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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Arts and Crafts with a Ranger
Thursday, Jun 13, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us and make some cool take-home nature arts and crafts. Supplies are provided. Call us or stop by the Visitor Center to pre-register. We will meet in the Event Room at the Visitor Center $8 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, June 14, 2024

Archery Fundamentals
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at beginner's archery lessons and put your newfound skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register as slots are limited. We will meet at picnic shelter #3 $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Archery Fundamentals
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at beginner's archery lessons and put your newfound skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register as slots are limited. We will meet at picnic shelter #3 $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Roaming Ranger of Red Top
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Meet a ranger at the Trading Post from 1-3 PM for a small fire and a chat about local wildlife and programs as you check in to your campsite. The ranger will answer questions and meet with guests. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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All About Bugs!
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us to learn about some of our native creepy crawlies and learn why they aren't so creepy after all. We will discuss facts about bugs and why they are needed on our planet. We will look at preserved and maybe some live specimens. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 15, 2024

33rd Annual Senior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 8 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
This tournament will be held at Lake Liberty. Anglers 55 years and older can try to win prizes in several categories, as well as win a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 8:00a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing. The tournament will start at 8am and end at 12:00pm. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Cawwwwl of the Corvids
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Crows are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. This program will give you the low-down on them and the other members of the Corvid family. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Squid Dissection
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Embrace your inner curiosity as we dissect and learn about the ins and outs of one of the oceans' most common animals: The Squid! $10.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Snappy Sewing: Make a Felt Gator
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Take home your very own felt alligator! This crafting activity is perfect for younger kids, ages 6-12, who are interested in reptiles and sewing. Cost: $2 per attendee. $2. 912-437-4770.
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Snappy Sewing: Make a Felt Gator
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Take home your very own felt alligator! This crafting activity is perfect for younger kids, ages 6-12, who are interested in reptiles and sewing. Cost: $2 per attendee. $2. 912-437-4770.
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Gimme S'more
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us as we relax and decide which is the better marshmallow; toasted golden brown or charred black? Fun for the whole family as the sun sets. Sign up is required. Space is limited. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jun 15, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 7 PM - 8 PM – Jun 15, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, we will offer a tours of Hamburg's 1920 Gristmill and Agricultural Museum. You will hear some local history, local lore, and learn a bit about early Washington County's history $5-$2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Nature Poetry Hike
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Bring your favorite poem celebrating nature to share with fellow hikers as we see some of the best sights in the park. Meet at the Park Office to hike the Historic Trail (ADA) and then continue onto the Tranquility Trail to the creek (moderate rating). $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Father's Day Card Tales of Scales Craft & Learn
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Bring young artists to make a reptile inspired Father's day card for a father figure in their lives. We will also learn about local reptiles in Georgia. Get a stamp on your Tales of Scales card. Four stamps earns a pin! Meet at the Pool House. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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S'mores Safari
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Join us at Jack Hill State Park for an evening of sweet treats and wild discoveries! Come treat your taste buds to some s'mores while learning about the animals that call our state of Georgia home! $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemoration
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 11 AM to 2:15 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
President Franklin D. Roosevelt portrayer James Fowler will brief the nation about D-Day followed by leading our nation in a prayer that took place on June 6, 1944 via radio. Performances 11:00, 1:00, and 2:00. $9.50-$15 706-655-5870.
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Afternoon Archery
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
From novice to pro all are welcome to attend afternoon archery here at Sweetwater Creek State Park. An instructor will be present to ensure that everyone will be able to improve during their session. Most suitable for ages 10+, Adults must be present for all minors in attendance. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Homemade Ice Cream
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Take a break from swimming with homemade ice cream! Available at the pool while supplies last. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Father’s Day Kids Craft
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Make a 3D Father’s Day card! Create a special, fun, and memorable card for Dad’s big day. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Photo Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come join us for a Photo Scavenger Hunt. All you need is a camera or cell phone to enjoy the fun. When the list is completed, come by the office for a goodie bag. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Holey Ground: Caves and Karst of the Cumberland Plateau
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
­Cloudland Canyon is the only state park in Georgia that lies within the Cumberland Plateau, and the only one that contains caves. This 1 hour presentation explains why this region is riddled with holes, and will introduce you to the fragile environment of caves and some of the fascinating creatures found in them. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Boxed In
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Come learn about the lives of one of our most commonly encountered turtles- the Eastern Box Turtle. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Pinecone Bird Feeders
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 4 PM to 4:45 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Join Jack Hill State Park for a fun and educational activity! We will be making pinecone bird feeders for our feathered friends. Along the way visitors will learn about common species found in our state of Georgia. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday Day Bird Walk
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring your binoculars and cameras to this guided bird walk. We'll be on the easy going Sweet Gum Trail to see some magnificent birds and hear their joyful songs. We will meet by the Visitor Center and head out on the on the trail to enjoy the sights and sounds. Call the Visitor Center to make you reservations. $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Father's Day craft
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come make your father something cool for Father's Day. located at the Nature Hut $3 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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bike ride with a ranger
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come explore the camp grounds with the Ranger $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Movie Night
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Monday, June 17, 2024

Leapin' Lizards
Monday, Jun 17, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Uncover the lives of lizards, skinks, and other unusual reptiles of Georgia. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Frogs of Northwest Georgia
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Everybody loves frogs, and northwest Georgia has over a dozen different species that you'll become acquainted with in this one-hour program. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Thursday, June 20, 2024

- Amphibians and Reptiles
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come on a hike to find lizards, skinks and frogs. Get to know where to look for them and how to identify them $5.00 per person $2.50 per child under 16yrs old $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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DIY Bird Feeders
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore the area and learn about our fine feathered friends while making a locally sourced bird feeder $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Friday, June 21, 2024

Campfire Mysteries
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come join us for a fun-filled evening of songs, skits, and more! Meet us in the field behind the group shelter. Come enjoy a wonderful evening of delightful fun and s'mores. Bring your own chairs and dress appropriately for the weather and bring bug spray! $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Holey Ground: Caves and Karst of the Cumberland Plateau
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
­Cloudland Canyon is the only state park in Georgia that lies within the Cumberland Plateau, and the only one that contains caves. This 1 hour presentation explains why this region is riddled with holes, and will introduce you to the fragile environment of caves and some of the fascinating creatures found in them. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Cawwwwl of the Corvids
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Crows are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. This program will give you the low-down on them and the other members of the Corvid family. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Settle in for the night with some fun, games, and stories around a campfire with a ranger. Each week holds something new! $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Trivia Night
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Scaly Scenes
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Join Jack Hill for our scaly scenes event! Explore a series of carefully crafted mini habitats that offer a look into the environments that our state reptiles call home! Learn about the stomping grounds of snakes, turtles, tortoises, and more! The naturalist will guide visitors through the intricacies of each habitat during an educational talk. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Roaming Ranger of Red Top
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Meet a ranger at the Trading Post from 1-3 PM for a small fire and a chat about local wildlife and programs as you check in to your campsite. The ranger will answer questions and meet with guests. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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All About Bugs!
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us to learn about some of our native creepy crawlies and learn why they aren't so creepy after all. We will discuss facts about bugs and why they are needed on our planet. We will look at preserved and maybe some live specimens. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 22, 2024

Photo Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come join us for a Photo Scavenger Hunt. All you need is a camera or cell phone to enjoy the fun. When the list is completed, come by the office for a goodie bag. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Summer Bird Photography Hike and tell
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come out to the park and bring a camera. Meet our Naturalist. On this hike will talk about the summer birds that are in our park currently. Be prepared to take some amazing photos. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a camera. This hike will cost $5 $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Nature in Your Pocket: Build a Terrarium
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our popular crafting class returns! Join us as we assemble our own terrariums to take home. Learn about environments and ecosystems, condensation and photosynthesis along the way! Space is limited please pre-register to guarantee a seat! Cost: $10 per person to cover materials. $10. 912-437-4770.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jun 22, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 7 PM - 8 PM – Jun 22, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, we will offer a tours of Hamburg's 1920 Gristmill and Agricultural Museum. You will hear some local history, local lore, and learn a bit about early Washington County's history $5-$2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Skulls & Skins
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
What adaptations do different animals have? Stop by to see and touch animal skulls, pelts, and scat while learning about some of the inhabitants of red top mountain. Learn about their adaptations, relationships, and what makes them so successful in the wild. We'll event meet some of our animal ambassadors. Fun for the whole family. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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2-4 Pewter Pour
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
See how Pewter is heated and used to make castings. Cast your own souvenir from pre-made molds or design your own. Stop by the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center anytime between 2-4. Brought to you by Friends of Red Top Mountain State Park! $8 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Movie Night
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Summer Word Search
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Pick up a summer crossword puzzle from the office. Turn in completed by 3:00 PM for a prize! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, June 23, 2024

Turtles of Georgia
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn about the different turtles of Georgia, and which one has been designated the "State Reptile"! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Holey Ground: Caves and Karst of the Cumberland Plateau
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
­Cloudland Canyon is the only state park in Georgia that lies within the Cumberland Plateau, and the only one that contains caves. This 1 hour presentation explains why this region is riddled with holes, and will introduce you to the fragile environment of caves and some of the fascinating creatures found in them. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Cawwwwl of the Corvids
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Crows are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. This program will give you the low-down on them and the other members of the Corvid family. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Bats
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
We love bats here at Cloudland Canyon State Park! This program will tell you why as we dispel the myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Historic Hike
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Come learn about the history of the park and the High Falls area while seeing the sights from the Historic Trail. ADA accessible. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Lost and Found: Basic Wilderness Survival
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
We've all been lost before, come learn some tips for what to do if you are ever lost in the woods. Also put together a compact survival kit that you can take home. Meet at the Pool House. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 3 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 4 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Explore the Nature Hut
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come look around our Nature Hut and see our really cool snakes. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Monday, June 24, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 24, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Boxed In
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Come learn about the lives of one of our most commonly encountered turtles- the Eastern Box Turtle. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 25, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 26, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Skulls & Skins
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
What adaptations do different animals have? Stop by to see and touch animal skulls, pelts, and scat while learning about some of the inhabitants of red top mountain. Learn about their adaptations, relationships, and what makes them so successful in the wild. We'll event meet some of our animal ambassadors. Fun for the whole family. $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Thursday, June 27, 2024

Cawwwwl of the Corvids
Thursday, Jun 27, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Crows are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. This program will give you the low-down on them and the other members of the Corvid family. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 27, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Arts and Crafts with a Ranger
Thursday, Jun 27, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us and make some cool take-home nature arts and crafts. Supplies are provided. Call us or stop by the Visitor Center to pre-register. We will meet in the Event Room at the Visitor Center $8 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Friday, June 28, 2024

Holey Ground: Caves and Karst of the Cumberland Plateau
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
­Cloudland Canyon is the only state park in Georgia that lies within the Cumberland Plateau, and the only one that contains caves. This 1 hour presentation explains why this region is riddled with holes, and will introduce you to the fragile environment of caves and some of the fascinating creatures found in them. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Bats
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
We love bats here at Cloudland Canyon State Park! This program will tell you why as we dispel the myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Trivia Night
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Roaming Ranger of Red Top
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Meet a ranger at the Trading Post from 1-3 PM for a small fire and a chat about local wildlife and programs as you check in to your campsite. The ranger will answer questions and meet with guests. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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All About Bugs!
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us to learn about some of our native creepy crawlies and learn why they aren't so creepy after all. We will discuss facts about bugs and why they are needed on our planet. We will look at preserved and maybe some live specimens. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 29, 2024

Movie Night on Lake Liberty
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 9 PM to 11 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Take some time and relax with the family by enjoying an outdoor movie together. Bring some spare change for popcorn, Sno-cones, and drinks. We meet at Lake Liberty located in front of the park office. $5 parking. 706-456-2602. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Reptile Olympics
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come join us in the day use area of the park to play some reptile games! We are going to jump start the weekend by getting active while we learn about reptile behaviors and characteristics. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Tales of Scales Animal Showcase
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 12 PM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Meet our ambassador animals, Knots and Brazell, as we provide them some enrichment activities. Learn about kingsnakes and turtles and discuss what makes them so vital to our park ecosystem. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jun 29, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 7 PM - 8 PM – Jun 29, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, we will offer a tours of Hamburg's 1920 Gristmill and Agricultural Museum. You will hear some local history, local lore, and learn a bit about early Washington County's history $5-$2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Mycology Moment: Summer Mushroom Hike
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Fungi can be unpredictable, but this Naturalist can talk about mushrooms whether they are around or not! So let's see what's out there. Meet at the Park Office to hike the Historic Trail (ADA accessible) and then have the option to continue onto the Tranquility Trail (moderately rated). $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Afternoon Archery
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
All skill levels welcome suitable for ages 10+ We’ll be using compound bows for our afternoon of target shooting. For folks who are more experienced well have some archery games set up and for our beginners well work to improve stance and technique $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Movie Night
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Kids Rock! - Rock Painting
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Paint a rock with an awesome message, a cool design, or a fun animal. Learn some fun nature facts too! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Sunday, June 30, 2024

Nature as Muse: Poetry Workshop
Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Flex your creative writing muscles as we take a close look at nature and see what it inspires. Meet at the Program Area. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Sunday Day Bird Walk
Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring your binoculars and cameras to this guided bird walk. We'll be on the easy going Sweet Gum Trail to see some magnificent birds and hear their joyful songs. We will meet by the Visitor Center and head out on the on the trail to enjoy the sights and sounds. Call the Visitor Center to make you reservations. $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Explore the Nature Hut
Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come look around our Nature Hut and see our really cool snakes. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Thursday, July 4, 2024

Lucky Duck Hunt
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for a search around the park for the first annual lucky duck hunt! There will be several patriotic ducks hidden around the park but only one is the lucky duck! Find the lucky duck and bring it to the visitor center to claim your prize. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
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4th of July Campsite Decorating Contest
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
If you're camping with us for 4th of July, join us for our campsite decorating contest! We will be giving prices for 1st and 2nd place. You must register upon check in. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Free Tours for Military
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day and Patriots Day, Hardman Farm invites all Veterans, military service members and their accompanying immediate family members to enjoy a free tour of Hardman Farm on service related holidays. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, July 6, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jul 6, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 6, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Step back in time and commemorate Independence Day with the spirit of 1864! This traditional celebration is filled with captivating living history demonstrations, featuring musket firings and the awe-inspiring spectacles of artillery display as well as old-timey games and fresh watermelon! $6-$10. 912-727-2339.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jul 6, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 7 PM - 8 PM – Jul 6, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, we will offer a tours of Hamburg's 1920 Gristmill and Agricultural Museum. You will hear some local history, local lore, and learn a bit about early Washington County's history $5-$2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jul 6, 2024 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $1- $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, July 13, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Jul 13, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Presentation About Chattahoochee Bend State Park
Saturday, Jul 13, 2024 to Sunday, Jul 14, 2024 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Coweta County Library presentation for the local community about the value of visiting local parks and enjoying the diversity of nature and history. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jul 13, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 7 PM - 8 PM – Jul 13, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, we will offer a tours of Hamburg's 1920 Gristmill and Agricultural Museum. You will hear some local history, local lore, and learn a bit about early Washington County's history $5-$2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jul 13, 2024 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $1- $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, July 20, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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- Amphibians and Reptiles
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come on a hike to find lizards, skinks and frogs. Get to know where to look for them and how to identify them $5.00 per person $2.50 per child under 16yrs old $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jul 20, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 7 PM - 8 PM – Jul 20, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, we will offer a tours of Hamburg's 1920 Gristmill and Agricultural Museum. You will hear some local history, local lore, and learn a bit about early Washington County's history $5-$2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Scales and Sails Junior Ranger Family Day
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Reptiles are the focus for this program. Learn what makes reptiles unique and other interesting facts. When the program is finished they will earn a Junior Ranger Badge. First Session 10:00-11:30 Second Session 12:30-2:00. Pre-Registration required. Fee for each child (6-17) $10.00 plus regular admission. Regular admission for adults and seniors $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Sails and Scales Junior Ranger Family Camp
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Rain gutter races and knot tying are the focus on this Junior Ranger Family Day Camp Program. Pre-Registration required. Fee for each child (6-17) is $10.00 plus regular admission. Regular admission for adults and seniors. First Session 11:30-12:30 Second Session 2:00-3:00 $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Homemade Ice Cream
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Take a break from swimming with homemade ice cream! Available at the pool while supplies last. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $1- $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Monday, July 22, 2024

Summer Bird Photography Hike and tell
Monday, Jul 22, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come out to the park and bring a camera. Meet our Naturalist. On this hike will talk about the summer birds that are in our park currently. Be prepared to take some amazing photos. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a camera. This hike will cost $5 $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, July 27, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Tour of Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum
Saturdays 7 PM - 8 PM – Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, we will offer a tours of Hamburg's 1920 Gristmill and Agricultural Museum. You will hear some local history, local lore, and learn a bit about early Washington County's history $5-$2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Saturday, August 3, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Saturday, August 10, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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A walk to the stars
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 to Sunday, Aug 11, 2024 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
On our hike you will see and learn about star constellations and get a great view the Perseid meteor shower. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a blanket and a flashlight. We will meet at the golf course parking lot. Call to pre-register. This will be weather permitting. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2024

- Amphibians and Reptiles
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come on a hike to find lizards, skinks and frogs. Get to know where to look for them and how to identify them $5.00 per person $2.50 per child under 16yrs old $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Thursday, August 22, 2024

