Upcoming Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Toddler Tuesdays at Hard Labor
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Come discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek. The first Tuesday of every month, join our naturalist for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 10 toddlers, 5 years old maximum. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Roving Ranger
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
The Interpretive Ranger will rove around the park and campground and will also be hiking the trails. Feel free to ask questions, bring up concerns, or just chat about the park! $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Full Moon Hike with a Ranger
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Chat with a ranger as you hike to Buzzard’s Roost (1 mile total). Watch the sunset, the full moon rise and learn more about the State Park in Georgia. Meet at stone amphitheater by park office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Oct 20, 2021 until Nov 3, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
Giant Ground Sloth Hike
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
After meeting our 20-foot-tall friend in our Interpretive Center. We’ll go on a hike where the Ground Sloth used to roam. Location: Interpretive Center $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Full Moon Hike
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 7:20 PM to 9 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hike to the suspension bridge and watch the moon rise above the gorge. $5 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Historic Skills: Blacksmithing
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
The blacksmith will be at his forge to make the things that kept the Savannah colony together. Blacksmithing demonstration between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Included with site admission. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.
Pine Needle Basket Weaving
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 to Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Live your best cottagecore life and come learn the Low Country coastal art of pine needle basket weaving. This class will cover the basics on the history, material, and methods used to start your own basket journey. Basket starting materials provided. This is a 2 hour guided session. Bring your own water and bugspray. Reservations required. $9.50 - $15 912-353-3023.
Pine Needle Basket Weaving
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 2 PM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Live your best cottagecore life and come learn the Low Country coastal art of pine needle basket weaving. This class will cover the basics on the history, material, and methods used to start your own basket journey. Basket starting materials provided. This is a 2 hour guided session. Bring your own water and bugspray. Reservations required. $9.50 - $15 912-353-3023.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Home School Thursday
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us for Home School Lessons at Crooked River's Nature Center. Classes are led by the Interpretive Ranger and cover topics that coincide with Georgia's Standards of Excellence. Pre-Registration is required. Email the Interpretive Ranger for more information! william.park@dnr.ga.gov $3 per Student per Class $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Meet our Reptiles
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come out and greet our resident reptiles! Learn the differences between snakes and legless lizards, turtles and terrapins, and what makes a reptile a reptile. Location: Interpretive Center $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Friday, October 22, 2021

Game Night
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Hangout and have fun! Join the park naturalist at the campground shelter to meet new friends while playing some games. We will have cards, bingo and different kinds of board games. You won't want to miss it! $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Private Escape Rooms Friday Slots
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, spooky good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
Friday at the Forge
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
It's Friday! That means the fort's blacksmith is in from 10 am to 3 pm. Stop by the forge to learn about the tools and techniques used at the blacksmith shop. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Historic Hike
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Did you know High Falls was a bustling town way back when? Join our park naturalist on a .5 mile tour of the olden days when industry and hydroelectricity kept this town moving. Meet at the park office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. On Friday nights this October, Hofwyl-Broadfield will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a lantern tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.
