Nature Hiking Events


Friday, February 22, 2019

River Walk
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Walk and talk with our naturalist as we examine the Etowah River and take in the nature surrounding it. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Owl Prowl
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Take a ranger led night hike and discover the various species of owls found at the park, the different calls they make, and more! $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Parks After Dark 
McAllister's Secret Freshwater Slough
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
There are some things on the park only the rangers know about, but it's time to change that. There are some fantastic freshwater sloughs that dot the maritime forests of Fort McAllister State Historic Park that we consider our own hidden gems. Join us for a hike around the park to see these miniature ecosystems in action. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Nature Hike with Ranger Diane
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Ranger Diane will guide a tour on the Hannah Clark Nature trail. Bring Binoculars and get a close up look of the wildlife. Find out how the Native people used plants we will find along the way. This is an easy to moderate 1.5 Mile Hike. 706-359-3458.
Edible Plant Hike
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a beautiful and scenic hike with our park Naturalist and learn helpful tricks to identifying edible wild plants in Georgia. We'll be searching for local plants that have medicinal properties, some used for tea, seasonings, and ones that could be poisonous. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Search and Sketch
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Wander along the trail behind the Trading Post on this drawing scavenger hunt. Pencils and paper will be provided, clipboards or writing surfaces recommended. We will meet at the Trading post (visitor center) $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Forts from Founds Objects
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Work by yourself or as a team to create your very own shelter using the forest around you. Use sticks, branches, hollowed logs, vines, etc. Meet at the Visitors Center. Preregistration required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paws on the Falls Trail
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hey, canines! Bring your humans down to the park for a hike down the Falls View trail and meet new doggy friends. Bring your leash, water and some comfortable shoes for your biped buddy. Meet at the Falls View Trail head. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Photographer's Hike
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 8:30 AM to 10 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join a Park Ranger who will take you to their favorite photogenic areas along the trails on the magnificent rapids and rocks of Sweetwater Creek as well as the spectacular New Manchester Mill (as seen in the film "Hunger Games: Mockingjay"). $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Late Winter Wildflower Hike
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This moderately strenuous, 2.5-mile hike will take us through a variety of lovely habitats to view the very earliest of our spring wildflowers, the beloved Ephemerals. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Edible Plant Hike
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a beautiful and scenic hike with our park Naturalist and learn helpful tricks to identifying edible wild plants in Georgia. We'll be searching for local plants that have medicinal properties, some used for tea, seasonings, and ones that could be poisonous. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Junior Ranger Hikes
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly hike while completing an activity from your Junior Ranger Book. Each hike will be 1 mile long. The meeting location will change month to month. We will begin our hike promptly at the start time. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Hikes
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly hike while completing an activity from your Junior Ranger Book. Each hike will be 1 mile long. The meeting location will change month to month. We will begin our hike promptly at the start time. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 5-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance. $10 cash only $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Feb 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.
