F.D. Roosevelt State Park


Friday, October 19, 2018

Homeschool In The Park: Owls
Friday, Oct 19, 2018 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Geared towards families who homeschool. Discover all about owls and dissect owl pellets in an investigative lab. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park on your own afterwards. Meet at the Group Shelter below the dam in the campground. Dress for the out of doors. Pre-registration and pre-payment highly suggested in case program fills. $6 ages 4 & up. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Music and Dancing On The Mountain: Celebrate Fall
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join our talented local musicians, Randy and Darlene Dameron, and dance under the stars.Bring a picnic, a friend and a chair or blanket or enjoy cement seating. Dance and sing-a-long to 60's and 70's music. Meet at the Stone Amphitheater next to the Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Sunrise Walk With A Ranger
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Chat with a ranger and enjoy the sites and sounds of a fall sunrise. Bring your own coffee or grab some of ours. Learn more about the largest state park in Georgia as you walk 1/2 mile and return along the same ridge trail. Pre-register & pre-pay or correct change at the door. Stone amphitheater next to Park Office.. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Going Batty
Friday, Oct 26, 2018 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Dispel myths and discover fascinating facts about these amazing flying mammals with Dr. Mark Yates from LaGrange College. Meet at the covered shelter next to the Trading Post in the campground. Geared towards adults and families with children ages 8 & up.Correct change at the door. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Fall Costume Parade- Judging 6:30 PM
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 6:30 AM to 6:45 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet in front of the Trading Post and show us your most creative costumes. Judges will award prizes for best adult, youth, and dog costume.Free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Halloween In The Park
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 8 AM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Themed activities throughout the day and night. Special times, registration costs and rules for different activities: Zombie Archery, Scarecrow Competition, Decorated and Carved Pumpkin Contest, Fall Costume Parade, and Campsite Decorating Contest. And of course there is trick or treating at the campsites beginning just before dark... Free-$5 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Morning Yoga on the Mountain
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 8 AM to 9:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Enjoy the mountaintop view during this beginner friendly yoga class with registered yoga teacher, Monique French. Bring a mat, or a thick towel, and wear comfortable clothing. Correct change at the door.. Stone amphitheater right of park office. https://www.facebook.com/Moniquefrench yoga/ $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Zombie Archery Shoot
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Zombie and Pumpkin target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction equipment and prizes. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for a special time. Pay and pre-register at the Park Office. Meet next to Group Shelter below the dam in the campground.Park at the Fishing Dock. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Scarecrow Competition
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 11 AM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Enter your already-built, kid-sized scarecrow in our competition. Theme is Parks After Dark. Pre-register and pre-pay. or cash at the door. Adult, family or youth entries accepted. Set up at 11:00 AM at the Trading Post in the campground. Open to all ages. Rules listed. Pay cash at the door. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Volunteer to Help Us with Halloween Events
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 12 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Sign up to be hosts, judges and decorators for pumpkin, costume, and campsite contests and activities throughout the day and night. Contact the park office for more information. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Decorated and Carved Pumpkin Contest
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 6 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your already carved or decorated pumpkin with a candle or light to the Trading Post. Pre-register at Park Office or pay correct change at the door. Youth and Adult division. Awards for each category. Fee per pumpkin entered.Set-Up at 6 PM. Judging at 7 PM. Must stay on display until 8:30 PM. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 7 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Show us your PG-13 rated creative side at your site. Judges will cruise the campground looking for décor that tells us that you love fall and Halloween. No nails or staples on plants. Observe Leave No Trace decorating ideas. 1st, 2nd, 3rd prize awarded at the campsite. Judging begins at 7 PM. Free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Campground Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 7 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Wear your light or carry a flashlight and walk through the campsites. It's a family affair and we encourage all ages to participate.Trick or Treat at campsites marked with a candy bag and light. No cottages have treats. Campers who bring candy to give out can show it when they register and get 10% off their camping stay. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, November 2, 2018