Pumpkin Carving
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 4 PM to 5 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a fun time of carving your own Jack-o-Lantern. Pumpkins and carving tools provided, or bring your own. Limit 10 people, minimum of 4. Pre-register at the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Hickory Tree Talk
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Learn about the uses and significance of our native Hickory trees. Location: Interpretive Center $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Tallulah Movie night
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 7 PM to 9 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
watch a movie outside by the pavilion in the campground. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Radical Reptiles
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us for this live animal presentation on the reptiles of Georgia. Meet three of our native species! Learn about what makes these creatures incredible and what to do when you come across one. We will be located at Shelter 4. Call or stop by the visitor center to register. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Radical Reptiles
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join us for this live animal presentation on the reptiles of Georgia. Meet three of our native species! Learn about what makes these creatures incredible and what to do when you come across one. We will be located at Shelter 4. Call or stop by the visitor center to register. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Campfire & S'mores
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Gather around the campfire for silly stories and s'mores! Meet at the open field located past the RV campground. Please bring your own outdoor chairs. Stop by or call the visitor center to register. $2 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Game Night
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Hangout and have fun! Join the park naturalist at the campground shelter to meet new friends while playing some games. We will have cards, bingo and different kinds of board games. You won't want to miss it! $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Checklists must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Pinecone Nature Craft
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Create your very own pinecone owl or other woodland critter out of things found in nature under the guidance of a ranger! Or create something entirely new; let your imagination run wild! Held at boathouse by fishing dock. Cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Bones Station
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our tables with skulls, bones and skeletal info. Test your skull IQ. Walkups welcome anytime. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Zombie Survival: Navigation
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Learn how to avoid the zombie horde and navigate to your safe zone using a map and compass. Geared towards ages 8 to adult. Preregistration recommended. Meet outside park office. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Pumpkin Archery
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 4 PM to 5:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Archery target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction, equipment, and prizes. Beginners welcome. Limited attendance of 12 per time slot. Candy prizes. Groups can contact us for a special time. Preregistration required. Meet at archery field below dam. Park at boat dock. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Private Escape Rooms Saturday Slots
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, spooky good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A living historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Sunset Bat Hike
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 6:40 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our rangers for a short 1/2 mile walk along our beautiful marshes and witness nature at its finest! Watch our flying friends take flight over the setting sun and learn about the world of bats. Hundreds of bats leave their houses every evening to hunt for insects. Guests will meet our rangers at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Creepy Crafts
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us in making some fun Halloween crafts that incorporate nature! Get to make some monsters out of pinecones or spiders webs with sticks. These crafts make great decorations for around your own home! Come any time between 10am and 12pm to make some cool crafts. Please call the Visitor Center to preregister! $3-$6 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Scary Movie Night
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
There is no better way to get into the spooky Halloween spirit than a movie night! This R rated movie adds a bit of comedy to the idea of a scary movie. Watch as this group of strangers make their way across a post-apocalyptic world while trying to survive, maybe with the help of some rules. Feel free to bring your own seating and movie snacks! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 2:30 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Mamaw's Cabin Escape Room
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 3:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Haunted House and Spooky Trail by the Lake
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 1:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come visit our Haunted House by Lake Rutledge for a family-friendly, slight-fright event. Walk through the haunted trail filled with scenes of your Halloween scary favorites, including an appearance by that hockey mask wearing man from the movies. Pre-registration (pre-sale tickets) and social distancing will be required. $10. **$8 If you buy tickets before 10/22** $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Bones and Tracks Talk
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the park naturalist to look at different bones, tracks, and pelts of animals native to the area and talk about what kind of animals you may find around the park. Meet at the falls view trailhead. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
History, Mystery, & More - Lantern Light Tour
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the historic site by lantern light with tales, folklore, and mysteries rarely told…of death by poison, frightful monsters, and long-lost gold. Reservations begin Sept. 23, 2021. Call 478-986-5172 $10 per person. Groups of 4 or more receive $5 off total for group. Children 5 and under are free. All fees must be paid in advance with reservation. 478-986-5172.
Meet the Turtles
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn about the turtles that call our Interpretive Center their home then choose a craft to make. Limited to 15 people, minimum 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Pumpkin Carving
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 4 PM to 5 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a fun time of carving your own Jack-o-Lantern. Pumpkins and carving tools provided, or bring your own. Limit 10 people, minimum of 4. Pre-register at the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the amphitheater in the campground with a campfire, s'mores and stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Please pre-register at visitor center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Zombie Archery
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It looks like some zombie are hanging out on the archery range! Join a park ranger and help rid the park of zombies. All equipment is provided. Ages 9 and up. Preregistration is required and space is limited. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Reptile Day at Panola Mountain
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Reptile Day at Panola Mountain Are you in love with lizards? Silly for snakes? Head-over-heels for herpetofauna? Or maybe you just think they're neat. Meet several live reptiles and learn about fascinating species from our own backyards and around the world. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Trail Volunteer Work Day #5
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Please come out to assist the staff in maintaining our historic trails. Water and snacks provided. Please bring gloves. Pre-registration required. No admission charge for volunteers. 770-443-7850.