Seasons of Prescribed Fire
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join us for the first of a four-part series which will look at the benefits of prescribed fire as well as the effects it has on our park throughout the seasons. Meet at the Interpretive Center for a brief presentation, then head to the trail to see the effects of prescribed fire. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Eco-Explorers Club
Monday, Feb 25, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn and explore local ecology and become part of the community of nature. "Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free." - Aldo Leopold $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Senior Ranger Program
Monday, Feb 25, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Junior Ranger is not just for kids! Join us for our monthly Senior Ranger Programs from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.This program is for senior citizens. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM – Mar 2, 2019 until Mar 30, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Keep your Resolution Hike
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for a two mile hike on the River Trail and keep that New Years Resolution! Meet at the boat ramp! $2 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Lorax Hike - Fun Geo Exploration
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
First Saturday Lorax - Geology Hike Celebrate the Birthday of Dr. Seuss & take a walk back in time. Learn how the landscape of Elijah Clark State Park was formed on this one mile hike along our lakeshore. Along the way we'll identify Rocks & Minerals and look at geological evidence for an ancient volcanic past. Wear sturdy shoes. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Cadette Girl Scout Night Owl Hike
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a fun learning experience for all Cadette Girl Scouts! Earn your Night Owl badge by taking a hike with our rangers while learning more about the wild and interesting animals that wander the park at night. You'll have the chance to see bats, raccoons, armadillos, deer, and much more! Embrace your wild side and get outdoors! $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Parks After Dark 
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Forts from Founds Objects
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Work by yourself or as a team to create your very own shelter using the forest around you. Use sticks, branches, hollowed logs, vines, etc. Meet at the Visitors Center. Preregistration required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
"Aldo Leopold Inspired" Spring Observation Hike
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Celebrate Leopold Week with us by learning how to listen, feel, smell, see, and think like an environmentalist. Taking a step back to a time before technology, we will focus on using only our senses to observe what is happening as life begins to spring up after a cold winter. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Billy's Island Tour
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 5 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Sit back and relax on a tour to historic Billy's Island. Search for wildlife while crossing Billy's Lake on our tour boat before stepping on the island to seek remnants of the past. Relics of the logging era, a swamper family cemetery and traces of Native American presence are scattered around the short trail we will walk while on the island. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Late Winter Wildflower Hike
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This moderately strenuous, 2.5-mile hike will take us through a variety of lovely habitats to view the very earliest of our spring wildflowers, the beloved Ephemerals. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Sunday Morning Hike
Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our park naturalist on a short, scenic hike to learn about different topics ranging from flora and fauna to natural remedies. Guests should meet at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Mar 3, 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.
Late Winter Wildflower Hike
Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This moderately strenuous, 2.5-mile hike will take us through a variety of lovely habitats to view the very earliest of our spring wildflowers, the beloved Ephemerals. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Eco-Explorers Club
Monday, Mar 4, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn and explore local ecology and become part of the community of nature. "Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free." - Aldo Leopold $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Senior Ranger Program
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Junior Ranger is not just for kids! Join us for our monthly Senior Ranger Programs from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.This program is for senior citizens. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM – Mar 9, 2019 until Mar 30, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Bald Eagle Program
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist to learn more about Bald Eagles and take a short hike with us to our resident eagles nest! Meet at Picnic Shelter #2 $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Saturday, Mar 9, 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.
Intro to Orienteering
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Using the skills we teach you, a map and compass that we provide, find 10 species of native trees in the park. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and insect repellent for this off-trail program. Meet at the visitor center. Pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Wild About Woodpeckers - Birdwatching Hike
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
With a potential for over 400 species of birds in Georgia, Magnolia Springs offers a fantastic bird paradise with multiple different inland habitats and protected wetland areas. Come join our park ranger on this birdwatching hike and see how many you can find. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Wildlife on the Water
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come learn about wildlife on Magnolia Lake with this fun interactive paddling program. Each program will have a different topic such as frogs, alligators, birds, fish or even mammals. The Naturalist will take you on a tour looking for wildlife and then play animal-themed water games. Call the Visitor Center to find out this week's theme. $8 - $15 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Mar 9, 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.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Sunday Morning Hike
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our park naturalist on a short, scenic hike to learn about different topics ranging from flora and fauna to natural remedies. Guests should meet at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Junior Ranger Hikes
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly hike while completing an activity from your Junior Ranger Book. Each hike will be 1 mile long. The meeting location will change month to month. We will begin our hike promptly at the start time. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Hikes
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly hike while completing an activity from your Junior Ranger Book. Each hike will be 1 mile long. The meeting location will change month to month. We will begin our hike promptly at the start time. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Pondapalooza
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for a hike around our farm pond and a short study on life in the water. Get down and dirty with some cool critter's that lurk in the water. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Eco-Explorers Club
Monday, Mar 11, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn and explore local ecology and become part of the community of nature. "Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free." - Aldo Leopold $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Wild Readers
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Harris County Library & park rangers for a woodland walk-a-bout, book discussion and brown-bag, picnic lunch. For details on books to read and meeting locations call the library or visit their website http://www.thrl.org/events/. Registered participants meet at picnic shelter #2 below the dam in the campground. $5 parking. 706-628-4685.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM – Mar 16, 2019 until Mar 30, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Junior Ranger Saturday
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for our March Junior Ranger Saturday. Participants will spend the afternoon learning all about plants, including life cycles and how to identify species using field guides. (This event is for children ages 8-12). $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Shamrock Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Find all 10 paper shamrocks (filled with fun facts about Georgia state animals, plants, and Irish folklore) on the trail and collect your gold coins (chocolates) at the Trading Post. Meet at the nature trail head. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water. Call the park office to register, spaces are limited. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using provided 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 to register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Overlook Hike
Saturday, Mar 16, 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.
