Hard Labor Creek State Park

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


Friday, October 14, 2022

Haunted Hollow Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come and enjoy our spooky miniature golf course, once again, in a different light — meaning at night. The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories; the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. $5 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Accessible Event 

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Haunted Hollow Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come and enjoy our spooky miniature golf course, once again, in a different light — meaning at night. The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories; the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. $5 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Accessible Event 

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Haunted Village at Hard Labor Creek
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come visit our Spooky Haunted Village for a family-friendly, slight-fright event. Walk through the village filled with scenes of your Halloween scary favorites, including an appearance by that hockey mask wearing man from the movies. Social distancing will be required. Event suitable to ages 6 and above. $10 CASH at the door $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Haunted Village at Hard Labor Creek
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come visit our Spooky Haunted Village for a family-friendly, slight-fright event. Walk through the village filled with scenes of your Halloween scary favorites, including an appearance by that hockey mask wearing man from the movies. Social distancing will be required. Event suitable to ages 6 and above. $10 CASH at the door $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Trick or Treats, RV Contest, And Wagon Rides
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come camp with us on the spookiest of nights! Participate in our events for all overnight guests. Kids will collect candy from RV to RV or from cabin to cabin. Campers are encouraged to decorate their sites and compete for the prize of most festive set up. Tour around the park on our decorated conestoga wagon. Wagon rides $3 per person, cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 17, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Holiday Hay Rides at Hard Labor Creek
2 PM - 4 PM from Dec 17, 2022 until Dec 18, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a guided hay ride around the campground and cottages. Following the hay ride, get warm by the campfire and indulge in some hot cocoa. Rides take place every 20 minutes from the mini-golf area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 18, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Holiday Hay Rides at Hard Labor Creek
2 PM - 4 PM from Dec 18, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a guided hay ride around the campground and cottages. Following the hay ride, get warm by the campfire and indulge in some hot cocoa. Rides take place every 20 minutes from the mini-golf area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Monday, December 19, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 19, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 20, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 21, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 22, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, December 23, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 23, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Sunday, January 1, 2023

First Day Hike - Follow in the steps of the CCC
Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 11 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This Ranger –Led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Start the New Year off right with this 2 mile, moderate to rigorous, scenic hike (11am and 2pm). Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hikes geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. Limited to 20. Preregistration required by 5 PM the day before. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
First Day Hike - Follow in the steps of the CCC
Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 2 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This Ranger –Led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Start the New Year off right with this 2 mile, moderate to rigorous, scenic hike (11am and 2pm). Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hikes geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. Limited to 20. Preregistration required by 5 PM the day before. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.