Hiking Events


Sunday, August 25, 2019

Edible Plant Hike
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come learn about various plants in the area that can be used for medicinal, food, natural purposes with our guided edible plant hike. The hike will be about 1 mile and dogs are welcome but must be on a 6ft leash. Meet at the Relihan. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Trail Clean-Up
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Calling all volunteers! Stop out and help our rangers out with park and trail clean-up. Ask any questions you may have about the park and it's history along the way! $5 park pass per vehicle $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Home School At Hard Labor
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
On August 28th, Participants will learn the basics of fishing at the lake from the bank. Participants are welcome to bring their own equipment (rods and reels), or the park can loan tackle. Bait, hooks, floats will be supplied. $5.00 per participant, program geared to children 7-15 years old. Meet at Park Office/Trading Post. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tails on Trails Hike
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Bring Fido! We’ll be walking a portion of the multipurpose trail for a total of 3.5-mile moderate hike. All dogs must be on leash. Meet at the trailhead. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Evening Hike
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Let’s take to the trail to see what creatures begin stirring in the evening! Meet at the Overland Nature Trail. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Morning Hike
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join the Naturalist for a morning hike along a portion of the Multi-Use Trail. We’ll be on the lookout for animals while enjoying the plants. This is a 3.5-mile moderate hike. Meet at the trailhead. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Tricksters of the Animal Kingdom
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Does the opossum really play dead? How do tasty caterpillars avoid becoming a snack? Come learn about some amazing animals and the unique traits and behaviors they use to survive! Meet at the pollinator garden across from the putt-putt course. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Hike the Gahuti
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The Gahuti Trail is the most challenging trail at Fort Mountain. Join a ranger and hike around 8.5 miles. Expect to see beautiful views, hike up and down the mountain, and pass a waterfall. We will stop to eat lunch and snacks. Please bring plenty of water and food, and wear appropriate hiking gear. Registration is required. Register 8am to 5pm $5 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Edible Plant Hike
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come learn about various plants in the area that can be used for medicinal, food, natural purposes with our guided edible plant hike. The hike will be about 1 mile and dogs are welcome but must be on a 6ft leash. Meet at the Relihan. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Birding Bingo
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join us in a birding challenge! We’ll give you a bingo card and explore the park to see who can find the birds to make Bingo first! Meet at the visitor center. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Ultraviolet Night Hike
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Ever wonder what it's like to see in ultraviolet light? Come experience our wooded trails via blacklight and learn all about night florescence from our Park Naturalist. Meet at the entrance to Beaver Trail, next to the canoes at the lake. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Plant Hike
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Enjoy a marsh hike on the Sandpiper Trail to the river on the Avian loop and learn about the native and non-native flora of Georgia and our coast! Meet at Sandpiper Trail head. $5 Parking Pass per vehicle $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Hike and Paddle
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 8 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with an hour long paddle down. You MUST preregister for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some unknown CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 Pre-registration required plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 11 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some unknown CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Bark in the Park
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the flora and fauna surrounding Brantley trail on this ranger led hike. This is an easy to moderate hike along a 1.5 mile dirt trail. Wear appropriate attire for hiking, bring doggy bags, and water/snacks if desired. Meet at the visitors center. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Silent Signing Stroll
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register. Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Scorpion Night Hike
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. We will meet at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk along an easy/moderate 1 mile trail. Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. Call the park office to register. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Trail Hike
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for a Ranger led Hike along one of our lake side trails. As you Stroll along the banks of Lake Antioch, we will share the area's unique history, flora and fauna. Depending on the group we will hike between 2 -5 miles. Meet at the Visitors Information Center at 8:30 AM. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Silver Streak - Hike with the Ranger
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Silver Streak in the Park are outdoor programs that seek to enhance a lively aging community. Explore the flora and fauna surrounding the Trading Post trail on this ranger led hike. This is an easy to moderate hike along a 1 mile dirt trail. Please bring water, comfortable shoes, and bugspray. Meet at the Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Hike the Gahuti
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The Gahuti Trail is the most challenging trail at Fort Mountain. Join a ranger and hike around 8.5 miles. Expect to see beautiful views, hike up and down the mountain, and pass a waterfall. We will stop to eat lunch and snacks. Please bring plenty of water and food, and wear appropriate hiking gear. Registration is required. Register 8am to 5pm $5 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Moonlight Mountain Hike
Friday, Sep 13, 2019 7 PM to 9 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.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Harvest Moon Night Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 7:15 PM to 10 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Pine Mountain Trail Association guides for an easy to moderate, 3.4-mile full moon hike along Overlook Loop. Bring a flashlight and water. Geared towards ages 10 & up. Meet at Callaway Country Store Overlook Parking lot. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Full Moon Night Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some unknown CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Evening Intro to Birding Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The end of the day is a perfect time to walk along the Brantley trail and observe the native and migratory birds of Georgia. As an introductory course, this ranger led hike aims to get participants into backyard and local birdwatching without stress or previous birding skills. All experience levels welcome. Meet at the trading Post. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Bark in the Park
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Join us in a day for the dogs. From small to large dogs, we invite them all to the park to participate in bark ranger training, a guided hike, and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Field Journal Journeys: Orienteering
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Come learn how to use a compass to orienteering! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Scorpion Night Hike
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. We will meet at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk along an easy/moderate 1 mile trail. Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. Call the park office to register. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Morning Intro to Birding Hike
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Mid-morning is a great time to look for local and migratory birds at Hard Labor Creek. Follow along on this ranger led introductory birding hike through the cottage loop and the surrounding area. We will be focusing on listening to bird calls and observing behavior near our feeders. No previous experience required. meet at the Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Historic CCC Paddle and Hike
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 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. Learn how the Civilian Conservation Corps built our lakes, bridges, roads, and group camps. We will show pictures of before and after the lake was built. Bring closed-toe shoes, water and bug repellent. Meet at the beach area. Call to pay in advance $15 with a rental craft, $10 with your own $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This camp is for children ages 6-12. There will be a nature/history hike to the New Manchester Mill alongside the whitewater rapids of Sweetwater Creek, pedal boats on the lake, and nature-oriented arts and craft projects. Registration is necessary. Meet at the Visitor's Center. Lunch is not provided. $25 includes Junior Ranger book and patch. 770-732-5871.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Home School At Hard Labor
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
On August 28th, Participants will learn the basics of fishing at the lake from the bank. Participants are welcome to bring their own equipment (rods and reels), or the park can loan tackle. Bait, hooks, floats will be supplied. $5.00 per participant, program geared to children 7-15 years old. Meet at Park Office/Trading Post. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, September 27, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day Trail Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
