Upcoming Events

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


Thursday, January 20, 2022

Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Homeschool Days: Skunks
Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Hold your noses homeschoolers!! If you are interested in learning all about Georgia’s smelliest mammal join our rangers for this odorous opportunity. (No living skunks will be present) 15 spots available. $6 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Geocache Hike
Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
You might have heard about geocaching before, or maybe you’re just learning now. This high-tech treasure hunt is actually quite easy. New geocaches have been added to our park, and we want to help you be the first folks to discover them. So, grab your compass and your phone. It’s going to be a fun time! Meet at the Sandpiper Trail. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Skulls & Skins
Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come enjoy a hands on learning experience! Guests will be able to feel the pelts, skins, shells and feathers of various critters as we talk about color and camouflages of the animal kingdom. This is a drop in program, just come anytime from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and stay for as long as you'd like! $3 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Friday, January 21, 2022

FurBearers Bingo
Friday, Jan 21, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a family-friendly game of furbearer bingo. Win prizes and learn fun facts about our furry friends in Georgia. Campfire lit, weather permitting. Preregistration required to ensure enough bingo sheets. Meet by boathouse. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Jan 21, 2022 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
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Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Friday, Jan 21, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Meet the Farm Animals
Friday, Jan 21, 2022 3 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Pinecone Bird Feeder Making
Friday, Jan 21, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
A great craft for the whole family, come make a pinecone bird feeder and pick up a birding bingo card. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Making Cutting tools: Ax, Adze, and Etc.
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about different cutting tools used by Native Americans at Etowah. Watch as Park Rangers try to build replicas of an Axe, an Adze, chisels, punches and/or drills intended to be used in later demonstrations. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Pinecone Animals
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want a playmate for these cold winter days cooped up inside? Come create your very own pinecone companion with the assistance of the resident ranger! Meet by Boathouse. Cancelled in the event of rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Archery
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 11 AM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Archery target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Beginners welcome. Limited attendance of 12 per time slot. Groups can contact us for a special time. Preregistration required. Meet at archery course next to group shelter. Park at boat dock. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Amazing Mammals
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by and chat with the ranger. Investigate local mammal pelts and skulls. Test your mammal IQ and see what you know about our furred neighbors. Outside Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A living historian portraying a 18th century soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day and guided tours at 2pm and 3pm. This program is included with fort admission. $5 parking. 912-437-4770.
Colonial Medicine
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The doctor is in! Join us at the fort as we discuss colonial medicine & practices performed during the 18th century. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
A park ranger dressed in a US Continental Soldier uniform will present a half hour long fort tour, complete with a musket firing demonstration, as well as optional old fashioned hands-on toys and games. $3- $4.50 912-884-5999.
Relihan Reptiles Feeding
Saturdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Jan 22, 2022 until Jan 29, 2022 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for a fun and educational presentation on the diets of reptiles and amphibians. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 11:30 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2:30 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
History Hike - Follow in the Steps of the CCC
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some unknown CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active participants 8 years old and above. Space limited to 12 participants. Social distancing will be required. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Wilderness Survival (shelter building, fire building, knot tying)
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 12 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Work by yourself or as a family team to create your very own shelter using the forest around you (surrounding sticks, branches, vines). Then, learn helpful skills about fire building and tying knots. All supplies provided. Geared toward ages 6 years and older. Pre-registration and social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Historic Hike
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Did you know High Falls was a bustling town way back when? Take a 1 mile tour of the olden days of High Falls when industry and hydroelectricity kept this town moving. Meet at the park office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Tree Folklore Campfire
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Gather round the campfire and learn about the different myths and legends surrounding some of the trees you can find here at high falls! Meet at the programming area. $1 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Archery
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn archery from one of our certified instructors! This program will be great for people just getting into archery and experienced archers wanting to improve their shot! Space is limited to 10 people. You must call the office at 478-982-1660 and register in advance. Must be 7 years or older to participate. All equipment is provided. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Nature Center Open
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come take a gander at Mistletoe State Park’s Nature Center! $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Animal Program & Nature Trail
