Soak It In Events

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Twilight Lake Paddle
Friday, Oct 27, 2017 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle through the tunnel to the west end of the lake to watch for wading birds and raptors and enjoy the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Hooch Hike and Paddle
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 8:15 AM to 2:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Get the best of both worlds at the Bend -- a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the bend boat launch where we’ll break for lunch. Then, a short instruction session to get you on your way; a nice, easy paddle back down the Chattahoochee. Boats are available to rent or bring your own. Register in advance, space is limited. Ages 10+ $12 per person plus $30 boat rental. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Friday, November 3, 2017

Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Nov 3, 2017 7 PM to 8:30 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Join us for a moonlight canoe and kayak paddle under the light of the full moon. $17 per person includes equipment, $10 per person if you bring your own. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Full Moon Lake Paddle
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 6 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a ranger led paddle at night along the beautiful Lake Rutledge under the light of a full moon. Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime. kids must be 8 or older. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here. Meet at the beach area. Bring a flash light, bug repellent, quick drying pants, and water. Register in advance. $15 with a rental craft, $10 with your own $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Autumn Leaves Sunset Paddle
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 5 PM to 8 PM
James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park - Summerville, GA
Join us for this peaceful, ranger-led outing on the lake as the sunset begins to set and the bright colors of autumn are at its finest. Due to limited space pre-registration is required to rent one of our Kayaks, Canoes, or SUP boards. Families who have their own boats can also attend by paying a nominal fee. $10 includes equipment. $4 with own gear. $5 parking. 706-857-0826.
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Whitewater-Watching Hike
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Whitewater-Watching Hike
Sunday, Nov 5, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Saturday, November 11, 2017

The Debatable Land: A Colonial Reenactment, Family Day
10 AM - 4 PM from Nov 11, 2017 until Nov 12, 2017 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Visit the site and witness a battle reenactment at 3pm in the afternoon. Blacksmithing, Scottish Highlanders, live music, cannon firing, cooking demo, and more, will take place. 4.50-7.50 912-437-4770.
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The Debatable Land: A Colonial Reenactment, Family Day
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Visit the site and witness a battle reenactment at 3pm in the afternoon. Blacksmithing, Scottish Highlanders, live music, cannon firing, cooking demo, and more, will take place. 4.50-7.50 912-437-4770.
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Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Meet at the kayak rack near the beach for an evening paddle on Lake Rutledge. Bring water, water shoes, and a flash light. Space is limited. Please preregister 24 hours in advance for this event. Please stop by the office to purchase a $5 park pass per vehicle. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Whitewater-Watching Hike
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Debatable Land: A Colonial Reenactment, Family Day
10 AM - 4 PM from Nov 12, 2017 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Visit the site and witness a battle reenactment at 3pm in the afternoon. Blacksmithing, Scottish Highlanders, live music, cannon firing, cooking demo, and more, will take place. 4.50-7.50 912-437-4770.
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Whitewater-Watching Hike
Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Whitewater-Watching Hike
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Whitewater-Watching Hike
Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Friday, November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving Paddle
Friday, Nov 24, 2017 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a guided afternoon tour of Lake Rutledge on a kayak/canoe. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek while paddling to the sounds of nature. Meet at the kayak rack (beach area). Bring water and sunscreen. Space is limited, preregister in advance. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Monday, April 2, 2018

Spring Into the Stream
9 AM - 12 PM from Apr 2, 2018 until Apr 4, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spring into the stream with this fun, 3-day mini-camp. Participants will learn about water's properties, different aquatic ecosystems, and the animals who inhabit aquatic environments. $45. 706-878-3087.
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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Spring Into the Stream
9 AM - 12 PM from Apr 3, 2018 until Apr 4, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spring into the stream with this fun, 3-day mini-camp. Participants will learn about water's properties, different aquatic ecosystems, and the animals who inhabit aquatic environments. $45. 706-878-3087.
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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Spring Into the Stream
9 AM - 12 PM from Apr 4, 2018 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spring into the stream with this fun, 3-day mini-camp. Participants will learn about water's properties, different aquatic ecosystems, and the animals who inhabit aquatic environments. $45. 706-878-3087.
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