Hemlock Treatment for Wooly Adelgids
Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM – Mar 16, 2019 until Mar 30, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
We are gearing up to treat our Hemlock trees to protect them against the invasive insect the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. This will be a two day treatment of the trees with an insecticide application. We aim to treat 1,800 trees in the park. There will be a period of instruction prior to treatment. Use this knowledge to treat your own hemlock trees. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Sunday Morning Hike
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our park naturalist on a short, scenic hike to learn about different topics ranging from flora and fauna to natural remedies. Guests should meet at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Junior Ranger Hikes
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly hike while completing an activity from your Junior Ranger Book. Each hike will be 1 mile long. The meeting location will change month to month. We will begin our hike promptly at the start time. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Eco-Explorers Club
Monday, Mar 18, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn and explore local ecology and become part of the community of nature. "Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free." - Aldo Leopold $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, March 22, 2019

Spring Walk-A-Bout
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet the ranger at Noname Parking lot just inside the campground from the Park Office for a 1-mile, natural surface trail, woodland adventure. Discover plants, animals and learn about the human history of the park. Not stroller accessible. Dogs welcome. Pay correct change at the hike start. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle the lake to watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM – Mar 23, 2019 until Mar 30, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
6-Mile Hike Along Inner Loop Trail
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Get up and active at our guided 6 mile hike. This is a Naturalist led hike along the Inner Loop Trail (Yellow Trail) and is roughly 6.3 miles. We will meet at the Area B Boat Ramp and begin promptly at the start time. Ages 12 and older welcome. Park pass required. Dogs welcome on a leash. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger After Dark
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Sign your Junior Ranger up for an after hours camp. This one night session will include fishing, a night hike, and more park fun! The cost is $25 per camper, $5 off each additional camper registered. Ages 6-12 are welcome. Registration required. Call the Park office to register at 770-867-3489. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Intro to Orienteering
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Using the skills we teach you, a map and compass that we provide, find 10 species of native trees in the park. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and insect repellent for this off-trail program. Meet at the visitor center. Pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Day - Mighty Migrators
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 9:30 AM to 1 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
How far does a monarch butterfly go for winter? What birds fly non-stop to warmer climates, only to return again in the spring? Do frogs or newts migrate? Learn the answer to these and much more as you play educational games, make crafts, go on a hike, and learn all about animals that migrate. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Wildlife on the Water
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come learn about wildlife on Magnolia Lake with this fun interactive paddling program. Each program will have a different topic such as frogs, alligators, birds, fish or even mammals. The Naturalist will take you on a tour looking for wildlife and then play animal-themed water games. Call the Visitor Center to find out this week's theme. $8 - $15 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Mar 23, 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.
