Stephen C. Foster State Park

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Friday, Sep 29, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Oct 6, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Wild Hike at the Suwannee River Sill
Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 5 PM to 6 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger guided hike, off trail, near the Suwannee River Sill where we will explore the dark, forested bottomlands that surround the beginning of the Suwannee River. We will look for "cat faces" left over from a time when turpentiners walked these woods and watch for white tailed deer and other wildlife sneaking off in the distance. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Oct 27, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Billy's Island by Night Paddle
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 6 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger guided paddle to historic Billy's Island where we will beach our kayaks and canoes and go on a short hike.Watch as night takes over the swamp. We will talk about the different people who lived on the island throughout history. Prepare to see and hear the swamp at night just as those who lived here in the past did. $20 - $25 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Archery for Beginners
Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 4:30 PM to 6 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Come learn the basics of archery and have a little fun. All equipment is provided, and all participants must be age 9 and up. Call the park to pre-pay. Meet at the amphitheater. A waiver must be signed. Program is outdoor/weather permitting. Bring water and bug spray. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
AmeriCorps 

Friday, November 3, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Nov 3, 2017 8 PM to 9 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.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Archery for Beginners
Sunday, Nov 5, 2017 4:30 PM to 6 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Come learn the basics of archery and have a little fun. All equipment is provided, and all participants must be age 9 and up. Call the park to pre-pay. Meet at the amphitheater. A waiver must be signed. Program is outdoor/weather permitting. Bring water and bug spray. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
AmeriCorps 

Friday, November 10, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Nov 10, 2017 8 PM to 9 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.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 5 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 5 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Thursday, Nov 23, 2017 7 PM to 8 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.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 5 PM to 7 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Meteor Madness: Under the Geminids
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Come catch the Geminid Meteor shower under one of the darkest skies in the southeast. With only a waning crescent moon, conditions will be good for spotting meteors. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and watch the sky above. Though a telescope is not necessary to view a meteor shower we will have one available to view other objects in the night sky. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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