Laura S. Walker State Park


Friday, August 30, 2019

Who was Laura Walker?
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Gather at the Interpretive Center 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. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Astronomy at the Park
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Study the night sky through our telescope as we find constellations, planets, and other night sky features. Ages 8 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring insect repellent, bottled water, a lawn chair or blanket, and a flashlight. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, August 31, 2019

End of the Summer Blues
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 9 AM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
A Labor Day Weekend to remember: picnicking, swimming, other water sports, games, watermelon, snow cones, animal exhibits, and more, ending the night and summer with a wiener roast and s'mores galore. We have a surprise event for the last act of the evening. Register at Visitor Center by noon Friday, August 30. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Who was Laura Walker?
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Gather at the Interpretive Center 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. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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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.