Smithgall Woods State Park


Saturday, February 1, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020 to Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Smithgall Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Stop by the Visitor’s Center and grab a camera scavenger hunt, and then use your cell phone or camera to take photos of the items listed. Explore the area to see what it has to offer, and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or hot cider along the way. Once you have completed your sheet, bring your pictures to the Visitor’s Center to receive a prize! $3 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

How Deep is your Love: Martin's Mine Guided Hike
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike of Martin’s Mine with your significant other or with a friend. A shuttle will take the group to the trailhead, and this 0.9-mile loop will feature mountain coves and a beautiful waterfall at the end. The naturalist will identify and discuss plants and wildlife during the hike, as well as the history of gold mining in the area. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Fungus Frolic
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 11 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want to learn more about mushrooms and other fungi? Join state certified mushroom forager and Wild Mushroom Food and Safety Instructor Brian Hale for a fungus presentation and brief hike. The program will begin with a power point presentation, and after we will hike a 1.6-mile loop trail in order to observe and identify wild mushrooms in the area. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020 to Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Flies and Fly Water
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
In preparation for the upcoming spring fishing season, we will have a “how to” on fly tying, stream reading, casting, and more. Join us at 9:30 to hear a presentation on stream entomology (aka macroinvertebrates), then practice your fly tying and casting with Trout Unlimited volunteers. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, April 4, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020 to Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, May 2, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 to Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020 to Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, July 4, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020 to Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Aug 1, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020 to Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020 to Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Cabin Fever: Bluegrass and BBQ Festival
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
We invite you to join Smithgall Woods Friends Group for a fun afternoon of bluegrass and BBQ on Dukes Creek! There will be live music from multiple bluegrass acts, food vendors, arts and crafts, non profits, and much more! This is a family friendly event! Vendors wanted, please contact the park. $10. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, October 3, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 to Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020 to Wednesday, Nov 4, 2020 2 PM to 3 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Saturday, November 7, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, December 5, 2020

First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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