Volunteer Events


Saturday, March 2, 2019

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy keeping the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Equestrian and Group Camp Workday
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 9:30 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out and help give back to the park; by volunteering to help maintain and improve the equestrian facilities and the group camping areas on the park. Lunch will be provided. Volunteers should bring various tools. To register contact Kathy White at kjwhite1@bellsouth.net or call 706-614-8348. Please pre-register so that we can plan for lunch. 706-614-8348.
Equestrian Workday
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join other horse riders as we help maintain and improve the equestrian trails at Hard Labor Creek State Park. Volunteers should bring hand tools such as pole saws, shovels, gloves, and pruners. Please sign up in advance by calling the park office. Snacks, drinks, and other materials will be provided to those who register. 706-557-3001.
Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 2 PM to 2:45 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Nature Trail Work Day - Volunteers Needed
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Help us clear the path for the Vann House's first ever nature trail! You'll help clear brush, pick up litter from the trail, and hang trail blazes. The trail will take guests through the woods to God's Acre Cemetery, and is an extension of the Pinhoti Trail. Dress in weather appropriate clothing, and stay as long as you like. Call to RSVP. 706-695-2598.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Sweep the Hooch
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
This annual cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to our park. We will have volunteers walking the shoreline and paddling. Bring your own kayaks if you sign up for that group. Be sure to register on the Sweep the Hooch website: https://chattahoochee.org/sweep-the-hooch// 678-450-7726.
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 
Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Arbor Day
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This Arbor Day join in on various work projects and festivities throughout the park. A detailed activity schedule will be posted closer to the date. Appropriate for all ages. Park Pass required. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Saturday, May 18, 2019 2 PM to 2:45 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Fort Yargo Volunteer Orientation Meetings
Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you or someone you know looking to get out and active at Fort Yargo? Attend one of our Volunteer Orientation Meetings to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the park. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Our state parks need you. Volunteers make the difference. Join us this year for Your State Parks Day, and bring your friends and family! We will work on improving the park. The project will be determined as we approach the volunteer day. Volunteers receive free admission to the park. 706-422-1932.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us by lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be working on our flower garden, trails, and cleaning around the pond to make General Coffee State Park beautiful and pristine! 912-384-7082.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Volunteers around the country will be helping to improve their favorite state park or historic site on this special day. We hope you will join us in improving Hardman Farm. 706-878-1077.
Your State Parks Day- Campground Cleaning Crew
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Help us spruce up the campground for our fall visitors with this volunteer day. Meet at the Visitor Center to register and receive a free volunteer shirt. 229-724-2150.
Your State Park Day - Trail Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. 706-802-5087. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Kudzu Krush - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Enjoy a day of volunteering with the staff and the "Friend's of Victoria Bryant State Park" by working to remove invasive species and beautify the trails and golf course. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, as a "Thank You" for giving back! Meet at Highland Walk Golf Course. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.