Holiday Events

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


Saturday, December 5, 2020

Red Top Family Christmas
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 to Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 - 10 AM to 4 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain State Park is ready for Christmas! Come take your holiday pictures with us! Pre-registration is recommended to guarantee a timeslot. Timeslots are for 30 minutes. Last timeslot is 3:30 pm. One ticket per family. For more information and to register visit RedTopMountain.eventbrite.com $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 6, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
40th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
40th Annual Christmas Tour This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Walk down the old carriage road and enjoy a special Christmas tour of an antebellum plantation house. 912-264-7333.
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Christmas at Indian Springs
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 5 PM to 8 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join the Friends of Indian Springs for this drive-thru event celebrating the holiday season. Guests will remain in their vehicles to enjoy the decorations and interact with our elf volunteers. Santa will be here, but he will be very busy making his list and checking it twice. Bring your letter for Santa and our elves will make sure he gets it! 770-504-2277.
Christmas Crafts
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 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: 8 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon on Friday prior to day of event. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Red Top Family Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain's cabin is decorated for Christmas, so take your holiday pictures with us. Since Santa is busy checking his list and can't be with us, write him a letter and we'll make sure it gets to the North Pole. Register in advance for a 30-minute time slot at RedTopMountain.eventbrite.com. One ticket per family. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
The Honor Tree: A Photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guests are invited to adorn our three trees with photographs of those who have served, or are serving, our nation's armed forces. These Honor Trees will be placed in the museum through Christmas. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Christmas at the Gorge
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come and see Santa, make crafts, enjoy Christmas music and have a snack here at the park. If you have a camera you can take your own photos with Santa. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call the office to sign up. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Sunday, December 6, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 6, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Red Top Family Christmas at the Cabin
Sunday, Dec 6, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain's cabin is decorated for Christmas, so take your holiday pictures with us. Since Santa is busy checking his list and can't be with us, write him a letter and we'll make sure it gets to the North Pole. Register in advance for a 30-minute time slot at RedTopMountain.eventbrite.com. One ticket per family. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Christmas Ornament Craft
Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Choose from several different styles of ornaments with varying levels of difficulty: paper snowflakes, pipe cleaner candy canes, grapevine and burlap wreaths, and more. Limited to 8 people, minimum of 4; registration required two days prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center, 912-287-4900 $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, December 11, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 11, 2020 until Dec 13, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Candlelight Tours - Postponed
Friday, Dec 11, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Candlelight Tours will return in December 2021! Happy Holidays. 706-695-2598.
Holiday Cards at the Park
Friday, Dec 11, 2020 4 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring holiday cheer to those less fortunate by creating cards for the local homeless shelters using paint, leaves, and pinecones! Location disclosed upon registration. Preregistration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 11, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 13, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Kayaking with Santa
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join Santa on a short paddle on Black Rock Mountain Lake. Then enjoy Hot Chocolate and Smores. Pre-Registration required. Participants can sign up for a 1:00 pm paddle or a 2:30 paddle. Ages 6 to adults. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Candlelight Tours - Postponed
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Candlelight Tours will return in December 2021! Happy Holidays. 706-695-2598.
Crooked River Christmas - CANCELLED
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 2 PM to 5 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come to Group Shelter #2 for some Christmas fun and to tell Santa your wish list. All ages are welcome to join. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Hot Chocolate and Letters to Santa
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 12 PM to 1 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for hot chocolate while we write letters to Santa! All supplies will be provided, meet at the clubhouse near the campground. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for a holly jolly night of Christmas themed festivities ranging from Festive lights and even a visit from Ol' Saint Nick himself. ---Read addition details for more information--- $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
Christmas Crafts
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 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: 8 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon on Friday prior to day of event. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Christmas at the Springs- Grinch Themed
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Pre-registration is required for this program and space is limited. Bring the family to join in the festivities of the season. We will make Christmas crafts, have a snowball fight with Christmas charaters using stress balls, watch a Christmas movie and participate in a Christmas scavenger hunt. $7 per child adults free unless participating in activities $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
DIY Wreath Making
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Add some holiday cheer to your house this year with a homemade wreath! We will be teaching the basics and supply the items necessary to build your own holiday wreath. The price is $25 per wreath. We encourage you to bring your own decorations to add that personal touch! This event will be held inside the beach house. $25 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Kids Christmas Crafts & Games
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Bring your child to Mistletoe for the weekend! We will be making Christmas ornaments and playing Christmas themed games inside our beach house! The program is $5 per child. You must call the office at (706) 541-0321 to register. We will be meeting inside the Beach House. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
What's Under the Tree?
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Pre- registration required. Holidays on an 1853 home front were just as special as they are today. Come out and see the decorations and maybe make some for yourself. 770-443-7850.
Snowman Archery
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come learn the basics of archery and test your skills on our archery range. This program will cover basic safety and technique. Equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old. There will be a special holiday target during these sessions. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Snowman Archery
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 11 AM to 11:45 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come learn the basics of archery and test your skills on our archery range. This program will cover basic safety and technique. Equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old. There will be a special holiday target during these sessions. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
17th Annual Vogel State Park Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 4 PM to 7 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for an evening of fellowship and celebration of the true meaning of Christmas. Hayrides, music, and activities lead up to the Christmas Program and Lighting of the Tree. There is NO fee for programs. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child 12 or younger for the Sheriff's Dpt. See below for details, including schedule and musician lineup! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Wormsloe Christmas Hike
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 to Sunday, Dec 13, 2020 9:30 AM to 4 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
With Yuletide upon us we need your help to find the Wormsloe Yule log. Hear the stories and traditions of seasons past as we journey through the Wormsloe forest in search of the Yule log to burn for good luck in the coming new year. Make sure to bring water and wear closed toed shoes. Reservations are required, space is limited. $4 - $12. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 13, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Make Your Own Seasonal Ornament
Sunday, Dec 13, 2020 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Join us to make a fun handmade Seasonal ornament. Fill your hollow globe ornament with snow, mini trees, and other fun decorations. Limited to 6 people, minimum of 4; Registration required. $4 event fee. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.

Friday, December 18, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 18, 2020 until Dec 20, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Cocoa and Caravans: Winter Lights
Friday, Dec 18, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Grab the family, pack the car, and grab some hot chocolate for your winter lights drive-thru in the Fort Yargo Campgrounds. $1 hot chocolate will be available at the Interpretive Center to kick off your trip. Caroling and festive attire encouraged. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 18, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
Holiday Movie Night
Friday, Dec 18, 2020 6 PM to 7:45 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
“Holiday who-be what-ee?” Holiday movie night! Bring your own “Chair of Cheer” and join us for a movie night under the stars. We will learn the true meaning of Christmas is VEGEANCE… I mean presents. And see how the mean green creature’s heart grew 3 sizes Christmas day. The program requires pre-registration due to limited space of 25 people. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 19, 2020 until Dec 20, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Make An Ornament
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join one of our rangers in a fun craft and make your loved one a homemade Christmas ornament! Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 912-437-4770 or click https://bit.ly/363piXs to register. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Make An Ornament
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join one of our rangers in a fun craft and make your loved one a homemade Christmas ornament! Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 912-437-4770 or click https://bit.ly/363piXs to register. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Cocoa and Caravans: Winter Lights
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Grab the family, pack the car, and grab some hot chocolate for your winter lights drive-thru in the Fort Yargo Campgrounds. $1 hot chocolate will be available at the Interpretive Center to kick off your trip. Caroling and festive attire encouraged. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Paddle with Santa at HLC
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Santa is coming to Lake Rutledge! Join him and a park ranger on a paddle. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek and paddling to the sounds of nature. Social distancing required. Space limited to 10 participants, pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paddle with Santa at HLC
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Santa is coming to Lake Rutledge! Join him and a park ranger on a paddle. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek and paddling to the sounds of nature. Social distancing required. Space limited to 10 participants, pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
Christmas Crafts
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 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: 8 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon on Friday prior to day of event. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 20, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Cocoa and Caravans: Winter Lights
Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Grab the family, pack the car, and grab some hot chocolate for your winter lights drive-thru in the Fort Yargo Campgrounds. $1 hot chocolate will be available at the Interpretive Center to kick off your trip. Caroling and festive attire encouraged. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Paddle with Santa at HLC
Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Santa is coming to Lake Rutledge! Join him and a park ranger on a paddle. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek and paddling to the sounds of nature. Social distancing required. Space limited to 10 participants, pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, December 25, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 25, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 27, 2020 and ending December 25, 2020; come out and tour our 10 acre event field. Displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will refreshments and a movie playing as well as Christmas lights. Please call 706-456-2602 for any questions. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, December 26, 2020

Paddle with Santa at HLC
Saturday, Dec 26, 2020 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Santa is coming to Lake Rutledge! Join him and a park ranger on a paddle. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek and paddling to the sounds of nature. Social distancing required. Space limited to 10 participants, pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, January 1, 2021

Guided First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Start your year off right with a Ranger-led hike on our "Everliving" trail where you'll learn about native plants along the way. Program is weather permitting and social distancing is mandatory. Space is limited to 10 and preregistration is required by 8 PM the night before program. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Guided First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Start your year off right with a Ranger-led hike on our "Everliving" trail where you'll learn about native plants along the way. Program is weather permitting and social distancing is mandatory. Space is limited to 10 and preregistration is required by 8 PM the night before program. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This Ranger –Led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Start the New Year off right with this 2 mile, moderate to rigorous, scenic hike. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. Space limited to 10 and preregistration required by 5 PM the day before. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 12 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This Ranger –Led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Start the New Year off right with this 2 mile, moderate to rigorous, scenic hike. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. Space limited to 10 and preregistration required by 5 PM the day before. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 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. Start the New Year off right with this 2 mile, moderate to rigorous, scenic hike. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. Space limited to 10 and preregistration required by 5 PM the day before. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 7 AM to 8 AM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Start the New Year off right with an early morning 1.5 mile hike around the beautiful White Oak Trail with a Ranger. Plan to meet at the group shelter #2 parking lot around 6:45AM. Hike starts at 7:00AM sharp! * Pre-registration is required for this event * $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Pre-registration is required for this program and space is limited. Ring in a New Year and join us for a 1-mile hike on our Nature Trail. Meet at the Beaver Trail and wear good shoes and bring water. Pets allowed on 6 ft. or shorter leash. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
1st Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Start the New Year off right with a hike on one of Augusta's most beloved trails, the Cliatt-Creek Trail! $2 per person. This 2.5 mile trail features a flowing creek with amazing scenery. The trail is moderate and features several hills. Our experienced naturalist will lead the way and answer any questions you may have while on the hike. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Start the New Year off with a brisk hike up our beautiful mountain. Join us on a journey that begins by writing, then burning, last year's burdens. Climb to the top to symbolize all the great things you will accomplish in 2021. Call to register. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 11 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Start the New Year off with a brisk hike up our beautiful mountain. Join us on a journey that begins by writing, then burning, last year's burdens. Climb to the top to symbolize all the great things you will accomplish in 2021. Call to register. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Start the New Year off with a brisk hike up our beautiful mountain. Join us on a journey that begins by writing, then burning, last year's burdens. Climb to the top to symbolize all the great things you will accomplish in 2021. Call to register. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 3 PM to 6 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Start the New Year off with a brisk hike up our beautiful mountain. Join us on a journey that begins by writing, then burning, last year's burdens. Climb to the top to symbolize all the great things you will accomplish in 2021. Call to register. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 1 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Let's kick off 2021 with a 3-mile hike on the Big Ferry Trail. Please make sure to bring appropriate footwear, water bottles, and bug spray. The terrain for this trail is flat with occasional roots. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 1 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike requires pre-registration. Bid a fond farewell to 2020 and kick off those resolutions with a .5 mile hike on the Red Trail. We will discuss the history of Sweetwater Creek and the New Manchester Manufacturing Mill. This will offer a rare opportunity to go inside of the gated mill ruins. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, April 3, 2021

36th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Touch-a-Truck
Saturday, Apr 3, 2021 11 AM to 2 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Come meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy hunting over 2000 hidden Easter eggs. Explore and touch an assortment of emergency vehicles including a firetruck, police car, and ambulance. This event is in our Day Use area and is suitable for all ages. The egg hunt begins at 1:00PM sharp! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Sunday, May 30, 2021

9th Annual Memorial Day Beach Bash
Sunday, May 30, 2021 4 PM to 8 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Kick off your Summer with us on Lake Kolomoki and enjoy a wide variety of activities which include a water slide, sandcastle building contest, and a cornhole tournament! Friends of Kolomoki Mounds will be selling concessions for your convenience during the event. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Independence Pool Party
Sunday, Jul 4, 2021 6 PM to 7 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Cool off and celebrate the 4th of July. Join us at the pool for games, music, and fun! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 30, 2021

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 8:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us at the visitors center to enjoy a hayride through the campground going from site to site, while you see the Halloween decorations and collect candy. Games and concessions will be offered during the wait between rides. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Sunday, November 28, 2021

3rd Annual Santa and Friends
Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 5 PM to 8 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Enjoy a drive through our beautifully lit winter wonderland campground. Drop off letters to Santa and wave to him and his friends during this holiday season treat the whole family will enjoy. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.