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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

HEARTS SCAVENGER HUNT
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 8 AM to 5 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Every day during the month of February! Come visit the park and enjoy a day exploring! Pick up the Scavenger Hunt at the visitor center. Find all 14 hearts and bring your completed scavenger hunt to the office to claim your prize. $2 per person. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Hitting the Trails - River Trail
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 9 AM to 10 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Embark on a fun and education-filled adventure with our ranger, through some of the trails that make up Crooked River. See and learn about all the different plants and animals that call Crooked River home. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
All about Archery
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Want to learn archery? Join us on the range to learn how to use a bow. Get the chance to show off your skills, and maybe find your next hobby. $15 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Homeschool In The Park: Arts & Crafts
Thursday, Feb 2, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Enjoy some fun nature-themed arts and crafts while using fun and new art media. Make your very own oil pastel tree cookie pendant, air-dry clay creation and more! Geared towards families who homeschool, any age welcome. Must pre-register. Meet at Group Shelter below Lake Deleanor Dam. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Homeschool at Panola: Winter Birds in Power of Flight
Thursday, Feb 2, 2023 9 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join Panola Mountain State Park's rangers to take a hike through Power of Flight to learn about winter birds and the conservation work that Panola Mountain State Park and other partners are doing to restore a native grassland. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Homeschool at Panola: Winter Birds in Power of Flight
Thursday, Feb 2, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join Panola Mountain State Park's rangers to take a hike through Power of Flight to learn about winter birds and the conservation work that Panola Mountain State Park and other partners are doing to restore a native grassland. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, February 3, 2023

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 10 AM to 12 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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Campfire S’mores and Stories
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 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. Blankets and chairs are not required, but suggested. Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Birding Hike
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come see all the various bird species that inhabit the island alongside a ranger on a 2-mile hike on the Sandpiper and Avian Loops. Guests are encouraged to bring their own binoculars, but they are not necessary for a good birding trip! Meet at the Sandpiper trailhead. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Window Birding
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy the wonders of birding from indoors. Learn how to identify common bird feeder visitors, and the times of year you can expect to see them. Pre-register is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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School Day at Wormsloe
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
This is the day before our annual Colonial Faire and Muster. We will have several stations for school kids, including the museum, cannon firings, musket firings, games, Native American displays, music, and more. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Ravenous Reptiles
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 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 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Eye Spy scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 9 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. Names of completed sheets will be entered into a drawing. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Amazing Trees
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by to chat with a ranger. Investigate different part of trees. Test your tree IQ. Held at Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Full Moon Night Hike
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join a ranger for an easy to moderate, 3.4-mile full moon hike along Overlook Loop. Bring a flashlight and water. Geared towards ages 10 & up. Meet at Callaway Country Store Overlook Parking lot. Must pre-register. 706-663-4858.
Colonial Cooking
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for an exiting opportunity to learn about 18th century frontier cooking. 912-437-4770.
Present & Fire!
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Like a good boom? A Redcoat soldier will be stationed in the fort's barracks to discuss arms, ammunition, and drilling in the 18th century. 912-437-4770.
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Rides On The River
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 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.
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Leaf Rubbing Craft
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Visit our Interpretive Ranger at the Relihan Museum & Nature Center for a leaf rubbing craft/hike. For big kids and little ones to not only take away one of a kind pieces of art, but they might also learn a thing or two about trees! Admission is $3 per participant which can be paid at the main office. Start time is 11AM. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Planet Adventure
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 6 PM to 7 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come join our naturalist and travel through the stars to learn about the things in our night sky. We will travel from the Sun all the way to edge of Solar System by counting our steps. Appreciate the awe of the universe in this informative program! Start time is 6:00PM. This program is appropriate for all ages! . $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Intro to Archery
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 11 AM to 12:30 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. Program geared to participants 10 years and above. Space limited to 10 participants. Social distancing required. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Woodland Valentine's
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the park Naturalist at the park office to create your own Valentine's gifts for your human and woodland friends! $2 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Explore the outdoors with us on the first Saturday of every month! This month we will be hiking a portion of the Multi-Use Trail. This a moderate trail and we will hike about 3-4 miles of it. Dress for the weather and the trail. Don't forget water and snacks! **Call the park office to register** 770-504-2277 $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Museum Open
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by the Indian Springs Museum to learn about the historic springs, the Creek Indians, and more! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Archery
Saturdays 1 PM - 2 PM – Feb 4, 2023 until Feb 25, 2023 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn archery from one of our certified instructors with all equipment provided. This is a great program for beginners and those who want to improve their skills! Meet at the archery range. Pre registration required and space is limited. Visit the park office or call 478-982-1660 to reserve your spot. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike to learn about the unique ecology and history of Panola Mountain State Park. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Eleanor Roosevelt School
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Eleanor Roosevelt School Celebrate Black History Month by learning the story and impact of the Eleanor Roosevelt School. We revisit President Roosevelt’s 1937 school dedication speech and the Fort Valley State University original disparity research. Come hear the plans to reopen the Eleanor Roosevelt School, presented at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Memorial Museum. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Meet the Reptiles
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
We have many reptiles living here in the park with us as our educational ambassadors. This is your chance to meet them all, hear their stories, and learn about the vital roles they play in their native ecosystems. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Low Tide Marsh Hike
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 2 PM to 3:15 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Follow a ranger for a guided hike along our coastal salt marshes, take in the sights and sounds of island scenery, and learn about this important habitat. The trails are close to the water and can be muddy in some spots, so please wear sturdy shoes. Meet at the Sandpiper Trail behind the Visitor’s Center for this one-mile hike. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Dawn Mill Tour
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
We'll be embarking on this mill tour while its still dark outside and returning in the early morning. Have pride in being some of the first hikers on the trail. This event is by preregistration only. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Coffee with a Ranger
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Drop by the museum and enjoy some coffee and snacks. During this time explore the museum and ask a ranger for more information about specific pieces or just general questions about the park. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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North rim hike
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hike the north rim with a ranger and learn interesting facts about the gorge. call and sign as space is limited. $5 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Radical Reptiles
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 12 PM to 1 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Join us at our nature center for an informative program all about the snakes that are native to Georgia and in your very own backyard, win prizes from our snake trivia, and meet our beloved snakes that reside here at Tugaloo. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Explore The Nature Hut
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Come join us in the Nature Hut to check out some taxidermy animals you see in the area, as well as take the opportunity to meet one of our live snakes! Feel free to ask our park naturalist any questions that you may have about the park, or its wildlife. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Pine Cone Bird Feeders
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Join the park naturalist in the Nature Hut to create environmentally friendly pine cone bird feeders, and learn how you can be a friend to your backyard birds. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Colonial Faire & Muster
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Learn about Colonial Georgia during the 18th Century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, Indian camp, craft demonstrations, and period music and dance. Free admission. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 3:30 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.
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NATURE HIKE — RIVERSIDE TRAIL TO THE TOWER
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Enjoy a beautiful walk alongside the Chattahoochee river, an easy 2.2 mile hike (round trip). Join our naturalist and learn a little bit about the Chattahoochee river. All skill levels welcome! Meet at the Day-Use Area. $5 per person. 20 person limit. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Join us for two Ranger led programs on this Super Museum Sunday. Free Admission. 706-864-2257.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Join us for two Ranger led programs on this Super Museum Sunday. Free Admission. 706-864-2257.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Join us for two Ranger led programs on this Super Museum Sunday. Free Admission. 706-864-2257.
Working on the Dug-out canoe - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Weather permitting, staff will be working on our dug-out canoe, getting it ready as a new exhibit for the museum. Work on the canoe will be done outside, so dress appropriately. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Super Museum Sunday at Fort King George
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Fort King George Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! Explore the fort including the Blockhouse, Barracks, and more. An 18th century British solder will be in the fort providing Musket Demonstration and military history talks throughout the day. 912-437-4770.
Super Museum Sunday at Fort McAllister
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
In partnership with the Georgia Historical Festival Fort McAllister is participating in Super Museum Sunday. We will offer fort tours at 10:00am and 12:00pm, and African American History tour at 2pm. Musket demonstrations throughout the day. 912-727-2339.
