Upcoming Events

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


Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 28, 2021 until Jul 30, 2021 
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Junior Ranger Day Camp will run Monday through Friday. Children may be dropped off at 9am at the Interpretive Center and picked up by 3pm each afternoon. Registration Fee is $75.00/Child for the week and must be registered prior to camp at the Visitor Center. $75.00 per person for the week. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Junior Ranger Camp July Session 2 [FULL]
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $55 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Salamander Meander
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the ranger for an investigative stream lab to discover salamanders and other cold-stream inhabitants. We provide dip nets and catch pans. Wear tennis shoes you can get wet. All ages welcome. Park at Pool. Meet right of playground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Home School at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The last Wednesday of every month, join our naturalist for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Programs designed for children ages 6-12. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 12 students $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Backyard Birding
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a naturalist in our bird watching area at the back of the Visitor Center. There you can observe some of the native bird species that will visit your backyard. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Junior Ranger: Colonial Family Muster
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Immerse yourself in learning the skills needed to defend Colonial Wormsloe, including how to wield a musket and sword. Over the course of several musters, or classes, participants may gain proficiency in several skills and be introduced to many others. Please Note to bring water and bug spray. Reservations required. $12.50 - $18 912-353-3023.
Junior Ranger: Colonial Family Muster
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Immerse yourself in learning the skills needed to defend Colonial Wormsloe, including how to wield a musket and sword. Over the course of several musters, or classes, participants may gain proficiency in several skills and be introduced to many others. Please Note to bring water and bug spray. Reservations required. $12.50 - $18 912-353-3023.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 29, 2021 until Jul 30, 2021 
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Junior Ranger Day Camp will run Monday through Friday. Children may be dropped off at 9am at the Interpretive Center and picked up by 3pm each afternoon. Registration Fee is $75.00/Child for the week and must be registered prior to camp at the Visitor Center. $75.00 per person for the week. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Junior Ranger Camp July Session 2 [FULL]
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $55 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Summer Day Camp Active Outdoors Camp
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 9 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
One day hands-on camp. This camp is all about getting active outdoors! Activities include hiking, inflatable archery, races, games, and swimming. Ages 5-11 and participants must bring water bottles, sunscreen, bug spray, towel and swimsuit. Lunches will be provided. Meet at Stone Picnic Shelter next to Liberty Bell Pool. $40 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Afternoon Paddle
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this ranger-guided tour. We will scan the sky and woods for wildlife. The ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to less than 12 participants and social distancing will be required. $15 if you use your boat or $20 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Feeding Day
Thursdays 1 PM - 1:45 PM – Jul 29, 2021 until Dec 30, 2021 
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Every Thursday come to our interpretive center to watch the snakes be fed. During the feeding, our ranger will answer any questions and give information about each snake. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Friday, July 30, 2021

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 30, 2021 
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Junior Ranger Day Camp will run Monday through Friday. Children may be dropped off at 9am at the Interpretive Center and picked up by 3pm each afternoon. Registration Fee is $75.00/Child for the week and must be registered prior to camp at the Visitor Center. $75.00 per person for the week. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Junior Ranger Camp July Session 2 [FULL]
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $55 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Full Moon Campground Campfire
Fridays 8 PM - 9:15 PM – Jul 30, 2021 
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Welcome to Summer at Crooked River State Park! We are excited to host a campfire every weekend in July with a Campground Fire. Join us for s’mores and refreshments and learn about what is going on at the park. This will be led by the Interpretive Ranger, who will be available to answer any questions about the Park’s history and ecology. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
FDR State Park Bingo
Fridays 6 PM - 7 PM – Jul 30, 2021 
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original outdoor adult and friendly bingo to win great prizes and learn about the nature and history of Franklin D. Roosevelt State park. Meet at Boathouse. Preregistration required to ensure enough bingo sheets. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Friday at the Forge
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
It's Friday! That means the fort's blacksmith is in from 10 am to 3 pm. Stop by the forge to learn about the tools and techniques used at the blacksmith shop. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Afternoon Paddle
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this ranger-guided tour. We will scan the sky and woods for wildlife. The ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to less than 12 participants and social distancing will be required. $15 if you use your boat or $20 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
History of Indian Springs
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Come learn about the fascinating history of Indian Springs! From early use by the Creeks thru the resort eras and the CCC construction, learn about more than 200 years of Park history. We’ll also be taking a short hike around the park to view some of our historical structures. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Meet the Turtles
