Camping Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Friday, September 30, 2022

Jeopardy Game Night
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original outdoor adult and family-friendly jeopardy game to win great prizes. Test your knowledge of camping, critters, and carefree activities! Meet at pavilion by Trading Post. Preregistration required to ensure enough players. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Campground Campfire & S’mores
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Campers are invited to join the Rangers for a fun-filled night of stories and s’mores! $1 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Fire Without Matches
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 3:30 PM to 5 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Learn how to start a fire in different ways without the use of matches. We will be trying our hand at various methods. Meet at Picnic Shelter 5. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Smore's At The Park
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join Park staff and make a S'more over a campfire at the Interpretive Center. $1 per a S'more $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Friday, October 7, 2022

Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 8 PM to 9:30 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Campfire and S’mores
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come join our friendly rangers around a cozy campfire! We have all the best spooky stories and S’mores supplies to share. $1 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Campfire Treat Series
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
learn how to make different sweet treat on the campfire then eat them. $2 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Friday, October 14, 2022

BOW: Becoming an Outdoor Woman - Wilderness Survival
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This hands-on interactive workshop will focus on the first 72 hours of emergency survival. Together we will learn essential skills, including building a survival shelter, fire-making techniques, basic navigation skills, basket weaving for hunting and gathering, and ash soap making. Please pre-register by calling (912) 727-2339 $25 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Campfire and S’mores
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come join our friendly rangers around a cozy campfire! We have all the best spooky stories and S’mores supplies to share. $1 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Sapelo Island Adventure Weekend at Cabretta Campground
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 3 PM
Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island - Darien, GA
Sapelo Island Adventure Weekend at Cabretta Campground This island adventure includes two nights of camping, crabbing, seine netting, fishing, a bicycle tour, climbing a 200-year-old lighthouse, historic Reynolds Mansion tour, beach combing, birding, welcome campfire with s’mores, and low-country boil. Limited to just 25 guests. Click for details. $149 + $15 round trip ferry ticket. 912-485-2299.
Campfire Treat Series
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
learn how to make different sweet treat on the campfire then eat them. $2 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Friday, October 21, 2022

Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 8 PM to 9:30 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Campfire Treat Series
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
learn how to make different sweet treat on the campfire then eat them. $2 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Fall Carnival at Hamburg State Park. We will offer wagon rides, a fall themed movie, costume contest, site decoration contest, and concessions will be available. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Turn Over a New Leaf- Campfire and S'mores
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Join us for a campfire building demonstration and s'mores before Astronomy Night! Meet at the overlooks near the first restrooms on the left. $2 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
Accessible Event Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Friday, October 28, 2022

Haunted Stories and Campfire
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 8 PM to 8:45 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us for a night of frightful fun with ghost stories of Hard Labor Creek and s’mores by campfire light. Stories will start at 8:15 pm, blankets and chairs are not required, but suggested. Meet at picnic shelter 5. Pre-register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire and S’mores
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 5 PM to 6 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come join our friendly rangers around a cozy campfire! We have all the best spooky stories and S’mores supplies to share. $1 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Campfire Treat Series
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
learn how to make different sweet treat on the campfire then eat them. $2 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6 PM to 8 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Campers, join our campsite decorating contest! Bring your best halloween decorations, prizes given to 1st and 2nd place. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
Accessible Event 
Campground Trick or Treat
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6:30 PM to 7 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for trick or treating in the campground! Campers are encouraged to bring candy to hand out, and kids of all ages are welcome to dress up and come trick or treat the campground! $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
Accessible Event 
Pumpkin Carving Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6:45 PM to 7 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Bring your best pumpkin to our pumpkin carving contest! Judging will be at the comfort station in the campground, trick or treaters will judge pumpkin as they pass through. 1st and 2nd place winners will be awarded prizes. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
Accessible Event 
The Haunting of Savage Island
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We invite our campground guests to decorate their campsite and dress up in costumes! Our park rangers will be judging the campsites for creativity and hosting a costume contest! If you'd like to give out candy, pick up a "Pumpkin Paper" for your campsite from the Visitors Center to let other families know you are giving out candy. 912-727-2339.
S'mores and a Campfire Story
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come join us at Shelter 4 for a campfire, s'mores and a Halloween story around the campfire. Bring a blanket or chair to sit by the fire or sit under the shelter at a table. Register for event prior to 5 pm October 25, 2022. Event limited to 12. $3 per person plus parking fee. $3 per person plus parking fee $5 parking. 478-763-2759.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Nov 4, 2022 8 PM to 9:30 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Haunted Stories and Campfire
Friday, Nov 4, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us for a night of frightful fun with ghost stories of Hard Labor Creek and s’mores by campfire light. Stories will start at 8:15 pm, blankets and chairs are not required, but suggested. Meet at picnic shelter 5. Pre-register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire Treat Series
Friday, Nov 4, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
learn how to make different sweet treat on the campfire then eat them. $2 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Friday, November 11, 2022

Haunted Stories and Campfire
Friday, Nov 11, 2022 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us for a night of frightful fun with ghost stories of Hard Labor Creek and s’mores by campfire light. Stories will start at 8:15 pm, blankets and chairs are not required, but suggested. Meet at picnic shelter 5. Pre-register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire Treat Series
Friday, Nov 11, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
learn how to make different sweet treat on the campfire then eat them. $2 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Friday, November 18, 2022

Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Nov 18, 2022 8 PM to 9:30 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Haunted Stories and Campfire
Friday, Nov 18, 2022 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us for a night of frightful fun with ghost stories of Hard Labor Creek and s’mores by campfire light. Stories will start at 8:15 pm, blankets and chairs are not required, but suggested. Meet at picnic shelter 5. Pre-register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire Treat Series
Friday, Nov 18, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
learn how to make different sweet treat on the campfire then eat them. $2 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Valentine's Archery Class and Campfire
3 PM - 4:30 PM from Feb 11, 2023 until Feb 12, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take aim and learn to shoot arrows like Cupid. After the archery, we'll enjoy s'mores at a campfire. Couples, singles and families welcome. Equipment provided, no experience necessary. Archery class aimed at participants ages 10 and above. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 10 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Valentine's Archery Class and Campfire
3 PM - 4:30 PM from Feb 12, 2023 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take aim and learn to shoot arrows like Cupid. After the archery, we'll enjoy s'mores at a campfire. Couples, singles and families welcome. Equipment provided, no experience necessary. Archery class aimed at participants ages 10 and above. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 10 participants. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.