Magnolia Springs State Park


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Full Moon Paddle
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a Park Ranger on a guided paddle trip under the full moon. Serene Magnolia Lake becomes beautiful and eery at night, a perfect addition to your weekend activities. $5 - $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, March 22, 2019

Stargazing by Boat
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come view the night sky while floating in a kayak or canoe on the beautiful Magnolia Lake. Learn about astrology and the stories behind the constellations on this relaxing sky tour. Limited equipment available. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Junior Ranger Day - Mighty Migrators
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 9:30 AM to 1 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
How far does a monarch butterfly go for winter? What birds fly non-stop to warmer climates, only to return again in the spring? Do frogs or newts migrate? Learn the answer to these and much more as you play educational games, make crafts, go on a hike, and learn all about animals that migrate. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Wildlife on the Water
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come learn about wildlife on Magnolia Lake with this fun interactive paddling program. Each program will have a different topic such as frogs, alligators, birds, fish or even mammals. The Naturalist will take you on a tour looking for wildlife and then play animal-themed water games. Call the Visitor Center to find out this week's theme. $8 - $15 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Stargazing by Boat
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come view the night sky while floating in a kayak or canoe on the beautiful Magnolia Lake. Learn about astrology and the stories behind the constellations on this relaxing sky tour. Limited equipment available. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Wonders of Wildlife at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn all about native wildlife and their adaptations from our Park Naturalist. Meet Mercedes the Gopher Tortoise, touch real furs, skulls, talons and more in this interactive educational presentation that gets you up close and personal to the wonderful world of wildlife. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
A is for Archery
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Just learning to shoot a bow and arrow? Want to brush up? Here’s your chance to get a Ranger led course on basic archery. From solid stances, terminology, safety, and target practice our Ranger will help you improve your archery skills. $7 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Junior Ranger Overnight Camping Adventure
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 2 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Geared towards those Junior Rangers and family who have never been camping before, this overnight program will teach you valuable skills on things such as pitching a tent, starting a campfire, cooking outdoors, archery, fishing, survival skills, roasting marshmallows and more as you work towards earning your Junior Ranger badges. $75 - $100 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, April 5, 2019

Junior Ranger Overnight Camping Adventure
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Geared towards those Junior Rangers and family who have never been camping before, this overnight program will teach you valuable skills on things such as pitching a tent, starting a campfire, cooking outdoors, archery, fishing, survival skills, roasting marshmallows and more as you work towards earning your Junior Ranger badges. $75 - $100 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
To the Stars and Beyond
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the night sky, learn about constellations, and look through our telescope at deep space objects too far to be seen by the naked eye. Join us at the museum field for this fun astronomy program. Bring binoculars, a lounge chair, or blanket and pillow to make the experience even better. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Wildlife on the Water
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come learn about wildlife on Magnolia Lake with this fun interactive paddling program. Each program will have a different topic such as frogs, alligators, birds, fish or even mammals. The Naturalist will take you on a tour looking for wildlife and then play animal-themed water games. Call the Visitor Center to find out this week's theme. $8 - $15 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
To the Stars and Beyond
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the night sky, learn about constellations, and look through our telescope at deep space objects too far to be seen by the naked eye. Join us at the museum field for this fun astronomy program. Bring binoculars, a lounge chair, or blanket and pillow to make the experience even better. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Cori's Photography Workshop
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Interested in photography but don't know where to start? Want to improve your camera skills? Whether you just use a smartphone, point-and-shoot, or DSLR camera, Ranger Cori wants to share some pro tips from her years in Hollywood with you. Join this workshop to learn and practice getting better photos and video of friends, family, and nature. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Glowing Bubbles
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 6:30 PM to 7 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Have fun making your own glow-in-the-dark bubbles, and just in time for the Screen on the Green outdoor movie. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Screen on the Green
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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 sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Friday, April 19, 2019

Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a Park Ranger on a guided paddle trip under the full moon. Serene Magnolia Lake becomes beautiful and eery at night, a perfect addition to your weekend activities. $5 - $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Tortoise Tails
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come meet Mercedes our adorable animal ambassador for Magnolia Springs State Park. Gopher Tortoises play an important role in our native ecosystem and are Georgia's official state reptile. You're welcome to bring leafy greens or fruit to donate and watch her eat it while you learn all about what makes Gopher Tortoises so special. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Spring Into Easter
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 1 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Magnolia Springs will be celebrating Easter with crafts, bunny games, and more. Participants will create Easter baskets, go on an Easter basket hike, make Easter bunnies, see and touch real rabbits and participate in an Easter scavenger egg hunt. Children will be limited to so many eggs. eggs. $3 per child or $10 per family $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Archery and Blowgun Homeschool Day
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Calling all homeschoolers who want to learn and practice their archery skills. We will be spending the day at our archery range, creating your own targets, and making your own marshmallow blowgun. $10 - $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Wonders of Wildlife at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn all about native wildlife and their adaptations from our Park Naturalist. Meet Mercedes the Gopher Tortoise, touch real furs, skulls, talons and more in this interactive educational presentation that gets you up close and personal to the wonderful world of wildlife. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Litter-B-Gone Earth Day Games
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
In the spirit of Earth Day, Magnolia Springs State Park will be hosting a Litter-B-Gone cleanup and game day. Get your bags and gloves and go around the park picking up trash and cash it in for tickets, and then for the final hour bring your tickets in and play family fun games like bingo, sac races, and bean bag toss for a chance to win prizes. $2 - $8 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Screen on the Green
Saturday, May 11, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
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 sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Screen on the Green
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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 sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Screen on the Green
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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 sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Screen on the Green
Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
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 sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Halloween Festival at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 1 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy fall and halloween themed crafts, face painting, games, hayrides and so much more in this fun filled afternoon at the park. Bring the whole family and get a discount on admission price. $5 - $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark