Magnolia Springs State Park


Friday, July 27, 2018

Magnolia Springs Guided Tour
Friday, Jul 27, 2018 3 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Go on a Ranger led tour of the magnificent freshwater ecosystem that makes up the Magnolia Springs. Learn all about the geology, history, and native flora and fauna of this iconic natural spring. Meet at the Visitor Center and be ready for an easy ½ to 1 mile walk along the historical spring waters. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Fish Tales: Kids Fishing Workshop
Friday, Jul 27, 2018 5 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy this exciting event as you learn fishing basics such as fish identification, types of gear used, and different kinds of bait. Then go fishing with a Park Ranger in Magnolia Springs Lake. Fishing gear is provided. Fun prizes handed out at the end for the first, biggest, and the most caught. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Full Moon Night Hike
Friday, Jul 27, 2018 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the full moonlit night by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs State Park. Listen and look for Whippoorwills, owls, bats, and other creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight, water, and good hiking shoes. This is an easy 1 mile hike, meet at the Beaver Trail. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Art In The Park
4th Saturday of Month 1 PM - 2:30 PM from Jul 28, 2018 until Aug 25, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come and be inspired by nature and create works of art by using a variety of materials, paints, and found objects. Be surprised by the Park Ranger while you are enjoying the beauty of Magnolia Springs. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Zombie Archery
Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 4 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Full Moon Paddle
Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come ready for a gorgeous view as you set off from shore to watch the sunset, and then join our Park Ranger for a full moon tour of the Magnolia Springs Lake. Ages 14 and up. Limited number of kayaks and canoes are available. Early registration required, contact the Visitor's Center to sign up. Limited Time Only $5 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, August 3, 2018

Magnolia Springs Guided Tour
1st Friday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from Aug 3, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Go on a Ranger led tour of the magnificent freshwater ecosystem that makes up the Magnolia Springs. Learn all about the geology, history, and native flora and fauna of this iconic natural spring. Meet at the Visitor Center and be ready for an easy ½ to 1 mile walk along the historical spring waters. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Night Hike with a Ranger
1st Friday of Month 9 PM - 10:30 PM from Aug 3, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn all about our native nocturnal animals as you enjoy an easy 1-mile hike on one of the best trails in the park! Let our Ranger lead you through the sights, sounds, and smells of the wild night! Don't forget your good hiking shoes, drinking water and a flashlight. Ages 10 and older recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Birdwatching 101
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Aug 4, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join our Park Ranger on a stroll through beautiful Magnolia Springs and learn to identify local bird species in a variety of habitats. Bring good walking shoes, drinking water, and binoculars for this fun beginner's birdwatching tour! $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Magnolia Springs ABCs: Beautiful Butterflies
Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join us for the second program in our new ABCs Interpretive Series! This program will focus on butterflies and other pollinators, and will meet at the spring boardwalk. $2 per child $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton civil war prison sites. Learn about the fascinating events that transpired here and take a walk back in time. Museum entry fees are included. Good walking shoes are recommended for the trail portion. $4 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Froggy Paddle
Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Ever want to paddle the lake at sunset, listening to the chorus of frogs and really get a chance to take in the natural beauty of dusk? Well here's your chance. Come join our Park Ranger and experience the fascinating world of amphibians up close and personal. Limited kayaks and canoes are available for use, register early to save your space. Limited Time $5 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Lime Sink Nature Hike
Friday, Aug 10, 2018 3 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join our Park Ranger for an easy 3 mile hike on the beautiful Lime Sink Trail and learn all about the native geology, flora, and fauna of the park. Although the trail is flat, please be sure to bring good walking shoes and plenty of water. Meet us at the Lime Sink Trail entrance (next to Picnic Shelter #7) and be prepared to have fun! $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Stargazing by Boat
Friday, Aug 10, 2018 9 PM to 11 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come enjoy the spectacular annual Perseid Meteor Shower on one of our kayaks or canoes on this Park Ranger led stargazing paddle around the lake. Known for dazzling displays, the Perseid Meteors will be streaking across the sky as you lazily float along the calm waters of Magnolia Springs lake and learn about astronomy. Ages 14 and up. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Fish Tales: Kids Fishing Workshop
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 4 PM to 7 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy this exciting event as you learn fishing basics such as fish identification, types of gear used, and different kinds of bait. Then go fishing with a Park Ranger in Magnolia Springs Lake. Fishing gear is provided. Fun prizes handed out at the end for the first, biggest, and the most caught. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Screen on the Green
2nd Saturday of Month 8 PM - 10 PM from Aug 11, 2018 until Sep 8, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Watch a family friendly movie outside and enjoy the beautiful grounds beside the museum. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Cokes, popcorn and other items will be on sell. Don't forget to bring the kids too. Please remember that alcoholic beverages are prohibited. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Stargazing at the Park
Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 10 PM to 11 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come view the wonders of the night sky through our telescope, and learn about astronomy and the constellations. We'll be setting up the telescope in the field next to the museum for the best possible view. Feel free to bring lawn chairs or blankets to make the experience more enjoyable. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, August 17, 2018