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Super Museum Sunday at Sunbury
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Enjoy interacting with a colonial woman, as she demonstrates a spinning wheel, and some of the toys and games that were familiar to students of the old Sunbury Academy. 912-884-5999.
The Not-So-Snow Moon Hike
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This month’s full moon is one you will not want to miss! For this hike, join us at the Campground 2 Boat Ramp as participants will see the full moon while talking about the night sky and nocturnal species! You are welcome to bring head lamps, flashlights, water, and any Christmas/Holiday attire. Space is limited! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Heritage Farm Tour
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Tag along with our naturalist for a guided tour of our 19th century Heritage Farm. Explore the out buildings, learn the reasons for their construction. The first tour will begin at 11-12PM and the second one will begin 2-3PM Admission may be purchased at the main office beforehand. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 12 PM to 3 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.
Black History Month Celebration - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
To celebrate Black History Month, the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters will perform at 2:00pm, and storyteller Margarie Washington will share traditional Gullah Geechee stories at 3:00pm. Admission is FREE all day, 9:00am - 5:00pm. 912-264-7333.
Full Moon Hike
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Join us under the light of the Snow Moon to enjoy its beauty and chat about the night sky and nocturnal species. Feel free to bring head lamps or flashlights for your walk in the dark. **Call the park office to register and learn the meeting place** 770-504-2277 $5 parking. 770-507-2277.
Historic Farm Tour - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Jarrell Plantation will offer free admission Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 for Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday. Come out and experience one of the largest collections of agricultural artifacts in Georgia and take a ranger guided tour of both plantation houses. Guided tours run all day. #GHF2023 Free Admission. 478-986-5172.
Super Museum Sunday: Everyday Life
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet outside the Visitor Center at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. for our Everyday Life program. We will talk about the weapons, pottery and tools that were used. Hands on demonstrations will be included so come join the fun. The museum entry for the day is FREE! $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Free Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 8 AM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
FREE ADMISSION to the Camp Lawton History Center in honor of Super Museum Sunday! Events: Camp Lawton Tour: 10 AM- Hike the grounds of Historic Camp Lawton. $5 per person Butter Making: 11 AM- Learn how to make butter the ole' fashion way. $2 per person Native American Sign Language Hike: 2 PM- You will learn Native American sign language. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join our annual Georgia Historical Society sponsored event including free admission, museum exhibits/film and a self-guided and Ranger Guided Tours of the historic Cherokee Capital. See copies of the Cherokee Phoenix Newspaper printed on the 19th century Printing Press and enjoy a cup of refreshment at Vann's Tavern. Explore New Town Creek Trail. 706-624-1321.
Creature Feature
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Park Rangers as they discuss the animals that can be found within Panola Mountain State Park! Meet at the Nature Center. Join us every Sunday for a different animal! $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for this special, statewide promotion of museums throughout the Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites System. Experience the sights, sounds, & tastes of a time gone by. Lectures, tours & demonstrations will be held throughout the day. Cabin tours 1pm-3pm. Georgia Historical Society will cover entrance fees. 770-443-7850.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 4:45 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 5, 2023. Visitors can participate in one of our site specific scavenger hunts. In the museum one of our Park Rangers will display rarely seen artifacts "From the Archives of the Little White House." 706-655-5870.
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Window Birding with Craft
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This window birding program is best suited for our younger birders ages 5-12 but its fun for all ages. We'll be looking at birds that visit the feeder and making pine cone bird feeders. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Window Birding with Craft
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This window birding program is best suited for our younger birders ages 5-12 but its fun for all ages. We'll be looking at birds that visit the feeder and making pine cone bird feeders. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Full Moon Hike
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hike to the suspension bridge and watch the moon rise above the gorge. Must register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Traveler's Rest is participating in the Georgia Historical Society's Super Museum Sunday. There will be guided tours throughout the day as well as a short film available to all visitors. Admission is FREE all day. Please call 706-886-2256 if you have any question. See you there! 706-886-2256.
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Life in Early 19th Century Georgia
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Travel back in time and interact with historical characters you would have likely encountered at this beautiful stagecoach inn during your travels along the unicoi turnpike in the early 1800's. Learn about agriculture, life as a servant, market hunting, crafting and more. $5 parking. 706-886-2256.
