George L. Smith State Park

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


Saturday, October 24, 2020

Bees- It is all in the Preparation
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Ever wondered what preparation is needed to start your own bee hive. Come and ask questions to learn about bees beekeeping and equipment. Look at our observation hive to learn how busy bees are. Watch brood emerge and honey being made. Call 478-763-2759 to reserve your spot $3 $3 plus $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
DIRT Event 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Meet Watson- Gopher Tortoise
5th Wednesday of Month 1 PM - 2 PM from Oct 28, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come and meet George L Smith's mascot, Watson and his new sidekick, Holmes. Learn about Gopher Tortoises and hear about Watson's travels to Georgia and how he is considered a "keystone Species". $2 Call 478-763-2759 to reserve your spot. Space is limited to 8 and preregistration is required by 4 PM the day before the program. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Accessible DIRT Event 

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Planting Flowers for your Bees
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Even if you are not a beekeeper learn about planting flowers that provide bees with nectar and pollen. Bees gather nectar and pollen enabling plants to reproduce. In turn, pollen feeds baby bees and nectar is turned into honey to be enjoyed by the bees and you. Pre-registration required prior to event. Limited to 8 people $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Accessible DIRT Event 

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Annual Sugar Cane Festival- Cancelled
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come to our beautiful middle Georgia park to watch sugar cane being ground. Buy syrup to take home. Visitors can also enjoy food vendors, craft vendors, and tour our covered bridge/grist mill. Come l. Remember to bring a chair or a blanket. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Meet Watson- Gopher Tortoise
5th Wednesday of Month 1 PM - 2 PM from Nov 25, 2020 
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come and meet George L Smith's mascot, Watson and his new sidekick, Holmes. Learn about Gopher Tortoises and hear about Watson's travels to Georgia and how he is considered a "keystone Species". $2 Call 478-763-2759 to reserve your spot. Space is limited to 8 and preregistration is required by 4 PM the day before the program. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Accessible DIRT Event 

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Bee Observation
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come and see our Bee Observation hive. Watch the activity inside the hive and learn about the roles of the bees within the hive. Masks required inside the bee room. Bring a water bottle $3 Be sure to sign up prior to the program and limited to 8 people. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
DIRT Event 

Friday, January 1, 2021

First Day Fitness Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 9 AM to 10:30 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come join us New Year's Day for a hike down our 3-mile nature trail behind the Mill House. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring your own water and snacks. Dog owners welcome, dogs must be kept on leash. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.