General Coffee State Park


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Canoe and Kayak Games
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Play in the pond with these competitive games. Rival against each other with, water races, faux rescues, and stuck in the mud, and see who is better in a boat. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Walk, Talk, and Wool
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Take a hike around the sheep pin with a Ranger, and get to meet the hard-working sheep that make the wool we use at the park. Afterward, join us in spinning wool, and get to learn a new skill. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

All About Archery
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 12 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Want to learn archery? Join us on the range to learn how to use a compound bow. Get the chance to show off your skills, and maybe find your next hobby. Call the Visitor Center to reserve your spot, space is limited. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 2:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us, and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week is filled with a different craft with an educational background. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Pioneer Games
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Play some historical games with a ranger and learn what life was like without screens. Play a variety of games, such as graces, cat & mouse, hide the slipper, and more. Meeting at Relihan building down by the Heritage Farm. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

J.A.K.E.S. Day
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Youth ages 17 and younger can enjoy a fun filled day with archery, shooting sports demos, hunting demonstrations, competitions and more. All kids 17 and under will be eligible to participate (some events may be inappropriate for younger children). $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Spring Fling
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with fun family activities. Kids will be able to make their own nature craft project to take home. Enjoy nature hikes, live animal programs, hayrides, and the annual Spring Arts. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Junior Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 25, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Contestants can participate in one of two age groups: 16 and younger for juniors; senior category will be 55 years and up. The senior category will require possession of a valid GA fishing license. Prizes will be awarded in each age group in several categories. Lunch will be provided for participants. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come to stay at the park and participate in nature hikes as we celebrate National Trails Day. Hike our East River Swamp trail, our most photographed trail, and our most diverse trail. Hike will be about 2 miles. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Monday, Jun 10, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our annual Junior Ranger Camp. Complete activities to earn your new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, June 24, 2019

JR. Ranger Water Camp
Monday, Jun 24, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our first Jr Ranger Water Camp. Jr. Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe. Get hands-on with learning basic first aid and CPR. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-374-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

JR. Ranger Water Camp
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our first Jr Ranger Water Camp. Jr. Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe. Get hands-on with learning basic first aid and CPR. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-374-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

JR. Ranger Water Camp
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our first Jr Ranger Water Camp. Jr. Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe. Get hands-on with learning basic first aid and CPR. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-374-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 27, 2019

JR. Ranger Water Camp
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our first Jr Ranger Water Camp. Jr. Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe. Get hands-on with learning basic first aid and CPR. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-374-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, July 8, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Monday, Jul 8, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Lovebug Festival
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 to Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 9 AM to 4 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Explore the wonderful world of insects at the park's annual Lovebug Festival. Activities will include edible bug programs, kids insect-related crafts, pollinator programs and much more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us by lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be working on our flower garden, trails, and cleaning around the pond to make General Coffee State Park beautiful and pristine! 912-384-7082.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Moonlight Madness
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 12 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kick off your Halloween activities with a kids carnival from 12-4 pm. The parks haunted house will be open at 6 pm until 10 pm. The maze will be open 12-4 during the carnival and in the evening from 6 to 10pm. Hayrides will be offered 6 pm - 10 pm for a ride to the campgrounds and back to view the decorations in our campsite decoration contest. $1-$7 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate the history of farm life in the Wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual fall festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers & vendors, syrup making and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 6 PM to 9 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast, and homemade refreshments. Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. and be available until 8:30 p.m. Hayrides will start at 5:30 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. Donations appreciated. Hayrides 50 cents per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark