as Dahlgren guns. This ranger led hike explores an area of the park where these weapons have left numerous craters. This is a bushwhackers hike off of our trail system. Please where appropriate shoes and clothing for traversing natural areas. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Winter in the Woods Hike
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy a guided hike along the Yellow/Blue trail around the lake. Pause to listen for bird calls, look for signs of wildlife, and practice your winter tree ID. This is a moderate hike through the surrounding woods and along the lakeside. Please wear appropriate hiking attire (including comfortable hiking shoes) and bring water. Meet at Area B $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Back to Blacksmithing
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we ignite our blacksmith station and get busy. Stop and ask questions about this long lost tradition. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Camellias in Our Southern Gardens
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Master Gardener Linda Hlozansky, a member of the Friends of Hofwyl, will discuss the Camellias at Hofwyl-Broadfield plantation and those in your landscape. The presentation will last 45 minutes to an hour. It will be held in the auditorium of the Visitors’ Center at Hofwyl. After the program, there will be a walk to the Camellia Garden. $5 to $8. 912-223-7900.
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Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Jan 26, 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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Coffee with a Ranger
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 9 AM to 10 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a ranger for some complimentary hot coffee. This is the perfect opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the park or nature in general. Meet outside the park office. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Historic New Manchester Mill Hike
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Nature Hike
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Enjoy this easy .5 mile hike on our nature trail with our Naturalist. We will discuss the and identify plants and animals along the way. 2$-6$. 770-387-3747.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Wednesday, Jan 29, 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.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Skulls and Skins
Thursday, Jan 30, 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.
A Dime For FDR
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 10 AM to 10:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
A digital presentation on the founding of FDR's March of Dimes and the conquest of polio. What began with a birthday party in Warm Springs led to the creation of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and the end of polio. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Home school students are invited to join us for a ranger-led program. Topics will be geared towards kids ages 8-12, with growing up WILD activities for kids younger than this. This is an eight part series, you can attend all or pick and choose which ones interest you. Space is limited, call to reserve your spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Ask the Naturalist
Friday, Jan 31, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask the Naturalist about the location, history, or wildlife at Etowah $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Friday at the Forge: Blacksmithing Program
Friday, Jan 31, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visit our blacksmith's shop to learn about their tools and techniques. Our park rangers will be demonstrating how iron is heated and formed. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Evening Hike
Friday, Jan 31, 2020 5 PM to 6 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Meet at the Overland Nature Trail (in the Spring Picnic Area) and enjoy a nice evening hike. The naturalist will point out some of our natural resources along the way! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Jan 31, 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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Starlight Nature Serenade Hike
Friday, Jan 31, 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 time guided hike will travel 1 mile round-trip, stopping at our boardwalk to stargaze. Meet at the trail head parking lot across from cabin 1. Flashlight required. Open to ages 10 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Forest Writing and Sketching
Friday, Jan 31, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a short interpretive hike through our beautiful Piedmont forest where we will then sit to listen to a short lecture about writing and sketching. The remainder of the time will be spent quietly writing and sketching in a lovely, secluded spot in the forest. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $3 plus $5 parking. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Feb 1, 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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Campfire Bingo
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 5 PM to 6 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us in the campground at the Interpretive Campfire by the information kiosk for some bingo and prizes next to a warn and toasty fire. For an added treat, bring your own marshmallows and roasting sticks. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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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