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Have a seat while Mistletoe’s finest rangers teach you all about the animals that live right here in the park! After, join the rangers on a short nature trail walk where the learning will continue! $4 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 5-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance, space is limited to 20 hikers. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Archery
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Ever dreamed of shooting an arrow? Now is your chance to make that dream come true. Safety-certified naturalists will show you the ins and outs of archery. $10 per person. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Call the visitors center to sign up. Please allow 10 minutes ahead of time to come to the visitors center for directions. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Archery
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Ever dreamed of shooting an arrow? Now is your chance to make that dream come true. Safety-certified naturalists will show you the ins and outs of archery. $10 per person. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Call the visitors center to sign up. Please allow 10 minutes ahead of time to come to the visitors center for directions. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Living with Bears
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Have you ever questioned what to do if you encountered a bear? Join Smithgall & Tom Hennigan, Associate Professor of Biology at Truett-McConnell University, for a 1-hour presentation focusing on bear behavior, vocalizations, types of bears, hibernation and more. All ages are welcome. $5.00 per person $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Solar Wise
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Come Join us and learn about the star that keeps us alive, the Sun! we will learn about the inner workings of the sun and how it was formed. We will have a telescope with a special lens to safely see the sun in action. Don't miss out! :) $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
History Hike
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Take a walk back in time as we learn about the sites history. This hike will feature a trip into the mill! $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
History Hike
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Take a walk back in time as we learn about the sites history. This hike will feature a trip into the mill! $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Beginner Archery
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come learn to shoot a bow for the first time or hone your skills. People of all ages are welcome as long as they are strong enough to pull a 30-pound bow. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Snake Feeding
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Get the chance to see a snake feed! Learn about our snake and the cool adaptations she has to hunt and eat her prey. Our snake ambassador does eat live mice, so this is not recommended for young children. Space is limited! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Winter Birds
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come learn about how birds live in the winter and why some migrate. Then after, make a bird feeder you can hang in your yard for the neighborhood birds to enjoy! Please call the Visitor Center to preregister! $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 11 AM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Stop by the Relihan Museum to pick up a scavenger hunt packet. Explore the Heritage Farm and museum to find the answers. Complete the packet and turn it in for a prize. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Sunrise Hike
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Greet the day with the sunrise on this one mile hike! Be sure to dress for the weather and bring water. Meet at the Falls View Trailhead. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Wildcrafts
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Before you hike, stop by the Falls View trailhead to create your own work of art and enlighten your trail experience! $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Creature Feature: Diamondback Terrapins
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Our two resident terrapins, Pierre and Penelope, are some of the friendly animal faces of the park, and they’re quite the interesting pair. Diamondback Terrapins are unique reptiles, and with this talk you can learn about them as a species. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Nature Journal Hike
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Create your own nature journal to chronical your outdoor adventures! Bring a pen and your favorite journal as we explore the great outdoors! $5.00 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Graffiti Etching
Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Did you know that there's graffiti in the mill that dates back to the 1860s? Come explore the mill, learn the history and make an etching of the graffiti! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Friday, January 28, 2022

FurBearers Bingo
Friday, Jan 28, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a family-friendly game of furbearer bingo. Win prizes and learn fun facts about our furry friends in Georgia. Campfire lit, weather permitting. Preregistration required to ensure enough bingo sheets. Meet by boathouse. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Meet the Farm Animals
Friday, Jan 28, 2022 3 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Campfire S’mores and Stories
Friday, Jan 28, 2022 7 PM to 7:40 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Roast marshmallows and swap stories with friends and family. Ask the ranger about the ghosts at the park, or simply enjoy the warmth of the fire. Please wear warm clothes and bring a flashlight. We will meet at picnic shelter 5. Limited to12 people. Pre-register at the park office or call in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Build a Birdhouse
Friday, Jan 28, 2022 5 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring your own tools, bottled water, insect repellent, and sunblock; all other materials are supplied. Working outside on separate tables unless it rains. Limit: 8 people, minimum 4. Preregister at Visitor Center. $5 - $10 $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Sunset Hike
Friday, Jan 28, 2022 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Humans are considered a diurnal species, meaning we were meant to be out more in the daytime. Tools have helped us to navigate in the dark, but what if we didn’t have as many of those? Join us for this hike at dusk and test your senses other than sight. Meet at the Sandpiper Trail. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Fire Building and Safety