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
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 8 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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Meteor Showers
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 8 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist as we watch the dual meteor showers occurring tonight. Limit: 15 people, ages 8 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult. Register at Visitor Center by noon on day preceding the event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Wildlife Ways: Staying Cool
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Summer weather can make humans wonder how the animals deal with the heat. Join us for a short talk (in the shade) on the many ways animals stay cool. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to 10 participants, and social distancing will be required. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Campfire & S'mores
Friday, Jul 30, 2021 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Gather around the campfire for campfire stories, and enjoy s'mores with a park ranger. This is a great opportunity to meet locals and campers. Social distancing is required. Please pre-register and pay by calling the park office, spaces are limited to 15 participants. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Camp Liberty's Fire Tower and its Enduring Legacy - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Celebrate World Ranger Day by taking a hike through time and see firsthand the enduring legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps. On the hike we will explore the history of Camp Liberty and it's fire tower. We will meet at Lake Liberty, which is located in front of our park office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Screen Free Saturday - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Honor Rangers around the world by spending a "screen-free" (no technology) day with a Black Rock Mountain State Park Ranger. Participate in fun and educational outdoor activities while having the rare opportunity of earning all 5 "Go-Do" Jr Ranger patches in one day. All ages welcome-activities will be geared to ages 6-12. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Crooked River Nature Center - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Every year on July 31st the International Ranger Federation, National Park Service, and State Park systems honor park rangers around the world for their service in conservation of the worlds natural and cultural resources. This year, Crooked River Stat Park will participate by fostering the next generation of Park Rangers. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Sunset Boat Cruise (Adults Only)
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a boat cruise on Crooked River while watching the sunset over the river! Pre-registration required by noon, day of. Please call the Park Office to register (912-882-5256). Must be 18 years or older. $30.00 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
World Ranger Day - Crafts with a Ranger
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Design your own paper snake while discussing snakes with a Ranger to celebrate World Ranger Day! Museum admission required. 706-864-2257.
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Campfire & S'mores
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Gather around the campfire for silly stories and s'mores with the park naturalist. Please bring your own personal outdoor chairs. We will meet at the open field located at the south end of the park. Park staff will be located at the entrance of the park to give directions. Available for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
River Walk Nature Trail Cleanup - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come lend a hand and show "Kids Care" on World Ranger Day by helping a site ranger with trail clean-up. Adults are welcome too. We will be picking up trash, pulling weeds and invasive plants, and spreading mulch. Participants get a check-mark in your Jr. Ranger book, going towards the Kids care portion of the Jr. Ranger Patch. $4 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Archery at the Park - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Archery target shooting adventure for all ages. We provide basic instruction, equipment, and prizes. Beginners welcome. Limited attendance. Earn your "Outdoor Fun" Patch during World Ranger Day. Preregistration required. Meet at archery course next to group shelter. Park at boat dock. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM – Jul 31, 2021 until Oct 2, 2021 
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Checklists must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Checklists must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Mammal Station & Track Casting
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our tables with pelts, skulls and local mammals info. Test your mammal IQ. Make A mammal track cast to take home. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
The CCC in Harris and Meriwether Counties
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 1 PM to 2:15 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join historian, John Croom, for a lively presentation, fascinating information and remarkable local CCC photos from 1933-1942. Learn about local involvement and our park's early beginnings. Please share your pictures and stories too. Event will be held at the Lake Franklin Event Center in the Large Group Camp. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
The CCC in Harris and Meriwether Counties
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 1 PM to 2:15 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join historian, John Croom, for a lively presentation, fascinating information and remarkable local CCC photos from 1933-1942. Learn about local involvement and our park's early beginnings. Please share your pictures and stories too. Event will be held at the Lake Franklin Event Center in the Large Group Camp. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cascade Falls Hike
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 4 PM to 7:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us on a ranger-led hike to Cascade Falls (4 miles total). Meet at Roadside Park/TV tower parking lot off Alt Hwy 27. Dress for the weather and bring plenty of water. Cancelled in the event of storms. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cascade Falls Hike- World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 4 PM to 7:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us on a ranger-led hike to Cascade Falls (4 miles total) and earn the Blaze a Trail Junior Ranger patch. Meet at Roadside Park/TV tower parking lot off Alt Hwy 27. Dress for the weather and bring plenty of water. Not stroller accessible. Cancelled in the event of storms. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
World Ranger Day- Birding on the Boat
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 to Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 11 AM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Jr. Rangers, come join us for birding on the boat! We will take a 1 hour pontoon boat ride around Lake Walter F. George learning about water birds! Participants will earn their "Wet Zone" badge and learn about how to earn the other 4 "go do" patches. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
Fort King George’s World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
In recognition of World Ranger Day, join our rangers for a fun, activity-packed day where any Junior Ranger can earn a Georgia “Go Do” patch. Traditionally, to earn one of these patches requires completing each category five times. This year if anyone participates in one of these activities on July 31st they can earn the patch! $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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World Ranger Day: Magnolia Junior Ranger Trail Hike
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8 AM to 10 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Every year on July 31st the International Ranger Federation, National Park Service, and State Park systems honor park rangers around the world for their service in the conservation of the world's natural and cultural resources. We look ahead for next generation of park rangers on this 3-mile hike through the park. Bring water &comfortable shoes. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A living historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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World Ranger Day: Childrens Drills
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
For World Ranger Day this year, we are looking to the next generation of park rangers! Join our park's Interpretive Ranger in learning the drills performed by Civil War soldiers. With the aid of wooden muskets, kids will learn how to be a soldier, like our living historians. 912-727-2339.
Fort Morris Guided Ranger Hike- World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Join a Park Ranger for an interactive, guided hike around the fort earthworks, as well as along the 3/4 mile nature trail. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Fort Yargo Lake Hike- World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
In honor of World Ranger Day, join our naturalist ranger on a guided hike around the lake. This 1-2 mile hike will start at Campground 1 and go past our dam. Bring plenty of water and wear comfortable shoes. Please call the Visitor Center to pre-register. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Farm to River Hike - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join the rangers on this exclusive hike from the Heritage Farm to the 17-Mile River while learning how to be a Junior Ranger. Earn patches along the way. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby sheep and goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Kids Care: Help Paint Bee Supers
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come and earn your Kids Care patch for Jr. Ranger program by helping our Rangers paint Bee Hive Boxes. Bee Creative, have fun and learn about bees. Please call 478.763.2759 and register. Please register no later than 2:00 on 7/25/2021 $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Spider Lily Hike, World Ranger Day (July 31)
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take an exclusive hike to see these beautiful and elusive wildflowers hidden in the surrounding forests of Hard Labor Creek. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes to hike this moderate 2 mile path. Bring water and bug spray. Pre-registration required, as space will be limited to less than 12 participants and social distancing will be required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Beginner Archery Class, World Ranger Day (July 31)
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Want to shoot an arrow in archery, but don’t know how? Here’s your chance to learn some archery skills. Soon you’ll be hitting the bullseye. Program geared to participants 10 years and above. Call the park office to register. Space limited to 10 participants. Social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Afternoon Paddle, World Ranger Day (July 31)
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this ranger-guided tour. We will scan the sky and woods for wildlife. The ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to less than 12 participants and social distancing will be required. $15 if you use your boat or $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Twilight Kayak Tour, World Ranger Day (July 31)
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. 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. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire, Smores and Stargazing - World Ranger Day (July 31)
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The skies at night over Lake Brantley are filled with amazing constellations. We will meet for a campfire, s'mores and a opportunity to learn about constellations. Please dress for the weather; bring your own chairs and flashlights. Register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
High Falls Historic Hike - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join our park naturalist back in time for a guided hike to learn about the history of High Falls. This 1-mile hike through history includes stops at our grist mill and power house. Participants will earn their blaze a trail patch. Please dress for the weather and bring water. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Glow in the Dark Mini Golf - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join us for this glowing event on World Ranger Day, try to sink a hole in one! Prizes will be awarded to all that make a hole in one. All participants will earn their outdoor fun patch. Kids 3 and under are free. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tree Identification Hike - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Hofwyl-Broadfield 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 ID and learn more about these native species. $5-$8. 912-264-7333.
