Hard Labor Creek 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.


Saturday, October 23, 2021

Haunted House and Spooky Trail by the Lake
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 1:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come visit our Haunted House by Lake Rutledge for a family-friendly, slight-fright event. Walk through the haunted trail filled with scenes of your Halloween scary favorites, including an appearance by that hockey mask wearing man from the movies. Pre-registration (pre-sale tickets) and social distancing will be required. $10. **$8 If you buy tickets before 10/22** $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Hard Labor Trick or Treats, and RV Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come camp with us on the spookiest of nights! Participate in our events for all overnight guests. Kids will collect candy from RV to RV or from cabin to cabin. Campers are encouraged to decorate their sites and compete for the prize of most festive set up. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, November 26, 2021

Fall Color Wagon Rides
Friday, Nov 26, 2021 12 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Fall is a great time to tour the park in our rustic "HLC Wagon." Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and the role they played in creating this park. Enjoy fall color and any wildlife we see along the way. Wagon rides last approximately 20 minutes. First come, first serve basis. Enjoy crafts and yard games while waiting for your ride! $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Thanksgiving Paddle
Friday, Nov 26, 2021 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a guided afternoon paddle tour at Lake Rutledge. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek and paddling to the sounds of nature. Bring water, bug spray, flashlight, and a change of clothes (optional). Space limited to 12 participants, pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your boat or $20 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Fall Color Wagon Rides
Saturday, Nov 27, 2021 12 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Fall is a great time to tour the park in our rustic "HLC Wagon." Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and the role they played in creating this park. Enjoy fall color and any wildlife we see along the way. Wagon rides last approximately 20 minutes. First come, first serve basis. Enjoy crafts and yard games while waiting for your ride! $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.