Pumpkin Carving
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Enjoy a fun morning carving pumpkins with the staff at Richard B. Russell. Pumpkins and carving supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own. Meet five minutes prior to the program at the beach access parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-213-2045.
Mole Talk
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Learn about those mysterious burrowing mammals. What is their significance? Do they ever wander above ground? Location: Interpretive Center $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Birding with Georgia Audubon
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 8 AM to 10 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. Limited capacity. *Per Georgia Audubon Policy, masks required for this program.* Join Georgia Audubon for a general birding program at Sweetwater Creek State Park! We will be viewing migratory birds and year-round residents. Meet at the visitor's center. $5 per person. Call the visitor's center to register. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Beginner archery
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come learn to shoot a bow for the first time or hone your skills. people of all ages are welcome just have to be strong enough to pull a 30LB bow. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Fall Wreath Making
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 9 AM to 10 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the campground pavilion to make a festive Fall wreath! 10 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Early Bird Get's The Worm Hike
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 8 AM to 9:30 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Rise and shine for this 1.5 mile guided hike. Come out and enjoy the changing of the leaves, the songbirds, and the crisp fall air. Please meet at the fish cleaning station. Don't forget to bring water and to wear suitable outdoor shoes. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Bessie Mary Lewis, Early Historian of Fort King George - Tricentennial Speaker Series
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Tricentennial Speaker Series #10 Local author and historian, Buddy Sullivan, joins us live for a presentation on the unforgettable Miss Bessie Lewis. Born in 1889 in Ohio, Bessie relocated to Georgia and quickly fell in love with McIntosh County. Her passion for history helped establish Fort King George and bring the area's history to life. 912-437-4770.
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Sunday Morning Hike
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our park naturalist on a short, scenic hike to learn about different topics Including flora and fauna. Guests should meet at the Visitors Center. $4 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Falling Leaves Hike
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
With the changing of seasons, leaves everywhere are starting to fall. This 1-2mile guided hike will walk through beautiful understory of trees full of different colors. Learn about some native trees and get to look closer at nature as it changes. Please call the Visitor Center to preregister! Meeting at the parking lot off fishing road. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Mamaw's Cabin Escape Room
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 3:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Wildcrafts
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 3 PM to 4:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Before you hike, stop by the Falls View trailhead to create your own work of art and enlighten your trail experience! $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Basic Archery
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 1 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. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 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.
Creature Feature: Little Brown Bat
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
They sleep all day, they're up all night. I know it doesn't seem right. This feature will inform you about the upside down world of the Little Brown Bats. Location: Interpretive Center $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Brown Bat Craft
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Create your own Little Brown Bat. During the craft, our naturalist will talk about the ecological importance of the Little Brown Bat. Art supplies will be provided. Location: Interpretive Center Please preregister by calling the park office. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Colonial Sailors with Captain Knotbeard
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come join Captain Knotbeard and learn about sailing in the 18th century. Learn how to use a compass, tie sailing knots, how to use a sailing whistle, and sing silly sea shanties. The program includes one sailing whistle and length of rope, which is yours to keep! If you have your own compass, bring it with you - just like a real sailor! $7.50 - $15.00 912-353-3023.
Wormsloe Black Heritage Tour
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger KeyShawn as he takes you on a journey, highlighting Wormsloe's history as a slave plantation and invoking the memories of those enslaved Africans who lived and worked here. The tour will last approximately one hour on a 1.5 mile hike. Please note to bring water, and wear comfortable shoes for the guided hike. Register in advance. $6.50 - $12 912-353-3023.
Colonial Sailors with Captain Knotbeard
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come join Captain Knotbeard and learn about sailing in the 18th century. Learn how to use a compass, tie sailing knots, how to use a sailing whistle, and sing silly sea shanties. The program includes one sailing whistle and length of rope, which is yours to keep! If you have your own compass, bring it with you - just like a real sailor! $7.50 - $15.00 912-353-3023.