Fall Feather Campfire
Friday, Nov 2, 2018 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us next to Lake Deleanor for bird stories and activities- including insight from the Mayan culture. Bring your own stick, flashlight and golf chair or blanket. We have marshmallows. Limited bench seating. Meet at Boat House next to lake in the campground. Correct change at the door. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Target Archery Shoot
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 11 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction equipment and prizes. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for special time. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Meet near Fishing Dock. Park at Fishing Dock. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Star Light Star Bright
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 7 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the Columbus Coca-Cola Space Science Center staff for a night sky talk and night sky viewing. Telescopes will be set up. Bring a chair or blanket for sitting on the grassy field. Baseball field across from Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Homeschool In The Park Day: 3R's- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Friday, Nov 9, 2018 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for an important discovery program geared towards families who homeschool. Indoor and outdoor learning labs. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the park on your own afterwards. $6 per child ages 4 & up, parents free. Limited Space Pre-register. & Pre-pay. Walk-ins may not have room. $6 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Veterans Day Celebration
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Thanks to all of our veterans! Come spend the day with us. Flag retirement ceremony at 10:00 AM. Bring worn flags to office prior to event. Free appreciation picnic lunch for veterans and their families at 11:00 (must sign up ahead.) Free 1-hr boat rental the entire weekend. Check in at the Park Office on Hwy 190. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Volunteer to Work on the Pine Mountain Trail
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 10 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet PMT Association leaders at the Park Office Parking Lot on Highway 190. Work day may be cancelled if bad weather. Check the PMT Facebook page. Bring snack/lunch and water, and gloves. Dress for the weather. If a large volunteer group, please contact PMT Association before coming. PMT provides all tools and fun. $5 parking. 706-464-3136.
Geology of Pine Mountain & Warm Springs: The Ridge That Drew Roosevelt
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 1 PM to 2:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join geologist, Dr. Bill Witherspoon, co-author of Roadside Geology of Georgia, for a rockin’ indoor and outdoor presentation. Pre-register at the park office or correct change at the door. Enclosed Group Shelter below the campground dam then carpool to Dowdell’s Knob. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
American Frontier Days
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 10 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet a trapper. Talk to a soldier. Throw a tomahawk. See living skills displays like cooking and blacksmithing from local historians Walk through time from the mid 1700s to the late 1800's. Held on the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Turkey Shoot-Out
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary, target archery, shooting competition. We provide all the equipment. Scored target winners receive local gift certificates for frozen turkeys or other food. Fee per entry. Can enter more than once. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Park at Fishing Dock in the campground and walk down to new archery field near parking area. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

American Frontier Days
Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet a trapper. Talk to a soldier. Throw a tomahawk. See living skills displays like cooking and blacksmithing from local historians Walk through time from the mid 1700s to the late 1800's. Held on the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Jr. Ranger Mini-Camp Adventure for Ages 8-12 yrs
Monday, Nov 19, 2018 9 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
This fast-paced, hands-on day-long adventure includes an art project, archery, nature trail discoveries and more. Meets at the enclosed Group Shelter below the dam in the campground. Must pre-register & prepay by Nov 14. Limited space. $25 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office any time. Pictures must be brought to park office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners will be called to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Volunteer to Work on the Pine Mountain Trail
Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 10 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet PMT Association leaders at the Park Office Parking Lot on Highway 190. Work day may be cancelled if bad weather. Check the PMT Facebook page. Bring snack/lunch and water, and gloves. Dress for the weather. If a large volunteer group, please contact PMT Association before coming. PMT provides all tools and fun. $5 parking. 706-464-3136.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Lake Paddle With Santa
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 2 PM to 3:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Santa’s flotilla on Lake Delanor. Hot chocolate and cookies included! We provide life jackets, paddles, Santa and canoe, kayak, paddleboat or row boat. Pre-register & prepay at the park office. Limited space. Dress for the weather. Meet at Fishing Dock 1:30 PM. $5-$10 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Fairy House Display and Contest
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 10:30 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Build a home for fairies, pixies, or gnomes. Use outdoor-sturdy, unique, natural materials. Show us your whimsical creativity. Recycled and re-purposed wood, glass, ceramic and metal accents are ok, no plastic. Nails and glue allowed. Must have a door and windows. Must be less than 18” high with no larger than 20" X 20" base. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.