Stephen C. Foster State Park

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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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, January 1, 2018

First Day Hike: Suwannee River Swamplands
Monday, Jan 1, 2018 8 AM to 9:30 AM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
We will start the beginning of the year off at the beginning of the Suwannee River. As we hike we will discuss the origins of the river in the swamp and where all that water is headed. We will also talk about the history of the area from the purpose of the Suwannee River Sill to turpentiners in the woods. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.