Wormsloe Black Heritage Tour
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger KeyShawn as he takes you on a journey, highlighting Wormsloe's history as a slave plantation and invoking the memories of those enslaved Africans who lived and worked here. The tour will last approximately one hour on a 1.5 mile hike. Please note to bring water, and wear comfortable shoes for the guided hike. Register in advance. $6.50 - $12 912-353-3023.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Toddler Tuesdays at Hard Labor
Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Come discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek. The first Tuesday of every month, join our naturalist for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 10 toddlers, 5 years old maximum. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paper Pumpkin Craft
Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
We will construct a pop-up paper pumpkin. Try saying that 3 times. Art supplies will be provided. Location: Interpretive Center. Please preregister by calling the park office. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Roving Ranger
Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
The Interpretive Ranger will rove around the park and campground and will also be hiking the trails. Feel free to ask questions, bring up concerns, or just chat about the park! $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Home School at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The last Wednesday of every month, join our naturalist for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Programs designed for children ages 6-12. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 12 students $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Oct 27, 2021 until Nov 3, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
Nature Journal
Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Keeping a journal of things that you see while out in nature can be a fun and relaxing way to keep memories of your discoveries. Join us as we immerse ourselves in the sights and sounds of nature and record what we each observe in a nature journal. Materials will be provided. Location: Big Ferry Trail $2 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Home School Thursday
Thursday, Oct 28, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us for Home School Lessons at Crooked River's Nature Center. Classes are led by the Interpretive Ranger and cover topics that coincide with Georgia's Standards of Excellence. Pre-Registration is required. Email the Interpretive Ranger for more information! william.park@dnr.ga.gov $3 per Student per Class $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Friday, October 29, 2021

Game Night
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Hangout and have fun! Join the park naturalist at the campground shelter to meet new friends while playing some games. We will have cards, bingo and different kinds of board games. You won't want to miss it! $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Private Escape Rooms Friday Slots
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, spooky good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
The Haunting of Savage Island
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Halloween comes to the campground. We invite our campground guests to decorate their campsite and wear costumes. The Rangers will drive through the campground and judge the campsites for creativity. We will also have costume contest. Pick up a Pumpkin Paper from the office to let everyone know you are giving out candy. 912-727-2339.
Creepy Crafts
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 4 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us anytime between 4pm-6pm to make some fun Halloween crafts that incorporate nature! Get to make some monsters out of pinecones or spiders webs with sticks. These crafts make great decorations for around your own home! Please call the Visitor Center to preregister! $3-$6 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Halloween Movie Night
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Witches, black cats, and graveyards, Oh My! Join us for a PG rated Halloween Movie Night. This movie might just put a spell on you and have you wondering what are Yabbos. Feel free to bring your own seating and movie snacks! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Mamaw's Cabin Escape Room
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 3:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come and enjoy our miniature golf course in a different light — at night! The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories. We will provide glow in the dark golf balls and the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. Please bring a flashlight. $3 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Spooky Campfire Bingo
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join us in the program area to play Halloween themed bingo and enjoy some fresh smores'! Meet in the programming area. $1 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. On Friday nights this October, Hofwyl-Broadfield will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a lantern tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.