Summer Bird Photography Hike and tell
Thursday, Aug 22, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come out to the park and bring a camera. Meet our Naturalist. On this hike will talk about the summer birds that are in our park currently. Be prepared to take some amazing photos. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a camera. This hike will cost $5 $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Friday, August 23, 2024

The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census
10 AM - 4 PM from Aug 23, 2024 until Aug 24, 2024 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census Participants can come to our Certified Pollinator Habitat to count butterflies and other insects to help researchers better understand the population status of pollinators by taking part in the 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census For more information visit GSEPC.org. $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, August 24, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Aug 24, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census
10 AM - 4 PM from Aug 24, 2024 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census Participants can come to our Certified Pollinator Habitat to count butterflies and other insects to help researchers better understand the population status of pollinators by taking part in the 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census For more information visit GSEPC.org. $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, August 31, 2024

Laborer's Day
Saturday, Aug 31, 2024 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
This Labor Day we celebrate the history of colonial trades and crafts folk. Featured trades include: the sawyer with woodworking, the weaver with wool-spinning, as well as the potter with pottery throwing. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Free Tours for Military
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day and Patriots Day, Hardman Farm invites all Veterans, military service members and their accompanying immediate family members to enjoy a free tour of Hardman Farm on service related holidays. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, September 14, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Come and learn the history of how Franklin Roosevelt rose above the effects of polio to become president. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the site by doing our activity booklet. You can tour the house and the therapy pools At the Pools Museum you will learn about the therapy and the crusade to fight polio. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, September 15, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Sunday, Sep 15, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Come and learn the history of how Franklin Roosevelt rose above the effects of polio to become president. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the site by doing our activity booklet. You can tour the house and the therapy pools At the Pools Museum you will learn about the therapy and the crusade to fight polio. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Friday, September 20, 2024

- Amphibians and Reptiles
Friday, Sep 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come on a hike to find lizards, skinks and frogs. Get to know where to look for them and how to identify them $5.00 per person $2.50 per child under 16yrs old $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, September 21, 2024

23nd Annual Skills of the Past
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch staff and demonstrators show how people used basic skills to live in the pre-industrial age. See skills such as flintknapping, fire building, cordage making, weaving, food preparation, and more. Click on the event title for more information. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Fire and Shine Dinner
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Fire and Shine Dinner Immerse yourself in an evening full of Appalachian culture, local history, local food, music and more. Live moonshine and black powder demonstrations will engage you while you enjoy Southern fare in the shadow of Mt. Yonah. 706-878-1077.
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Sunday, September 22, 2024

Summer Bird Photography Hike and tell
Sunday, Sep 22, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come out to the park and bring a camera. Meet our Naturalist. On this hike will talk about the summer birds that are in our park currently. Be prepared to take some amazing photos. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a camera. This hike will cost $5 $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, September 28, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
‘Friends of the Parks’ groups all over the state will be hosting a day of volunteer opportunities. Come give back to your favorite park. Our Naturalists will also be presenting programs and other activities at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, we are hosting a volunteer workday involving several site projects. Please bring gloves, water, and snacks provided. Admission is free for volunteers on this day. 770-443-7850.
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Little White House Annual Clean up-Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Volunteers are being sought to help out with weeding flower beds, removing spider webs and cleaning outside museum and grounds. Gloves and tools will be provided. Admission Fee is free for those who volunteer. 706-655-5870.
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Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come join us for volunteer projects throughout the site. Past projects include building new shelters in the Early Georgia Camp and weeding and mulching in the Heritage Garden. Free admission for registered volunteers. 912-353-3023.
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Saturday, October 5, 2024

Car Show at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
See classic, vintage and antique cars during our first car show at beautiful Magnolia Springs. There will be food, fun, and entertainment for the whole family. Call us to register your vehicle. An award will be given to the top voted car. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Films From The Archives
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guest with have the unique opportunity to view three short films dating from 1964 to 2004. Before each film there will be discussion on the background of the making of the each film. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Films From The Archives
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guest with have the unique opportunity to view three short films dating from 1964 to 2004. Before each film there will be discussion on the background of the making of the each film. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, October 19, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Mysteries of the Museum "What is this artifact?"
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
In honor of National Archives Month, the curator will demonstrate how to analyze artifacts by looking for clues to determine what the artifacts were used for and the history behind them. The curator will demonstrate how to protect family documents, photographs, and artifacts. The artifacts that will be discussed are rarely seen to the public. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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