Life in Early 19th Century Georgia
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Travel back in time and interact with historical characters you would have likely encountered at this beautiful stagecoach inn during your travels along the unicoi turnpike in the early 1800's. Learn about agriculture, life as a servant, market hunting, crafting and more. $5 parking. 706-886-2256.
Super Museum Sunday at Wormsloe State Historic Site
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 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.
Colonial Faire and Muster
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, Sutler's Row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Friday - $2 - $10. Saturday and Sunday - Free. 912-353-3023.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Toddler Tuesday
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2023 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Explore the world in brand new eyes! Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Twice a month, explore STEAM focused nature programs through hands on play! This Tuesday we will be making birding binoculars, building your own nest, and learning about backyard birds and their descriptions/sounds $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Homeschool at Fort Yargo
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Class is in session and the birds are calling! Geared towards Homeschool students, join us at the Interpretative Center as we talk about the study of Birds, their environmental impacts, and about Modern Dinosaurs. Learn about Ornithology, Environmental Science and so much more! $10 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions will be held mainly the second and fourth Wednesdays, every month. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register in advance. Limited to 12 students. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Homeschool at Panola: Geology Rocks!
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 9 AM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join Panola Mountain State Park Rangers to learn how to be a rock scientist! We will learn about the rock cycle, have hands-on activities to learn about the physical attributes of rocks and soils, and take a short hike on the Rock Outcrop trail to learn about the unique geology of Panola Mountain. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Okefenokee Swamp Day Guided Paddle
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Come celebrate Georgia's second annual "Okefenokee Swamp Day" by paddling into the heart of the swamp. Depending on the water levels, we will either paddle down the River Narrows and back OR up Minnie's Run. We will take in the scenery, learn all about the swamp's history, and pick up any trash along the way. 16 years old is the minimum age $35 per person $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Ravenous Reptiles
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 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 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Dock Detectives
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore and learn about all the fun macroinvertebrates that call Crooked River home. Who knows what we’ll find? Fee is $3 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 7 PM to 7:45 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.
Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 10 AM to 12 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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Take a Hike on Your Winter Break
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Meet us at the park while school is out and take a short hike with a ranger. Afterwards visit the renovated Mill House or play on the playground. Limit of 15, reserve your spot by Feb 6, 2023. $5 parking fee. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Fly in the sky with the birds way up high!
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Come join Jack Hill State Park in creating bird crafts and learning how to be a bird! We will meet at Picnic shelter 4, and we hope to see you there. $1 per person $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Wonderful Wetlands
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 2 PM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a ranger on a 2-mile hike through the marsh along the Sandpiper and Avian Loop trails to discover how wetlands play a role in protecting our environment. Meet at the trailhead for the Sandpiper Trail. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Window Birding with Craft
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This window birding program is best suited for our younger birders ages 5-12 but its fun for all ages. We'll be looking at birds that visit the feeder and making pine cone bird feeders. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, February 11, 2023

TURTLE MEET & GREET – BOX TURTLE
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 12 PM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet the Turtle - Join our park naturalist to learn more about Stumpy the box turtle at the visitor center. Get an up-close look at our turtle and watch Stumpy’s feeding time! Free. Meet at visitor center porch. 10 person limit. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Eye Spy scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 9 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. Names of completed sheets will be entered into a drawing. Winners notified by phone to pick up prize. Free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Amazing Trees
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by to chat with a ranger. Investigate different part of trees. Test your tree IQ. Held at Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Celebrating Scouts Day Make A Walking Stick
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10:30 AM to 12 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate National Scouting Day and make a bamboo walking stick with paracord grip. Pre-registration required to ensure enough materials. Meet at Group Shelter below the dam. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
National Scouts Day Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 1 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join a ranger on a 3.4-mile, easy-moderate hike along our East End Loop. 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. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Broken Heart Archery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 2 PM to 3:30 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.
Valentines Boat Tour
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for a boat tour on Lake Walter F George to learn about and hopefully see some of the native birds that mate for life! Bring someone you love and enjoy a beautiful ride on the lake! $8 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Teeth and Amputations
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 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 medical practices and surgeries performed during the 18th century. From haircuts and dental to amputations the Colonial Sawbones did it all. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Valentine's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 6 PM to 9:30 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. Cost: $75 per person. $75. 912-727-2339.
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Dirty Spokes Thrill in the Hills 50K, 21K, 5 Mi Trail Run
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 7 AM to 11:30 AM
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.
Scouts BSA at Fort Yargo
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 3 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Its National Scouts BSA week and we are celebrating by offering a Merit Badge class on Ecology and Conservation. Join us at the Interpretive Center as we will be learning and going over requirements for the Forestry and Plant Science merit badges. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
“I driv’ a mule, but not harder than I driv’ myself.” (The Mary Hayes Story)
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Black History month is a time set aside to recognize the achievements of African American people both past and present. As part of this month’s recognition we offer this program spotlighting one of our community’s most influential leaders, Mary Hayes. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Volunteer Workday at HLC
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 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
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.
Valentine's Day Twilight Wagon Tour
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a twilight wagon ride with the ones you love on this special day. This family-friendly wagon ride will feature a guided tour of the night sky with a stop for s'mores at our boat ramp that overlooks scenic Lake Rutledge. Meet at the beach. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve a spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Museum Open
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by the Indian Springs Museum to learn about the historic springs, the Creek Indians, and more! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Archery
Saturdays 1 PM - 2 PM – Feb 11, 2023 until Feb 25, 2023 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn archery from one of our certified instructors with all equipment provided. This is a great program for beginners and those who want to improve their skills! Meet at the archery range. Pre registration required and space is limited. Visit the park office or call 478-982-1660 to reserve your spot. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Date Night at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 4 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join us for Date Night at Magnolia Springs! Begin the evening with an archery lesson, target practice and a little friendly competition. Afterwards, enjoy a lake view campfire with s'mores and fun games for couples. Meet at the Archery Range. $30 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Lost But Found Safe and Sound
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 12 PM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Learn simple techniques for staying safe and keeping track of your family when venturing into the great outdoors. Search and Rescue Dog Team volunteer, Diane Stone, and her trusty K9 companion Maisey will be leading this interactive class (Unless a SAR emergency is occurring). Meet at the Nature Center. Must register in advance. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 to Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 1 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. Contact Park Office to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Valentines Day Couples' Sunset Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 5 PM to 7 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take your relationship to new heights! Join a Park Ranger to watch the sunset over Metro Atlanta from the top of Panola Mountain! This hike is limited to couples only and is an 18+ event. Expect photo opportunities, a campfire, and s'mores! $30.00 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us and experience the sights and sounds of the 124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry! Our reenactors and volunteers will be demonstrating black powder muskets and cannons as well as the 1860 Henry Repeating Rifle! Admission fee required. Call 770-443-7850 for more information. $4-$6 per person. 770-443-7850.
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Eleanor Roosevelt School
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Eleanor Roosevelt School Celebrate Black History Month by learning the story and impact of the Eleanor Roosevelt School. We revisit President Roosevelt’s 1937 school dedication speech and the Fort Valley State University original disparity research. Come hear the plans to reopen the Eleanor Roosevelt School, presented at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Memorial Museum. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Archery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Learn the basics of archery and test your skills on our archery range. This program will cover basic safety and technique. Equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Please call the Visitor Center to sign up. Please arrive 10 minutes ahead to allow time to stop at the Visitor Center first. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Archery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Learn the basics of archery and test your skills on our archery range. This program will cover basic safety and technique. Equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Please call the Visitor Center to sign up. Please arrive 10 minutes ahead to allow time to stop at the Visitor Center first. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Hike on Martin's Mine Trail
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Join our Naturalist on a guided hike of Martin's Mine Trail. This moderate 1.4 mile in and out trail ends at a beautiful small waterfall. Learn about the mining history of Smithgall Woods and see the remnants of these mining efforts. $5 parking. 706-878-4707.