Game Time
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a time of fun yard games and table games. We have as many as 15 games for you to choose from. Bring insect repellent and bottled water. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Movie Night
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Please pre-register at Visitor Center. Meet at picnic shelter by the campground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Fall Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Participate in a Fall themed scavenger hunt. This is a self-guided scavenger hunt, so for each answer found take a picture to show the ranger. Participants that complete the scavenger hunt will receive a Fall themed goodie bag. Supplies are limited. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Spooky Campfire & S'mores Night
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 7 PM to 9 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Gather with the Ranger around the campfire and listen to spooky stories. There'll be lawn games and Halloween costumes are highly encouraged. Bring your own s’mores or buy a s’mores kit from the Ranger, if you dare! Location: Behind Visitor Center $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Tallulah Movie night
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 7 PM to 9 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
watch a movie outside by the pavilion in the campground. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Annual Hayride Event
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 6 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for an evening of good, old fashioned fun! Trunk or Treat, hayrides, popcorn, fall movies, s'mores, haunted hayride after dark, we've got it all! Volunteer to be a Trunk or Treat host for a chance to win a Friends Membership! Volunteer to be a scarer for an exciting evening! $5 per person $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Trunk or Treat! Halloween at the Bend
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6 PM to 8 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us in the campground for some candy and fun! We will have a campsite decorating contest, a costume contest, and trunk or treating around the campground. There will be music, games, and crafts as well! Event will be held in Campground 1 and start near the comfort station. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Trunk or Treat
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 2 PM to 5 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Trick or treaters come dressed in your favorite costume to collect candy from car to car. Adults can decorate their vehicles while children will have supervised activities at Shelter 4. Prizes will be given for best costume and best car decorated. To give candy or to enter the car decoration contest stop by or call the visitor center to register. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Campfire & S'mores
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Gather around the campfire for silly stories and s'mores! Meet at the open field located past the RV campground. Please bring your own outdoor chairs. Stop by or call the visitor center to register. $2 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Checklists must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Scarecrow Competition
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 11 AM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Rules online and on FACEBOOK and at Park Office. Enter kid-sized, original, already-built scarecrow. Check in at Office. Limit 50 entries. . Prizes. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Zombie Survival: Navigation
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Learn how to avoid the zombie horde and navigate to your safe zone using a map and compass. Geared towards ages 8 to adult. Preregistration recommended. Meet outside park office. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Pumpkin Archery
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 4 PM to 5:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Archery target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction, equipment, and prizes. Beginners welcome. Limited attendance of 12 per time slot. Candy prizes. Groups can contact us for a special time. Preregistration required. Meet at archery field below dam. Park at boat dock. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Monster Hike
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 4 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us on a 0.8 mile hike along Delano Trail Loop while spotting all sorts of ghastly ghouls and other mysterious monsters. Meet at Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Decorated and Carved Pumpkin Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6 PM to 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your entry and a candle/light to Park Office. Pre-register at office. Limit 50 entries. Prizes for adults and youth. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Campground Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
FOR CAMPERS ONLY. Wear your light or carry a flashlight. Trick or Treat around Campground Trick or Treating the campground and at stations marked with a candy bag and light. NO cottages have treats. Campers who bring candy to give out can add it to the stations when they register. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Show us your G-rated, creative side at your campsite. Make us believe you love Halloween and fall. No gore. Leave no trace décor. Winners awarded at the site by 9 PM. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Campground Trick or Treat
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for trick or treating in the campground! Campers are encouraged to bring candy to hand out, and kids of all ages are welcome to dress up and come trick or treat the campground! $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6 PM to 6:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Campers, join our campsite decorating contest! Bring your best halloween decorations, prizes given to 1st and 2nd place. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Pumpkin Carving Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Bring your best pumpkin to our pumpkin carving contest! Judging will be at the comfort station in the campground, trick or treaters will judge pumpkin as they pass through. 1st and 2nd place winners will be awarded prizes. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Tricks, Treats, and Tricorns - Pirates Ahoy!
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 5 PM to 8 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for our annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating inside the Fort's walls. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to flex your crafty side as well as participate in fun Halloween activities! Don't forget to visit the museum for the costume competition. Enter for a chance to win prizes! $3-$5. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms Saturday Slots
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, spooky good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
Bark in the Park: Costume Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 3 PM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Everyone can join in on the Halloween fun! Dress up your spooky pups and get the chance to win some prizes. Come to the Visitor Center to register with your dog anytime between 3pm-5pm. After you register, enjoy our trails and the gorgeous views! The winners will be announced on social media at 5pm that day. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fright on the Farm
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Explore the Heritage Farm at night during this spooky Halloween event. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Mamaw's Cabin Escape Room
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6 PM to 10:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Hard Labor Trick or Treats, and RV Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come camp with us on the spookiest of nights! Participate in our events for all overnight guests. Kids will collect candy from RV to RV or from cabin to cabin. Campers are encouraged to decorate their sites and compete for the prize of most festive set up. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Fall Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 8 AM to 4:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Can you find everything and win a prize? Pick up your scavenger hunt card at the park office. $1 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Creepy Crawly Glow Mini-Golf
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6:45 PM to 8 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join us on the mini-golf course for some glow in the dark Halloween fun! Meet at the mini-golf course. Kids 3 and under play free. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
History, Mystery, & More - Lantern Light Tour
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the historic site by lantern light with tales, folklore, and mysteries rarely told…of death by poison, frightful monsters, and long-lost gold. Reservations begin Sept. 23, 2021. Call 478-986-5172 $10 per person. Groups of 4 or more receive $5 off total for group. Children 5 and under are free. All fees must be paid in advance with reservation. 478-986-5172.