Indian Springs Museum
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Creek Walk - World Rangers Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 5 PM to 6 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Celebrate World Rangers Day and make progress toward your Wet Zone patch by joining our naturalist for a creek walk! We'll hunt around for tadpoles and crawdads and dragonfly larva among much more! Shoes must be worn in the creek. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Guided Hike - World Rangers Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 7 PM to 8 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Celebrate World Rangers Day and make progress toward earning your Blaze a Trail patch by joining our naturalist for a guided hike to learn fun facts about our natural resources! We'll explore native plants and search for signs wildlife. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
19th Century Toys and Games - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Bring the family out to the farm for one more weekend of outdoor fun. During this program, kids can complete our Junior Ranger book and earn their ranger badge, go on a photo scavenger hunt to earn prizes, then earn the Outdoor Fun patch by taking part in nature based art activities, 19th century toys and games, and carnival style games. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
Archery at the Park
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 9 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us during one of three sessions for a time of recreational archery. Limited to three people for each session. Pre-register at Visitors Center by noon on day preceding event date. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Survival Saturday - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 12 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
In honor of Rangers of all ages all over the world, come learn some basic survival techniques from an unusual team of instructors while earning the Junior Ranger category patches. Pre-register and meet at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Back to School Party
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a Back to School celebration: games, animal exhibits, scavenger hunts, crafts, and more. Limit: 15 students, minimum 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon on the day preceding event date. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Kids Care Cleanup - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 9 AM to 10 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Help us tidy up the day use area and learn about the importance of Leave No Trace principles. Helpers will earn a Junior Ranger Kids Care badge after volunteering. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Walkin' Water Fiesta - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Hike around the crystal-clear waters of the living Spring and learn about the exciting ecosystem down below, then have a splash pad party with a Park Ranger. Participants will earn their Blaze a Trail and Wet Zone Junior Ranger patches. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Wildlife Loop Trail Interpretive Hike
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 12 PM to 1 PM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Join a park ranger for an engaging intrepretive hike on Moccasin Creek's Interpretive Wildlife Trail! Explore and learn about both the area's history and the ecosystem of the Southern Appalachians.This one mile hike is easy and appropriate for people of all ages. $5 parking. 706-947-3194.
Junior Ranger Day-World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Junior Ranger Day at the park will help you earn your New Echota Junior Ranger Badge. Activities include making blow darts, pinecone bird feeders, and an archeology activity. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
Junior Ranger Day-World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 12:30 PM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Junior Ranger Day at the park will help you earn your New Echota Junior Ranger Badge. Activities include making blow darts, pinecone bird feeders, and an archeology activity. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
World Ranger Day: Wilderness Survival
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Come celebrate World Ranger Day with us at Panola Mountain State Park. Learn about how to avoid getting lost in the woods and what you should do if you ever find yourself lost. We will also discuss the items that you should always carry with you when going on a hike. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Junior Ranger Family Day - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 to Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and enjoy our critter corner, featuring live animals with a discussion of their role in local ecology. Show off what you've learned by going on a hike and completing our junior ranger book! For this day only you'll get to fast track your patch progress and earn every junior ranger patch in one day! All ages welcome! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
World Ranger Day -- Junior Ranger Badges
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 1 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Participate in activities that will help you earn your Red Top Mountain Junior Ranger Badge. This day of activities is for ages 6 -12. Reservations start July 12th and are made on Eventbrite. Call 770-975-0055 to make payment and confirm your spot. $40. 770-975-0055.
Campfire and S'mores with a Ranger - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8:30 PM to 9 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Celebrate World Ranger Day with us! Join a ranger at the fire ring on the walk-over island. Enjoy s'mores under the night sky. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring your own chair and flashlight. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
World Ranger Day "Walk of States Tour"
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Take a guided tour of this walkway lined with 51 flags and stones. Many diverse colors and formations make up these stones, making this an educational tour for those interested in the history of the stones . The tour also include a scavenger hunt activities fo kids and adults. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Junior Ranger Saturday: World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
This will be the last day of Junior Ranger Saturday for 2021. This day will be Ranger Day theme. The junior rangers will go on a ranger led hike, complete a Ranger Relay race, listen to our park manager talk about what they did to become the manager and other activities. They will also work on their Junior Ranger book to receive a badge. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Boardwalk Junior Ranger Hike - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 3 PM to 3:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Learn about the Okefenokee Swamp on this ranger guided hike on our boardwalk. Watch for wildlife, admire beautiful cypress trees and listen for some of the many frogs that call the swamp home! $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Tents, Tracks, and Trails- World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. Limited Capacity. Come learn camping 101 with a Ranger. Learn how to set up a tent, start a fire, identify animal tracks, and enjoy the outdoors. This program will be held in the yurt village. Call the visitor's center to register and get the gate code. (770) 732-5871 $3 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
High Bluff Loop Hike - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
1.5 mile hike seeing some water falls and possible wildlife. free plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Muscadine Trail Scavenger Hunt - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Start anytime. Celebrate World Ranger Day by teaming up for an on-site scavenger hunt on our Muscadine Trail Loop. Learn about native animals and plants while working towards earning your Junior Ranger "Blaze a Trail" patch. Pick up the checklist at the park office. Checklists must be brought back to the office by 4 PM to obtain your badge. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Three Sisters of the Wormsloe Garden - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join rangers as we explore the new heritage garden and how corn, beans, and squash help each other just like sisters. Learn about this ancient Native American gardening practice through story, games, and crafts. Remember to bring water, bug spray, and dress for the weather. Register in advance. $9 - $10. 912-353-3023.
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Three Sisters of the Wormsloe Garden - World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join rangers as we explore the new heritage garden and how corn, beans, and squash help each other just like sisters. Learn about this ancient Native American gardening practice through story, games, and crafts. Remember to bring water, bug spray, and dress for the weather. Register in advance. $9 - $10. 912-353-3023.
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Sunday, August 1, 2021

2021 Crooked River Amateur Photo Contest
1st Monday of Month 7 AM - 10 PM from Aug 1, 2021 until Nov 1, 2021 
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Our photo contest is sponsored by Friends of Crooked River State Park to promote awareness of the intrinsic values of our coastal treasures. All photos must be taken inside Crooked River State Park. Entries must be submitted as an attached digital file to FriendsofCrookedRiver@gmail.com by November 30. Top prize is $100. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Meeks Cabin Escape Room
Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5.00 per person $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Indian Springs Museum
Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 4 PM to 6 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Lifecycles
Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 6:30 PM to 7 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Let's take a look at lifecycles in the natural world. We'll learn all about frogs and butterflies as well as other plants and animals. This program requires preregistration. Please call the park office at 770-504-2277 to register. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
First Hike
Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Kick off the new month with a guided hike through the Big Ferry Trail. We’ll talk about the wildlife and history along the way. This is a 3 mile hike, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring water. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, August 2, 2021

Saturn at Opposition
Monday, Aug 2, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us as we use the telescope to get an up-close look at our beautiful ringed planet, Saturn, and a few of its brightest moons. Bring binoculars, bottle water, insect repellent, and a blanket or camp chair. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Toddler Tuesdays at Hard Labor
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Come discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek. The first Tuesday of every month, join our naturalist for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 10 toddlers, 5 years old maximum. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Leave No Trace
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Calling anyone who would like to get volunteer hours or just do a good deed for the park. We will be picking up trash along the Big Ferry Trail. Bags and gloves will be supplied. The trail is 3 miles long, so be sure to bring water and bug spray. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Homeschool Days
Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly homeschool program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month at 9am and 2pm. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register as advanced registration is required. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Feeding Day
Thursdays 1 PM - 1:45 PM – Aug 5, 2021 until Dec 30, 2021 
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Every Thursday come to our interpretive center to watch the snakes be fed. During the feeding, our ranger will answer any questions and give information about each snake. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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The World is Your Oyster: Craft
Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
We will be repurposing oyster shells to be a beautiful ornament for your tree, rearview mirror, etc. Paint and art supplies will be provided. Location: Interpretive Center $4 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Friday, August 6, 2021

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Friday, Aug 6, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Summer Poker Walk
Friday, Aug 6, 2021 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a evening poker walk at the park. Walk a 1-mile, natural surface trail and visit five natural history learning stations, then draw cards at each learning site. Best hand at the end of the walk wins a prize package. No poker experience required. Correct change at the site. Meet at the shelter next to the Trading Post in the campground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Friday at the Forge
Friday, Aug 6, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
It's Friday! That means the fort's blacksmith is in from 10 am to 3 pm. Stop by the forge to learn about the tools and techniques used at the blacksmith shop. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Friday, Aug 6, 2021 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. 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. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Friday, Aug 6, 2021 8:30 PM to 9:30 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 look for scorpions, millipedes and centipedes by using provided UV lights. Meet at the park office to walk along an easy/moderate 1 mile trail. Program suitable for kids ages 6 and older. Bring a flashlight, bug repellent, and wear sturdy shoes. Pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
History of Indian Springs
Friday, Aug 6, 2021 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Come learn about the fascinating history of Indian Springs! From early use by the Creeks thru the resort eras and the CCC construction, learn about more than 200 years of Park history. We’ll also be taking a short hike around the park to view some of our historical structures. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Afternoon Kayak
Friday, Aug 6, 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. Pre-register at Visitor Center. Tour will be cancelled in event of inclement weather. $15 ($10, your equipment) $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Meteor Showers and S'mores
Friday, Aug 6, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us as we gather around the campfire to roast s'mores while we watch the meteor shower occurring this evening. Bring binoculars, insect repellent, flashlight, bottled water, and a blanket to lie on the ground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, August 7, 2021

Primitive Tools and Weapons Program
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
What is the difference between a tool and a weapon? Come and join us at our amphitheater to find out. Space is limited to 18 people and social distancing will be required. Program can be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Campfire Program
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 3:30 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come join the Ranger around the campfire for stories, jokes, and fun. Social-distancing is encouraged. Program is limited to 18 people.Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Archery
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 8 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Archery target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction, equipment, and prizes. Beginners welcome. Limited attendance of 12 per time slot. Candy prizes. Groups can contact us for a special time. Preregistration required. Meet at archery course next to group shelter. Park at boat dock. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM – Aug 7, 2021 until Oct 2, 2021 
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Checklists must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Bamboo Walking Stick Craft
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Make a bamboo walking stick with paracord grip. Pre-register and pre-payment suggested, Walk-ins ok with correct change. Located on Visitor’s Center patio. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A living historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Relihan Reptiles Feeding
Saturdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Aug 7, 2021 until Aug 28, 2021 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for a fun and educational presentation on the diets of reptiles and amphibians. $2 per person $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby sheep and goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby sheep and goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meeks Cabin Escape Room
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5.00 per person $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Spider Lily Hike
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take an exclusive hike to see these beautiful and illusive wildflowers hidden in the surrounding forests of Hard Labor Creek. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes to hike this moderate 2 mile path. Bring water and bug spray. Pre-registration required, as space will be limited to less than 12 participants and social distancing will be required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Planning for the Pleiades
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our park Naturalist in creating a star chart of the night sky and learn some tips and tricks for watching the coming week's meteor shower from the state park, or your own back yard! $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Survival Skills (survival hike, knot tying, building a fire)