Parks After Dark 
Backpacking 101
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Do you like hiking? Do you wonder what to bring on overnight trips? Join the Naturalist to learn the basics of backpacking. Learn how to be prepared for unforeseen circumstances on the trail, the proper way to encounter wild animals, and what to do if you get lost. This will be a presentation followed by a short hike on Laurel Ridge Trail. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Hemlock Treatment for Wooly Adelgids
Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM – Mar 23, 2019 until Mar 30, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
We are gearing up to treat our Hemlock trees to protect them against the invasive insect the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. This will be a two day treatment of the trees with an insecticide application. We aim to treat 1,800 trees in the park. There will be a period of instruction prior to treatment. Use this knowledge to treat your own hemlock trees. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Sunday Morning Hike
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our park naturalist on a short, scenic hike to learn about different topics ranging from flora and fauna to natural remedies. Guests should meet at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Mar 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.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Eco-Explorers Club
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn and explore local ecology and become part of the community of nature. "Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free." - Aldo Leopold $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Spring Walk-A-Bout
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet the ranger at Noname Parking lot just inside the campground from the Park Office for a 1-mile, natural surface trail, woodland adventure. Discover plants, animals and learn about the human history of the park. Not stroller accessible. Dogs welcome. Pay correct change at the hike start. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle the lake to watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM – Mar 30, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using provided 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 to register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Hemlock Treatment for Wooly Adelgids
Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM – Mar 30, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
We are gearing up to treat our Hemlock trees to protect them against the invasive insect the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. This will be a two day treatment of the trees with an insecticide application. We aim to treat 1,800 trees in the park. There will be a period of instruction prior to treatment. Use this knowledge to treat your own hemlock trees. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Billy's Island Tour
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 5 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Sit back and relax on a tour to historic Billy's Island. Search for wildlife while crossing Billy's Lake on our tour boat before stepping on the island to seek remnants of the past. Relics of the logging era, a swamper family cemetery and traces of Native American presence are scattered around the short trail we will walk while on the island. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Sunday Morning Hike
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our park naturalist on a short, scenic hike to learn about different topics ranging from flora and fauna to natural remedies. Guests should meet at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Cellphone Photography Workshop
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 4 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Whether you're looking for that Instagram worthy photo or pursuing a hobby in Nature Photography this workshop will help enhance your photo taking skills. Join Cathy Marszalik, owner of Marszalik Photography LLC for an introductory course that will expand your knowledge on the only camera you'll ever need: the phone in your hand! $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Eco-Explorers Club
Monday, Apr 1, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn and explore local ecology and become part of the community of nature. "Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free." - Aldo Leopold $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Hikes
Monday, Apr 1, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly hike while completing an activity from your Junior Ranger Book. Each hike will be 1 mile long. The meeting location will change month to month. We will begin our hike promptly at the start time. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Junior Ranger Hikes
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly hike while completing an activity from your Junior Ranger Book. Each hike will be 1 mile long. The meeting location will change month to month. We will begin our hike promptly at the start time. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Edible and Medicinal Mosey
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come learn about local plants, and how they have traditionally been used for food or medicine! This Ranger-led walk will be along the gently-hilled Iron Hill Trail. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Bird is the Word
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8 AM to 1 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us as for an event all about birds. Learn about the different birds found in our area through interactive activities at the Kirbo Interpretive Center, a birding hike down the nature trail, and a boat ride to search for the various water fowl we have here on the Chattahoochee River. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Sweep the 'Hooch
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
We will be partnering with Chattahoochee Riverkeepers and Smithgall Woods State Park to do a river clean-up of the Chattahoochee. We invite you to keep our rivers clean and beautiful by picking up trash along our new Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail. 706-878-1077.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Wildlife on the Water
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come learn about wildlife on Magnolia Lake with this fun interactive paddling program. Each program will have a different topic such as frogs, alligators, birds, fish or even mammals. The Naturalist will take you on a tour looking for wildlife and then play animal-themed water games. Call the Visitor Center to find out this week's theme. $8 - $15 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
We will be hiking one of Mistletoe’s popular trails! This guided hike is free but a $5 park pass is required. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