We will be working on the Sempervirens back loop to help widen the trail for hikers. Some tools provided, please bring your own work gloves and extra tools if you have any handy for trimming hedge and palmettos. If time allows we will also pick up trash along the River. Water provided by Friends of Crooked River State Park. Please wear bug spray. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us by lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be working on our flower garden, trails, and cleaning around the pond to make General Coffee State Park beautiful and pristine! 912-384-7082.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 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.
Your State Parks Day: Distracted with Rangers
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. For this Your State Parks Day we will be combining clean up with another program! We will be cleaning part of the Homestead and Sweet Gum Trails and doing a bioblitz project while we clean up!. So bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for our iNaturalist bioblitz. Meet us at 50 Lodge Rd SE, Acworth, Ga 30102. 770-975-0055.
Your State Park Day - Trail Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
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.
Your State Park Day - Sunset Hike on Lake Antioch
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Ranger led Hike around Lake Antioch finishing with the beautiful sunset at Rocky Mountain. This is a 3.1 mile hike, trail is easy to moderate. Meet at the Visitors Center at 5:30 PM. Hike starts at 6:00 PM Sharp. 706-802-5087 $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Suwannee River Sill Cleanup - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger at the Suwannee River Sill for a litter clean up. We will work to clean up along the sill and help make it an even better place for the many birds and other wildlife commonly seen in the area. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Working in The Woods! - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Enjoy a day of volunteering with the staff and the "Friend's of Victoria Bryant State Park" we will be working towards beautifying and managing our forest. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, and a free hot dog lunch, as a "Thank You" for giving back! Meet at park office. 706-245-6270.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Silent Signing Stroll
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register. Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 4, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
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. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Georgia Rocks - Geology of Indian Springs
Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Dr. Bill Witherspoon, co-author of the popular guide "Roadside Geology of Georgia", will present a slide talk and lead a walk on the geology of Indian Springs State Park. The event will begin at 2:00 PM at the Group Shelter. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 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.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Monday, Oct 7, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. This program is designed for toddlers to explore nature with a Ranger. We use hands on experiences, play, nature walks, and other interactives to facilitate learning and exploration. Bring a snack for snack time. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Fall Break Camp
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
October 10th - October 11th Have fun, and learn new skills as we explore Victoria Bryant State Park in this 2 day fall break camp. Call the park office (706)-245-6270 to reserve your spot today! $25 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, October 11, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Bark in The Park & Pet Costume Contest
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Enjoy a hike with your furry companion on the Big Creek Nature Trail. Before the hike, your furry friends can enjoy our new dog park located near the office and show off their pet costumes. We will meet across the office from picnic shelter 3 and 4. Dog's must be on a 6' leash and have current vaccination tags. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 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.
Cabin Life - Pioneers of History
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Don't stay at home with cabin fever. Get outdoors and join our living history specialists at the 1850’s log cabin. Hear stories of old and see period life-way demonstrations. There will also be guided tours of the cabin and nearby battlefield. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Day Hiking 101
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Make your day hike safe and more enjoyable by learning how to prepare for your hike. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Sunset Mountain Hike
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 6 PM to 8 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.
Overlook Hike
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for a Ranger led hike to the lower Overlook. As you stroll along the banks of Antioch Lake, we will share this area's unique history, flora and fauna. Once we arrive at the Overlook, the Ranger will discuss the unique Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant. The trail is considered easy. Please meet in the Visitor information parking lot. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 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.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, October 25, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Children's Nature Walk
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Enjoy the fall colors with us and make a necklace of the different colors that you see! Walk the Squirrel trail and pick up nature's colors as we head to a shelter to put our necklace together. All ages are welcome! Sign up at the Park Office prior to the event. $2 per person $5 parking. 478-763-2759.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 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.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Home School At Hard Labor
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
On August 28th, Participants will learn the basics of fishing at the lake from the bank. Participants are welcome to bring their own equipment (rods and reels), or the park can loan tackle. Bait, hooks, floats will be supplied. $5.00 per participant, program geared to children 7-15 years old. Meet at Park Office/Trading Post. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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.
Halloween Hike
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Although it's the day after, it's never too late to celebrate Halloween. If you've ever wanted to hike down into Providence Canyon after dark, this is your chance. We invite the public to join us on this spooky ranger led hike down into Providence Canyon at night. Be sure to bring a flash light. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Native American Heritage Day
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join staff, Friends of New Echota volunteers and special Cherokee guests as the historic Capital of New Echota comes alive with living history demonstrations, tours, games and music. $5.50-$7 706-624-1321.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 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.
Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
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. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Billy's Island by Night Paddle
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger guided paddle to historic Billy's Island where we will beach our kayaks and canoes and go on a short hike.Watch as night takes over the swamp. We will talk about the different people who lived on the island throughout history. Prepare to see and hear the swamp at night just as those who lived here in the past did. $20 - $25 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Whitewater-Watching Hike
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Weather dependent, call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Pups 'n' Trucks Food Truck Festival
Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 11 AM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come out this fall for food trucks and both pet-friendly and local vendors! Local area rescues will also be in attendance! $5 Parking Pass Fee - per vehicle Parking Pass $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 4:45 PM to 6:45 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.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 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.
Whitewater-Watching Hike
Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Weather dependent, call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 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.
Trail Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for a Ranger led Hike along one of our lake side trails. As you Stroll along the banks of Lake Antioch, we will share the area's unique history, flora and fauna. Depending on the group we will hike between 2 -5 miles. Meet at the Visitors Information Center at 8:30 AM. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Whitewater-Watching Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Weather dependent, call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Colonial Wormsloe Lantern Tours
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Ever wanted to see Wormsloe at night? This is your chance to see Wormsloe in a whole new light. Guided tours will depart at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm by lantern and celebrate Savannah's colonial heritage, from the city's founding in 1733 up through the American Revolution. Please register in advance by calling our park office. $6.50-$15.00 912-353-3023.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

