Parks After Dark Events


Friday, March 22, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Bingo, A Fire & Hot Cocoa
Fridays 7 PM - 7:45 PM – Mar 22, 2019 until Mar 29, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Camping, picnicking or just visiting a friend staying at the park; you are welcome to join us in bingo at a Shelter. A warm fire, Hot Cocoa and Bingo will turn this winter evening into family fun. Stay and enjoy star gazing & star stories. $2–$5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a ranger led paddle at night along the beautiful Lake Rutledge under the light of a full moon. Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime. Kids must be 8 or older. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here. Meet at the beach area. Bring a flash light, bug repellent, water-shoes, and water. Call to register and pay in advance. $15 with a rental craft, $10 with your own $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Campground Bingo
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
It's your lucky night. Meet in the River Pavilion for Bingo fun for the whole family. $1 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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Stargazing by Boat
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come view the night sky while floating in a kayak or canoe on the beautiful Magnolia Lake. Learn about astrology and the stories behind the constellations on this relaxing sky tour. Limited equipment available. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Spring Campfire and Bingo
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our fun, original state park bingo game perfect for adults or families. Win prizes and roast marshmallows over the campfire. Bring a stick and a chair. Meet next to Fishing Dock on Lake Deleanor in the campground area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Afternoon Paddle
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the calm waters of Lake Rutledge while bird-watching and looking for wildlife. Learn a little history of Hard Labor Creek cruising the lake with a ranger. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes.. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Full Moon Yoga
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Bask in the full moonlight and try your hand at moon salutations. No experience required. Please bring yoga mats. Meet at picnic shelter 2. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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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.
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Sunset Snapshot Paddle
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
If you've ever wanted a picture of a beautiful Lake Seminole sunset, this is your chance. This Park Naturalist guided sunset kayak tour will get you to the perfect spot to hopefully help you get that picture of a lifetime. Don't forget to bring water and a camera. $10 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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Constellation Cruise
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger for a guided motor boat tour as the last light of the sun fades into the night. Whether you choose a moonlit night or a night with no moon at all you can view the silhouettes of cypress trees against the night sky, watch for gator eyes glowing at the edge of the water and spy stars, satellites and maybe even a few meteors overhead! $15 - $20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Friday, March 29, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Bingo, A Fire & Hot Cocoa
Fridays 7 PM - 7:45 PM – Mar 29, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Camping, picnicking or just visiting a friend staying at the park; you are welcome to join us in bingo at a Shelter. A warm fire, Hot Cocoa and Bingo will turn this winter evening into family fun. Stay and enjoy star gazing & star stories. $2–$5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Spring Campfire and Bingo
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our fun, original state park bingo game perfect for adults or families. Win prizes and roast marshmallows over the campfire. Bring a stick and a chair. Meet next to Fishing Dock on Lake Deleanor in the campground area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Sunset Bat Hike
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our rangers for a short 1/2 mile walk along our beautiful marshes and winding creeks and witness nature at its finest! Watch our flying friends take flight over the setting sun and learn about the world of bats. Hundreds of bats leave their houses every evening to hunt for insects. Guests will meet our rangers at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Tall Tales Campfire
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Bundle up by the campfire to hear stories, look at the stars, and enjoy your evening in the great outdoors. Meet at the Program area. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Stargazing by Boat
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come view the night sky while floating in a kayak or canoe on the beautiful Magnolia Lake. Learn about astrology and the stories behind the constellations on this relaxing sky tour. Limited equipment available. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Star Gazing and Earth Hour Celebration
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Columbus State University staff from the Coca Cola Space Science Center and park rangers for a star and planet viewing adventure. Arrive early and bring your picnic and chair or blanket with you to the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. free plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Afternoon Paddle
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the calm waters of Lake Rutledge while bird-watching and looking for wildlife. Learn a little history of Hard Labor Creek cruising the lake with a ranger. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes.. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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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.