Magnolia Springs Guided Tour
Friday, Aug 17, 2018 3 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Go on a Ranger led tour of the magnificent freshwater ecosystem that makes up the Magnolia Springs. Learn all about the geology, history, and native flora and fauna of this iconic natural spring. Meet at the Visitor Center and be ready for an easy ½ to 1 mile walk along the historical spring waters. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Welcome Campfire
Friday, Aug 17, 2018 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Welcome to the beautiful Magnolia Springs State Park! Come meet fellow campers and park visitors at the campfire ring to roast marshmallows, play games, and tell stories! A $1 donation is encouraged towards future sweet treats. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Camp Lawton Guided Tour
3rd Saturday of Month 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM from Aug 18, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton civil war prison sites. Learn about the fascinating events that transpired here and take a walk back in time. Museum entry fees are included. Good walking shoes are recommended for the trail portion. $4 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Game Night in the Campground
3rd Saturday of Month 7 PM - 10 PM from Aug 18, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Have fun playing games and learning about the park! Enjoy lawn games, glow in the dark games, trivia, and so much more. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Beaver Trail Bonanza
Friday, Aug 24, 2018 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join our Park Ranger for an easy 1-mile hike on the beautiful Beaver Trail and learn all about the native flora and fauna of the park. Although the trail is flat, be sure to bring good walking shoes and plenty of water. Meet us at the Beaver Trail entrance (next to our rental canoes) and be prepared to have fun. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Fish Tales: Kids Fishing Workshop
Friday, Aug 24, 2018 5 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy this exciting event as you learn fishing basics such as fish identification, types of gear used, and different kinds of bait. Then go fishing with a Park Ranger in Magnolia Springs Lake. Fishing gear is provided. Fun prizes handed out at the end for the first, biggest, and the most caught. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Aug 24, 2018 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come ready for a gorgeous view as you set off from shore to watch the sunset, and then join our Park Ranger for a full moon tour of the Magnolia Springs Lake. Ages 14 and up. Limited number of kayaks and canoes are available. Early registration required, contact the Visitor's Center to sign up. Limited Time Only $5 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Art In The Park
4th Saturday of Month 1 PM - 2:30 PM from Aug 25, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come and be inspired by nature and create works of art by using a variety of materials, paints, and found objects. Be surprised by the Park Ranger while you are enjoying the beauty of Magnolia Springs. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Zombie Archery
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 4 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
It seems that 3D zombie targets are hanging out on the archery range. Join a park ranger and help rid the park of these zombies. All equipment is provided, ages 7 and up. Sign up at the Visitor Center or give us a call to save your spot. Limited to 21 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Screen on the Green
2nd Saturday of Month 8 PM - 10 PM from Sep 8, 2018 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Watch a family friendly movie outside and enjoy the beautiful grounds beside the museum. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Cokes, popcorn and other items will be on sell. Don't forget to bring the kids too. Please remember that alcoholic beverages are prohibited. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Our biggest volunteer day of the year! Stop by and lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be cleaning and clearing branches, debris and more as we work hard to make our park beautiful and pristine! All of our hard working volunteers will be treated to lunch, as a personal thank you from Georgia State Parks! 478-982-1660 478-982-1660.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Campfire Tales with Boston Corbett at Camp Lawton
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join Boston Corbett at Camp Lawton around the campfire as he shares his stories and tales of local ghostly events of the past. Come and enjoy smores, hot cocoa and a blanket or coat to wrap around you for warmth or protection from the things that go bump in the night. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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