Volunteer Events


Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Trail Maintenance
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Meet the trail maintenance crew form the Friends of Cloudland Canyon and help keep up the vast trail systems of the park. Meet at the Visitors Center. No experience necessary. 706-657-4050.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Friends of Hard Labor Creek Fundraiser
Friday, Aug 24, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join Friends of Hard Labor Creek for the annual Paint Class Fundraiser. This year, the theme is sunflowers with artist Laura Rice. All money goes towards projects at the park. Supplies provided. There will be beer and wine to purchase. Meet at the Golf Course-Banquet Room. Call to register in advance. $35 plus $5 parking. 678-789-8641.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Saturday Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 8:30 AM to 11 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Come on out every second Saturday to help maintain the trails at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Wear comfortable, old clothes and met at the park Visitors Center at 8:30 AM. 706-657-4050.
Volunteer to Work the Dog Splash
Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Calling all canine lovers to help us set up, register, and coordinate activities for our annual dog swim and luau event at the Liberty Bell Pool. Contact the park for more information. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Volunteer Day
Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This volunteer workday is a great way for individuals, families, or community service oriented groups to do some great outside work. Meet other volunteers of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work, company, and the outdoors. Work could include cutting back brush, raking, helping construct bridges or putting up directional signs. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Volunteer to Work on the Pine Mountain Trail
Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet PMT Association leaders at the Park Office Parking Lot on Highway 190. Work day may be cancelled if bad weather. Check the PMT Facebook page. Bring snack/lunch and water, and gloves. Dress for the weather. If a large volunteer group, please contact PMT Association before coming. PMT provides all tools and fun. $5 parking. 706-464-3136.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trail Maintenance
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Meet the trail maintenance crew form the Friends of Cloudland Canyon and help keep up the vast trail systems of the park. Meet at the Visitors Center. No experience necessary. 706-657-4050.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Kudzu Krush - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Enjoy a day of volunteering with the staff and the "Friend's of Victoria Bryant State Park" by working to remove invasive species and beautify the trails and golf course. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, as a "Thank You" for giving back! Meet at Highland Walk Golf Course. 706-245-6270.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Volunteer Day
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers make a difference! We need you! Each month we have a Volunteer Day, and a different project. Volunteers receive a free parking pass for the day. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us as we clean up the 3-Mile Trail. A storm hit the park in July and there is still a lot of clean up needed on this trail from the storm. Bring gloves and any tools that you may use. Come help us clean up the trail and then afterwards Friends of Elijah Clark State Park will provide lunch for the volunteers. 706-359-3458.
Volunteer For Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9:30 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring some friends, a club, or youth group and man a learning station at the park office. Choose a topic and design a hands-on learning experience for park guests as we celebrate Your State Parks Day. Contact the park for information or to sign up. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Spruce Up the Fort - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Assist with sprucing up the fort by doing minor maintenance and clean up projects. Lunch and goodies provided as well as a good feeling for giving back to nature and the park. 912-884-5999.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for a morning hike and then 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! 912-384-7082.
New Pollinator Garden Planting - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come on out and help Friends of Hard Labor Creek SP plant the flower beds in our brand new butterfly garden, which will also serve for night time bat programs. Meet at the Trading Post (visitor center). Bring gloves, and hand trowels. Drinks, snacks and lunch provided by Friends of HLC group. 706-557-3001.
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.
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.
New Town Creek Trail clean-up
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 10 AM to 12:30 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us on this one-mile loop trial as we remove privet, honeysuckle and other invasive plants and spruce up the signs, foot bridges and tread. 706-624-1321.
Your State Parks Day Trail Project
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants & boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. If you cannot make this time and still want to volunteer, please call 706-802-5087. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Trail Clean up - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 1 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come enjoy your state park while lending a helping hand. Volunteers can check in at the Interpretive Center and get supplies before they hit the trail. Volunteers will receive free admission. 706-754-7981.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We are joining the Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup for Your State Parks Day! Come help clean up the shoreline to enhance our Parks and waterways. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and water. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Parking is FREE for volunteers. Please check in at Picnic Shelter 1 at 9 AM. 770-975-0055.
Volunteer Trail Clean-Up Day
Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Meet at the Visitors Information Center. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants and boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Volunteer to Work on the Pine Mountain Trail
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 10 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet PMT Association leaders at the Park Office Parking Lot on Highway 190. Work day may be cancelled if bad weather. Check the PMT Facebook page. Bring snack/lunch and water, and gloves. Dress for the weather. If a large volunteer group, please contact PMT Association before coming. PMT provides all tools and fun. $5 parking. 706-464-3136.
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 9 AM
James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park - Summerville, GA
Come join the Friends of James H. Floyd to participate in a volunteer project. These may include: lake shore cleanups, beautification projects and trail maintenance. Meet at park's visitor center. Bring water, gloves and wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. 706-857-0826.
Volunteer Workday: Rivers Alive Shoreline Clean-up
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
The focus on this day is cleaning up around our lake shoreline. The park is working with the local 4-H chapter, and along with the feel good vibes for helping the community, you will also get a free Rivers Alive shirt. 912-287-4900.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Volunteer Day
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers make a difference! We need you! Each month we have a Volunteer Day, and a different project. Volunteers receive a free parking pass for the day. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Volunteer to Help Us with Halloween Events
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 12 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Sign up to be hosts, judges and decorators for pumpkin, costume, and campsite contests and activities throughout the day and night. Contact the park office for more information. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Volunteer Trail Clean-Up Day
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Meet at the Visitors Information Center. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants and boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Volunteer to Work on the Pine Mountain Trail
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 10 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet PMT Association leaders at the Park Office Parking Lot on Highway 190. Work day may be cancelled if bad weather. Check the PMT Facebook page. Bring snack/lunch and water, and gloves. Dress for the weather. If a large volunteer group, please contact PMT Association before coming. PMT provides all tools and fun. $5 parking. 706-464-3136.
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 9 AM
James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park - Summerville, GA
Come join the Friends of James H. Floyd to participate in a volunteer project. These may include: lake shore cleanups, beautification projects and trail maintenance. Meet at park's visitor center. Bring water, gloves and wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. 706-857-0826.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Volunteer Day
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers make a difference! We need you! Each month we have a Volunteer Day, and a different project. Volunteers receive a free parking pass for the day. 706-422-1932.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Volunteer Day
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers make a difference! We need you! Each month we have a Volunteer Day, and a different project. Volunteers receive a free parking pass for the day. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Volunteer to Work on the Pine Mountain Trail
Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 10 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet PMT Association leaders at the Park Office Parking Lot on Highway 190. Work day may be cancelled if bad weather. Check the PMT Facebook page. Bring snack/lunch and water, and gloves. Dress for the weather. If a large volunteer group, please contact PMT Association before coming. PMT provides all tools and fun. $5 parking. 706-464-3136.
Volunteer Trail Clean-Up Day
Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean up/clear an existing trail. Meet at the Visitors Information Center. Equipment will be provided. Come prepared to be in the woods with long pants and boots to hike the trail. Come for an hour or make a day of it. 706-802-5087.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Volunteer Day
Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers make a difference! We need you! Each month we have a Volunteer Day, and a different project. Volunteers receive a free parking pass for the day. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.