4th Annual Campground Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 12 PM to 5 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us and your fellow campers as we decorate the campground with your best Fall or Halloween theme. Judging begins at 5:00PM. Feel free to bring candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters between 5:30 - 8:30. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
4th Annual Campground Trick-or-Treat
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 5:30 PM to 8 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us at the beach as we play games, enjoy concessions and walk on the "haunted" trail to the campground. Trick-or-Treat around the campground and costumes are encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Going Batty
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn some curious facts about bats, Georgia's one and only flying mammal, then build a bat house to take home. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register at the Visitor Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Archery at the Park
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 2 PM to 5 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us during one of three sessions for a time of recreational archery. Limited to three people for each session. Pre-register at Visitors Center. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Campsite Decoration Competition
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
All camping guests are invited to decorate their sites and join the competition. Theme is Autumn, Harvest Time, or Halloween. Prizes awarded for the three best-decorated sites. Judging to take place after sunset. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the amphitheater in the campground with a campfire, s'mores and stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Please pre-register at visitor center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Spooky Window Art Craft
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Bats, pumpkins and ghosts, oh my! Come make Halloween themed window art at the park. These spooky creations are sure to make your windows the coolest on the block. Space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Tales by Lantern Light
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for guided hikes on the eve of Halloween. Guides will lead you down paths of history to a secret destination where a Master Storyteller will spin tales of history and lore. $5. 770-443-7850.
Pumpkin Carving
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Enjoy a fun morning carving pumpkins with the staff at Richard B. Russell. Pumpkins and carving supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own. Meet five minutes prior to the program at the beach access parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-213-2045.
Trunk or Treat
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 1 PM to 8 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Lots of outdoor activities are sure to make this a fun night. We will have carnival-style games (1:00 - 4:30), a dog costume parade with an award for best costume, a pumpkin carving contest, kids' pumpkin coloring, Trunk-or-Treat (4:30-6:30), and an outdoor Halloween-themed film the entire family can enjoy. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Bay's Bridge Hayride Tour
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Enjoy a guided Hay Ride Tour to the Covered Bridge (Bay's Bridge). Hay rides will run continuously from 10 am to 3 pm. Bring you camera for some great photo opportunities as we enter the many colors of fall and witness the changing of the leaves in the park. This is a perfect time for pictures and a great outing for the whole family! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Annual Hayride Event
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 6 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for an evening of good, old fashioned fun! Trunk or Treat, hayrides, popcorn, fall movies, s'mores, haunted hayride after dark, we've got it all! Volunteer to be a Trunk or Treat host for a chance to win a Friends Membership! Volunteer to be a scarer for an exciting evening! $5 per person $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Pinecone Nature Craft
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Create your very own pinecone owl or other woodland critter out of things found in nature under the guidance of a ranger! Or create something entirely new; let your imagination run wild! Held at boathouse by fishing dock. Cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Bones Station
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our tables with skulls, bones and skeletal info. Test your skull IQ. Walkups welcome anytime. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cascade Falls Hike
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 2 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us on a ranger-led Halloween hike to Cascade Falls (4 miles total). Meet at Roadside Park/TV tower parking lot off Alt. 27. Dress for the weather and bring plenty of water. Cancelled in the event of storms. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Private Escape Rooms Halloween Night
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 6 PM to 10 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, spooky good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
Mamaw's Cabin Escape Room
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 10 AM to 10:30 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 11:30 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Mamaw's Cabin Escape Room
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 1 PM to 1:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Halloween Crafts
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 1 PM to 2:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Come bring a little touch of nature into your Halloween celebrations! Meet at the park office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Trunk or Treat
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come out and decorate your vehicle for Halloween and hand out candy to Boys and Gohuls as they walk from car to car. There will be hayrides and other activities going on. prizes will be awarded to best customs and best vehicle decoration. free plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Wormsloe Black Heritage Tour
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger KeyShawn as he takes you on a journey, highlighting Wormsloe's history as a slave plantation and invoking the memories of those enslaved Africans who lived and worked here. The tour will last approximately one hour on a 1.5 mile hike. Please note to bring water, and wear comfortable shoes for the guided hike. Register in advance. $6.50 - $12 912-353-3023.
Wormsloe Black Heritage Tour
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger KeyShawn as he takes you on a journey, highlighting Wormsloe's history as a slave plantation and invoking the memories of those enslaved Africans who lived and worked here. The tour will last approximately one hour on a 1.5 mile hike. Please note to bring water, and wear comfortable shoes for the guided hike. Register in advance. $6.50 - $12 912-353-3023.

Monday, November 1, 2021

2021 Crooked River Amateur Photo Contest
1st Monday of Month 7 AM - 10 PM from Nov 1, 2021 
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Our photo contest is sponsored by Friends of Crooked River State Park to promote awareness of the intrinsic values of our coastal treasures. All photos must be taken inside Crooked River State Park. Entries must be submitted as an attached digital file to FriendsofCrookedRiver@gmail.com by November 30. Top prize is $100. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Mamaw's Cabin Escape Room
Monday, Nov 1, 2021 3:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Toddler Tuesdays at Hard Labor
Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Come discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek. The first Tuesday of every month, join our naturalist for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 10 toddlers, 5 years old maximum. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Nov 3, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Christmas Crafts
Thursday, Nov 4, 2021 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Learn how to make Christmas crafts that are sure to help make your home more festive for the holidays. Some can be used as gifts. Limit: 10 people, minimum 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Homeschool Days
Thursday, Nov 4, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly homeschool program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month at 9am and 2pm. 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 as advanced registration is required. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Friday, November 5, 2021

Campfire and Stargazing
Friday, Nov 5, 2021 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The skies at night over Lake Brantley are filled with amazing constellations. We will meet for a campfire and a opportunity to learn about constellations. Please dress for the weather; bring your own chairs and flashlights. Register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Movie Night
Friday, Nov 5, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Please pre-register at Visitor Center. Meet at picnic shelter by the campground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, November 6, 2021

Native American Heritage Day at Etowah
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about how our modern society still carries the past on its shoulders. There will also be a genealogy lecture and workshop to help guests understand how their families have been influenced by Native Americans. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Checklists must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Wilderness Survival (shelter building, fire building, knot tying)
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 1 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Work by yourself or as a family team to create your very own shelter using the forest around you (surrounding sticks, branches, vines). Then, learn helpful skills about fire building and tying knots. All supplies provided. Geared toward ages 6 years and older. Space limited to 10 participants. Pre-registration and social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paddle and Hike to Indian Rock
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 4 PM to 6 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led paddle + hike around Lake Rutledge will take participants back in time to the 1930s. By 1 hour paddle and then a short hike we will reach Indian Rock, one of the park's hidden jewels. Bring closed-toe shoes, water, and bug repellent. Call to register by paying in advance. Space limited to 10 participants. Social distancing required. $20 with a rental craft, $15with your own $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come meet local author, Emory Jones, and learn about his newest book, "Cunningham and Other Pigs I Have Known". Jones' previous titles include "The Valley Where They Danced" (which includes scenes from Hardman Farm) and "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound". Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children (5 and under): Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Christmas Crafts
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Learn how to make Christmas crafts that are sure to help make your home more festive for the holidays. Some can be used as gifts. Limit: 10 people, minimum 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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