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Movies under the Stars
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Bring a blanket to watch family films at the park on an outdoor inflatable screen. Movies will start at dark. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 3, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Movie in the Mountains
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Bring a blanket and popcorn for an outdoor, family-friendly movie. Ballfield, 9pm. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 4, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 4, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Night Prowl
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 9 PM to 10 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
How does the forest change at night? Join a ranger for a hike around the lake to uncover the Park’s nocturnal secrets. Visitor Center Porch, 9pm. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Friday, April 5, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Bingo In The Campground
Fridays 6 PM - 7 PM – Apr 5, 2019 until Apr 26, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Bingo anyone? Young, old, any age; we are going to play bingo in the campground and you are invited to join us. There will be prizes and a lot of fun. The cost is $1 for one card or $2 for three cards. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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Spring Campfire and Bingo
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our fun, original state park bingo game perfect for adults or families. Win prizes and roast marshmallows over the campfire. Bring a stick and a chair. Meet next to Fishing Dock on Lake Deleanor in the campground area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 5, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 5, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 8 PM from Apr 5, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Master's Mini Golf After Dark
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come and enjoy our miniature golf course in a different light — meaning at night. The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories; the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. $5 CASH ONLY $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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To the Stars and Beyond
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the night sky, learn about constellations, and look through our telescope at deep space objects too far to be seen by the naked eye. Join us at the museum field for this fun astronomy program. Bring binoculars, a lounge chair, or blanket and pillow to make the experience even better. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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A Musical Campfire
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join talented musicians of the Nearly Normal String Band, Viva and Neil Araki, for a lively performance around the campfire and under the open sky. Listen and sing-a-long to classic bluegrass and Appalachian, Celtic and folk music. Bring a chair, flashlight and marshmallow stick. Meet at the boathouse in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 6, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 6, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 8 PM from Apr 6, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 9 PM from Apr 6, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Friends Of Fort Yargo Mini Golf Tournament
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 5 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Bring your competitive side to the Friends of Fort Yargo Mini Golf Tournament! Ages 6 and older are invited to participate in an 18 hole tournament. After, enjoy a cook out hosted by the Friends Group. $5 for ages 6-13. $20 for ages 14 and older. Park pass required. Prizes to be determined. $5-$20 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Constellation Cruise
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger for a guided motor boat tour as the last light of the sun fades into the night. Whether you choose a moonlit night or a night with no moon at all you can view the silhouettes of cypress trees against the night sky, watch for gator eyes glowing at the edge of the water and spy stars, satellites and maybe even a few meteors overhead! $15 - $20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Night Prowl
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Discover how the forest changes at night. Join a ranger for a hike around the lake to uncover the Park’s nocturnal secrets. Visitor Center Porch, 8pm. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 7, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 7, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 8 PM from Apr 7, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 9 PM from Apr 7, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Break 2019
12 PM - 4 PM from Apr 7, 2019 until Apr 8, 2019 
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
From April 3rd to April 7th Fort Mountain will have activities for the family. The Imagination Playground, fishing, games, and crafts will be available by the Lake, Friday night there will be a Sunset Hike to the West Overlook. Saturday we will have archery, scavenger hunt, and movie. Look for more details as the event approaches. $0-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Night Hike
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Have your flashlights and headlamps ready for this after dark hike. It’s free and everyone is encouraged to come. Meet at the Campground assembly shelter. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Friday, April 12, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Bingo In The Campground
Fridays 6 PM - 7 PM – Apr 12, 2019 until Apr 26, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Bingo anyone? Young, old, any age; we are going to play bingo in the campground and you are invited to join us. There will be prizes and a lot of fun. The cost is $1 for one card or $2 for three cards. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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Night Eggstravaganza
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Arrive early for a hot dog or hamburger supper, fantastic contests, games, and a ride on the train. Bring your basket and flashlight for an 8:15 PM candy egg hunt separated by age: up to 3 yrs 4-6 yrs, and 7-9 yrs. Meet at the Liberty Bell Pool on Highway 354. Cost per person. Carnival games and train ride require additional costs. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Stargazing and Constellation Stories
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Listen to myths and origins of the constellations in the sky. Blankets are recommended. Meet at the amphitheater near Picnic Shelter 5 $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
To the Stars and Beyond
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the night sky, learn about constellations, and look through our telescope at deep space objects too far to be seen by the naked eye. Join us at the museum field for this fun astronomy program. Bring binoculars, a lounge chair, or blanket and pillow to make the experience even better. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Sunset Paddle
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us for a sunset paddle along beautiful Clarks Hill Lake. The paddle will end with the setting of the sun across the lake. We have both canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards available. Participants must register in advance. Must be 7+ to participate. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Parks After Dark 
History By Candlelight
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 6 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Take a guided candlelight walk through a Civil War Battlefield and watch cannon and musket firings. Walk the ravine where Confederate General Patrick Cleburne planned a daring night counter strike to capture Federal positions. $10. 770-443-7850.
Parks After Dark 
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Parks After Dark 
Masters Movie on the Green
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
We'll be showing a film covering Bobby Jones' life, aka "Golf's Greatest Amateur, Worlds Greatest Champion". Movie is free. Popcorn and candy will be available for a small fee. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Campfire and Bingo
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our fun, original state park bingo game perfect for adults or families. Win prizes and roast marshmallows over the campfire. Bring a stick and a chair. Meet next to Fishing Dock on Lake Deleanor in the campground area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Observatory Open House
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 8:45 PM to 10:45 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory (HLCO) will have an open house monthly, March through October. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. $5 parking. 404-275-3974.
Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Glowing Bubbles
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 6:30 PM to 7 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Have fun making your own glow-in-the-dark bubbles, and just in time for the Screen on the Green outdoor movie. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Screen on the Green
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Watch a family friendly movie outside and enjoy the beautiful grounds beside the museum. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Cokes, popcorn and other items will be on sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
History By Candlelight
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 6 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Take a guided candlelight walk through a Civil War Battlefield and watch cannon and musket firings. Walk the ravine where Confederate General Patrick Cleburne planned a daring night counter strike to capture Federal positions. $10. 770-443-7850.
Parks After Dark 
Sunset Boat Tour of the Swamp
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Sit back and relax while one of our rangers takes you on Billy's Lake for a beautiful Okefenokee sunset. Enjoy the wildlife and changing colors of the sky as the sun drops beneath the horizon. Listen for the sounds of sandhill cranes and barred owls echoing across the swamp and keep an eye out for alligators along the waters edge. $15 - $20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, April 19, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Parks After Dark 
Bingo In The Campground
Fridays 6 PM - 7 PM – Apr 19, 2019 until Apr 26, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Bingo anyone? Young, old, any age; we are going to play bingo in the campground and you are invited to join us. There will be prizes and a lot of fun. The cost is $1 for one card or $2 for three cards. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Equinox - Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Meetup at our Fishing Pier for a relaxing paddle on Clark Hill's Lake. We will return under the light of the Full Moon. You can rent a canoe or kayak, or bring your own. Call ahead to reserve a spot - 706-359-3458. Pay ahead at the office. Ranger lead paddle. Binoculars will be on hand for Moon Gazing. $15 kayak rental, gear & trip $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Campfire and Bingo
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our fun, original state park bingo game perfect for adults or families. Win prizes and roast marshmallows over the campfire. Bring a stick and a chair. Meet next to Fishing Dock on Lake Deleanor in the campground area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Sunset Bat Hike
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our rangers for a short 1/2 mile walk along our beautiful marshes and winding creeks and witness nature at its finest! Watch our flying friends take flight over the setting sun and learn about the world of bats. Hundreds of bats leave their houses every evening to hunt for insects. Guests will meet our rangers at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Parks After Dark 
Full Moon Night Hike
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Full Moon Guided Hike
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Experience the surrounding wilderness in a new light. This ranger led short hike (roughly 1 mile of easy hiking) starts off with simple stretching and exploring night with the light of the moon. Comfortable shoes and attire recommended. Meet at the Trading Post 10 minutes prior to the hike. Call to register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a Park Ranger on a guided paddle trip under the full moon. Serene Magnolia Lake becomes beautiful and eery at night, a perfect addition to your weekend activities. $5 - $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Cosmic Archery
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Archery Instructor for this spectacular program! During our Cosmic Archery program you will get to fine tune your archery skills in the dark with the assistance of black lights, glow in the dark targets, and glow sticks. Cost is $25/person (ages 18+). Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Parks After Dark 
Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a ranger-led hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire, where we'll enjoy s'mores! Bring flashlights, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Parks After Dark 
Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Earth Day Eve Sunset Paddle
Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Get ready for a day of Earth appreciation by joining us for a sunset paddle through Black Island Creek. This paddling trip is open to people 10 years and older who are able to swim. Equipment is provided, but please bring water. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $35-40. 912-437-4770.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, April 26, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Parks After Dark 
Bingo In The Campground
Fridays 6 PM - 7 PM – Apr 26, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Bingo anyone? Young, old, any age; we are going to play bingo in the campground and you are invited to join us. There will be prizes and a lot of fun. The cost is $1 for one card or $2 for three cards. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Spring Campfire and Bingo
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our fun, original state park bingo game perfect for adults or families. Win prizes and roast marshmallows over the campfire. Bring a stick and a chair. Meet next to Fishing Dock on Lake Deleanor in the campground area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
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 
Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Parks After Dark 
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8 PM to 9 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 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Constellation Cruise
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger for a guided motor boat tour as the last light of the sun fades into the night. Whether you choose a moonlit night or a night with no moon at all you can view the silhouettes of cypress trees against the night sky, watch for gator eyes glowing at the edge of the water and spy stars, satellites and maybe even a few meteors overhead! $15 - $20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Thursday, May 2, 2019

7th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival
11 AM - 9 PM from May 2, 2019 until May 4, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Little Roy and Lizzy return to Elijah Clark with some of the country's best Bluegrass performers. Bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy the food and craft vendors. $42.00 - $93.00 $5 parking. 706-864-7203.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, May 3, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, May 3, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Parks After Dark 
7th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival
11 AM - 9 PM from May 3, 2019 until May 4, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Little Roy and Lizzy return to Elijah Clark with some of the country's best Bluegrass performers. Bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy the food and craft vendors. $42.00 - $93.00 $5 parking. 706-864-7203.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 4, 2019

7th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival
11 AM - 9 PM from May 4, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Little Roy and Lizzy return to Elijah Clark with some of the country's best Bluegrass performers. Bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy the food and craft vendors. $42.00 - $93.00 $5 parking. 706-864-7203.
Parks After Dark 
Camping Preparedness Overnight Class Pioneer Campground
Saturday, May 4, 2019 to Sunday, May 5, 2019 4 PM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Attention: Pre-Registration is required Staff and volunteer partners Georgia Family Outdoors will host an overnight camping trip to our pioneer campground. Participants will be limited to 25 people, ages 8 and up and must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must have their own tent and sleeping bag. $10 per person $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, May 10, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, May 10, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Observatory Open House
Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:15 PM to 11:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory (HLCO) will have an open house monthly, March through October. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. $5 parking. 404-275-3974.
Parks After Dark 
Screen on the Green
Saturday, May 11, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Watch a family friendly movie outside and enjoy the beautiful grounds beside the museum. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Cokes, popcorn and other items will be on sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Friday, May 17, 2019

Sunset Paddle
Friday, May 17, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us for a sunset paddle along beautiful Clarks Hill Lake. The paddle will end with the setting of the sun across the lake. We have both canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards available. Participants must register in advance. Must be 7+ to participate. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Parks After Dark 
Cosmic Archery
Friday, May 17, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Archery Instructor for this spectacular program! During our Cosmic Archery program you will get to fine tune your archery skills in the dark with the assistance of black lights, glow in the dark targets, and glow sticks. Cost is $25/person (ages 18+). Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Camping Curious
Friday, May 17, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Saturday, May 18, 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 
Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:45 PM to 9:45 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a ranger-led hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire, where we'll enjoy s'mores! Bring flashlights, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Parks After Dark 
Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, May 18, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Parks After Dark 
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:45 PM to 10:15 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark 
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 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, May 24, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, May 24, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Memorial Weekend Sunset Paddle
Saturday, May 25, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Finish out a fun filled Memorial Day Weekend for a paddle on the beautiful Clarks Hill Lake. We have both canoes and kayaks available. Register in advance, must be at least 7 years or older. $15 per person. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Parks After Dark 
Moonlight Movie Night
Saturday, May 25, 2019 9 PM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
We will be showing a movie in the field behind the office, so bring your blankets or chairs and get ready for some fun. We will have popcorn and refreshments for sale. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, May 31, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, May 31, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Celebrate National Trails Day with a 2 mile guided hike! We will meet at the Fishing Area and hike along the Orange Trail. We will begin promptly at 7:00 pm. Dogs welcome on a leash. Not suitable for strollers. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 
Women's Wilderness Weekend
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 1:30 PM to 11:59 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Ladies ages 16 and up are invited to join us for a weekend enjoying the outdoors. Hiking, swimming, paddling, yoga, camping, and astronomy, this will be an overnight event. Minors must be accompanied by adult, no pets allowed. This event is weather dependent. Space in limited so call to register before May 16th! $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Women's Wilderness Weekend
Sunday, Jun 2, 2019
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Ladies ages 16 and up are invited to join us for a weekend enjoying the outdoors. Hiking, swimming, paddling, yoga, camping, and astronomy, this will be an overnight event. Minors must be accompanied by adult, no pets allowed. This event is weather dependent. Space in limited so call to register before May 16th! $75 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, June 7, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Jun 7, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Twilight Kayaking
Friday, Jun 7, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for a ranger-led twilight paddle of Lake Trahlyta. Spots fill quickly so register in advance by calling (706) 745-2628 or stop by the Visitor Center. $10/person, kayaks and life jackets provided. Please arrive at the boat dock at 7:45pm. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Observatory Open House
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 9:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory (HLCO) will have an open house monthly, March through October. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. $5 parking. 404-275-3974.
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Screen on the Green
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Watch a family friendly movie outside and enjoy the beautiful grounds beside the museum. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Cokes, popcorn and other items will be on sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Monday, June 17, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Monday, Jun 17, 2019 7 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.
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Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Monday, Jun 17, 2019 9:30 PM to 11 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Parks After Dark: Full Moon Hike
Monday, Jun 17, 2019 7:45 PM to 9:45 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 twilight and night time wildlife that make Wormsloe their home. The hike will start at the Visitors Center and be approximately 2 hours on a 3 mile trail. $4 - $12. 912-353-3023.
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Friday, June 21, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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