Laura S. Walker State Park


Friday, November 22, 2019

Hay Rides and S'Mores
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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, November 29, 2019

Black Friday Opt Outside Obstacle Course
Friday, Nov 29, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come to the park office between 9 am and 4 pm and ask for the directions for the obstacle course. This is full of fun, easy activities to get you moving around the park to burn up all those turkey calories. Participants choose which activities to complete, so course can be adjusted to a range of skills and abilities. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible 
Hay Rides and S'Mores
Friday, Nov 29, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 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.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 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, December 6, 2019

Christmas Movie Night
Friday, Dec 6, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a Christmas movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair, water and bug repellent. Bring blankets or wear warn clothing. Meet at picnic shelter across from campground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 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.
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.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Christmas Movie Night
Friday, Dec 13, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a Christmas movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair, water and bug repellent. Bring blankets or wear warn clothing. Meet at picnic shelter across from campground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 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.
Christmas Ornament Craft
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Participants will have the option to choose from several different styles of ornaments with varying levels of difficulty to try their hand at making themselves to take home and put on their tree. Examples include: paper snowflakes, pipe cleaner candy canes and snowflakes, wood round ornaments and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Pinecone Christmas Tree Craft
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the Interpretive Center for this special craft where we'll decorate pinecones to transform them into tiny Christmas Trees. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Game Night
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a Ranger at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Hay Rides and S'Mores
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 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, December 20, 2019

Christmas Movie Night
Friday, Dec 20, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a Christmas movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair, water and bug repellent. Bring blankets or wear warn clothing. Meet at picnic shelter across from campground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 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.
Christmas Ornament Craft
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Participants will have the option to choose from several different styles of ornaments with varying levels of difficulty to try their hand at making themselves to take home and put on their tree. Examples include: paper snowflakes, pipe cleaner candy canes and snowflakes, wood round ornaments and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Christmas Crafts
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the Interpretive Center for some Christmas crafts that are sure to help make your home more festive for the holidays. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Game Night
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a Ranger at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Hay Rides and S'Mores
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 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, December 27, 2019

Christmas Movie Night
Friday, Dec 27, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a Christmas movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair, water and bug repellent. Bring blankets or wear warn clothing. Meet at picnic shelter across from campground. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 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.
Meet the Turtles
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come to the Interpretive Center for this live animal presentation where you'll learn about turtles found in Georgia and get to meet the turtles in our care. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Snowy Owl Craft
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn about owls of Georgia and make a snowy owl out of a pinecone. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Game Night
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join a Ranger at the picnic shelter across from the campground for some fun yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, yardzee, ring toss, yard jenga, giant checkers and more. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Hay Rides and S'Mores
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 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.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

First Day Hike
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
We will hike 2.4 miles on the Lake Trail. Adults, kids and dogs welcome. Wear sturdy shoes and dogs must be on a 6' leash. After the hike, you are welcome to join us and write your regrets for the 2019 year and burn them in our campfire. Then write down your hopes for the New Year and take that home with you as a reminder. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
First Day Dirty Boots Hike
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Start the year off right with a Ranger-led hike along Big Creek Nature Trail. After the hike, all are welcome to join us around the campfire to write out your regrets for the year of 2019 and burn them in the fire. Hikers can then write down their hopes for the New Year and take that home for a reminder. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
DIRT Event 
Bark in the Park First Day Hike
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020 11 AM to 1 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring your furry friend for a Fist Day Hike along the Lake Trail. Adults, kids and canines welcome to join us on this easy 2.4 mile hike. Hikers should wear sturdy closed toe shoes and keep dogs on a 6' leash. After the hike, all are welcome to join us around the campfire to write out your regrets for the year of 2019 and burn them in the fire. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, January 3, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Jan 3, 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.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 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.
Winter Wonderland
Saturday, Jan 4, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come to the Interpretive Center to make a cool penguin craft, learn how to make play snow and then play in the snow with your new penguin friend. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Friday, Jan 10, 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.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 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.
Meet the Turtles
Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come to the Interpretive Center for this live animal presentation where you'll learn about turtles found in Georgia and get to meet the turtles in our care. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 18, 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.
Snowy Owl Craft
Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn about owls of Georgia and make a snowy owl out of a pinecone. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Yard Games & Hot Cocoa
Saturday, Jan 18, 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.

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.