Volunteer Events


Saturday, September 7, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Lake Lanier Shore Sweep
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Join Lake Lanier Association's annual Shore Sweep. This event is organized for the benefit of Lake Lanier and all who enjoy its beauty. In past years Shore Sweep has had over 1,000 volunteers. Wear gloves and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Meet at the park office. 678-450-7726.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day-Free Admission to Volunteers
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Bring the family and bring the friends to help maintain your local park. We are offering free admission and and a t-shirt to volunteers. Projects include: finish clearing the new nature trail, pruning, garden clearing. Bring water, sun protection, bug-spray, closed toed shoes. Free admission includes the Vann House, log-cabin exhibits, and museum. $5.50-$6.50 706-695-2598.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Our state parks need you. Volunteers make the difference. Join us this year for Your State Parks Day, and bring your friends and family! We will work on improving the park. The project will be determined as we approach the volunteer day. Volunteers receive free admission to the park. 706-422-1932.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 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.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 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- Campground Cleaning Crew
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Help us spruce up the campground for our fall visitors with this volunteer day. Meet at the Visitor Center to register and receive a free volunteer shirt. 229-724-2150.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Our biggest volunteer day of the year. Lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be cleaning and painting the exterior of the Camp Lawton Museum and more as we work hard to make our park beautiful and pristine! All our hard working volunteers will be treated to lunch as a personal thank you from GA State Parks. 478-982-1660.
Your State Park Day - Trail Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 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.
Working in The Woods! - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 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.
Your State Parks Day - Watson Mill State Park
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Help park staff and Friends of Watson Mill with various maintenance tasks around the park while getting to know others who care about the park. Food, prizes and fun! Sponsored by the Friends of Georgia State Parks. 706-783-5349.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup at Red Top
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 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.
Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 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. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Children's Nature Walk
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Enjoy the fall colors with us and make a necklace of the different colors that you see! Walk the Squirrel trail and pick up nature's colors as we head to a shelter to put our necklace together. All ages are welcome! Sign up at the Park Office prior to the event. $2 per person $5 parking. 478-763-2759.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 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. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Volunteer Trail Cleanup Day
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 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. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.