Magnolia Springs State Park


Sunday, May 26, 2019

Edible Plant Hike
Sunday, May 26, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Foraging for edible plants has been around as long as people have walked the earth. Come learn about wild edible plants from our Park Naturalist on this easy 1-mile hike along the beautiful Beaver Trail. Wear good walking shoes and bring plenty of water. Weather dependent event. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, May 26, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Sunday, May 26, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton civil war prison sites. Take a walk back in time as you learn about the fascinating events that transpired here, and maybe get a chance to see a confederate guard fire his rifle-musket. Museum entry fees are included. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 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 Pre-registration required plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day's March Through Time
Monday, May 27, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join us as we remember those who served our country by visiting the Camp Lawton Museum where we will have a variety of military uniforms and accessories from throughout US history on display all day. $2 museum entry fee plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, May 31, 2019

S'mores N' More - Campfire Tales
Friday, May 31, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark we’ll take turns telling spooky or funny campfire stories. It’s a great way to meet fellow campers and enjoy the serene Magnolia Lake. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Ice-cream S'mores
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come make your own sweet ice-cream s’mores – cold ice-cream sandwiched between two cookies of your choice, and then get a chance to explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Tortoise Tails
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 3:30 PM to 4 PM
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.
Accessible 
Wildlife on the Water
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 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.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Junior Adventurer Day Camp
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 9:30 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Calling all Junior Adventurers for a fun filled two day camp to earn your brand new Magnolia Springs State Park wooden badge. Activities will include wilderness survival skills, archery, splash pad, nature hikes, games, crafts and more. Participants should bring a bagged lunch, but snacks will be provided. Pre-registration required. $20 per day $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, June 7, 2019

Junior Adventurer Day Camp
Friday, Jun 7, 2019 9:30 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Calling all Junior Adventurers for a fun filled two day camp to earn your brand new Magnolia Springs State Park wooden badge. Activities will include wilderness survival skills, archery, splash pad, nature hikes, games, crafts and more. Participants should bring a bagged lunch, but snacks will be provided. Pre-registration required. $20 per day $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
S'mores N' More - Stargazing
Friday, Jun 7, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark enough, we'll do an astronomy tour. Look through our telescope as you learn all about constellations, and maybe see the moon craters or deep space objects like far away galaxies and nebulas. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Ice-cream S'mores
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come make your own sweet ice-cream s’mores – cold ice-cream sandwiched between two cookies of your choice, and then get a chance to explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Wonders of Wildlife at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 4 PM to 4:30 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.
Accessible 
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.
Accessible Parks After Dark 

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Wonders of Wildlife at Magnolia Springs
Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 4 PM to 4:30 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.
Accessible 

Friday, June 14, 2019

S'mores N' More - Campfire Tales
Friday, Jun 14, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark we’ll take turns telling spooky or funny campfire stories. It’s a great way to meet fellow campers and enjoy the serene Magnolia Lake. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Ice-cream S'mores
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come make your own sweet ice-cream s’mores – cold ice-cream sandwiched between two cookies of your choice, and then get a chance to explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Tortoise Tails
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 3:30 PM to 4 PM
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.
Accessible 
Game Night in the Campground
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Have fun playing games and learning about the park with Game Night in the Campground. Lawn games, Glo Sticks, and trivia make up this good-for-all-ages activity in the park. Held in the Picnic Shelter in the campground, a $1 donation is encouraged toward future game supplies. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Father's Day Fishing Tournament
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 7 AM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Are you the best of the best angler out there? Or do you just enjoy a peaceful fishing day on the water? Come check out Magnolia Lake this Father's Day and post a Facebook photo of your big catch and tag @MagnoliaSpringsStatePark to be entered into a drawing to win awesome Father's Day prizes. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, June 21, 2019

S'mores N' More - Nifty Nocturnals
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater to learn all about animals that come alive at night, and then finish up with some yummy s'mores on the campfire. Nocturnal animals such as bats, beetles, owls and more will be shared by the Park Naturalist in this interactive program. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Ice-cream S'mores
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come make your own sweet ice-cream s’mores – cold ice-cream sandwiched between two cookies of your choice, and then get a chance to explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Wonders of Wildlife at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 5:30 PM to 6 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.
Accessible 
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 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 Pre-registration required plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, June 28, 2019

S'mores N' More - Stargazing
Friday, Jun 28, 2019 8:45 PM to 9:45 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark enough, we'll do an astronomy tour. Look through our telescope as you learn all about constellations, and maybe see the moon craters or deep space objects like far away galaxies and nebulas. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Ice-cream S'mores
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come make your own sweet ice-cream s’mores – cold ice-cream sandwiched between two cookies of your choice, and then get a chance to explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Tortoise Tails
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 3:30 PM to 4 PM
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.
Accessible 
A is for Archery
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 5 PM to 6:30 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.
Stargazing by Boat
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 8:45 PM to 9:45 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 

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

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.
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.
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.
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