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn how to safely build, control, and extinguish a fire. For safety, the class is limited to 10 participants, with a minimum of 4 participants. Please register for the program before 1/19/2022. $2- $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Pinecone Animals
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want a playmate for these cold winter days cooped up inside? Come create your very own pinecone companion with the assistance of the resident ranger! Meet by Boathouse. Cancelled in the event of rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Amazing Mammals
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by and chat with the ranger. Investigate local mammal pelts and skulls. Test your mammal IQ and see what you know about our furred neighbors. Outside Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
A park ranger dressed in a US Continental Soldier uniform will present a half hour long fort tour, complete with a musket firing demonstration, as well as optional old fashioned hands-on toys and games. $3- $4.50 912-884-5999.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 2:30 AM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Relihan Reptiles Feeding
Saturdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Jan 29, 2022 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for a fun and educational presentation on the diets of reptiles and amphibians. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 11:30 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horse, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy playtime in the pastures with the sheep and goats. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Make Your Own Bat House
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join Habitat For Bats to learn about these nocturnal creatures and their habitats! During the workshop, discover how bats live, what they eat, and why they are essential to the environment by constructing a bat house of your very own! After the event, take your box home and see what kind of bats live in your backyard. $20 per bat house $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Make Your Own Bat House
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join Habitat For Bats to learn about these nocturnal creatures and their habitats! During the workshop, discover how bats live, what they eat, and why they are essential to the environment by constructing a bat house of your very own! After the event, take your box home and see what kind of bats live in your backyard. $20 per bat house $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Tree ID Hike
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join our park naturalist on a 1 mile hike as we learn about some of the different trees that make up the forest here at high falls! Meet at the falls view trailhead. Free. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Going Batty
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn some curious facts about bats, Georgia's one and only flying mammal, then build a bat house to take home. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register at the Visitor Center. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Winter Wonderland
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Create your own winter wonderland with snow, penguins, snowmen, and trees. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4; pre-register at the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the amphitheater beside the campground for s'mores and campfire stories about the history of the Park and the surrounding area. Pre-register and purchase s'mores kits at the Visitor Center. Roasting sticks will be provided. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible Event Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Archery at the Park
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Learn to shoot a bow and arrow at Mistletoe State Park! This is a beginner friendly, one-hour course that will be guided by our naturalists. Adults and Children are welcome! Children must be over 7 years old to participate. Limit: 10 people per session, two sessions offered. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Basic Archery
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Campfire and S'mores with a Ranger
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Join a ranger at the fire ring on the walk-over island. Enjoy s'mores under the night sky. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring your own chair and flashlight. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Leaf Pendant
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Nature offers us so much that we can treasure, and one artistic way to appreciate the fallen leaves is to craft them into jewelry. Necklaces can make for a great way to have something special and handmade. Using a bit of nature, come make a necklace with us! Please call the park office to sign up for this program. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Witch's Head Hike
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 11 AM to 1 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A hike that goes off the beaten trail to see a rock that looks like a witch's head. This is a strenuous hike; no pets allowed. Children must be 8 or older to attend the hike. $5 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Making a Kanona
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about grinding corn for food and watch a Park Ranger work on building a replica Kanona, the large mortar and pestle used to grind corn, by some Native Americans. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Colonial Medicine
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The doctor is in! Join us at the fort as we discuss colonial medicine & practices performed during the 18th century. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Accessible Event 
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Winter Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This guided hike will include a fun scavenger hunt to find things during the winter months. The hike will be 1-2 miles so wear comfortable clothes, shoes, and bring some water. Space is limited. Please call the Visitor Center to preregister! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Campfire and Smores
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy a fire and some smores! Join us by the fire ring to warm up while roasting marshmallows and getting to see the park at night. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Accessible Event 
Winter Wonder Hike at HLC
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join a Ranger on this 5 mile hike on a moderate to strenuous dirt trail. Enjoy the scenery of rolling hills and gentle cascading streams. Bring a camera to record your journey, water, and a light lunch or snacks. Recommended for active participants over 10 years old. Pre-registration and social distancing required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Backyard Birding
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the park naturalist to learn how to attract birds to your backyard. We will make a fun craft to take home and feed your birdie friends! *Craft will use peanut butter* Meet at the falls view trailhead. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Rainstick Craft
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
You don’t have to have a gloomy day to hear the rain. With a bit of creativity, you can hear the pitter-patter all the time. Saves you from getting wet, too! Please call the park office to sign up for this program. Meet at Picnic Shelter 1. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Pinecone Bird Feeder Making
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
A great craft for the whole family, come make a pinecone bird feeder and pick up a birding bingo card! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Groundhog Day Viewing Party
Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a viewing party to see if we'll get six more weeks of winter or if spring will come early! Learn about the ecological role of groundhogs and the effect they have on American culture. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Homeschool In The Park
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Geared towards families who homeschool. Enjoy some fun nature-themed arts and crafts while using fun and new art media. Make you very own oil pasted tree cookie pendant and an awesome winter winter scene using a special salt technique! Short hike included. Must pre-register & pre-pay. Space is limited. $8 per student $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Astronomy at the Park
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us as we make a planisphere/star wheel to observe planets, constellations, and stars. Ages 8 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult. Limit: 10 people. Preregister at Visitor Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible Event 
Homeschool Days
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly homeschool program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month at 9am and 1pm. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register as advanced registration is required. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Homeschool Days
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly homeschool program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month at 9am and 1pm. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register as advanced registration is required. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Friday, February 4, 2022

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 4, 2022 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
Accessible Event 
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Friday, Feb 4, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Night Hike
Friday, Feb 4, 2022 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Naturalist on a dark night hike to discover and explore mysteries along the trail. Bring insect repellent, flashlight (UV if possible), bottled water, and wear closed-toe shoes. Limit: 15 people, minimum of 4. Pre-register and meet at the Visitor Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible Event 
Colonial Faire and Muster School Day
Friday, Feb 4, 2022 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come and learn about early Georgia and Colonial Savannah at our annual Colonial Faire and Muster School Day. Experience the 18th century military encampment, military demonstrations, shopping in Sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, music, dancing, and more. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Tree Cookie Craft
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate Arbor Day month with your very own painted tree pendant or ornament! Event held by Boathouse near campground. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Make A Walking Stick with A Scout
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate National Scouting Day and make a bamboo walking stick with paracord grip. Pre-registration required. Meet at Group Shelter below the dam. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
National Scout Day Hike
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 12:30 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join a Ranger on a 4 mile, moderate hike to Cascade Falls and Wolf Den. Learn a bit about nature and park history. Dress for the weather. Bring water, a snack, and potentially your brand new bamboo walking stick. Geared towards ages 8 and up. Meet at TV Tower parking lot (Roadside Park) off Alt-27. Dress for the weather. Bring water and a snack. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A living historian portraying a 18th century soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day and guided tours at 2pm and 3pm. This program is included with fort admission. $5 parking. 912-437-4770.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Rides On The River
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a day filled with cool rides, local history, and musket firings. Classic car owners are invited to show off their amazing autos and meet fellow automobile enthusiasts. Register in advance by calling the park office. Brought to you in cooperation with Richmond Hill Cars & Coffee. $10. 912-727-2339.
Accessible Event 
Beginner Archery Class -Pumpkin target-
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Want to shoot an arrow in archery, but don’t know how? Here’s your chance to learn some archery skills. Soon you’ll be hitting the bullseye (or the pumpkin). Program geared to participants 10 years and above. Call the park office to register. Space limited to 10 participants. Social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Survival Skills: Orienteering, Fire-Making, Shelter-Building
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Would you like to know how to travel through the woods without a GPS? Join a Ranger and learn the skills you need to survive out in the wild! Activities include map & compass orienteering, fire-making, and shelter-building. Ages 8 and above. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and bug repellent. Pre-registration and social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
3rd Annual Food Truck Event by Friends of Laura Walker
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
FOOD TRUCKS AND VENDORS! FOOD TRUCKS AND VENDORS! We are holding our 3rd annual Food Truck and Vendors Bazaar on Saturday, February 5 from 1030 thru-230 (or later). We anticipate hundreds of shoppers coming out to eat and browse. Please email 2retiredroamers@gmail.com for your application. For questions, call 912-670-1603. $5 parking. 912-670-1603.
