Laura S. Walker State Park

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


Friday, April 16, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Apr 16, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Leaf Craft
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Make a leaf-rubbing picture and leaf sun catcher in celebration of Earth Day. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tree Identification Hike
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a local Georgia Forestry Specialist on a hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail and learn how to identify native plants and trees. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tree Identification Hike
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a local Georgia Forestry Specialist on a hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail and learn how to identify native plants and trees. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, April 23, 2021

Family Full-Moon Book Hike
Friday, Apr 23, 2021 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring the kids for an after dinner, half-mile book walk. When they finish, they will have an activity booklet to take home. Limit 10 people, minimum of 4; register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding the event date. Masks and social distancing required. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, April 24, 2021

Leaf Craft
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Make a leaf-rubbing picture and leaf sun catcher in celebration of Earth Day. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tree Identification Hike
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a local Georgia Forestry Specialist on a hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail and learn how to identify native plants and trees. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tree Identification Hike
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a local Georgia Forestry Specialist on a hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail and learn how to identify native plants and trees. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, April 30, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Apr 30, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Archery at the Park
Saturday, May 1, 2021 3 PM to 6 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 by noon on day preceding event date. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, May 1, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, May 7, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, May 7, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Birds in Georgia
Saturday, May 8, 2021 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a Park Ranger as we celebrate Mother's Day and learn about Georgia birds. Limited to 15 participants, minimum 3; register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Mother's Day Crafts
Saturday, May 8, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us as we make gifts to show appreciation to our mothers. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Open to ages 5 and up. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, May 8, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, May 14, 2021

Make Your Own Dog Biscuits
Friday, May 14, 2021 5 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Hear a former Animal Control Specialist provide insight on proper pet care then learn how to make your own dog biscuits. Limit: 15 people, minimum of 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Archery at the Park
Saturday, May 15, 2021 9 AM to 12 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 by noon on day preceding event date. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Artisan Crafts
Saturday, May 15, 2021 1 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn how to make some household items used by our ancestors. Limited to 15 participants; minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, May 15, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 22, 2021

Meet the Turtles
Saturday, May 22, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
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 by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Turtle Hunt
Saturday, May 22, 2021 2 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist on one of three hikes to search for Gopher Tortoises and water turtles. Each hike limited to ten people, minimum of 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Turtles and S'mores
Saturday, May 22, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire to craft your own turtles and s'mores. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, May 28, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, May 28, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 29, 2021

Movie Night
Saturday, May 29, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, June 4, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Jun 4, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Archery at the Park
Saturday, Jun 5, 2021 9 AM to 12 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 by noon on day preceding event date. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jun 5, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, June 12, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, June 18, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Jun 18, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, June 19, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jun 19, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jun 26, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, July 2, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Jul 2, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, July 3, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jul 3, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, August 13, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, August 27, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Aug 27, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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