Magnolia Springs State Park

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Saturday, September 25, 2021

Wilderness Survival Skills
Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 9 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come learn the six basics to wilderness survival in this hands-on tutorial. Participants will try their hand at starting a fire, building a shelter, constructing rope using nothing but nature, and more. $12 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Fabulous Flora Stroll & Craft
Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn about some native Georgia plants found at the park with a ranger. We’ll look at some of the most prominent plants in the area and learn about how they impact the environment. Afterwards, we’ll create a fun leaf craft inspired by plants we see! Pre-registration is required. Call Visitor Center to register. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Hayride and Campfire Fun
Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy a hayride through the park followed by some campfire fun in the campground. For an added treat, bring your own marshmallows and roasting sticks! Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 15. Call Visitor Center to register. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Children ages 6-12 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work towards earning a Magnolia Springs Junior Ranger badge. Activities will include nature hikes, viewing alligators and other fun critters, fishing, building shelters and more. Call or visit the park to register. Space is limited and registration is required. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Pups in the Park
Sunday, Oct 3, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Hiking with your dog is a fun time for everyone. Join our ranger-led hike on the Lime Sink and Beaver trails as we enjoy time with our pups and learn about how to keep them safe on trails (6ft. max. leashes required). Call to register in advance, and be sure to ask about Georgia State Parks Tails on Trails Club. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Bustling Bats
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 12 PM to 1 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come discover the wonders of this incredible animal with a fun craft and interpretive talk. We'll learn about the ecological importance of this curious flying mammal, as well as things you can do to keep them safe. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Fantastic Reptiles and Where to Find Them
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Walk with a ranger along Spring Mill Branch and learn about reptiles in Georgia and where to find them. We will look at alligators, tortoises, and you'll even get the chance to touch a live snake. Hike is weather permitting; please bring water and wear bug spray. Some binoculars provided. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Pups in the Park
Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Hiking with your dog is a fun time for everyone. Join our ranger-led hike on the Lime Sink and Beaver trails as we enjoy time with our pups and learn about how to keep them safe on trails (6ft. max. leashes required). Call to register in advance, and be sure to ask about Georgia State Parks Tails on Trails Club. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Bee-yond the Honeycomb
Saturday, Apr 23, 2022 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Do your part in saving the bees by creating your very own bee habitat – a safe place for bees to hang out and refresh. Join us Saturday at 2pm as we uncover the secrets of this incredible animal. Space is limited; call office to register. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, June 18, 2022

The Magnificent Magnolia Tree
Saturday, Jun 18, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
The magnolia tree is popular throughout the Southeast, but it is especially loved at Magnolia Springs State Park. Join us as we learn about the beautiful plant that this park was named after. Be sure to bring a blanket to sit on on the grass. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.