Accessible Event 
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Skulls & Skins
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Lets take a look at the local ecology and learn about how critters deal with cold weather! Special attention will be paid to hibernation, brumation and torpor. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Mammals of Georgia
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Learn about the different mammals that live in Georgia. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Colonial Faire & Muster
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free admission. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, February 6, 2022

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 9 AM to 5 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to the A.H. Stephens State Historic Site and enjoy a free tour of the site. On the tour you will learn about some of the weapons used during the American Civil War, the life and times of Alexander H. Stephens and his legacy that led to the creation of our state park. $0. 706-456-2602.
Accessible Event 
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
From 1-5pm, we're waiving admission fees. Bring your family to the Vann House and tour the historic Cherokee plantation home, Vann Kitchen/Workhouse exhibit, 1800s Cherokee Farmstead exhibit, Chamber's Museum Gallery, and watch our museum and 15-minute site film. Arrive by 4pm to best experience the site. 706-695-2598.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Join us at the museum for the Georgia Historical Society's Super Museum Sunday! At 11 a.m. there will be a geology presentation called Georgia Rockstars, a Crime and Punishment urban hike will be offered at 2 p.m., and at 3 p.m. the 1985 film Gold Fever will play in the theatre upstairs. 706-864-2257.
Etowah Presents - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 9 AM to 5 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
For this one day only, admission to Etowah Indian Mounds is free. Join the curator on a guided hike to the mounds, offered at: 9:30am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. Hikes may be canceled if their is severe wind, rain, or snow. Please dress for the weather; it will likely be cold. 770-387-3747.
Super Museum Sunday at Sunbury
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Enjoy playing and interacting with a colonial woman, as she demonstrates some of the toys and games that were familiar to students of the old Sunbury Academy. 912-884-5999.
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday Hardman Farm Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! Hardman Farm boasts 173 acres and over 19 outbuildings to explore. It is also home to the second most recognized feature in the State of Georgia, the Nacoochee Indian Mound. 706-878-1077.
Hofwyl-Broadfield Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Join us at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation for free admission as part of the Georgia Historical Society's Super Museum Sunday. Ranger guided tours of the plantation house will begin every hour, from 10 AM until 4 PM. 912-264-7333.
Historic Farm Tour - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Jarrell Plantation will offer free admission Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022 for Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday. Come out and experience one of the largest collections of agricultural artifacts in Georgia, preview our spring exhibit update, and take a ranger guided tour of both plantation houses. Guided tours start at 12pm. #GHF2022 478-986-5172.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Take a walk back through history as you explore our museum. The unique museum holds many artifacts, provides a twelve minute film and an up close view of the burial mound. Free admission $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 12 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
In honor of Super Museum Sunday visitation to our History Center will be FREE on Sunday, Decmber 6th from 12 PM-4 PM. This is a great oppritunity for Civil War Buff's to learn more about one of the most recent discoveries of the Civil War! $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Super Museum Sunday 2022
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 12 PM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Joining over 100 museums, art galleries and educational centers around Georgia, New Echota welcomes visitors for a free admission afternoon of tours and hikes. Tour the historic grounds, buildings and nature trails and learn about the Cherokee and the Trail of Tears. Historic grounds, buildings and trails open from 9:00-5:00. 706-624-1321.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for this special, statewide promotion of museums throughout the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites System. Our partner, Georgia Historical Society will cover all entrance fees for every visitor. The museum will feature guest speakers on various thematic topics, book signings by local authors, and guided tours. 770-443-7850.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Super Museum Sunday To spotlight Georgia’s fascinating past, State Historic Sites are offering free admission on Sunday, February 6. The event is part of Georgia History Festival’s statewide celebration of “Super Museum Sunday.” Visitors can participate in our site specific scavenger hunts. The hunts are fun for both children and adults. 706-655-5870.
Colonial Faire & Muster
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free admission. 912-353-3023.
Super Museum Sunday at Wormsloe State Historic Site
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come to visit where Super Museum Sunday started. We will be hosting our Colonial Faire and Muster in partnership with the Georgia Historical Society. Free both Saturday and Sunday with Colonial reenactment, market, and black powder demonstrations. We hope to see you at the Faire. Free Admission. 912-353-3023.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly homeschool program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month at 9am and 1pm. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register as advanced registration is required. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly homeschool program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month at 9am and 1pm. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register as advanced registration is required. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Friday, February 11, 2022

Campfire S’mores and Stories
Friday, Feb 11, 2022 7 PM to 7:40 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Roast marshmallows and swap stories with friends and family. Ask the ranger about the ghosts at the park, or simply enjoy the warmth of the fire. Please wear warm clothes and bring a flashlight. We will meet at picnic shelter 5. Limited to12 people. Pre-register at the park office or call in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Date Night on the Lake
Friday, Feb 11, 2022 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Take your valentine on a special date this year! We are offering couples a chance to ride pedal boats, shoot archery, learn primitive fire building and to finish the evening roasting marshmallows! The cost is only $15 per person, $30 per couple. To register call the park office at (478) 982-1660. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Big Trees
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 to Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, dress for the weather and be ready to show off your math skills. Come learn how to measure and estimate a tree's size, to see how it sizes up to Champion Trees around the state. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up for our on-site scavenger hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sat. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Tree Cookie Craft
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate Arbor Day month with your very own painted tree pendant or ornament! Event held by Boathouse near campground. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Broken Heart Archery
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Flying solo on Valentines Day? Join us for a special archery target shooting where you can shoot hearts and get candy. For ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Beginners welcome. Limited attendance of 12 per time slot. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Park at Fishing Dock. Walk down to range. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Amazing Trees
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by and chat with the ranger. Investigate different part of trees. Test your tree IQ. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Valentine's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your sweetheart to our one-of-a-kind Valentine's date not to be forgotten! Enjoy a candlelit meal in a beautiful, historic setting with period music and dancing. Take part in a fireside chat with our historical interpreters. Space is limited. registration opens January 8th. Price is per person. $75. 912-727-2339.
Accessible Event 
Dirty Spokes Thrill in the Hills 50K, 21K, 5 Mi Trail Run
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 7 AM to 4 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This half marathon and marathon will be an off-road course following the park's scenic mountain bike trails. To register, please go to www.dirtyspokes.com. $5 parking. 404-310-3628.
Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The second Saturday of every month, meet Friends of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work and company in the outdoors. Please click on the title to see a list of the monthly activities. If you can join us please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Help us make a positive difference. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Valentine's Archery Class and Campfire
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 3 PM to 4:30 PM
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.
Cupid Archery Practice
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 9 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come get a little "cupid practice": three opportunities for 45 minutes of recreational archery at 9am, 10am, and 11am. Limited to three people at each time slot, ages 8 and up. Register at Visitor Center by noon, February 11. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible Event 
Create Your Own Valentine
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 3 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Free your creative spirit. It's the thought that counts and your personal touch enriches the thought. Three opportunities: 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm. Limited to 10 people for each time period. Register at the Visitor Center by noon, February 12. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible Event 
Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 5-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance, space is limited to 20 hikers. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Hike to the Covered Bay Bridge
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Join the Friends of SMG and the Naturalist on a hike to the Covered Bay Bridge. This hike is on paved road and is a total of 2.4 miles. Your guides will share the history of SMG and will also point out a variety of plants as well some endangered and protected trees. $5 parking. 706-878-4707.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Needles Eye hike
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 11 AM to 1 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
come explore parts of the old trail system including going through the needles eye. You will need to put on a climbing harness and attach to rope to access part of this hike. no pets, and children must be 12 or older. $10 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.
Colonial Medicine
Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The doctor is in! Join us at the fort as we discuss colonial medicine & practices performed during the 18th century. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Accessible Event 
Valentine's Archery Class and Campfire
Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 3 PM to 4:30 PM
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.
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