Tales of Scales Events


Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Make a Snake
Ongoing until Thursday, Feb 22, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Friday, February 23, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Feb 23, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Feb 23, 2024 4 PM to 4:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Leapin' Lizards
Friday, Feb 23, 2024 10 AM to 11 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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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Feb 23, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Saturday, February 24, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 4 PM to 4:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Turtles of Georgia
Saturday, Feb 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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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Make a Snake
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 to Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Reptiles in Winter
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Where do all the reptiles go in winter? Why don’t we see any turtles in the snow? Find out the answers to these questions and see some turtle shells and snake sheds at this ranger-led discovery talk. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Turtle Talk
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join our Naturalist at the Interpretive Center for a informative talk about turtles. Find out what role they play in their natural habitat. Meet our turtles Clover, Quincy, Augustine and Taylor. They are sure to put a smile on your face. Pre-register at the Visitor Center prior to the event. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tales of Scales
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
There are at least 84 different species of reptiles native to Georgia. With so much native variety of life among reptiles alone, there is always something new to learn. Come meet some of our reptilian residents and hear about the important roles they play in nature. Meet in the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Kids Craft - Paint a Pet Rock Turtle!
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 12 PM to 1 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Come paint your very own turtle rock. We’ll have turtle shell patterns to follow or you can make up your own! Have a great time while learning some fun facts about turtles. All materials provided. A Tales of Scales Event $5 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Turtles are Terrific!
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join us by the river to learn about turtles! We’ll discuss what makes turtles unique, some fun turtle facts, and get to know some of the turtles you can find here in the park. A Tales of Scales Event $3 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Sunday, February 25, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 4 PM to 4:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Leapin' Lizards
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 10 AM to 11 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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Turtle-y Awesome Turtle Crafts
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Interested in the turtles of our coast? This indoor activity session is perfect for curious kids ages 5-9 to learn about turtles and tortoises while they craft a mini-turtle of their own. Cost of participation is $3 to cover materials. $3. 912-437-4770.
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Creature Feature
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Animal of the Day
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Drop by our Interpretive Center to say hi and learn about our animal of the day. We will have a different animal out each day for visitors to see and touch. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Explore the Park After Dark
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what the park is like after dark? Here's your chance to find out! The only way to be in the park after dark is with our ranger led night hikes. We'll be exploring the ridgeline and the river corridor. Pre-registration required. Suitable for ages 18+ $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Snake Sundays
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come meet our animal ambassadors, the snakes, as we provide them some enrichment time, share some facts about them with you, and give you a chance to pet them (if you dare). Meet at the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center. Please call and sign up in advance space is limited. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Monday, February 26, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Monday, Feb 26, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Turtles of Georgia
Monday, Feb 26, 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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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Snakes of Georgia
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
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. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Make a Snake
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024 to Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Leapin' Lizards
Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 10 AM to 11 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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Friday, March 1, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 1, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 1, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Snakes of Georgia
Friday, Mar 1, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
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. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Turtles of Georgia
Friday, Mar 1, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
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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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Mar 1, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Snake Safety Stroll
Friday, Mar 1, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Exploring the Okefenokee can be a fun and enjoyable experience, however many fear the possibility of encountering potentially venomous species of snakes. Join us on our Trembling Earth Nature Trail and boardwalk, to learn some helpful tips for hiking in areas that have venomous and non-venomous species of snakes such as snake ID and other tips. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, March 2, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Leapin' Lizards
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 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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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Make a Snake
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Reptile Rendezvous
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 2 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us Saturday for some reptile education. Come say Hi and meet our Box Turtles, Mr. T and Scooter, and our Kingsnake and Rat Snake, King Henry and Gandalf the Grey! We will also do some fun reptile related arts and crafts! Rendezvous at the Conference Room inside the Visitors Center anytime between 2 and 5. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Sunday, March 3, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Snake Sundays
Sundays 10 AM - 11 AM – Mar 3, 2024 until Mar 31, 2024 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come meet our animal ambassadors, the snakes, as we provide some enrichment time, share some facts, and give you a chance to pet them (if you dare). $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Monday, March 4, 2024

Leapin' Lizards
Monday, Mar 4, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 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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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Turtles of Georgia
Tuesday, Mar 5, 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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Thursday, March 7, 2024

Leapin' Lizards
Thursday, Mar 7, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 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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Friday, March 8, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 8, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 8, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Boxed In
Friday, Mar 8, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
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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Saturday, March 9, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Frogs of Northwest Georgia
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Everybody loves frogs. and northwest Georgia has more than a dozen species that you'll become acquainted with in this program. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Make a Snake
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Snakes Of Georgia
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Bring your curiosity and drop by the park office to learn more about the snakes of Georgia. $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
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Terrapins in the Spotlight
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
The diamondback terrapin is the only turtle that is specific to the saltmarsh ecosystem. Get an excellent look at this specialist that is not frequently seen. Meet in the Visitor Center for this 30-minute program and see our two live diamondback terrapins. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Wetland Loop Hike
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Join Smithgall’s Naturalist on a guided hike of our Wetland Loop Trail. Learn about the unique aspects of a wetland’s ecosystem and what animals depend on it. This trail is an easy 0.3 miles. No dogs allowed on this hike. Please remember to dress for the weather and bring your water! $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Reading With Reptiles
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Listen to a story while hanging out with our scaly residents here at the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Sunday, March 10, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Leapin' Lizards
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 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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Reptile Afternoon
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join a ranger to do some reptile related crafts and learn some fun facts about reptiles. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Tales of Scales
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 2:30 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
There are at least 84 different species of reptiles native to Georgia. With so much native variety of life among reptiles alone, there is always something new to learn. Come meet some of our reptilian residents and hear about the important roles they play in nature. Meet in the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Snake Sundays
Sundays 10 AM - 11 AM – Mar 10, 2024 until Mar 31, 2024 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come meet our animal ambassadors, the snakes, as we provide some enrichment time, share some facts, and give you a chance to pet them (if you dare). $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tales of Scales Event 

Monday, March 11, 2024

Turtles of Georgia
Monday, Mar 11, 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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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Snakes of Georgia
Wednesday, Mar 13, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
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. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Frogs of Northwest Georgia
Wednesday, Mar 13, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Everybody loves frogs. and northwest Georgia has more than a dozen species that you'll become acquainted with in this program. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Make a Snake
Wednesday, Mar 13, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Boxed In
Thursday, Mar 14, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
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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Friday, March 15, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 15, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 15, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Mar 15, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Saturday, March 16, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Watching the Water- Spring Break
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
The whole family is welcome on this stroll around the Black Rock Lake, during which you’ll learn about the plants and animals that call our lake home and keep an eye out for turtles and other critters in and around the water. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Reptile Rendezvous
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 2 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us Saturday for some reptile education. Come say Hi and meet our Box Turtles, Mr. T and Scooter, and our Kingsnake and Rat Snake, King Henry and Gandalf the Grey! We will also do some fun reptile related arts and crafts! Rendezvous at the Conference Room inside the Visitors Center anytime between 2 and 5. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
Tales of Scales Event 
Herpetology Hike
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Come join us for a fun and educational walk on the Upland Pine Trail in search of some of the Swamp's scaly residents. We will learn about the Swamp's reptiles and amphibians that call this wonderful place home and dispel any myths surrounding them. We will discuss their ecological importance and threats that they face today. Don't miss out! $10 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Tales of Scales Event 

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Snakes of Georgia
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
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. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Tales of Scales: Dahlonega Hisssstory
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
St. Patrick is known for ridding Ireland of snakes. He never made it to Dahlonega, so how have citizens cohabited with these scaly creatures? A special St. Patrick's Day event will highlight colorful stories from Dahlonega's past, including how residents have been dealing with snakes since the gold rush days! Museum admission required. 706-864-2257.
Tales of Scales Event 
Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Snake Sundays
Sundays 10 AM - 11 AM – Mar 17, 2024 until Mar 31, 2024 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come meet our animal ambassadors, the snakes, as we provide some enrichment time, share some facts, and give you a chance to pet them (if you dare). $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tales of Scales Event 

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Turtles of Georgia
Tuesday, Mar 19, 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.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Frogs of Northwest Georgia
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Everybody loves frogs. and northwest Georgia has more than a dozen species that you'll become acquainted with in this program. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Make a Snake
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Friday, March 22, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 22, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 22, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Turtles of Georgia
Friday, Mar 22, 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.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Mar 22, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Terrapins in the Spotlight
Friday, Mar 22, 2024 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
The diamondback terrapin is the only turtle that is specific to the saltmarsh ecosystem. Get an excellent look at this specialist that is not frequently seen. Meet in the Visitor Center for this 30-minute program and see our two live diamondback terrapins. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Turtles of Georgia
Saturday, Mar 23, 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.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Snakes of Georgia
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
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. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 
Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 
Georgia's Venomous Snakes
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Come slither with us! Hike the Gopher Tortoise Trail with a ranger and discuss Georgia's venomous snakes. The trail is 2 miles. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Tales of Scales Event 
Tales of Scales
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
There are at least 84 different species of reptiles native to Georgia. With so much native variety of life among reptiles alone, there is always something new to learn. Come meet some of our reptilian residents and hear about the important roles they play in nature. Meet in the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Snake Sundays
Sundays 10 AM - 11 AM – Mar 24, 2024 until Mar 31, 2024 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come meet our animal ambassadors, the snakes, as we provide some enrichment time, share some facts, and give you a chance to pet them (if you dare). $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tales of Scales Event 

Monday, March 25, 2024

Boxed In
Monday, Mar 25, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
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.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Snakes of Georgia
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
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. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Snakes of Georgia
Thursday, Mar 28, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
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. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Boxed In
Thursday, Mar 28, 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.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Friday, March 29, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 29, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Animals of Amicalola Falls
Friday, Mar 29, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Frogs of Northwest Georgia
Friday, Mar 29, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Everybody loves frogs. and northwest Georgia has more than a dozen species that you'll become acquainted with in this program. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Mar 29, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Animals of Amicalola Falls
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Turtles of Georgia
Saturday, Mar 30, 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.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 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. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Make a Snake
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
After learning about scaley friends, let your imagination run wild as you create your own slithery snake friend. Register in advance since space is limited. $2 per snake. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Herpetology Hike
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join a ranger for an opportunity to look for some of the reptiles that inhabit our region. A brief safety talk will take place before the hike. Starts at Old Fort Picnic Area at 1pm. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Tales of Scales Event 
Corn Snakes
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 3 PM to 3:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Corn snakes are a common species throughout the southeastern United States. However, they are not always easy to observe in the wild and are therefore sometimes confused with other species. Come learn about this beneficial snake that provides a valuable service to the ecosystem. Visitors will be able to see and touch a live corn snake. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 1 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Animals of Amicalola Falls
Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 4 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Meet our ambassador animals up close and discover something new! Join a park naturalist and up to two live animals for a discussion about our native species. May include box turtle, various snake species, hawk and/or owl. Meet us in the lodge lobby. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Creature Feature
Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Accessible Event Tales of Scales Event 
Snake Sundays
Sundays 10 AM - 11 AM – Mar 31, 2024 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come meet our animal ambassadors, the snakes, as we provide some enrichment time, share some facts, and give you a chance to pet them (if you dare). $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Tales of Scales Event 

Monday, April 1, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camps: Team Altie
Monday, Apr 1, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our traditional Junior Ranger Camp is condensed into an action-packed day of fun at the Fort. We welcome all ages for Team Altie campers to learn about history. These day camps run from 9am to 3pm and cost $50 per camper. Please register in advance since space is limited! $50. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Scales on Trails Mini Jr. Ranger Camp- Spring Break
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join our Park Naturalist Lou and learn all about the scaly creatures we share the forest with, then see how many you can spy on a walk around the lake. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 
There's a Snake in My Boot! - A Hissstory of Snake Encounters
Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join one of our rangers for a guided tour of the farm and hear some tall tales, and a few short ones, on the hissstory of snake encounters and the complicated relationship rural farmers had with snakes over the years. $4.50-$7.00 478-986-5172.
Tales of Scales Event 
Tales of the Native Snake Scales
Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join this unique opportunity as Chehaw Park from Albany brings out some special guest to the park. They will discuss native and non-native species of snakes. This tales of scale program will also allow you to mark your special bookmark to get closer to receiving the prize after attending four programs this year. Meet at the amphitheater. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Sunday, April 7, 2024

Bead Buddies--Make a Reptile Keychain
Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 10 AM to 11 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A Ranger will lead kids and adults on how to make pony-bead animal keychains. Make an alligator, snake, or lizard for only $2! $2. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 
Bead Buddies--Make a Reptile Keychain
Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A Ranger will lead kids and adults on how to make pony-bead animal keychains. Make an alligator, snake, or lizard for only $2! $2. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Great activity for kids aged 7-11 to spend time at the Park learning about the park, doing activities in the Junior Ranger book & earn their Junior Ranger badge upon completion of the book. Activities will include hiking, history of the Mill Pond, look for wildlife & more. $25 per kid. Limited space, deadline for registration 4-3-24. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Tales of Scales Event 

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Radical Reptiles
Thursday, Apr 11, 2024 11 AM to 11:45 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Are you afraid of snakes? Do you know the difference between a reptile and an amphibian? These questions will be answered in this program. Join our naturalist as we explore the world of reptiles. We will share shells, bones and a live snake as we learn about reptiles in Georgia. We will go on a short hike in search of those radical reptiles. $4-$7 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, April 13, 2024

There's a Snake in My Boot! - A Hissstory of Snake Encounters
Saturday, Apr 13, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join one of our rangers for a guided tour of the farm and hear some tall tales, and a few short ones, on the hissstory of snake encounters and the complicated relationship rural farmers had with snakes over the years. $4.50-$7.00 478-986-5172.
Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 
Radical Reptiles
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 11 AM to 11:45 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Are you afraid of snakes? Do you know the difference between a reptile and an amphibian? These questions will be answered in this program. Join our naturalist as we explore the world of reptiles. We will share shells, bones and a live snake as we learn about reptiles in Georgia. We will go on a short hike in search of those radical reptiles. $4-$7 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, May 4, 2024

There's a Snake in My Boot! - A Hissstory of Snake Encounters
Saturday, May 4, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join one of our rangers for a guided tour of the farm and hear some tall tales, and a few short ones, on the hissstory of snake encounters and the complicated relationship rural farmers had with snakes over the years. $4.50-$7.00 478-986-5172.
Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, May 11, 2024

There's a Snake in My Boot! - A Hissstory of Snake Encounters
Saturday, May 11, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join one of our rangers for a guided tour of the farm and hear some tall tales, and a few short ones, on the hissstory of snake encounters and the complicated relationship rural farmers had with snakes over the years. $4.50-$7.00 478-986-5172.
Tales of Scales Event 

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Smithgall's Snakes
Saturday, May 18, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
A Tales of Scales Program! Georgia is home to 47 species of snakes, many of which can be found here at Smithgall Woods State Park. This program will be an educational opportunity to meet a few of our scaly friends, as well as ask any questions you have about our native snakes, why they are vital to our ecosystem, and much more. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tales of Scales Event 

Monday, May 27, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Monday, May 27, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 
Gratitude for Gators Paddle
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Let's celebrate National Alligator Day by paddling up Billy's Lake to experience these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. Here we will discuss behaviors, diet, and other fun facts about these remarkable reptiles. This event is only for ages 12+ $35 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Tales of Scales Event 

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Monday, June 10, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Monday, Jun 10, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Thursday, Jun 13, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
Tales of Scales Event 

Monday, June 24, 2024

Fort Morris Junior Rangers
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 24, 2024 until Jun 27, 2024 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Attention all young people between 7 and 12 years old. Join the site staff for 4 days of fun, exciting, and educational activities centered around the natural, and historical resources of the site, and the State of Georgia. SPACE IS LIMITED Reservations required. $100. 912-884-5999.
Tales of Scales Event 

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Fort Morris Junior Rangers
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 25, 2024 until Jun 27, 2024 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Attention all young people between 7 and 12 years old. Join the site staff for 4 days of fun, exciting, and educational activities centered around the natural, and historical resources of the site, and the State of Georgia. SPACE IS LIMITED Reservations required. $100. 912-884-5999.
Tales of Scales Event 

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Fort Morris Junior Rangers
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 26, 2024 until Jun 27, 2024 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Attention all young people between 7 and 12 years old. Join the site staff for 4 days of fun, exciting, and educational activities centered around the natural, and historical resources of the site, and the State of Georgia. SPACE IS LIMITED Reservations required. $100. 912-884-5999.
Tales of Scales Event 

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Fort Morris Junior Rangers
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 27, 2024 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Attention all young people between 7 and 12 years old. Join the site staff for 4 days of fun, exciting, and educational activities centered around the natural, and historical resources of the site, and the State of Georgia. SPACE IS LIMITED Reservations required. $100. 912-884-5999.
Tales of Scales Event 
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