Volunteer Events


Sunday, February 2, 2020

Antioch Trail Cleanup Day
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean and clear an existing trail. meet at the Visitors 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.
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Trail Cleanup
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 10 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. 706-802-5087 $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Volunteer Spruce Up the Park Day
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come out and help spruce up Magnolia Springs State Park on this volunteer day. 478-982-1660.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Friends of Hardman Farm: Volunteer Recruitment Day
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
We are gearing up for a special year, our 150th anniversary! Join us for a volunteer open house and hear about all the great opportunities and benefits of becoming a volunteer at Hardman Farm. Morning biscuits will be provided, and all prospective volunteers will enjoy a tour of the farm. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Equestrian Workday
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out and help give back to the park; by volunteering to help maintain and improve the equestrian facilities and camping areas on the park. Lunch will be provided. Volunteers should bring various tools. To register contact Kathy White at kjwhite1@bellsouth.net or call 706-614-8348. Please pre-register so that we can plan for lunch. 706-614-8348.
2020 Group Camp Workday
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
A.H. Stephens State Park is hosting a volunteer workday to help prepare its group camp for the upcoming season. Bring your own hand tools and safety gear. Join the staff and others as we make these improvements. Please call 706-456-2602 to register. Lunch will be provided by the Friends of A.H. Stephens State Park. 706-456-2602.
Antioch Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Volunteers are being sought to clean and clear an existing trail. meet at the Visitors 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.
DIRT Event 
Trail Cleanup
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 10 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. 706-802-5087 $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Spring Clean Up
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet at the visitor center as we spruce up the park in time for our spring visitors. Help clear a trail, knock off the cob webs on the boats, or help add fresh flowers to our flower beds. Other volunteer options will be available. Please wear closed toe shoes, bring gloves and bottle water. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Sweep the Hooch
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
This annual cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to our park. We will have volunteers walking the shoreline and paddling. Bring your own kayaks if you sign up for that group. Be sure to register on the Sweep the Hooch website: https://chattahoochee.org/sweep-the-hooch// 678-450-7726.
Sweep the 'Hooch
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
We will be partnering with Chattahoochee Riverkeepers and Smithgall Woods State Park to do a river clean-up of the Chattahoochee. We invite you to keep our rivers clean and beautiful by picking up trash along our Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Earth Day Project
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Celebrate the Earth by giving back this Earth Day and volunteering at a local park! We will be cleaning up the beach area and hiking trails, working on our pollinator garden, cleaning up trees and much more this Earth Day. This project day is great for groups needing volunteer hours, scouts, and individuals that enjoy making a difference. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Trail Cleanup
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
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. 706-802-5087 $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Trail Cleanup
Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
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. 706-802-5087 $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Trail Cleanup
Saturday, May 30, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
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. 706-802-5087 $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
DIRT Event 

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Your State Parks Day
Sunday, Jul 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us by lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be working on our flower garden, trails, and cleaning around the pond to make General Coffee State Park beautiful and pristine! 912-384-7082.

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Friends of Hardman Farm: Volunteer Recruitment Day
Saturday, Aug 8, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
We are gearing up for a special year, our 150th anniversary! Join us for a volunteer open house and hear about all the great opportunities and benefits of becoming a volunteer at Hardman Farm. Morning biscuits will be provided, and all prospective volunteers will enjoy a tour of the farm. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, 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! 912-727-2339.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Volunteers around the country will be helping to improve their favorite state park or historic site on this special day. We hope you will join us in improving Hardman Farm. 706-878-1077.
Your State Parks Day: Fall Cleaning
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Help us prepare the park for a busy fall season. Work in the flower bed, add new mulch to the playground or help us deep clean the group shelters. There is something for all ages plus you will receive a free ParkPass for the day. Please bring gloves, bottle water and wear closed toe shoes. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
SAVE our State Parks Volunteer Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be sprucing up the old Cherokee Capital of New Echota with projects including trail work, cemetery clean up, landscaping work and more. Scouts and other groups, call ahead to register your Troop to participate. 706-624-1321.
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Lakeside Trail Cleanup; Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 10 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join our Friends volunteer group to help beautify the park! Check in with Friends at the Visitor Center. Volunteers will be working to clean up the Lakeside Trail area. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Stay after the clean-up to enjoy our Harvest at the Homestead event! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Trail Clean up - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come enjoy your state park while lending a helping hand. Volunteers can come lend a hand in one of our native garden areas or pick up litter and help clean up our trails. Parking fee is waived for volunteers on this day. 706-754-7981.
DIRT Event 
Working in The Woods! - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 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" we will be working towards beautifying and managing our forest. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, and a free hot dog lunch, as a "Thank You" for giving back! Meet at park office. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup at Red Top
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We are joining the effort for the Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup! 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 4 at 9 AM. 770-975-0055.