Sweetheart Hike at Dawn
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Start Valentines weekend off with a scenic nature hike. You'll be some of the first visitors in the park. This event is by preregistration only, call 770-732-5871 $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetheart Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this scenic nature hike through the park with someone who your glad to have in your life. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetheart Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 to Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 3:30 PM to 5 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this scenic nature hike through the park with someone who your glad to have in your life. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetheart Night Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This is the final sweetheart hike of the day. You'll enjoy a ranger led hike through the park after dark. Don't forget to bring your flashlights. 18+ This event is by preregistration only. 18+ $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Falconry at the Gorge
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 11 AM to 5 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
You do not want to miss this WILD(life) event! We will have 3-4 licensed falconers and 7-8 hawks, falcons & owls on site for a "meet & greet" throughout the day! There will be 2 multimedia presentations titled "Falconry, An Ancient Sport in a Modern World." shown as well. Call the office for more information. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Radical Reptiles
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 12 PM to 1 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Join us at our nature center for an informative program all about the snakes that are native to Georgia and in your very own backyard, win prizes from our snake trivia, and meet our beloved snakes that reside here at Tugaloo. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Dim the Light for Birds at Night
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Why should we dim our lights for migratory birds? Join a Ranger at the nature hut for an educational talk about the harmful effects of light pollution on migratory birds, and how we can play our part to help our feathery friends out. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Fire-Making 101
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Meet at the Amphitheater to learn how to build a campfire, using a variety of different methods, and how you can prevent wildfires by practicing proper fire safety. Try your hand at creating your fire after learning the basics. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Sunday, February 12, 2023

His Majesties Armory
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Take a peek as we crack open the Forts armory. We will walk through the history and development of of over 10 different weapons. You will see among others the Matchlock Arquebus, American Long Rifle and the infamous Blunderbuss as well as bladed weapons such as the Scottish Claymore and the British Hanger. $3. 912-437-4770.
Swamp Hike
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Meet at the West/East River Swamp trailhead by picnic shelters #5 and #6 for a trek through the Seventeen Mile River Swamp. Learn about the ecology and human history of the area from your knowledgeable guide. Great opportunity for viewing wildlife! $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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.
Valentine's Day Twilight Wagon Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a twilight wagon ride with the ones you love on this special day. This family-friendly wagon ride will feature a guided tour of the night sky with a stop for s'mores at our boat ramp that overlooks scenic Lake Rutledge. Meet at the beach. Space is limited. Call the front office to reserve a spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Singles Hike
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Single this Valentine's Day? Join us for a 3/4 mile hike to discover why solitude is pretty great! Meet at the Overland Nature Trail. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Sweetheart Hike
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us as we hike down our Lake Trail and through our Love Tunnel. This hike is about a 1 mile round trip. Bring your camera for pictures. Our Naturalist will be happy to take photos of you and your Sweetheart. Pre-register at the Visitor Center by 7:00 pm Saturday Feb. 11, 2023. Meet at the Interpretive Center on the day of the hike. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Creature Feature
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Park Rangers as they discuss the animals that can be found within Panola Mountain State Park! Meet at the Nature Center. Join us every Sunday for a different animal! $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 to Monday, Feb 13, 2023 1 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. Contact Park Office to register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Dawn Mill Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
We'll be embarking on this mill tour while its still dark outside and returning in the early morning. Have pride in being some of the first hikers on the trail. This event is by preregistration only. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Galentines Hike and craft
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 2 PM to 4 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hey ladies! Bring yourself (and a fellow gal pal) for a special afternoon. Join us for a ladies only hike to inspiration point. Following the hike we will make galentines day cards and enjoy some snacks. Call to register or for questions. $10 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Homes for their Hearts
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us at the Interpretive Center as we build Birdhouses to better help the environment by providing shelters for our backyard birds on Valentines Day. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Hitting the Trails - Sempervirens Trail
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023 9 AM to 10 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Embark on a fun and education-filled adventure with our ranger, through some of the trails that make up Crooked River. See and learn about all the different plants and animals that call Crooked River home. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
All about Archery
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Want to learn archery? Join us on the range to learn how to use a bow. Get the chance to show off your skills, and maybe find your next hobby. $15 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Friday, February 17, 2023

Dock Detectives