"Aldo Leopold Inspired" Look, See, Discover Hike
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us on this ranger led hike as we look, see, and discover plants and animals re-emerging at Providence Canyon. As we step back to a time void of technology, we will focus on using only our five senses, pencil, and paper, to identify and note (through words and drawings) the renewed plant and animal life we uncover. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Field Journal Journeys: Mushrooms
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will be learning about the basics of mushrooms. We will work on identifying features, spore print, and looking for mushrooms on the trail. This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. For ages 10 and up. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Senior Ranger Program
Monday, Apr 15, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Junior Ranger is not just for kids! Join us for our monthly Senior Ranger Programs from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.This program is for senior citizens. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Toddler Ranger
Monday, Apr 15, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wild Readers
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Harris County Library & park rangers for a woodland walk-a-bout, book discussion and brown-bag, picnic lunch. For details on books to read and meeting locations call the library or visit their website http://www.thrl.org/events/. Registered participants meet at picnic shelter #2 below the dam in the campground. $5 parking. 706-628-4685.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Friday, Apr 19, 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.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Billy's Island Tour
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Sit back and relax on a tour to historic Billy's Island. Search for wildlife while crossing Billy's Lake on our tour boat before stepping on the island to seek remnants of the past. Relics of the logging era, a swamper family cemetery and traces of Native American presence are scattered around the short trail we will walk while on the island. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Wild Flower Hike at Sosebee Cove
Monday, Apr 22, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
In honor of Earth Day, we will be hiking at Sosebee Cove to look at the beautiful wild flowers. Please join us on this Naturalist led hike! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Frog Walk
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
What better way to celebrate spring and Save the Frogs Day than by going on a frog "hunt"? Florence Marina invites the public to join us and learn about the diverse frog populations along the Chattahoochee River, and go on a guided night hike to listen for the different calls. $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for an afternoon activity? Join us at the Campground Amphitheater for a Junior Ranger Activity! Activities will vary date to date. $1 per participant will cover all materials. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for an afternoon activity? Join us at the Campground Amphitheater for a Junior Ranger Activity! Activities will vary date to date. $1 per participant will cover all materials. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Spring Fling
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with fun family activities. Kids will be able to make their own nature craft project to take home. Enjoy nature hikes, live animal programs, hayrides, and the annual Spring Arts. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Bird Appreciation Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us in celebration of our feathered friends and learn all about Georgia's native and migratory birds. Create pine cone bird feeders, paper plate masks, and try your hand at creating a nest of your very own! Programs run from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm followed by an Intro to Birding Hike at 2:30 pm. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
First Saturday Hike
Saturday, May 4, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
We will be hiking one of Mistletoe’s popular trails! This guided hike is free but a $5 park pass is required. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Overlook Hike
Saturday, May 11, 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.
Marsh Hike Road Trip
Saturday, May 11, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Walk along a guided hike with a park ranger as they describe the different habitats and wildlife found around the Sandpiper Trail and Avian Loop. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Parks After Dark: Full Moon Hike
Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Put on your hiking shoes, bring a flashlight, and join us for a full moon hike in the Wormsloe maritime forest. Get a rare glimpse of the night time wildlife of Wormsloe. The hike will start at the Visitors center and be approximately 2 hours on a 3 mile trail. Registration is limited, please register in advance by calling our park office. $4 - $12. 912-353-3023.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Memorial Day Hike
Saturday, May 25, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Meet at the office for a free hike to commemorate Memorial Day $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Day of Discovery and Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come Get Outdoors with us at Etowah Mounds. We will have some outdoor fun while learning about Native American life, archaeology, and nature through fun activities like "The Scavenger Hunt Challenge" where guests explore the grounds and get involved in activities to complete the hunt. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Help us make one of our biggest goals become a reality! In the morning, our rangers will guide visitors on a special hike to learn more about our special ecosystems and their importance! After our morning hike, we'll need volunteers to help us work on the trails! Do your part in helping to preserve our beloved hiking trails! $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come to stay at the park and participate in nature hikes as we celebrate National Trails Day. Hike our East River Swamp trail, our most photographed trail, and our most diverse trail. Hike will be about 2 miles. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Hofwyl-Broadfield History Walk - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Explore over 200 years of history with a two mile walk through Hofwyl-Broadfield's past. Walk will feature ruins of original plantation house, rice fields, area of old slave settlement, plantation road, old spring and gardens. Attendees will also be able to take part in regularly scheduled guided tours of the plantation house. $8 for adults. $7 for Seniors (62 and over). $5.00 for youth (6 - 17) 912-264-7333.
National Trail Day Hike The Wildlife Trail
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Come and take a walk with us on the one mile loop trail trail through fields and forests. Easy walk and pet friendly. 706-947-3194.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
New Town Creek Trail Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Check out New Town Creek, Tarvin's Pond and historic New Echota-Cherokee Capital. Wear walking shoes, dress for the weather, bring your binoculars and come along as we join millions of people around America celebrating National Trails Day. Fee includes tour of historic New Echota and the museum. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Get Outdoors - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Have you ever been told to “take a hike?” Well, come out to the park and do just that. Help us celebrate Nationals Trails Day by joining a guided hike through historical grounds and nature’s hideaways. This flexible hike will cover 1 to 4 miles and participation is specific to each individual participant. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
White Blaze Trail Hike-National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Come celebrate the national trail system here at Providence Canyon! Join us on a 3-mile ranger led hike into and around the canyons, while learning about the history, ecosystem, and geology of the canyons. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
National Trails Day: Edible & Medicinal Plant Mosey
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come learn about local plants, and how they have traditionally been used for food or medicine! This Ranger-led walk will be along the gently-hilled Iron Hill Trail. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Jones Island Trio Trek - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Hike all three trails on the park in one trek with a ranger. The Trembling Earth Nature Trail, Fitness Trail and Upland Pine Trail create a circuit around Jones Island, the location of the park. We will look for wildlife like deer, owls and turkey and talk about the unique characteristics of the different environments within the Okefenokee. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Bring your hiking shoes and join us for a hike on our extended trails out to Battery Wimberley. A guide will tell the story of Wormsloe along the way to one of Georgia’s best preserved Civil War earthworks. The hike will start at the Visitors center and be approximately 2 hours on a 3 mile trail. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Get Outdoors Day: Scat Stroll
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This Get Outdoors Day we will be learning about animal scat! We will be using scat replicas to seed the paved Lakeside Trail. With our handy field guides, we will identify the animal that they came from and discus their diet. Inclement weather may cancel event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Monday, Jun 10, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 10, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 10, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Children ages 6-14 will have fun exploring the outdoors and learning about the park's unique natural resources. Jr Rangers who participate in the camp will earn a Junior Ranger badge. We will only be able to take 20 children. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $100 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 11, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 11, 2019 until Jun 14, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 12, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 12, 2019 until Jun 14, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 13, 2019 until Jun 14, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, June 14, 2019

Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 14, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Tree Identification Walk - Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Hofwyl is known mainly for its live oak trees, but dozens of different species of trees and shrubs can be found on the property. Can you tell the difference between a live oak and laurel oak? How about the difference between a magnolia and a holly? Join us for a guided hike focused on tree identification and learn more about these native species. $5 - $8. 912-264-7333.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come discover what it means to be a Junior Ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 18, 2019 until Jun 21, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come discover what it means to be a Junior Ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 19, 2019 until Jun 21, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come discover what it means to be a Junior Ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 20, 2019 until Jun 21, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, June 21, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come discover what it means to be a Junior Ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 21, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, June 24, 2019

JR. Ranger Water Camp
Monday, Jun 24, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our first Jr Ranger Water Camp. Jr. Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe. Get hands-on with learning basic first aid and CPR. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-374-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
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