Upcoming Events


Saturday, December 10, 2022

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 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 5-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 to 20 hikers. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Sunday, January 1, 2023

First Day Hike
Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Come enjoy the new year with a morning hike at Providence Canyon. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4244.

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Jan 21, 2023 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 5-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 to 20 hikers. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 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 5-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 to 20 hikers. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Friends of Panola Mountain Extended Hike
Saturday, Mar 25, 2023 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 5-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 to 20 hikers. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Panola Mountain State Park - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 9 AM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Help give Panola Mountain State Park a little TLC by supporting your local park! On this day, volunteers can assist in trail cleanup and removing invasive species from the park. Meet at the Nature Center. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
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.
Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day: Campfire Basics
Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
On Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day, all Girl Scouts are invited to come learn basic campfire skills and safety practices. We will learn how to start and build a fire and then toast marshmallows. Please call the Visitor Center to sign up. Meet at the amphitheater. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Etowah Mounds Annual Cleanup - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrate Your State Parks Day and National Public Lands Day by visiting Etowah Indian Mounds. Volunteers are encouraged to join our staff and Friends Chapter for our Annual Clean-up. Registered Volunteers get Free Admission. Click on the event title for more information. $0 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Join us for our biggest volunteer day of the year! Stop by and lend a helping hand as we spend the morning improving the site. We will be cleaning and clearing branches, debris, and more as we work hard to make our site beautiful and pristine! Please register in advance. 912-884-5999. 912-884-5999.
Hard Labor Creek Annual Clean Up - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Welcome the “End of Season” with a park clean-up. This year we are in need of 6 small groups of volunteers to help us with a variety of small projects. Pre-registration and social distancing are required. If you can join us, please email: friendsofhardlaborcreek@gmail.com. Sponsored by Friends of Hard Labor Creek. 706-557-3001.
Your State Parks Day: Big Ferry Trail Clean-up
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
On Your State Parks Day, we invite everyone who appreciates state parks to come lend a hand and help us keep our park clean and beautiful. We will be picking up litter and debris on the 3-mile Big Ferry Trail. All participants will receive free admission to the park for the day. Meet at the Big Ferry Trail. 912-598-2300.
Your State Park Day - Picnic area clean up
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for a volunteer morning cleaning out the area near picnic shelter #6. Wear closed toed shoes, bring gloves and small hand tool. We will meet at the shelter #6 parking area. Water and snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Victoria Bryant State Park. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Your State Parks Day/ National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 9 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Pickett's Mill will host this volunteer workday. Please bring gloves, water and snacks provided. Admission is free for volunteers on this day. 770-443-7850.