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 2 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Walk through the forest with a ranger, looking for materials to build a fire and learn how to orient yourself through the woods. Then, learn helpful skills about fire building and tying knots. All supplies provided. Geared towards people 6 years and older. Space limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration and social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Mushroom Meet and Greet with the Fun-guy
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Mushrooms aren't just for pizza! Join Sam Landes, treasurer of the Mushroom Club of Georgia, as we delve into aspects of fungi that aren't taught in school. He will be leading a presentation and talk followed by a hike to explore the mushrooms of Indian Springs! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Indian Springs Museum
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Birthday Party for Smokey
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Smokey the Bear is coming to Laura S. Walker State Park to celebrate his 77th Birthday. Join us at the Interpretive Center for games and crafts. Pre-register at the Visitor Center. (912)287-4900 $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Game Time
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 2 PM to 5 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for an afternoon of fun yard games and table games. Limited to 25 people, no minimum. Bring insect repellent and bottled water. Social distancing is required and masks are recommended. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Meteor Showers and S'mores
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us as we gather around the campfire to roast s'mores while we watch the meteor shower occurring this evening. Bring binoculars, insect repellent, flashlight, bottled water, and a blanket to lie on the ground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Children ages 6-12 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work towards earning a Magnolia Springs Junior Ranger badge. Activities will include nature hikes, viewing alligators and other fun critters, fishing, building shelters and more. Call or visit the park to register. Space is limited and registration is required. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Tour of Historic New Echota
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a guided tour of the historic grounds and buildings of New Echota including operation of the historic printing press in the Cherokee Phoenix Print Shop. Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Guided Tour of Historic New Echota
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a guided tour of the historic grounds and buildings of New Echota including operation of the historic printing press in the Cherokee Phoenix Print Shop. Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Kanona Demonstration
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 2:30 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Find out what a Kanona is, what it was utilized for, and how it ties into our Three-Sisters garden. $5-$7. 706-624-1321.
Impression of 41ST Ohio Infantry
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 to Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and learn about the plight of the 41ST Ohio Infantry lead by Brigadier William B. Hazen. This event will depict the union efforts to push up the ravine during at battle of Pickett's Mill. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Fire Building 101
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
A ranger will be giving a lesson on different ways to start a campfire and go over campfire safety. Location: Amphitheater $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Tugaloo lake paddle
Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Paddle on beautiful lake Tugaloo to see some wonderful wildlife and scenery. The road to the lake is a gravel road and you will need either an all wheel drive or 4 wheel drive vehicle. Space is limited please call and sign up in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Civil War Medical
Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Do you have what it takes to be a 1860’s Sawbones. Here you will learn about opium and amputations as well as how to perform a good trepanning. Fort Admission Required. Pre registration Required, Space is limited. 912-727-2339.
Meeks Cabin Escape Room
Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Test your skills in this unique escape room located in a 200-year-old cabin. $5.00 per person $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Indian Springs Museum
Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 4 PM to 6 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Guided Hike
Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 7 PM to 8 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join the naturalist for a guided hike to learn fun facts about our natural resources! We’ll explore native plants and search for signs of wildlife. This program requires preregistration. Please call the park office to register. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Fishing the Narrows
Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Bring your tackle and rods for this fishing hike. A ranger will lead you through the Sandpiper and Avian trails to spots where you can fish. Must have a valid Georgia fishing license to participate. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Paddle Under the Perseids - Meteor Kayak Tour
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 10 PM to 11 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a park ranger on this kayak tour as we watch what is considered to be the year's best meteor shower because the meteors are often bright and leave long trails. Bring a change of clothes, flashlight, bug repellent, and water. Limited to 10 participants, 8 years and older. 50% off for overnight guests. Pre-registration required. $20 if you use your boat or $25 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paddle Under the Perseids - Meteor Kayak Tour
