Laura S. Walker State Park

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


Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tree Identification Hike
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a local Georgia Forestry Specialist on a hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail and learn how to identify native plants and trees. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tree Identification Hike
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a local Georgia Forestry Specialist on a hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail and learn how to identify native plants and trees. Limited to 10 people, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon one day prior to event date. Social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, April 24, 2021

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

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Plant a Tree
Saturday, May 1, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us as we celebrate Earth Day by planting trees throughout the Park. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Limit: 25 participants. Social distancing required. Bring work gloves, shovels, sunblock, a hat, and bottled water. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
DIRT Event 
Stories and S'mores
Saturday, May 1, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Birds in Georgia
Saturday, May 8, 2021 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a Park Ranger as we celebrate Mother's Day and learn about Georgia birds. Limited to 15 participants, minimum 3; register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Afternoon Kayak
Saturday, May 8, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist for an afternoon tour of the lake. Limit: 8 people, minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim; ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Social distancing required. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Stories and S'mores
Saturday, May 8, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, May 15, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible 

Friday, May 21, 2021

Afternoon Kayak
Friday, May 21, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist for an afternoon tour of the lake. Limit: 8 people, minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim; ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Social distancing required. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Meet the Turtles
Saturday, May 22, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn about the turtles that call our Interpretive Center their home then choose a craft to make. Limited to 15 people, minimum 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. Social distancing required $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, May 29, 2021

Morning Kayak
Saturday, May 29, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a morning kayak tour on the lake. Limit: 8 people; minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Afternoon Kayak
Saturday, Jun 5, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist for an afternoon tour of the lake. Limit: 8 people, minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim; ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Social distancing required. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jun 5, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible 

Friday, June 11, 2021

Morning Kayak
Friday, Jun 11, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a morning kayak tour on the lake. Limit: 8 people; minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, June 19, 2021

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

Saturday, June 26, 2021

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

Friday, July 2, 2021

Morning Kayak
Friday, Jul 2, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a morning kayak tour on the lake. Limit: 8 people; minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, July 3, 2021

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

Friday, July 23, 2021

Afternoon Kayak
Friday, Jul 23, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist for an afternoon tour of the lake. Limit: 8 people, minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim; ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Social distancing required. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Afternoon Kayak
Saturday, Jul 24, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist for an afternoon tour of the lake. Limit: 8 people, minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim; ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Social distancing required. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

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

Friday, August 20, 2021

Afternoon Kayak
Friday, Aug 20, 2021 5 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist for an afternoon tour of the lake. Limit: 8 people, minimum: 4; ages 12 and up; must be able to swim; ages 12-17 must be accompanied by adult. Social distancing required. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding event date. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.