National Take a Hike Day
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Celebrate our country's wilderness and get outside for some exercise by hiking our most challenging trail at the park, Ash Creek Trail, with our Naturalist. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Silent Signing Stroll
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register. Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 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.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Home School At Hard Labor
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
On August 28th, Participants will learn the basics of fishing at the lake from the bank. Participants are welcome to bring their own equipment (rods and reels), or the park can loan tackle. Bait, hooks, floats will be supplied. $5.00 per participant, program geared to children 7-15 years old. Meet at Park Office/Trading Post. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, November 29, 2019

7 Mile Black Friday Hike
Friday, Nov 29, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Ditch the mall and join us for some fresh air and exercise this Black Friday! We will meet at the Area B Boat Ramp, and begin our hike promptly at 10 am. We will complete the 7 mile Yellow Loop Trail. Suitable for ages 12 and older. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
2 Mile Black Friday Hike
Friday, Nov 29, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Skip the madness and opt outside! We will meet at the Fishing Area for a guided 2 mile hike along the Orange and Yellow Trail. Appropriate for ages 8 and older. Dogs welcome, on a leash. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 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.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 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.
Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
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. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 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.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Overlook Hike
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for a Ranger led hike to the lower Overlook. As you stroll along the banks of Antioch Lake, we will share this area's unique history, flora and fauna. Once we arrive at the Overlook, the Ranger will discuss the unique Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant. The trail is considered easy. Please meet in the Visitor information parking lot. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Sunset Mountain Hike
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 4:30 PM to 6:30 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.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

First Saturday Hike - The Dirt We Walk On
Saturday, Jan 4, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join rangers for a special two-mile hike passing through tallgrass battlefields, free-flowing streams, and majestic woodland forests. Learn the park history while you hike and take in all the beauty nature has to offer. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Super Museum Sunday - Soldier Stories
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 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 and Artifact I.D, a special program presentation of stories of soldiers who actually fought here, and black powder firing demonstrations. 770-443-7850.
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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Feb 27, 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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Mar 26, 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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Earth Day 2020 Volunteer Day - Dirty Jobs
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Here is your chance to make a difference in our park, our community, and our world. Come out and join us for various tasks such as flower bed enhancement, litter pick up, and erosion control projects. 770-443-7850.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Apr 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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, May 21, 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 register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, June 6, 2020

National Trails Day Hike - Dirt Paths Through History
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 11 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Walk through fields of history and forests of natural wonder on a guided tour by a ranger. Hike will be moderate, and distance is flexible per participant. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.