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 to Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 11:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a park ranger on this kayak tour as we watch what is considered to be the year's best meteor shower because the meteors are often bright and leave long trails. Bring a change of clothes, flashlight, bug repellent, and water. Limited to 10 participants, 8 years and older. 50% off for overnight guests. Pre-registration required. $20 if you use your boat or $25 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly homeschool program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month at 9am and 2pm. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register as advanced registration is required. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Birding Hike
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 9 AM to 10 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join our naturalist for an informative morning bird hike. This hike will begin on the Sandpiper Trail. Bring binoculars, bug spray and water. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Homeschool at the Park: Salamanders in the Stream
Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 10 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Geared towards families who homeschool. Join us in learning about our slimy neighbors, what makes amphibians so special, and hopefully catch a few during a fun-soaked stream exploration. Wear clothes that can get wet. Limited space, so pre-registration required. Meet at playground by Liberty Bell Pool. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Paddle Under the Perseids - Meteor Kayak Tour
Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 10 PM to 11 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a park ranger on this kayak tour as we watch what is considered to be the year's best meteor shower because the meteors are often bright and leave long trails. Bring a change of clothes, flashlight, bug repellent, and water. Limited to 10 participants, 8 years and older. 50% off for overnight guests. Pre-registration required. $20 if you use your boat or $25 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paddle Under the Perseids - Meteor Kayak Tour
Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 to Friday, Aug 13, 2021 11:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a park ranger on this kayak tour as we watch what is considered to be the year's best meteor shower because the meteors are often bright and leave long trails. Bring a change of clothes, flashlight, bug repellent, and water. Limited to 10 participants, 8 years and older. 50% off for overnight guests. Pre-registration required. $20 if you use your boat or $25 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Perseids Meteor Showers
Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us as we watch the meteor shower occurring this evening. All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring binoculars, insect repellent, bottled water, flashlight, and a blanket to lie on the ground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Feeding Day
Thursdays 1 PM - 1:45 PM – Aug 12, 2021 until Dec 30, 2021 
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Every Thursday come to our interpretive center to watch the snakes be fed. During the feeding, our ranger will answer any questions and give information about each snake. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Friday, August 13, 2021

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Who's the Predator?
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 6 PM to 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a game of Mafia with a nature twist! Try to determine who the predator is before you get eaten. Who knows, maybe the predator is you! No prior knowledge of game play needed. Meet at boathouse on Lake Deleanor. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Frog Calls And Tales Campfire
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us along the edge of Lake Deleanor at sunset to listen and learn about our very vocal park amphibians. Then, bring a flashlight, marshmallows and a roasting stick and enjoy roasting around the campfire as we tell silly campfire stories. Meet at the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Friday at the Forge
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
It's Friday! That means the fort's blacksmith is in from 10 am to 3 pm. Stop by the forge to learn about the tools and techniques used at the blacksmith shop. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Campfire, S'mores, oh my!
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come enjoy a campfire, S'mores, and good company. Meet at picnic shelter 5. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paddle Under the Perseids - Meteor Kayak Tour
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 10 PM to 11 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a park ranger on this kayak tour as we watch what is considered to be the year's best meteor shower because the meteors are often bright and leave long trails. Bring a change of clothes, flashlight, bug repellent, and water. Limited to 10 participants, 8 years and older. 50% off for overnight guests. Pre-registration required. $20 if you use your boat or $25 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Paddle Under the Perseids - Meteor Kayak Tour
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 to Saturday, Aug 14, 2021 11:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a park ranger on this kayak tour as we watch what is considered to be the year's best meteor shower because the meteors are often bright and leave long trails. Bring a change of clothes, flashlight, bug repellent, and water. Limited to 10 participants, 8 years and older. 50% off for overnight guests. Pre-registration required. $20 if you use your boat or $25 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Damsels and Dragons
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 6 PM to 6:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join the naturalist by the lake to take a look at the life of the beautiful and fascinating damselflies and dragonflies! We'll look at their lifecycle and highlight some of their most awesome features. Then we'll see if we can find some! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Movie Night
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon one day prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Outdoor Movie Night
Friday, Aug 13, 2021 8 PM to 10 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Enjoy a movie under the stars. We will be showing the movie behind the Visitor Center. Bring your own chairs or blanket and your favorite movie snacks. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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