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore and learn about all the fun macroinvertebrates that call Crooked River home. Who knows what we’ll find? Fee is $3 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Owl Buddies
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 3:30 PM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Have a hoot with a ranger while we make our own owl companions! This program costs $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Solar System Walk
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 7 PM to 8 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a cool night walk as we uncover our place in this vast universe $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Homeschool At The Farm: The Furry, the Fuzzy, and the Hairy
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Who doesn’t love kitties, doggies, and bunny rabbits? Learn what all mammals have in common and what is different between them through fun games, crafts, and other activities. Get the opportunity to feel some real fur, see some real bones, and possibly pet a few live mammals big and small! $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Georgia’s Arbor Day Celebration Tree Cookie Craft
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Design and make tree cookie. Meet outside of Park Office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Arbor Day Adventure Walk
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 4 PM to 5:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a 1-mile evening woodland ramble to learn fascinating facts about trees and everything else along the trail. Bring a flashlight just in case. Free. Meet at Carl’s Cove parking lot. Stroller-accessible. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Feed the Birds in the Winter
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come search for the perfect pine cone to make your pine cone birdfeeder at shelter 4. Afterwards take a hike, visit the Mill House and / or play on the playground for a day of fun while school is out. $2 per person for making birdfeeder, $5 parking fee. Limited to 12, deadline for registration February 10, 2023. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Skulls & Skins-All About Birds
Friday, Feb 17, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
How is it that birds fly? Learn some exciting facts about our avian wildlife, and key identifying features. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, February 18, 2023

GLOW BRACELETS GLOW NECKLACES & A NIGHT HIKE
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet the park naturalist at the Day Use Area to make glow in the dark bracelets and necklaces and go on a night hike along the river trail. How do the sounds change in the night? Pre-register and pay in advance. $3 per person. 20 person limit. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Birding Basics
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 9 AM to 10 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a relaxing morning as we go on a birding adventure. This class will teach you the basics of birding as we hikeand explore around Crooked River $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Ravenous Reptiles
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 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 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Dock Detectives
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore and learn about all the fun macroinvertebrates that call Crooked River home. Who knows what we’ll find? Fee is $3 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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All about Archery
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Want to learn archery? Join us on the range to learn how to use a bow. Get the chance to show off your skills, and maybe find your next hobby. $15 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Georgia’s Arbor Day Celebration Tree Hike
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a 5 mile hike through the forest to one of our largest trees on the park, Old Ferny. Meet at Cascade Falls trailhead. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Georgia’s Arbor Day Celebration Tree Cookie Craft
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Design and make tree cookie. Meet outside of Park Office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Georgia’s Arbor Day Celebration Amazing Trees
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come learn basic facts about our amazing trees. Meet outside of Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Yearn to learn about yarn.
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a hands on and interactive program about early wool spinning. You will get to learn the ins and outs of turning wool into yarn and even get to try a hand spinner for yourself. For an additinal fee you can take a hand spinner home. (While upplies last.) 912-437-4770.
Survival Shelter Building
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 12 PM to 1 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join our naturalist Walter to learn how to build a shelter in a pinch! In this activity people will cooperate in building a successful shelter utilizing natural materials all the while having fun. This activity is appropriate for all ages! Admission is $3 per attendee and may be purchased at the main office. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Campfire and Smores
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Join us at shelter 4 for campfire and smores. Bring a chair and sit around the fire and roast marshmallows / make smores. Limited to 12 people, deadline for registration Feb 10, 2023 $2 per person, $5 parking fee $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Backyard Birding
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
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! Meet at the park office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Flying Folklore Campfire
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 5 PM to 6 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Gather 'round the campfire as we learn about some of the folklore surrounding birds, bats, and other flying pollinators that can be found in your backyard! Smores' included! $2 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Museum Open
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by the Indian Springs Museum to learn about the historic springs, the Creek Indians, and more! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Sunset Stroll
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 6 PM to 7 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
We’ll be walking up along the dam to watch the sun set over the lake. Come enjoy the beauty of the evening with us. Don't forget your flashlight! **Preregistration required.** Call 770-504-2277 $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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