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Saturday, March 23, 2024

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 6-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance, space is limited. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Take a guided hike with a trained "Friends of Panola" volunteer, through the restricted Conservation Area and up to the summit of Panola Mountain. This is a 6-mile, semi-off trail, strenuous hike that offers a variety of beautiful views and unique perspectives on the park. Must call to register in advance, space is limited. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Spring Festival
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Watch nature spring back to life at Skidaway Island State Park during our annual Spring Festival. Shop local vendors and food trucks while enjoying spring weather and the park’s beautiful scenery. There will also be a guided nature hike at 11 AM and live animal programs throughout the day. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, June 3, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 3, 2024 8 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, living history, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger vest and hat and will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. $275 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, June 10, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 10, 2024 8 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, living history, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger vest and hat and will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. $275 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, June 17, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 17, 2024 8 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, living history, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger vest and hat and will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. $275 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, June 24, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 24, 2024 8 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, living history, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger vest and hat and will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. $275 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, July 8, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jul 8, 2024 8 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, living history, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger vest and hat and will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. $275 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, July 15, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jul 15, 2024 8 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, living history, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger vest and hat and will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. $275 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, July 22, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jul 22, 2024 8 AM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, living history, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger vest and hat and will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. $275 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, September 14, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Bring your troop for volunteer opportunities and other programs and activities around the Park! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Plantation History Trail - Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
9 AM - 3 PM from Sep 14, 2024 until Sep 15, 2024 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a walk back in time on our half-mile history trail and explore the cotton plantation's 25 original buildings and 125 year history. Enjoy guided house tours and hands on farm skill activities and crafts along the way. This program requires pre-registration. Programs start at 9 am and 1 pm. $1.50-$7 478-986-5172.
Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
10 AM - 4 PM from Sep 14, 2024 until Sep 15, 2024 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
All Girl Scout groups are invited to attend this event. Preregistration is required for each group. All activities are open to the public and led by staff and girl scouts. 770-443-7850.

Sunday, September 15, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
Sunday, Sep 15, 2024 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Bring your troop for volunteer opportunities and other programs and activities around the Park! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Your State Parks Day- Volunteering at FDR
Sunday, Sep 15, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
It’s Your State Parks Day, a day to show you care about GA State Parks! What better way to do that than by helping beautify the park. Possible projects include repainting kiosks, benches, and fences, and removing graffiti from our overlooks. Please help give our park a facelift! Supplies and water provided for volunteers. 706-663-4858.
Plantation History Trail - Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
9 AM - 3 PM from Sep 15, 2024 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a walk back in time on our half-mile history trail and explore the cotton plantation's 25 original buildings and 125 year history. Enjoy guided house tours and hands on farm skill activities and crafts along the way. This program requires pre-registration. Programs start at 9 am and 1 pm. $1.50-$7 478-986-5172.
Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
10 AM - 4 PM from Sep 15, 2024 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
All Girl Scout groups are invited to attend this event. Preregistration is required for each group. All activities are open to the public and led by staff and girl scouts. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
‘Friends of the Parks’ groups all over the state will be hosting a day of volunteer opportunities. Come give back to your favorite park. Our Naturalists will also be presenting programs and other activities at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Etowah Annual Clean Up Day - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrate National Public Lands Day and Yous State Parks Day by volunteering. Volunteers get free admission. Volunteers are needed to help with the yearly clean-up. Work projects vary from year to year, but generally include flower bed maintenance and cleaning, mulch spreading, and trail maintenance. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Your State Parks Day: Outdoor Discovery Stations
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 1 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Learn about local wildlife, history, and outdoor skills with learning stations and discovery tables. Live animals, nature discoveries, inflatable archery, and more hands-on adventures. Park Office lawn. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Your State Parks Day: Salamander Meander
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the ranger for an investigative stream lab to discover salamanders and other cold-stream inhabitants. We provide dip nets and catch pans. Wear shoes you can get wet. Adults and families welcome. Park at Pool. Meet to the right of pool playground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Little White House Annual Clean up-Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Volunteers are being sought to help out with weeding flower beds, removing spider webs and cleaning outside museum and grounds. Gloves and tools will be provided. Admission Fee is free for those who volunteer. 706-655-5870.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Enjoy a day of volunteering with the staff and the "Friend's of Victoria Bryant State Park" we will be working towards beautifying and managing our forest. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, and a free hot dog lunch, as a "Thank You" for giving back! We will meet at Picnic Shelter #4. 706-245-6270.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come join us for volunteer projects throughout the site. Past projects include building new shelters in the Early Georgia Camp and weeding and mulching in the Heritage Garden. Free admission for registered volunteers. 912-353-3023.
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