Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Flatlanders Canyon Crash Trail Run
Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 7 AM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us for our annual "Canyon Crash" 5K/10K/13.1/50K. This is a great "first time" trail run for the novice runner or road runner; however, it will challenge the season trail runner at the 1/2 marathon and 50k distance. To register please visit: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=50767 $5 parking. 229-838-4244.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Sunset Hike
Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us for a ranger led hike into and around the canyon, learn about the natural history of the canyon, and enjoy the sunset from the canyon rim. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Astronomy Night
Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 8:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us and the Coca Cola Space Science Center for a night under the stars. Learn about the night sky and view stars and planets through telescopes. Seating will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own lawn chairs for more comfort. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Women's Wilderness Weekend
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 5 PM - 7 PM from May 4, 2018 until May 6, 2018 
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Venturing into the wilderness for the first time and want to learn the ways of the wild? Or, looking to improve your wilderness knowledge? Join AmeriCorps rangers and like-minded women on a multi-day adventure (May 4-6) to hone your outdoor survival skills. This trip has many opportunities for demonstrations, discussion, practice and questions. $50 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
AmeriCorps 
Women's Wilderness Weekend
Friday, May 4, 2018 5 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Venturing into the wilderness for the first time and want to learn the ways of the wild? Or, looking to improve your wilderness knowledge? Join AmeriCorps rangers and like-minded women on a multi-day (May 4-6) adventure to hone your outdoor survival skills. This trip has many opportunities for demonstrations, discussion, practice and questions! $50 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
AmeriCorps 

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Providence Under the Sea
Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Come celebrate world oceans day with us as we discover what Providence Canyon was once like millions of years ago when it was still under the ocean. There will be presentations, a geologic dig, and more. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Muddy Messes
Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 10 AM to 2 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Come and get your hands dirty as we celebrate International Mud Day. Learn about the importance of mud, discover what animals rely on muddy environments, even compete in building your own muddy masterpiece, and embrace the joy of making a mess. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Halloween Hike
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Ever wanted to hike down into Providence Canyon after dark? Here is your chance! We invite the public to join us on a spooky ranger led hike down into Providence Canyon. Be sure to bring a flash light. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.