General Coffee State Park


Saturday, January 25, 2020

Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Back to Blacksmithing
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we ignite our blacksmith station and get busy. Stop and ask questions about this long lost tradition. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Painting in the Park
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Please join us in the campground shelter for a morning of art and good company. We will be doing a painting and an instructional art program from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 6 PM to 7 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Have a blast with us as we ignite our campground fire pit, play games, converse, roast a marshmallow, or just stay warm. Meets at Campground #2 Fire-pit. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

All About Archery
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 9 AM to 10:30 AM
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.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Pioneer Games
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 1 PM to 2 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. Meet at the Relihan building down by the Heritage Farm. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 2 PM to 3 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 will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 2 PM to 3 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 will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Couples Craft
Friday, Feb 14, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Grab your significant other and join us for a valentine’s day craft. $1 per craft $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1 PM to 2 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 will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 2 PM to 3 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 will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Friday, February 21, 2020

All About Archery
Friday, Feb 21, 2020 3 PM to 4:30 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.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Painting in the Park
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Please join us in the campground shelter for a morning of art and good company. We will be doing a painting and an instructional art program from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Turtle Talk
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for an afternoon hike around our pond, and learn about the turtles that call General Coffee State Park home. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 2 PM to 3 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 will feature a different style of craft. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Candle Making 101
Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Stop by the parks heritage farm and learn the basics of making hand dipped candles. The park staff will be demonstrating how to make hand dipped and molded beeswax and tallow candles. Try your hand at making your own set for a small fee. Demonstration free. "Class" $3 per person $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

J.A.K.E.S. Day
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 10 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, canoe and kayak races, 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 11, 2020

Easter Egg Hunt Hike
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Start off spring with an Easter egg hunt at the park. This event is open to all kids ages 10 and under. Hunt will start at our West River Trail head and is about a .5 mile hike so dress appropriately. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Spring Fling
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 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 and Crafts Festival. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Junior Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 23, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Contestants can participate in one of two age groups: 15 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.

Monday, June 1, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Monday, Jun 1, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn 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.
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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn 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.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn 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.
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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn 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.
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Friday, June 5, 2020

Looming Over the Lunar Eclipse
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 9 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for an evening hike and a solar system walk during a lunar eclipse night. Meet at Gopher Loop Trail head, and have fun with a ranger as we walk through our wiregrass conservation area. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Swamp Sunset Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Be adventurous for National Trails Day, and take a walk with us on our most photographed trail with the moon overhead. Hike will be on East River Swamp and will be about 1.5-miles. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Junior Ranger Water Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Junior Ranger Water Camp
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Junior Ranger Water Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Junior Ranger Water Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Marchin' in the Mud
Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Observe National Mud day with us as we hold a series of programs that truly encompasses everything muddy. Enjoy feeding the animals at 9 AM, pond study at 10 AM, and finally a hike on our West River Swamp trail 11 AM. $1- $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Monday, July 6, 2020

Heritage Farm Camp
Monday, Jul 6, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)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.
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Heritage Farm Camp
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)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.
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Heritage Farm Camp
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)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.
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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Heritage Farm Camp
Thursday, Jul 9, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)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.
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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Your State Parks Day
Sunday, Jul 26, 2020 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, September 5, 2020

Lovebug Festival
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
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.
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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Moonlight Madness
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 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. 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.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 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.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 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 $1 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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