Stephen C. Foster State Park

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, May 25, 2018 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, May 26, 2018

Sunset Boat Tour of the Swamp
Saturday, May 26, 2018 7:30 PM to 9 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, June 1, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Jun 1, 2018 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, June 2, 2018

Hike Through History on Billy's Island - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 6 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Paddle to historic Billy's Island with a ranger and explore the relics and remnants of the different people who have lived on the island throughout history. Celebrate National Trails Day as you paddle across Billy's lake and hike the short trail on this isolated island deep within the Okefenokee. $20 - $25 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Jun 8, 2018 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, June 9, 2018

Summer Sunset Paddles: Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Get Outdoors and take in a beautiful sunset deep within the Okefenokee Swamp. Get comfortable in a canoe or kayak and follow one of our rangers onto Billy's Lake while learning about the swamp. Keep an eye out for birds flying to roost and listen close for the loud calls of some the swamps frogs. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, June 15, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Jun 15, 2018 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, June 16, 2018

Summer Sunset Paddles: Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Get Outdoors and take in a beautiful sunset deep within the Okefenokee Swamp. Get comfortable in a canoe or kayak and follow one of our rangers onto Billy's Lake while learning about the swamp. Keep an eye out for birds flying to roost and listen close for the loud calls of some the swamps frogs. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, June 22, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 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, June 23, 2018

Summer Sunset Paddles: Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Get Outdoors and take in a beautiful sunset deep within the Okefenokee Swamp. Get comfortable in a canoe or kayak and follow one of our rangers onto Billy's Lake while learning about the swamp. Keep an eye out for birds flying to roost and listen close for the loud calls of some the swamps frogs. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, June 29, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Jun 29, 2018 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, June 30, 2018

Summer Sunset Paddles: Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Get Outdoors and take in a beautiful sunset deep within the Okefenokee Swamp. Get comfortable in a canoe or kayak and follow one of our rangers onto Billy's Lake while learning about the swamp. Keep an eye out for birds flying to roost and listen close for the loud calls of some the swamps frogs. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Sunset Boat Tour of the Swamp
Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018 7:30 PM to 9 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, July 6, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Jul 6, 2018 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, July 14, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 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, July 21, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 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, July 28, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 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, August 4, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 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, August 11, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 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 

Monday, August 13, 2018

Perseid Meteor Shower Paddle
Monday, Aug 13, 2018
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join us for a late night paddle under the magnificent Perseid meteor shower. One of our rangers will lead you out to Billy's Lake for a wide view of the stars and meteors far from man made light. Take advantage of our dark skies and see the meteor shower from one of the best vantage points in the southeast. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 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, August 25, 2018

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 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 

Friday, December 14, 2018

Geminids Meteor Shower Paddle
Friday, Dec 14, 2018
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join us for a late night paddle under the Geminids meteor shower. One of our rangers will lead you out to Billy's Lake for a wide view of the stars and meteors far from man made light. Take advantage of our dark skies and see the meteor shower from one of the best vantage points in the southeast. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark