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Cloudland Canyon State Park


Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Turtles of Georgia
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 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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Cawwwwl of the Corvids
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
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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Friday, July 26, 2024

Creek Critters
Friday, Jul 26, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
This program will take you down to Daniel Creek where we'll wade in the creek to search for aquatic critters to see what lives in the canyon's streams. For kids and adults ages 8+. Close-toed shoes that can get wet are required. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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In Search of the Lost Cord
Friday, Jul 26, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn to make cords from the fibre of the Filamental Yucca plant in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn how to prepare the fibres and braid them into a wearable bracelet! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Saturday, July 27, 2024

Sitton's Cave Adventures
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
These 2 - 2.5 hour long Ranger-led programs will take you crawling in the mud, scrambling over rocks, encountering strange creatures and (possibly) wading through a subterranean stream as you explore the fascinating world underground. $45 per person $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Sunday, July 28, 2024

Sitton's Cave Adventures
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
These 2 - 2.5 hour long Ranger-led programs will take you crawling in the mud, scrambling over rocks, encountering strange creatures and (possibly) wading through a subterranean stream as you explore the fascinating world underground. $45 per person $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Trees ID Walk
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn how to identify some of the most common trees found along the canyon rim on this easy walk along the Overlook Trail. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Flashes in the Dark: Fireflies
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
The flashing lights of fireflies are synonymous with summer nights! In this program you'll find out why they glow, and other fascinating facts about these unique insects. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Monday, July 29, 2024

Leapin' Lizards
Monday, Jul 29, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 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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Boxed In
Monday, Jul 29, 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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Tuesday, July 30, 2024

Let's ROCK: Geology Hike
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Explore the geologic forces that formed the canyon and the surrounding area. This moderately strenuous hike (just under 2 miles) begins at the Main Overlook and proceeds down to Cherokee Falls. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Frogs and Toads
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Investigate the amazing amphibians of Georgia in all of their life forms. In this youth program, we will learn Georgia species and learn to identify frogs and toads by their calls. You will learn how you can become a citizen scientist and take part in Frogwatch USA. Ages 5 and up. Reservations required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-913-7170.
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Trees ID Walk
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2024 to Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 3 PM to 4:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn how to identify some of the most common trees found along the canyon rim on this easy walk along the Overlook Trail. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Flashes in the Dark: Fireflies Walk
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2024 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
The flashing lights of fireflies are synonymous with summer nights! in this program you'll find out why they glow, and other fascinating facts about these unique insects. in addition, there will be a night-time program followed by a short walk to observe fireflies in action! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Snakes of CCSP
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Some people love them, others... not so much. Regardless of how you feel about them, they are very important animals in the ecosystem. Find out about the many species of snakes in Georgia, and which ones you might be most likely to encounter during your visit to the park! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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In Search of the Lost Cord
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn to make cords from the fibre of the Filamental Yucca plant in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn how to prepare the fibres and braid them into a wearable bracelet! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Saturday, September 14, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Bring your troop for volunteer opportunities and other programs and activities around the Park! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Sunday, September 15, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
Sunday, Sep 15, 2024 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Bring your troop for volunteer opportunities and other programs and activities around the Park! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Saturday, September 28, 2024

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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Thursday, October 24, 2024

Bat Week
Thursday, Oct 24, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Friday, October 25, 2024

Bat Week
Friday, Oct 25, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Saturday, October 26, 2024

Bat Week
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Sunday, October 27, 2024

Bat Week
Sunday, Oct 27, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Monday, October 28, 2024

Bat Week
Monday, Oct 28, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2024

Bat Week
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Wednesday, October 30, 2024

Bat Week
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Thursday, October 31, 2024

Bat Week
Thursday, Oct 31, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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