Laura S. Walker State Park


Monday, February 18, 2019

Park Hoppin' Kids Camp
Monday, Feb 18, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Spend your school break with us outdoors in this activity packed park-hopping 2-day extravaganza of pure fun. Kids will be transported to 3 different parks and our activities will include: fishing, hiking, kayaking, archery, fun on the farm, and more. Maximum of 10 participants, minimum of 4. Ages 9-14. Preregistration required. $85 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Park Hoppin' Kids Camp
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Spend your school break with us outdoors in this activity packed park-hopping 2-day extravaganza of pure fun. Kids will be transported to 3 different parks and our activities will include: fishing, hiking, kayaking, archery, fun on the farm, and more. Maximum of 10 participants, minimum of 4. Ages 9-14. Preregistration required. $85 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Twilight Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring your flashlights and Easter Baskets. There will be three Easter Egg Hunts ages 1-4 be able to walk unaided unless disabled starting at 7:15 PM meet at the park interpretive center and ages 5-9 starting at 8:00 PM and 8:30 for ages 10-12 will meet at park visitor center. The program is sponsored by Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us to celebrate National Trails Day hike at our park, bring water and insect repellant. The hike is a 1.3 mile hike. Pre-Registration is not required for this event. $5 parking. 912-297-4900.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Fishing Rodeo - Fun, Food and T-Shirt
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 8 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Kids ages 2-12 are invited to join the park and our friend's group for a fantastic event. There will be prizes for many categories. We will be meeting by the gazebo in the park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors, some activities include fishing, kayaking, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Class limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors, some activities include fishing, kayaking, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Class limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, June 28, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 28, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors, some activities include fishing, kayaking, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Class limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 8 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Families can participate in old-fashioned games. Free watermelon, hot dogs, drinks and cookies will be available afterward while supplies last. This event will be at Group Shelter #2. This is sponsored by the Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Your State Parks Day is a wonderful opportunity to give back to your local park or your favorite park. We need yor help to spruce up the group camp area. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Partnership Cleanup Day - Lake and Trails
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This is a new event for our park, we will host volunteers to help clean and pick up any trash that may be on our roads, trails or on bank of our lake. If you are a volunteer for this program, there will not be a parking fee charge. 912-285-6154.
Bark in The Park & Pet Costume Contest
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Enjoy a hike with your furry companion on the Big Creek Nature Trail. Before the hike, your furry friends can enjoy our new dog park located near the office and show off their pet costumes. We will meet across the office from picnic shelter 3 and 4. Dog's must be on a 6' leash and have current vaccination tags. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 3 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children of all ages can play brand new games as well as old favorites to win candy. Bring the whole family because we will also have bingo, hayrides, face painting and much more. Overnight campers may participate in our campsite decoration contest. This will be our 24th year for this event. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Christmas at The Park
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 5 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join the staff at the Interpretive Center for some holiday crafts, a campfire, and some Christmas sweets. All ages are welcome to join in the fun. Also a special visit from Santa Clause from 7-8pm. $2.00/person $5 parking. 912-287-4900.