Laura S. Walker State Park


Saturday, January 25, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Bookmark Craft
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Spice up reading time with these fun animal bookmarks. Participants can make up to 2 critters and can choose from a penguin, fox, frog, snake, sea turtle, cat and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Hay Rides and S'Mores
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Meet at the campground picnic shelter to join us on some fun hay rides through the park. Great family fun can also be had after the ride making s'mores around our campfire. Hayrides limited to 12 riders. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Jan 31, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Food Truck and Vendor Bazaar
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This 1st annual Bazaar presented by Friends of Laura Walker State Park will be hosting food trucks that are sure to get your taste buds tingling whether you're in the mood for tacos, seafood, Bar-B-Que or baked goods. Vendor booths will be set up with items for purchase such as honey, jellies, wood crafts, fishing lures, soaps and so much more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Healthy Soil = Healthy Forest
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
This Dine and Discover event will cover topics of forest diversity, forest health for habitat and forest health for timber management. Dinner will be provided free of charge. Space is limited to 30. Call the Golden Triangle RC&D to register or email jandrews@goldentrianglercd.org. $5 parking. 229-723-3841.
DIRT Event 

Friday, February 7, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tie the Knot
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come tie the knot at our Interpretive Center. Try your hand at tying a variety of useful knots for everyday life and take home a cool knot craft. Limited to 20 participants. Call park office to register and pay. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Love Tunnel Hike
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring your sweetheart for a stroll under the love tunnel tree canopy in this easy 1.5 mile hike alongside the lake. Limited to 30 hikers. Call park office to register and pay. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Paint with Faye
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come out to the park and paint like a pro with Faye Fletcher, a certified Bob Ross instructor. All materials provided and painting is your to keep. Minimum of 10 for class to make. Call Faye for details and to register and pay. $48 plus $5 parking. 229-560-1575.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Mini Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Feb 17, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in outdoor activities including hiking, birding, outdoor survival, pond study and more as they work toward earning Junior Ranger badges. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register and pay. Ages 6-10. Space limited to 10 kids. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Rap about Rabies
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come to the Interpretive Center for this free session with a former animal control officer who will teach participants all about rabies. Learn which animals can carry rabies, how to detect signs of infection and preventative measures to protect yourself and loved ones. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, February 28, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Feb 28, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some hot cocoa and lots of fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Leap Day Hike
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Take a leap and celebrate this special day that only comes around every four years with a guided hike along our Big Creek Nature Trail. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Who was Laura Walker?
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Gather at Group Shelter 1 for an introduction to the lady for whom Laura S. Walker State Park was named and some history about the park as well. You may be surprised by some of the unique facts regarding our beautiful park. Registration deadline is February 29th at 4:00 PM. Call Park Office to Register. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Women's Wilderness Weekend
Friday, Mar 27, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a weekend filled with fun outdoor adventure. Women ages 18 and older will stay in park lodging Friday and Saturday night and enjoy activities such as archery, astronomy, kayaking, hiking, campfire cooking, nature crafts and more. Lodging and meals provided. Call office for details and to register/pay. $125-$160 $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the park office between 9 am and 4 pm to pick up your self-guided scavenger hunt. Participants can choose from 3 different hunts or complete them all. When finished, turn in the completed scavenger hunt sheet at the park office and win a prize. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.